Conference check–in begins at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30th. Participants can pick up their materials at the registration desk.
The 44th 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:
- Family History Consultants
- Online Family Trees
- Youth and Genealogy
- Computers & Technology
- Internet Research
- British Isles Research
- International Research
- Scandinavian Research
The conference will be in the BYU Conference Center (770 East University Parkway, Provo, Utah).
For a free black and white copy of your family’s genealogy fan chart from Genealogy Wall Charts, visit genealogywallcharts.com by July 31. Order the chart by uploading a PDF or GEDCOM file of your family and placing your order. You can pick up your free chart at the Family History and Genealogy Conference.
Tuesday, July 30th
Elder Allan F. Packer is a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints. In his professional life, he worked with companies such as Boeing, Eaton–Kenway, O.C. Tanner, and MyFamily.com. He married Terri Anne Bennett in June 1970, and together they are the parents of eight children and twenty-five grandchildren. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the LDS Family History Department.
Wednesday July 31st
Dennis C. Brimhall began his career working as an Associate Administrator at the University of Utah Medical Center after graduating with an MBA from Northwestern University. He went on to work as the Chief Executive Officer of the University of Colorado Hospital, and then served as an LDS Mission President in Louisville, Kentucky. He is currently the managing director of the LDS Family History Department and the acclaimed family history website FamilySearch.
Thursday, August 1st
J. Mark Lowe is a full–time professional genealogist, author, and teacher who researches primarily in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. Mark has been researching families for more than 40 years. He has travelled extensively and enjoys sharing his love of genealogy and the joy of research with others. His weekly local history article appears in the Robertson County [Tenn.] Times, and he is the Director of the Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance.