Wednesday, March 16, 2011

My First Presentation at a National Conference

Actually, not just national -- it's an international conference. I received word today that my proposal to teach my "Newspapers Online" class at the 31st IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy was accepted! I am so excited!

The conference will be in Washington D.C. from August 14-19. I already have my airline ticket booked, and I know where I'm staying. So I have five months to fine-tune my presentation (and get nervous about it!).

Along with teaching my class, I know that I will attend many other talks at the conference and learn a lot. My first IAJGS conference was in 2010 in Los Angeles, and I was amazed at how many classes I could fit into my schedule and how much information I could try to cram into my brain in just one week. I'm looking forward to learning even more this year.


  1. Mazel tov! I presented at and attended my first IAJGS conference last year in Los Angeles (in fact that is where we first met!) and I had a great time.

  2. I didn't realize that was your first IAJGS! Will you be at IAJGS this year?

  3. It is refreshing to know how excited you are about the conference and your presentation. We are working very hard to live up to your expectation. There will be about 160 lectures over the six days, as well as films, luncheons, breakfasts, and NEW Embassy Experiences! Come visit us at Marlene Bishow, Co-chair for Programs, 31st IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy/

  4. Janice,
    Congratulations! Be sure to tell the crowd at CGS on April 2, 2011, that you are previewing the talk for them.

  5. Congratulations Janice! I'll hopefully see you at the conference.

  6. Thank you, Philip! I look forward to meeting you in person.


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