The 14th annual Adirondack Common Ground Alliance Forum is set to take place on July 14-15, conducted in one-and-a-half to three-hour sessions via video conference each morning. A one hour closing session will also be hosted on Thursday, July 23 to report the Forum findings. [Read more…] about Adirondack Common Ground Forum Going Virtual
The New York Archives Conference, which brings together archivists, manuscript curators, local historians and local government record keepers to discuss issues of mutual concern to professional holders of historical records, will be held virtually this year, and admission will be free. [Read more…] about New York Archives Conference Goes Virtual & Free
Registration is now open for the Stay-In-stitute for Climate Change Education, a virtual conference for educators across the country. [Read more…] about A Climate Change Education Virtual Conference
The Researching New York 2020 Conference, the only general statewide history conference, has announced a call for papers. The conference is planned for November 19-21, 2020, at the University at Albany. [Read more…] about Researching New York Conference Call for Papers
Fort Ticonderoga, in partnership with the American Battlefield Trust, has announced they are seeking proposals for a conference inspired by the bicentennial of the preservation of Fort Ticonderoga to be held Friday-Sunday, October 16-18, 2020. [Read more…] about Fort Ti Preservation Conference Call for Papers Extended
The 27th Annual Conference on the Adirondacks, scheduled for May 13th and 14th at Paul Smith’s College, is being rescheduled, likely to the fall. Organizers will announce a new date once a decision has been made.
Conference organizers, the Adirondack Research Consortium, are accepting paper and poster abstracts for presentations. [Read more…] about Adirondack Research Conference Postponed
The Museum Association of New York’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to postpone the Annual Conference and Museum and Folk Art Forum until later in 2020.
An announcement sent to members and supporters said: “Although this decision was made because the health and well-being of our museum community comes first, it has severe financial consequences for the Museum Association of New York.”
The Fort Plain Museum is set to hold their Annual American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference on June 11 – 14, 2020, at the Fulton-Montgomery Community College. [Read more…] about American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference Set
The Albany Film Festival, set for Saturday, March 28th, at the University at Albany uptown campus, will feature panel discussions, and conversations with actors, filmmakers and authors whose books have been made into movies, along with screenings of feature-length films, a contest for film shorts, an awards ceremony, and a viewing of a new large scale outdoors video projection. [Read more…] about Albany Film Festival VIP Passes Available
The Capital District Genealogical Society has announced their 2020 Conference, set for Saturday, May 30th, at The Desmond Hotel in Albany.
Judy Russell will be the Keynote Speaker on the subject “After The Courthouse Burns: Rekindling Family History through DNA.” Catastrophic records loss due to fires and disasters at courthouses is a fact of life for genealogists. When a disaster takes out birth, marriage, death, court, land and probate records all in one fell swoop, it may still be possible to light our family’s research fires — to rekindle our interest in our ancestral roots — using DNA evidence. [Read more…] about Capital District Genealogical Conference Set for May