Free BCG Webinars Reisinger Memorial Lecture Series #usa #announcements

Jan Meisels Allen


The Board for the Certification of Genealogists is hosting six free webinars in its Joy Reisinger Memorial Lecture Series, presented in conjunction with Legacy Family Tree Webinars on Friday, October 8.


The hour-long webinars begin at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time/ 10:00AM Central/9AM Rocky Mountain Time and 8AM Pacific Time and continue throughout the day.


Six leading genealogists will speak on topics related to the Genealogical Proof Standard, DNA, ethics, immigration, and documenting our ancestors’ lives.


Context: A Powerful Tool for Problem Solving by Elizabeth Shown Mills -- the last genealogy presentation she will give.


Seven Immigration Methodologies, with Case Studies Across the Centuries by David S. Ouimette.


Investigate the Neighborhood to Advance Your Research by Melinda Daffin Henningfield.


What am I missing? Recognizing Research Holes in Available Sources by Patti Lee Hobbs.


Using Mind Mapping as a Visual Research Plan by Amy Larner Giroux.


Private Land Claims—Complicated? Yes, but Worth It! by Rick Sayre.


To learn more about the lecture series go to:


To register for live attendance go to:


These webinars will likely be recorded and available to watch for free in the webinar library  (

for up to seven days afterward.


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee