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Are you obsessed with the hunt and mystery of unraveling your family’s past? Maybe you are new to the search? Whether you are new to genealogy or experienced, this free seminar is a must! From an exciting keynote speaker, John Dougan the Missouri State Archivist, to our many breakout sessions, you will find something to love at our fourth annual seminar.

Missouri State Archivists and Analysts from the Missouri State Archives will be giving presentations on finding records in Missouri and so much more.

Seminar classes start Friday evening April 27, with a full day of workshops on Saturday, April 28. Please check out our wide variety classes and register early.

This is a free seminar; there is no charge to attend.

Registration is required. Some of the classrooms have limited seating. However, anyone not registered who shows up at the door on the day of the conference will not be turned away, space permitting.

IMPORTANT: Read FAQ for necessary information.

Seminar Schedule

Friday April 27th 2018

6:30PM – 7:30PM

7:30PM – 8:30PM

8:30PM – 9:30PM

Saturday April 28th 2018

Morning Sessions

10:00AM – 10:50AM

11:00AM – 11:50AM

Afternoon Sessions

1:00PM – 1:50PM

2:00PM – 2:50PM

3:00PM – 3:50PM


Genealogy Springfield is a free conference for those interested in family history and the technology we use in family history.

Genealogy Springfield is held at 1357 South Ingram Mill Road Springfield, Missouri at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ meeting house.

From either the Home Page or the Schedule page and find the class that you are interested in. Please note that only one class per time block should be signed up for.

Sessions will be presented by genealogy and family history experts from all over Missouri and the country. Experts will also be on hand for one-on-one genealogy consultation. All this is free of charge and open to the public.

Bring a notepad, pen and your questions. Whether you’re just getting started or you need help with a difficult research question, our experts will be there to help.
We suggest attendees also bring a sweater. Some past attendees said a few sessions were chilly so we suggest having a sweater or light jacket if you have a tendency to feel cold.

We will not be serving lunch, feel free to bring your own. A list of local eateries will be in your registration folder as well.

The recommended dress for the seminar is business casual, no shorts please.

Please no children under age 16

You will receive an email confirming each class you register for and you will receive a packet when you arrive at the conference.

Yes, however classes fill fast and you will only be able to attend classes that have seating available.

WiFi is very limited in the building and is slow at best. Please do not plan on having internet access.

Seminar Location