FGS 2018 Conference Registration

Online registration has closed. Walk-in registrations are welcome in Fort Wayne starting Tuesday, August 21 at 3:00 p.m. 

Registration Prices

Walk-in Registration:

  • Full Conference Registration: $250  (Wednesday through Saturday) *Full conference registrations include $10 in Vendor Bucks. 
  • Single Day: $109
  • Two Days $200

Please note that luncheons, evening events on Wednesday and Friday, and workshops on Thursday through Saturday are not included in registration prices and require advance ticket purchase. 

Student Rate

FGS offers a special conference registration rate of $49 for students of all ages attending elementary school through graduate school. This price includes full four-day registration and  $10 in Vendor Bucks. It does not include luncheons, special events, and workshops. Those items may be purchased at their full price. Select the Student price when registering online then email a copy of your current student ID issued by a public, private, or parochial institution to registration@fgs.org. Students using the mail-in registration form should mail a copy of their student ID with the form. Bring your student ID with you to pick up your registration materials at the conference. Home-schooled students who wish to take advantage of the rate should email registration@fgs.org for details.

On-site registration hours:

Tuesday 3 p.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m.- 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m.-10 a.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m.-10 a.m.

Special Requirements

Registrants with special needs requirements as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) must notify FGS in writing of their special needs by July 15, 2018. Send requirements to Federation of Genealogical Societies, PO Box 200940, Austin, Texas 78720-0940 or email FGS at registration@fgs.org. Information about accessibility is available on the  Conference Home Page.