Conference on Family History
Family History Conference
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“The conference is such a wonderful chance to pick those classes of interest and associate with others who have the same interests.”
—2012 Conference Participant

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“The presenters this year were excellent. They were very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and were very willing to share. I really enjoyed this conference.”
—2012 Conference Participant

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“I truly enjoyed myself and am so excited to try new things and solve some problems I have had. The presenters were very knowledgeable and helpful. I enjoyed the speakers. I will come again. Your staff was very helpful and courteous.”
—2012 Conference Participant

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“I think you do a great job of the speakers, classes, instructors, facilities, vendors & their demos. Practically perfect in every way!”
—2011 Conference Participant

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“This has been a wonderful experience for my children. The highlight of the conference this year was enjoying a few classes with my daughter and sharing my passion for family history with her.”
—2014 Conference Participant

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“The spirit was so strong. The speakers were so inspiring.”
—2014 Conference Participant


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— includes a USB syllabus

$50 Registration Discount for Family History Consultants

— includes the cost of the conference and a USB syllabus (2 credits of History 481R—Family History Directed Research)

There are 4 convenient ways to register:

1. Online:

Conference on Family History and Genealogy

Event Dates: Jul 28–31, 2015

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Online Registration Closes: Jul 30, 2016

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Attendees may order a syllabus even after the conference is over, until 03 Jan 2016.

2. By Phone

Call (877) 221-6716 and pay with your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. If you have questions about program details, please call (801) 422-4853.

3. By Mail

Harman Continuing Education Building
770 E. University Pkwy
Provo, UT 84602

4. In Person

Register at 120 Harman Continuing Education Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. At-the-door registrations are accepted on a space-available basis.

We cannot reserve program space without full payment. Registration is limited and no overflow will be offered. We encourage you to register early.

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FERPA Policy
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) protects the privacy of your educational record. In order to be in compliance with FERPA, we require verification of your identity before releasing any personally identifiable or educational information to you. Please do not ask spouses, friends, or siblings to request this information for you.

Admission and Standards
Participants of any race, color, creed, and ethnic or national origin are accepted for admission to this program provided they maintain the university standards while on campus. These include modesty in dress and conduct and abstinence from alcohol, tobacco, coffee, tea, and harmful drugs.

We are committed to providing a learning atmosphere that reasonably accommodates persons with disabilities who are otherwise qualified. Prior to registration, applicants with disabilities are invited to discuss the program content and available facilities with the program director.

Substitutions and Cancellations
A $10 fee will be assessed for each refund requested. All refunds must be requested in writing and received no later than one week before the conference begins (July 20th, 2015, by 5:00 p.m.). Please submit your request in writing by e-mail at or mail it to BYU Conferences and Workshops, 115 Harman Continuing Education Building, Provo, UT 84602. You may at any time arrange for a substitute to come in your place without penalty. After July 20, 2015 no refund can be given. Participants will receive a full registration refund if the program is canceled for any reason. However, the university cannot be responsible for any cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, travel agencies, or other institutions.

Financial Aid
Limited funds are available based on financial need, academic potential, character, and the capacity to help others. The amount awarded will vary according to the need of the student. To obtain an application, please call 801-422-4853. Completed applications for financial aid should be submitted by July 7, 2014 at 5:00 pm. Please mail submissions to 115 HCEB, Provo, Utah 84602, attention Family History Conference Financial Aid.

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