Conference Information

Conference Workshops 2019

Cyrillic for Beginners Workshop

In this two day afternoon workshop, you will learn the Russian alphabet in both print and cursive Cyrillic. There will be fun, interactive practice in recognizing, reading, pronouncing and writing the Cyrillic characters. By the end of the workshop, you will already be starting to read original Russian genealogical records.

Tracks / Sessions for 2019

Austro-Hungarian Track

Austro-Hungarian Empire Geography

Participants will learn historical jurisdictional and cultural geography of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This will include boundary changes and ethno-linguistic geography and how these things affect record keeping. Participants will be introduced to a major gazetteer that is used for Austro-Hungarian Empire research.

Conference Announcement 2019

Submitted by milanct on Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:50

FEEFHS is currently in the process to organize the 2019 conference on East European genealogy. The dates are already set in stone. As every year since 2010 the conference will be held at the Plaza hotel in Salt Lake City. The 2019 dates are August 5th and 6th for the pre-conference and 7th to the 9th for the main conference

Conference Dining

Downtown Salt Lake City has a wide variety of dining venues, from mouthwatering steak to fast food.  Many restaurants are within walking distance of the conference hotel or accessible via lightrail (TRAX).  The information below provides a handful of details.  For a complete list of options by cuisine or location, go tovisitsaltlake.com.

Conference Travel

Salt Lake City, the “Crossroads of the West,” is known for being easily accessible by car, rail, bus, and air. It is also one of the easiest cities to navigate while visiting. Located in the center of the downtown area, the Plaza Hotel is a short walk to the Family History Library, shopping, restaurants, historical sights, and many event venues.