Registration is open for the Indiana Genealogical Society's 2019 annual conference, which will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Meeting Rooms ABC. The featured speaker will be DNA expert Blaine Bettinger. Indiana Genealogical Society members will receive a $10 discount if they pre-register. The schedule for the day is below.

9:00 a.m.--Registration, Networking & Vendor Browsing
9:30 a.m.--Welcome & Introductions
9:45 a.m.--Session 1-A: The Danger of Distant Matches - Blaine Bettinger
      --Session 1-B: Evaluating Published Genealogies - John Beatty
10:45 a.m.--Break & Vendor Browsing
11:15 a.m.--Session 2-A: Using Autosomal DNA for 18th and 19th Century Mysteries - Blaine Bettinger
       --Session 2-B: German Resources in the Genealogy Center - John Beatty
12:15 p.m.--Lunch — on your own
1:15 p.m.--Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting, Awards and Lineage Societies Inductions
2:30 p.m.--Session 3-A: Are You Doing Everything to Identify Your DNA Matches? - Blaine Bettinger
       --Session 3-B: Getting to Know the Genealogy Center's Free Databases - Allison DePrey Singleton
3:30 p.m.--Break & Vendor Browsing
4:00 p.m.--Session 4-A: Phasing and Mapping Your DNA - Blaine Bettinger
       --Session 4-B: The 1940 Census and Preparing for the 1950 Census - Allison DePrey Singleton

Register online for the conference using the form at The deadline to pre-register for the conference is Tuesday, April 9, 2019; after that, registration will be $50 per person, including at the door.

Indiana Librarians: LEU credits have been applied for; the session information will be updated when the LEU credits have been approved by the Indiana State Library.