St. George, Utah will be the place to be on February 11 and 12, 2005. This is the first ever conference of this type and magnitude in southern Utah. The Dixie Convention Center in St. George will host genealogy vendors and speakers from all over the United States.
Sixty-three training seminar classes will be presented by speakers such as Tom Kemp, Leland Meitzler, Bill Dollarhide, Karen Clifford, Geoff Rasmussen, Robert and Elaine Booth, Dave Shrum, Jon and Loretta Shupe, Bruce Buzby, Kay Hancock, Marlo Schuldt, Holly Hansen, Jenni Johnson, Sue Dintelman, Judy Wight, Shanna Jones, Don Snow and more. Topics include What is Happening on the Internet; Enhancing Histories with Photos; Websites: Publish or Perish; Give Life to Old Photos; What Makes the Internet Work and Who is to Blame if It Doesn't; Research Success using Technology; Mapping Your Ancestors; Timelines and Chronologies; a Computer is a Great Helper; a Digital Camera is a New Friend; Ten Reasons for Writing your Life Story; Introduction to England and Wales Research; Three Cs of Irish Research; Planning the Perfect Reunion; Genetic Genealogy - DNA; 200,000 Websites and Where do I Go?; Tracing Immigrant Origins; and much more.
Over 60 vendors and exhibitors will be representing groups, companies and products such as Heritage Creations, Computer Genealogy Specialists, Washington County PAF Users Group, Family History CD, Utah Windmill Museum and Interpretive Center, Personal Historian, DAR, Dees Genealogy, Roots Magic, Genealogy Research Associates, Utah Cemetery Project Generation Maps, Godfrey Memorial Library, Ani-Map, Ancestral Quest, LifeStory Productions, My Ancestors, Pleiades Software, Legacy, Relative Genetics, Skyview Technologies, GenSmarts, PAF Insight, A Crash Course in Family History, Sorenson Genealogy Foundation, SteamRoller, Twice Upon a Memory, and more.
The interesting thing to note is that this affair is much cheaper than the outrageously priced affairs that we are seeing elsewhere these days: only $32 per person for prepaid early bird pre-registration tickets.
You can read more about the Genealogy & Family Heritage Jamboree, 2005 at http://www.cgslink.com/jamboree/