H-SIG at the 26th Annual IAJGS Conference #hungary

Vivian Kahn


The schedule for 26th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish
Genealogy to
be held at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, August 13-18 is now
We are very enthusiastic about the program and encourage you to look
at all
it offers. http://www.jgsny2006.org. See descriptions of the
presentations, Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings, and Birds-of-a-
(BOF) get-togethers. Check also the special events, tours, courses, and
cemetery visits.

If you haven't registered yet, stop procrastinating! The deadline for
receiving the early registration price is fast approaching, May 15,

Go to www.jgsny2006.org for information on the conference and to
http://www.jgsny2006.org/registration.cfm for information on
for the conference. Read the Registration Introduction first and then
proceed. If you have any questions, please check the extensive
Asked Questions (FAQs) page linked to >from the menu bar on the left
side of
the home page.

We hope to see you all at the conference, both as attendees and
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

Here's a tentative list of sessions likely to be of particular
interest to H-SIG supporters. We're finalizing
arrangements for the H-SIG luncheon and I think you will all be
excited by the program. Watch for more info.

Tuesday, August 15

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
3004 Luncheon - Hungarian SIG

Wednesday, August 16

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
225 Theresienstadt: The Town Hitler Gave to the Jews Wellisch

Thursday, August 17

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
1014 Meeting - Hungarian SIG

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

383 Hungarian Research on the Web (computer lab) Kahn

Friday, August 18

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
209 Hidden Treasures in the Libraries of Budapest Koltai

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
357 Gazetteers and Research in the Kingdom of Hungary Auslander

380 Transcarpathian/Hungarian Research and Travel: Archives,
Villages and Cemeteries Dunai

This promises to be one of the best, if not THE best IAJGS
Conferences ever. If you've never been to an IAJGS
conference before, this will give you an idea of what you've missed.
And even if you have been to past conferences, you'll find
new contacts and information to expand your understanding and

See you in New York City!

Vivian Kahn, H-SIG Coordinator

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