28 January 2011

Washington DC: 31st IAJGS conference updates

Tracing the Tribe hopes to see many of its readers at the 31st IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy - August 14-19 - in Washington DC.

Several updates concerning the event:

UPDATE #1 - Drawing for free stay

To be eligible to participate in the drawing for a free five-night stay at the conference venue - The Grand Hyatt Washington - readers must complete their conference registrations by 11.59pm EST January 31.

To register, click here on the Conference website.

UPDATE #2 - Discussion Group

Keep up on the latest announcements and information about the 2011 event via the DC2011 Discussion group on JewishGen. Learn the latest details and announcements, ask questions and comment, connect with other attendees.

Subscribe now and be the first on your block to learn the name of the five-night hotel stay winner. This first drawing is for those who submitted proposals to speak at the conference. The second drawing, in mid-February, is for another free five-night hotel stay for those who did early registration by midnight January 31.

Subscribe to the DC2011 discussion group by clicking here. When prompted, login to JewishGen and the Subscribe to JewishGen Mailing Lists page will appear. Under Hosted Projects, look for the 2011 DC Conference and click - on the right side - Subscribe.

UPDATE #3 - Shabbat Scholar

On February 1, the conference committee will announce the name of the conference Shabbat Scholar (Friday night-Saturday, August 12-13). Many conference attendees arrive several days before the conference starts to research in area repositories and the Shabbat program is a good way to meet others.

Tracing the Tribe will cover all announcements and updates from the DC 2011 event and will also blog the conference, so stay tuned.

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