Convention News

2018 Convention

Convention 2018

UPDATE

Hotel information for the 20th SGGEE conference next July 27-29 is now available. You may make your reservations at the conference rate below as long as rooms remain available or before June 26, 2018.

Our venue is the Coast Plaza Hotel (1316 – 33rd Street NE) Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2A 6B6.

Rates (taxes are not included):

  • Comfort Room (two queen beds) $109.00
  • Superior Room (one king bed) $134.00
  • Jacuzzi Suite $184.00
  • Executive Suite $204.00

When booking your guestroom, please follow one of the following options:

  • Call: the hotel directly at 1.403.248.8888 or toll free at 1.800.661.1464
  • Email: your reservation request to res@calgaryplaza.com

Please make sure to have your credit card ready and quote one of the following:

  • Group Name: Society For German Genealogy In Eastern Europe (SGGEE)
  • Reservation Number: GFC24101

Program planning for the conference is under way. Our theme is “hands-on genealogy” to celebrate our society’s progress and successes in its first 20 years. And as always, to give participants an educational and fun weekend.

Program suggestions or conference questions may be e-mailed to convention-sggee@googlegroups.com.

 

2017 Convention

2017 Convention Report (PDF)

2016 Convention

2016 Convention Report (PDF)

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Using DNA in Genealogy Summary (PDF) by Earl Schultz

Using DNA in Genealogy (Part 1) (PDF) by Earl Schultz

Using DNA in Genealogy (Part 2) (PDF) by Earl Schultz

Changing Map in Europe seminar notes (PDF) by John Althouse

Sowing Winter Wheat seminar notes (PDF) by John Althouse

2015 Convention

2015 Convention Report (PDF)

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SGGEE Online Databases (PDF) by Gary Warner

A Place by Any Other Name Won't Merge (PDF) by Sigrid Pohl Perry and Gary Warner

EWZ (Einwandererzentralstelle) (PDF) by Karl Krueger - If you have problems viewing this PDF in your browser then download the file and view it with Adobe Viewer.

2014 Convention

2014 Convention Report (PDF)

Legacy Family Tree Webinars: Legacy Family Tree - an Overview by Geoff Rasmussen

Legacy Family Tree Webinars: Legacy Family Tree - Beyond the Basics by Geoff Rasmussen

2013 Convention

2013 Convention Report (PDF)

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Tracking the Tribe (full PowerPoint presentation, large file, long download) by Sigrid Pohl Perry

SGGEE Online Databases ‐ how to get the most out of them, and also how to prepare your data for submission to the MPD Database by Gary Warner

For presentations by Jerry Frank, refer to December 2001 and March 2002 Journals (members only)

 

2012 Convention - Regina, Saskatchewan

Report (PDF)

Picture Group Photo

Tracking the Tribe (PDF) handout

Presentations about Legacy software:
Legacy Overview (PDF)
12 Step Checklist Comparison (PDF)

2011 Convention - Winnipeg, Manitoba

Report

2010 Convention - Edmonton, Alberta

Report and Picture

2009 Convention - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Report

2008 Convention - Kelowna, British Columbia

(no report submitted)

2007 Convention - Calgary, Alberta

Report and pictures

2006 Convention - Edmonton, Alberta

Report and pictures

2005 Convention - St. Paul, Minnesota

Report and pictures

2004 Convention - Calgary Alberta

Report and pictures

2003 Convention - Edmonton, Alberta

Report and pictures

2002 Convention - Regina, Saskatchewan

Report

2001 Convention - Tacoma, Washington

Report