Monday, August 7, 2017

FREE Nordic Family History Conference, September 11-15, 2017

Registration is open for the upcoming week long Nordic Family History Conference hosted by the Family History Library in Salt Lake City on September 11-15, 2017. The conference will be streamed online for free for those who cannot attend in person. The conference will cover a range of topics from Arkiv Digital to Danish tax records. The classes are for beginning and intermediate genealogists interested in learning about records of Nordic localities and the Family History Library collections.

Registration is required to attend in person or online. Class descriptions, handouts, and registration is available at the FamilySearch Wiki here at this URL: https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Nordic_Family_History_Conference. Below is a schedule of classes (all times are in MDT, Arizona is one hour earlier):

TIME
Monday,
11 September
Tuesday,
12 September
Wednesday,
13 September
Thursday,
14 September
Friday,
15 September
9:00-10:00 AM MDT
2017 Is the Year of Nordic Records! Learn What's Coming!
What's New in Arkiv Digital
Probate Laws and Records for Swedish Genealogy
Norwegian Church Records
Danish Estates
10:15-11:15 AM MDT
Panel Q&A: The Who, What, Where, Why, and How of Nordic Records on FamilySearch
Name Searchable Databases in Arkiv Digital
Databases for Swedish Genealogy
Norway: We're Getting Married! Traditions and Records.
Little Used Records on the "Arkivalieronline"
1:15-2:15 PM MDT
Exploring the Feast-Day Calendars for Norway, Denmark, and Sweden
Swedish Naming Customs
Introduction to Icelandic Church and Census Records
"Lensrekneskapsbøker" in Norway
Painting a Picture of Your Danish Ancestors Through Their Tax Records
2:30-3:30 PM MDT
Scandinavian-American Resources
Military Records in Arkiv Digital
“Finnish Immigration and Methodology: How to tackle Finnish challenges”
Norwegian Migration and Immigration
Research in Copenhagen

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