Celtic Connections Conference - Celtic Roots Across America
August 5-6, 2016 in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, for family history researchers at all levels interested in discovering their Irish, Scots-Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and Cornish origins, Celtic Roots Across America provides two full days of education, exhibits, and programs, plus optional tours. The conference program features presentations from five international superstars—Brian Donovan, Dr. Bruce Durie, John Grenham, Brian Mitchell, and William Roulston—plus nine American experts, on topics including resources and repositories, records, DNA, getting started, and occupational research. Network with and learn from the experts in a fun, informational environment, with free cultural entertainment. Shop with international vendors for books and CDs, and enjoy the conference venue. The Doubletree by Hilton Minneapolis—Park Place offers lodging and program in one location, with easy access and navigation, free parking, discounted room rates, and close, convenient options for non-hotel meals. All of this at a great registration price—$150 (banquet and lodging extra). The conference is produced by IGSI and The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA), with sponsorship support from Eneclann, Ancestry, Discover SLP, and KerryGold. Registration opens soon.