FGS 2015 Alaskan Cruise

Jewel of the SeasJewel of the Seas

FGS conference attendees will set sail from Seattle, Washington on August 28, 2015 for 7 nights aboard Royal Caribbean’s luxurious Jewel of the Seas in the Federation’s maiden voyage of genealogy cruising.  The ports of call will include Alaskan cities Juneau and Skagway and Victoria, British Columbia, and cruise goers will experience breathtaking views while cruising the Alaska Inside Passage and Tracy Arm Fjord. 

Features

  • Genealogy sessions during sea days
  • Engaging social events, game nights, and networking
  • Private dinner seating for fellowship with registered attendees
  • Exclusive historic land excursions to be announced April 2015
  • 12 of the first 100 registrants will win individual consultations with speakers

Ports of Call

  • Seattle, Washington
  • Juneau, Alaska
  • Skagway, Alaska
  • Victoria, British Columbia

Conference Registration

Conference registration opens April 1, 2015

  • Genealogist Rate $195 (full conference + social events)
  • First Mate Rate $45 (social events for non-genealogist roommates)

Cruise Reservation also required.

Speakers

Elizabeth Shown Mills
Elizabeth Shown Mills
CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA
David E. Rencher
David E. Rencher
AG, CG, FIGRS, FUGA
Judy G. Russell
Judy G. Russell
JD, CG, CGL
D. Joshua Taylor
D. Joshua Taylor
MA, MLS

Conference Schedule

Day 1, Aug 28 – Opening Social 8:00pm
Day 2, Aug 29 – Sessions 9:00am-4:30pm
Day 3, Aug 30 – Sessions 9:00-11:15am, Optional Afternoon Excursion (Juneau), Game Night
Day 4, Aug 31 – Optional Excursion (Skagway), Game Night
Day 5, Sep 1 – Cruise Tracy Arm, Sessions 2:00-4:15pm, Game Night
Day 6, Sep 2 – Sessions 9:00am-4:30pm
Day 7, Sep 3 – Closing Social 8:00pm