JRI Poland #Poland IAJGS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE IS ON-LINE! #poland
Roni S. Liebowitz
Have you seen the schedule of lecture sessions, Special Interest Group (SIG)
meetings, and Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) get-togethers? It is all now on-line
on our website. We are very enthusiastic about the program and encourage
you to look at all it offers.
Have you registered for the upcoming 26th IAJGS International Conference on
Jewish Genealogy, to be held at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, August
13-18, 2006? If you haven't, the deadline for receiving the early
registration price is fast approaching.
Go to www.jgsny2006.org for information on the conference and to
http://www.jgsny2006.org/registration.cfm for information on registering
for the conference. Read the Registration Introduction first and then
proceed. If you have any questions, please check the extensive Frequently
Asked Questions (FAQs) page linked to >from the menu bar on the left side of
the home page.
*** Early registration is $215 and must be submitted by May 15, 2006.
Additional early registration for a spouse/companion is $150 (2nd syllabus
*** Regular registration after May 15th is $250. Regular registration after
May 15th is $175 for your spouse/companion.
*** You can attend at the daily rate available Sunday through Thursday for
$75 per day (no syllabus provided). It is more economical to register for
the entire conference if you plan to attend more than 3 days.
*** The gala banquet will be held on Thursday, August 17 and costs $80.
*** The fees for our special events are listed on the registration form.
These include the Special Interest Group (SIG) Meals, Cemetery Visits,
Computer Courses, Workshops, and Tours.
*** You can order Genealogical Resources in New York at the greatly reduced
price of $35, including tax and shipping, on your conference registration.
We hope to see you all at the conference, both as attendees and volunteers.
If you can help out as a volunteer and have not already completed a
volunteer form, please do so at http://www.jgsny2006.org/vol_survey.cfm I
also have a special request for anyone out there who is in the graphic
design field or is an aspiring graphic designer. Contact me for more
We are excited about the high caliber of the speakers, diversity of topics,
and events offered. Take some time to look at the lecture session
descriptions. Check also the special events, tours, courses, and cemetery
visits. Our members are working hard to ensure this conference in the heart
of New York City will be highly educational, stimulating, collegial, and
lots of fun. Even if you've never attended an IAJGS conference before, you
should not miss this one!
Hope to see you in New York!
Roni Seibel Liebowitz
IAJGS 2006 Conference Registration Chair and Exhibit Coordinator