2018 Family History and Genealogy Conference

July 31–August 3, 2018, BYU Conference Center, Provo Utah

730 E University Parkway
Provo, Utah 84604

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2018 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy that will be held Tuesday, July 31 through Friday, August 3, 2018 at the BYU Conference Center in Provo, Utah.

Proposals will be submitted via the BYU recruiting system. You will be required to have a BYU Net ID. If you do not have a Net ID, create a Net ID now. You may submit up to eight proposals by clicking on the following link: Apply Here

Please refer to the attached file for more information about the call for papers. Information on Call for Papers

The deadline for proposals is Friday, January 5, 2018.

We look forward to hearing from you and are grateful for your contribution to this conference

About the Conference

The 50th annual BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy will offer more than 100 classes, allowing participants to gain new skills and helpful information. Class topics include:

  • FamilySearch 
  • Writing Your Family History
  • Online Genealogy & Technology
  • DNA Research
  • Organizing, Presering & Sharing Photos
  • ICAPGen
  • U.S. Research
  • Methodology, Records & Resources
  • International Research
  • Scandinavian Research

ICAPGen Luncheon

The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen) is pleased to host its second annual networking luncheon. This event provides an opportunity for those interested in becoming an Accredited Genealogist to talk and eat with AG® professionals and get more insight as to the application and testing process, as well as learn more of the practical benefits of achieving the AG® credential.

We will have many Accredited Genealogists in attendance to help interested candidates learn more about becoming part of our group. This was a popular event last year, and we encourage early registration to ensure your seat at our table.To register, please click the “Registration” tab at the top of this page and add the ICAPGen Luncheon option to your cart.

Lunch will be held on Friday, August 3, 2018 the concluding day of the BYU Conference on Family History & Genealogy, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in room 2260A.  Cost for the event is $20.