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I have some exciting news to share with you. Last Thursday I received an email that began with this sentence:
"On behalf of the 2015 BYU Conference on Family History & Genealogy, I would like to extend an invitation to you to attend the conference as an official conference blogger."How awesome is that?! After talking with my husband and family about this exciting invitation, I happily accepted. And now I am an official conference blogger for the 47th annual 2015 BYU Conference on Family History & Genealogy.
The conference will be held July 28-31, 2015 at the BYU Conference Center in Provo, Utah. I've taken a look at the conference schedule and there are wonderful classes being offered.
This will be my first national genealogy conference. And it's the first time I'll be an official conference blogger. So, if you've already attended a national genealogy conference and/or have been an official conference blogger and you have any advice for me, I'd appreciate hearing from you.
The conference will begin in a little over two months. I've already booked my flight. The last time I flew in an airplane was when I was in college. And that was over thirty years ago. So, ya. It's been a long time. My husband on the other hand has flown a number of times over the years on business, including a flight to Denmark for a week. Lucky guy! That's oh so close to where my paternal ancestors were from. They were from Sweden and Norway.
Speaking of my ancestors from Sweden and Norway, the 2015 BYU Conference on Family History & Genealogy has a Scandinavian Research Track on Thursday, July 30th. I'll definitely consider adding some of those classes to my conference schedule.
To see the complete schedule of classes, click HERE. Just click the button for each day of the conference to view that day's class schedule. And to learn more about the 2015 BYU Conference on Family History & Genealogy, click HERE.
I'm so honored, thrilled, and excited that I was asked to be an official conference blogger for the 2015 BYU Conference on Family History & Genealogy. If you plan on attending this conference, please let me know in the comments below.
Thanks for reading!
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