What Past Participants are Saying


“This has been a wonderful experience for my children. The highlight of the conference this year was enjoying a few classes with my daughter and sharing my passion for family history with her.”

—2014 Conference Participant

“The spirit was so strong. The speakers were so inspiring.”

—2014 Conference Participant

“This was my first time and it was a fabulous experience!”

—2012 Conference Participant

“The conference is such a wonderful chance to pick those classes of interest and associate with others who have the same interests.”

—2012 Conference Participant

“The presenters this year were excellent. They were very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and were very willing to share. I really enjoyed this conference.”

—2012 Conference Participant

“I truly enjoyed myself and am so excited to try new things and solve some problems I have had. The presenters were very knowledgeable and helpful. I enjoyed the speakers and think you did a fabulous job. I will come again. Your staff was very helpful and courteous.”

—2012 Conference Participant

“It was a fabulous conference. The best yet!”

—2011 Conference Participant

“This was my first time coming to the conference and I learned so much about where to look to find information about my ancestors or the places they lived. I think you did a great job with the variety of subjects and the great teachers you chose to teach. Thank you for an enjoyable time.”

—2011 Conference Participant

“Couldn’t have been more satisfying.”

—2011 Conference Participant

“Your program was outstanding!”

—2011 Conference Participant

“I loved the conference and got so much out of it this time. I was already able to locate new family history information based on the classes I attended. I was extremely pleased with the selections and had a hard time choosing which class to attend.”

—2010 Conference Participant

“I am looking forward to next year already! Thank you for making this conference possible.”

—2010 Conference Participant

“All top–notch presenters and I am MOTIVATED, as well as armed with additional insight.”

—2010 Conference Participant

“I have attended this conference in past years, and have to say that the topics were excellent and the presenters were well-informed and presented the material in a clear and applicable manner.”

—2010 Conference Participant

“This conference exceeded my expectations. I feel that I can better see the hand of the Lord in this all, and better view new things on the horizon. You seemed to have thought of everything. It’s these little details that show much work went into preparation. I felt very privileged and blessed to be able to attend—I will be back next year!”

—2009 Conference Participant

“All the presenters were very well prepared for the area they taught; they had great answers to the difficult questions. You could not have a more knowledgeable group of instructors that were uplifting and accessible.”

—2009 Conference Participant

“This conference week provided great ways to motivate ‘ordinary members’ to work on family history. I have come away feeling ‘buoyed up’ and feeling I can move ahead.”

—2009 Conference Participant

“This week was great all the way—it was long and pretty intense, but well worth my time. I got a lot of information in a short amount of time. Now I just need to figure out how a person (myself) can be in two or more places at the same time!”

—2008 Conference Participant

“This was my first time attending the conference and I loved it! Presenters were friendly, approachable, knowledgeable and extremely helpful; the content was fascinating, well-organized, and included an excellent syllabus. I appreciate the supportive conference staff.”

—2008 Conference Participant

“This conference showed how very busy people can still work on family history. I really enjoyed the conference and felt it to be well worth anyone’s time.”

—2008 Conference Participant

“I have nothing but praise for all of the aspects of this conference! I loved everything I attended and wish I could have gone to many of the classes I missed. Thank you to everyone who contributed—I learned SO much! A presentation made me laugh until my face hurt.”

—2007 Conference Participant

“I have been a researcher for 20 years and I am buried with priceless but scattered material. I leave today ready to spend a month or two organizing my data. The class on organizing sources and notes was excellent. I have been putting so much in my notes field. I have much to do and teach.”

—2007 Conference Participant

“One of the best things about this conference was getting accurate info from the source! It was great to hear the latest from the ‘behind the scenes’ people, rather than rumor or third-hand information.”

—2007 Conference Participant