OGDEN -- Ogden Family Search Library, in partnership with Weber State University History Department, is presenting its annual, free to the public, Family History Conference, "Of Roots & Branches," at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 14, at the Weber State University Shepherd Union Building.
Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m.
At 8:30 a.m., Ron Tanner, from FamilySearch in Salt Lake City, will be the entertaining keynote speaker, according to a news release. Tanner will outline the new FamilySearch program enhancements and online training, which will be followed by 65 classes, presented by expert and professional genealogists for every level of genealogical experience, beginner to professional.
Spanish-speaking classes will be offered every hour. Genealogical experts will be available to assist one-on-one with individually encountered research blocks.
Bring your research and reserve time at the registration desk.
Many of these experts, who specialize in research techniques for a variety of countries around the world, will help at no charge.
Additionally, vendors representing everything from DNA testing and third-party, genealogical programs to decorative genealogical wall art will be presenting their products.
WSU is providing free parking for the event. Several of the Shepherd Building food vendors will be open to purchase food on site.
The class schedule for the conference is available online at ogdenfsl.org.