Greater Omaha Genealogical Society
Greater Omaha Genealogical Society Annual Spring Conference
April 6, 2024 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST
Doors open 9:30 a.m. – Event 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
A Virtual Event  •  Group Viewing Option is Open to the Public
Attend Virtually via Zoom from home, or
virtually with a group at the New Cassel Retirement Center
900 North 90th Street, Omaha, NE
 
Registration Is OPEN!
Note: Members must log-in to receive member pricing
Click for instructions on how to register by mail or pay online
 
Organizational Methodology
With Cyndi Ingle of Cyndi’s List
 
 
 
 
Cyndi Ingle
Cyndi Ingle, a genealogist for more than 43 years, is the creator of CyndisList.com and the author of numerous articles and three books. Cyndi is an expert in using technology for genealogy, research in the United States, and organizational methodology. She is the Executive Director for the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research.
 
 
 
 
TWO WAYS TO ATTEND
Both are open to G.O.G.S. members and the general public
• In-person:  view the conference with others at the New Cassel Retirement Center in Omaha, NE
• Virtually (via Zoom):  view the conference from your home 
 
CONFERENCE FEES
ª Conference Fee:   $40 Member, $50 Non Member (to attend in-person or via Zoom)
ª Optional Box Lunch for in-person attendees only: $12.00 (lunch includes your choice of 1/2 sandwich, soup along with chips, pickle spear, fresh fruit cup, and a cookie. Sandwich choices are: Ham & Swiss, Fruited Chicken Salad, or Roast Beef; soup options are a Chicken Noodle or Vegetable.
Coffee, Iced Tea and Water will be provided throughout the conference day at no charge.
 
 
Registration cut off is April 2, 2024
Questions can be directed to the Conference chairperson at: gogs.workshops.omaha@gmail.com
This event will be recorded and available to registrants via a Venmo link beginning Sunday, April 7, 2024 through Saturday April 20, 2024

 
LECTURE TOPICS
Back to Basics: Research Planning and Execution Online
You've been researching for years, but you find yourself repeating searches and looking at the same things over and over again online. You're either spinning your wheels or reinventing the wheel, but either way you go round and round. We will discuss some strategies for planning your research and executing it efficiently, while keeping track of what you are currently doing and plan to do in the future.
 
Timelines: The Straight Line Between You and Your Ancestor
Using online tools and software we will learn how important a timeline can be to breaking through a research problem.
 
Crafting Genealogical Proof
An introduction to The What, the Why and the How of writing a genealogical proof statement, summary, or argument. How to take your research and deductions from documents (and your brain) and put it together on paper for future generations and researchers.
 
Ten Resources I Use Every Day: Miscellaneous Tips for the Online Researcher
From Internet tools to specialty databases and tools, you’ll learn about some of the things I use each day in my research.
Downtown Omaha in 1914 looking eastward from North 30th and Farnam Street