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2024 Columbus
2024 Columbus: Conference, Blaine Bettinger, The Genetic Genealogist
2019 Conf
2019 Conf: Blaine Bettinger
2019 Conf
2019 Conf: Catherine Renschler, Data Photos

Annual Spring Conference

NSGS holds it annual genealogy conference and annual membership meeting in late April or early May each year, moving it to different locations across Nebraska. Locations and speakers for past conferences are below. 
April 2025 Conference will be held virtually - more information coming soon!
Beginning in 1978, the Nebraska State Genealogical Society has held an annual genealogy conference every year with the exception of 2020 due to the pandemic. Nationally known speakers have given presentations on all kinds of genealogical resources, research techniques and organizational methods. Many local speakers have also contributed their expertise on a variety of subjects over the years. We strive to make each conference informative and helpful to anyone with their family history research.
Year Place Speaker(s)
1978   Lincoln James, Colin
1979   Kearney Harriss, Helen
1980   Norfolk Parker, Jimmy B
1981   Kearney Walker, James D
1982   North Platte Wellauer, Maralyn A
1983   Omaha Wright, Norman
1984   Kearney Bloxham, Dr V Ben
1985   Grand Island Clay, Robert Young
1986   Minden Hotaling, Donna Reid
1987   Lincoln Schweitzer, Dr George K
1988   Kearney  
1989   Grand Island Schweitzer, Dr George K
1990   Omaha Leubking, Sandra & James, Colin
1991   Columbus Bockstruck, Lloyd D
1992   Kearney Jensen, Larry O
1993   Beatrice Bockstruck, Lloyd D
1994   Grand Island Eakle, Arlene
1995   York  
1996   North Platte Jones, Henry (Hank) Z
1997   Hastings NSGS Presenters
1998   Columbus Neill, Michael John
1999   Grand Island DeBartolo Carmack, Sharon
2000   Kearney Hosman, Lloyd & Quinn, Joye Lette
2001   Grand Island Eakle, Arlene & Witcher, Curt
2002   Grand Island DeBartolo Carmack, Sharon
2003   Hastings Howells, Cindi
2004   Omaha Schweitzer, George
2005   North Platte Coleman, Ruby
2006   Beatrice Colletta, John Philip
2007   Lexington DeBartolo Carmack, Sharon
2008   Lincoln Smolenyak, Megan
2009   Scottsbluff Miller, Julie
2010   Norfolk Stuart-Warren, Paula
2011   Nebraska City Blankenau, Gail
2012   Grand Island Prescott, Laura
2013   Grand Island Foulk, Beth (Watson)
2014   Grand Island Various speakers on "Societies with Secrets"
2015   Grand Island Morgan, George G. 
2016   Kearney Sayre, Rick & Pam
2017   Lincoln Taylor, D. Joshua
2018   Columbus Russell, Judy "Legal Genealogist" 
2019   Grand Island Bettinger, Blaine (DNA)
2020   Columbus CANCELLED Due to COVID-19
2021   Virtual (online) Jones, Tom
2022   Virtual (online) Powell, Kimberly
2023   Kearney
Beaird, Tina
Columbus Bettinger, Blaine
2025   Virtual (online) TBA