New York State Family History Conference

Once every two years

Hundreds of researchers & scores of experts

Learn, discover & connect

New York State Family History Conference

Once every two years

Hundreds of researchers & scores of experts

Learn, discover & connect

 

Registration is Open

Whether attending from home or in-person, you will enjoy camaraderie and learning with genealogists from all over the country as a part of New York’s only statewide family history conference. 

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What is the New York State Family History Conference?

Every two years, hundreds of participants and scores of family history experts gather to learn, discover, and share stories and tips with one another.

There are two ways to participate in this year's conference:

NYSFHC @ Home September 10–30

Watch sessions online and interact with others on the conference website. 

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NYSFHC in Albany September 10–12

Join us in Albany, with flexible options to switch to NYSFHC @ Home. 

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The Latest News

As of June 2020, we are still planning for in-person activities in Albany; we understand that circumstances might change in the future.

We continue to monitor official local, state, and federal guidelines as we evaluate these activities moving forward.

Your health and safety are our top priorities. Please watch this page for updates relating to NYSFHC’s in-person events.

Attend in Person

NYSFHC in Albany

In-person Sessions, Workshops, and Events

Thursday, September 10–Saturday, September 12

Flexible Options

Convert to NYSFHC @ Home until August 15 or if in-person activities cannot be held

  • Choose from more than 50 classes
  • Networking and social events
  • Additional workshops and luncheons

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Attend at Home

NYSFHC @ Home

Livestreamed Sessions

Thursday, September 10–Saturday, September 12

On-demand Sessions

Thursday, September 10–Saturday, September 30

  • 14 livestreamed and 30 on-demand sessions
  • 44 total hours of educational programming
  • Conference forum, directory, and other social features

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