Past Events

2012 Events
  • November 27, 2012 - New York, NY - The New York Public Library - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - Berger Forum, Room 227 (northeast corner of the second floor, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street - 5:00 p.m.
  • October 20, 2012 - Tulsa, OK - Tulsa City County Library Genealogy Center - "Cold Cases: Genealogists, Coroners and the FBI" and "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - Hardesty Library, 8316 E. 93rd Street
  • October 11, 2012 - Waterloo, IA (delivered live via Skype) - Waterloo Public Library - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - 7:00 p.m.
  • September 29, 2012 - Manassas, VA - Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center (RELIC) for Genealogy and Local History - "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Avenue - 7:00 p.m.
  • September 21, 2012 - Haddonfield, NJ - Haddonfield Library Friends of the Library - Annual Member Event - 6:30 p.m.
  • September 12, 2012 - New York, NY - New York Public Library - "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing" - Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium - 5:30 p.m.
  • August 18, 2012 - Williamsburg, VA - The Tidewater Genealogical Society - "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing" - Williamsburg Library, 515 Scotland Street - 10:30 a.m.
  • August 2, 2012 - Haddonfield, NJ - Haddonfield Lions Club - "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing" - Tavistock Country Club, 100 Tavistock Lane - 6:00 p.m.
  • August 1, 2012 - Legacy Family Tree - "Neglected History" Webinar - 6:00 pm
    *Please note: This presentation will simultaneously be broadcast live at the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy.
  • July 20-21, 2012 - Indianapolis, IN - Indiana Historical Society Midwestern Roots Conference - "Adventures Behind the Scenes" Panel, "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Cold Cases: Genealogists, Coroners and the FBI," "Hey, America, Your Roots are Showing" and "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 East 21st Street
  • June 29, 2012 - Annapolis, MD - Kunta Kinte - Alex Haley Foundation - "Hey America, Your Roots are Showing" - 135 Stepney's Lane, Edgewater, MD (site of Sojourner Douglass College)
  • June 26, 2012 - Basking Ridge, NJ (delivered live via Skype) - Bernards Township Library - "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing" - 7:00 p.m.
  • June 20, 2012 - Washington, D.C - National Archives - William G. McGowan Theater - "Ellis Island and the Immigrant Experience" - More information shortly
  • June 8-10, 2012 - Burbank, CA - 2012 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree - Family History Writers Conference Session, "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Giving Back: A Look at 10+ Years of Genealogy Grants" and "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" - Marriott Los Angeles Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way
  • June 5, 2012 - Short Hills, NJ - Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA"
  • May 19, 2012 - Valley View, OH - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Find The Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" and "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County, Harry E. Eastridge Professional Development Center Building, 5811 Canal Rd.
  • May 3, 2012 - New York, NY - White and Williams LLP - Private Event - "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing"
  • April 25, 2012 - Legacy Family Tree - "Reverse Genealogy: Finding the Living" Webinar - 2:00 pm
  • April 24, 2012 - Princeton, NJ - NovoNordisk - Private Event - "Who Do You Think You Are?" - 3:00 p.m.
  • April 22, 2012 - Haddonfield, NJ - Haddonfield Friends of the Library - "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing" - Markheim Arts Center, 104 Walnut Street - 2:00 p.m.
  • April 18-20, 2012 - Houston, TX - Texas Library Association - "Next Generation Genealogy" - Houston Convention Center, 1001 Avenida - 2:00 pm
  • March 20, 2012 - Trenton, NJ - New Jersey State Library - "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - 185 West State Street - 12:00 p.m.
  • March 15, 2012 - New York, NY - The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society - "Hey, America, Your Roots are Showing" - 36 W. 44th Street, 7th Floor - 5:30 p.m.
  • March 15, 2012 - New York, NY - The Frank DeCaro Show, Sirius XM Radio - 11:15 a.m.
  • March 10, 2012 - Tucson, AZ - Tucson Festival of Books - "Hey, America, Your Roots are Showing" - CSPAN Book TV Live Broadcast Sat 4:00 PM - Koffler, Room 218 and "Cases that Make My Brain Hurt" Workshop 11:30 AM - Integrated Learning Center - Room 137 - University of Arizona, 1200 East University Boulevard
  • February 16, 2012 - McLean, VA - Barnes & Noble - "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing" Book Signing - 7851L Tyson's Corner Center, 7:00 pm
  • February 15, 2012 - Bethesda, MD - Barnes & Noble - "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing" Book Signing - 4801 Bethesda Avenue, 7:00 pm
  • February 9, 2012 - Cherry Hill, NJ - Barnes & Noble - "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing" Book Signing - 911 Haddonfield Road
  • February 8, 2012 - Princeton, NJ - Present Day Club - Private Event - "Hey America, Your Roots are Showing" - 72 Stockton Street, 12:30 p.m.
  • February 7, 2012 - Philadelphia, PA - Barnes & Noble - "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing" Book Signing - 1805 Walnut Street
2011 Events
  • October 18, 2011 - Princeton, NJ - Barnes & Noble - "Who Do You Think You Are?" - 3535 US Route 1, 7:00 p.m.
  • October 8, 2011 - Salt Lake City, UT - American Society of Genealogists - "Giving Back: A Look at 10 Years of Genealogy Grants"
  • September 18, 2011 - Charleston, SC - Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Trade Show - "Post-Civil War North Carolina, Pearl Harbor, Katrina, and Glacial Loss: History and a Sense of People & Place" Panel - Embassy Suites North Charleston, 5055 International Boulevard
  • June 18, 2011 - Homerville, GA - Huxford Genealogical Society - "Remembering Our Ancestors," "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt," "Cold Cases: Genealogist, Coroner and the FBI" and "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" - Homerville Municipal Complex, 20 S. College St., Homerville, GA
  • June 4, 2011 - Ewing, NJ - Genealogical Society of New Jersey - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - The College of New Jersey
  • May 5, 2011 - Camp Pendleton, CA - NCIS Cold Case Homicide Investigation Conference
  • April 29-May 1, 2011 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada - Saskatchewan Genealogical Society - "Remembering Our Ancestors," "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - Travelodge Hotel, 106 Circle Drive West Drive
  • April 18, 2011 - Waterloo, IA (delivered live via Skype - Waterloo Public Library - "Neglected History" - 3:00 p.m.
  • April 16, 2011 - Madison, NJ - Drew University and Genealogical Society of New Jersey - "Right Annie, Wrong Annie" - Mead Hall at Drew University, 36 Madison Ave
  • April 9, 2011 - Lakeland, FL - Imperial Polk Genealogical Society - "Reverse Genealogy Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Neglected History," "Trace Your Roots with DNA" and "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - Florida Southern College, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
  • March 30, 2011 - Denver, CO - Tattered Cover Book Store - "Who Do You Think You Are?" Book Signing - 7:30 p.m - 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
  • March 28, 2011 - Stromsburg, NE (delivered live via Skype) - Stromsburg Library - "Cold Cases: Genealogists, Coroners & the FBI" - 8:00 p.m.
  • March 16, 2011 - New York, NY - 92YTribeca - "Who Do You Think You Are?" Book Signing - 12:00 p.m.
  • February 12, 2011 - Largo, FL - Pinellas Genealogy Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Find The Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" and "Cold Cases: Genealogists, Coroners and the FBI" - Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive
2010 Events
  • November 6, 2010 - Grand Rapids, MI - Western Michigan Genealogical Society - "Michelle Obama's Roots," "Reverse Genealogy," "Tracing Your Roots with DNA," "Right Annie, Wrong Annie" and "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - The Prince Center at Calvin College, 1800 East Beltline SE
  • October 26, 2010 - Waterloo, IA (delivered live via Skype) - Waterloo Public Library - "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" - 5:00 p.m
  • October 23, 2010 - Providence, RI - Providence Public Library - "Cases that Made My Brain Hurt" - 150 Empire Street
  • October 16, 2010 - Louisville, KY - Louisville Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots With DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Find that Obituary: Online Newspaper Resources" - Beargrass Christian Church, 4100 Shelbyville Road
  • October 15, 2010 - Louisville, KY - Kentucky Center for African American Heritage - "Michelle Obama's Roots" - 315 W. Guthrie Green
  • October 5, 2010 - New York, NY - The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - By Invitation Only - 6:00 p.m. - The University Club of New York, One West 54th Street (corner of 54th and Fifth Ave.)
  • September 30, 2010 - Haddonfield, NJ - Haddonfield Public Library - "Remembering Our Ancestors" - 7-8:30 pm - Haddonfield Public Library, 60 Haddon Ave.
  • September 18-25, 2010 - 6th Annual Genealogy Conference and Cruise, hosted by Wholly Genes, Inc. - Voyage through the Caribbean while we learn about genealogical research methods, tools, and technologies - "Neglected History" and "Cold Cases: Genealogists, Coroners and the FBI"
  • July 8, 2010 - Toms River, NJ - Ocean County Library - "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - 6:30 p.m.
  • June 11-13, 2010 - Burbank, CA - 41st Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree - "The Search for Michelle Obama's Roots," "Cases that Made My Brain Hurt," "Neglected History" and "Cold Cases: Genealogists, Coroners and the FBI" - Marriott Los Angeles Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way
  • May 15, 2010 - Spartanburg, SC - Spartanburg County Public Libraries - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Remembering Our Ancestors" and "Michelle Obama's Roots" - Spartanburg County Headquarters Library, 151 South Church Street
  • May 12, 2010 - Mt. Laurel, NJ - Borders "Who Do You Think You Are?" Book Signing - 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • May 6, 2010 - Cherry Hill, NJ - Barnes & Noble Booksellers - "Who Do You Think You Are?" Book Signing - 7:00 p.m.
  • April 24-25, 2010 - Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles Times Festival of Books - "Who Do You Think You Are?" Book Signing - UCLA, 405 Hilgard Avenue. Megan will be at Booth 130, across from Kaufman Hall.
  • April 14, 2010 - Washington, DC - U.S. National Archives - "Who Do You Think You Are? The Essential Guide to Tracing Your Family History" - 7:00 p.m.
  • April 13, 2010 - New York, NY - The New York Public Library - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - 5:30 p.m. - Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
  • April 10, 2010 - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Nova Southeastern University - "Michelle Obama's Roots," "Cold Cases: Genealogists, Coroners and the FBI," "Right Annie, Wrong Annie" and "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Miniaci Performing Arts Center, Alvin Sherman Library, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd.
  • April 5, 2010 - Waterloo, IA (delivered live via Skype) - Waterloo Public Library - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - 6:00 p.m
  • March 31, 2010 - New York, NY - NYG&B Society - Registration Required - "Who Do You Think You Are? The Essential Guide to Tracing Your Family History" - 36 West 44th Street, Seventh Floor, New York, NY 10036-8105
  • March 20, 2010 - Round Rock, TX - Williamson County Genealogical Society - "Trace your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Remembering Our Ancestors" and "Cases that Made My Brain Hurt" - First United Methodist Church, 1004 North Mays
  • February 6, 2010 - San Luis Obispo, CA - San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society - "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Online Newspaper Research," "Trace Your Roots with DNA" and "Right Annie, Wrong Annie" - Veterans Memorial Hall, 801 Grand Ave.
2009 Events
  • November 10, 2009 - New York, NY - National Archives, Northeast Region - Introduction to Ancestry.com
  • September 11-13, 2009 - Spokane, WA - Eastern Washington Genealogical Society - Friday evening talk TBD, "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options" and "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" - Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St.
  • June 20, 2009 - Wichita, KS - Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies - "Trace your Roots with DNA," "Welcome to Roots Television," "Reverse Genealogy" and "Find that Obituary!" - The Spiritual Life Center of Wichita, 7100 E. 45th Street North
  • June 17, 2009 - Washington, DC - 75 Years: The National Archives from a Community Perspective - Panel discussing the National Archives of the past and future - 12:00 p.m. - McGowan Theater
  • May 30, 2009 - Marion, IN - Marion Public Library - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "No Man Left Behind" and "Mini-Film Festival" - Marion Public Library, 600 South Washington Street
  • April 22-26, 2009 - Manchester, NH - The New England Regional Genealogical Conference 2009 - Topics TBD - Expo Center of New Hampshire
  • April 18, 2009 - Anchorage, AK - Anchorage Genealogical Society - "Introduction to Ancestry.com," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Find that Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" and "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - ZJ Loussac Library, Wilda Marston Theatre, 3600 Denali St.
  • March 7, 2009 - Surrey, BC - Surrey Public Library and British Columbia Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots With DNA," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Introduction to Ancestry.com" and "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - Surrey Arts Centre, 13750-88 Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, V3W 3L1
  • February 27-March 1, 2009 - London, England - Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2009 - DNA Workshop - Olympia National Hall
  • February 14, 2009 - Secaucus, NJ - Hudson County Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - 11:00 am - Secaucus Public Library, 1379 Paterson Plank Rd
  • January 16-20, 2009 - Auckland, New Zealand - Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations 12th Australasian Congress on Genealogy & Heraldry - "Which DNA Test is Right For You?", "Trace Your Roots with DNA", "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" and "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options" - Kings College, Golf Avenue, Otahuhu
2008 Events
  • October 26-November 2, 2008 - 4th Annual Genealogy Conference and Cruise, hosted by Wholly Genes, Inc. - Voyage through the Eastern Caribbean while we learn about genealogical research methods, tools, and technologies. "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options", "Right Annie, Wrong Annie".
  • October 18, 2008 - Huntsville, AL - Huntsville-Madison County Public Library - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Welcome to Roots Television!" - Embassy Suites Hotel, 700 Monroe St. SW
  • September 27, 2008 - Naperville, IL - Fox Valley Genealogy Society - "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research," "Trace Your Roots with DNA" and "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options" - Grace United Methodist Church, 300 East Gartner Rd.
  • September 20, 2008 - South Portland, ME - Maine Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Wyndham Hotel, 363 Maine Mall Road.
  • September 3-6, 2008 - Philadelphia, PA - Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" and "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options" - Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street
  • August 15-16, 2008 - Indianapolis, IN - Indiana Historical Society Midwestern Roots Conference - "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Mini-Film Festival," "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" and "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 East 21st Street
  • June 27-29, 2008 - Burbank, CA - Southern California Genealogical Society - "Right Annie, Wrong Annie," "Welcome to RootsTelevision!," "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options" and "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research" - Burbank Airport Hilton and Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA
  • June 21, 2008 - Mandeville, LA - St. Tammany Parish Genealogical Society and the National Knowles/Knoles/Noles Family Association - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Introduction to Ancestry.com," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Life Church, 5200 Highway 22
  • May 10, 2008 - Thousand Oaks, CA - Conejo Valley Genealogical Society - "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt," "Find That Obituary: Online Newspaper Research" and "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Ascension Lutheran Church, 1600 E. Hillcrest Dr.
  • May 2-3, 2008 - Lincoln, NE - Nebraska State Genealogical Society - "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt," "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research" and "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Southeast Community College, 8800 O Street
  • April 26, 2008 - Topeka, KS - Topeka Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Building a Village-Based Community" and "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" - Kansas History Museum at the Kansas State Historical Society, 6425 SW 6th Street.
  • April 12, 2008 - Pittsburgh, PA - Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research," "Building a Village-Based Community" and "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - Holiday Inn Greentree, 401 Holiday Dr.
  • April 3, 2008 - Memphis, TN - National Action Network
  • March 29, 2008 - Virginia Beach, VA - Virginia Beach Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" - Virginia Beach Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd.
  • March 1, 2008 - Tallahassee, FL - Tallahassee Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Ramada Inn North, 2900 N. Monroe St.
  • February 16, 2008 - Hemet, CA - Hemet-San Jacinto Genealogical Society - "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research," "Trace Your Roots With DNA," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques For Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Hemet Public Library, 300 E. Latham Ave.
  • February 8-9, 2008 - St. George, UT - St. George Genealogy and Family Heritage Jamboree - "Trace Your Roots with DNA, "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" - Dixie Convention Center, 1835 Convention Center Dr.
  • February 3, 2008 - Morristown, NJ - Morristown Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution - "Trace Your Roots with DNA"
  • January 26, 2008 - Boerne, TX - Genealogical Society of Kendall County - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" and "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Boerne Convention and Community Center, 820 Adler Road

2007 Events
  • October 28-November 4, 2007 - 2007 Genealogy Conference and Cruise - hosted by Wholly Genes Software - Voyage through the Eastern Caribbean while we learn about genealogical research methods, tools, and technologies. "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt".
  • October 21, 2007 - Wilmington, DE - Delaware Genealogical Society - "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Brandywine Country Club
  • October 4-6, 2007 - Marshalltown, IA - Iowa Genealogical Society Annual Fall Conference - "The Quest for Annie Moore," "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research," "Remembering Our Ancestors", "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options" and "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" - Best Western Regency Inn, 3303 South Center St.
  • September 30, 2007 - Purcellville, VA - Loudoun County Public Library - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - 2:00 p.m., Purcellville Library, 220 East Main Street
  • September 29, 2007 - Manassas, VA - Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center (RELIC) for Genealogy and Local History - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - 8:00 PM, Bull Run Regional Library
  • August 15-18, 2007 - Fort Wayne, IN - FGS/ACPL Conference: Meeting at the Crossroads of America - "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Trace Your Roots with DNA" and "The Quest for Ellis Island Annie" - Grand Wayne Convention Center, 120 West Jefferson Blvd.
  • August 4, 2007 - Newport News, VA - Tidewater Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - 1st Advantage Credit Union, Newport News, VA
  • June 8-10, 2007 - Burbank, CA - Southern California Genealogical Society - "Reverse Genealogy Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Remembering Our Ancestors" and "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - Burbank Airport Hilton and Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA
  • May 11-13, 2007 - Jamestown, Virginia - Jamestown 2007 - Come see me in the Democracy Village!
  • May 5-7, 2007 - London, England - Who Do You Think You Are? LIVE - Hosting Q&A sessions at the Ancestry.co.uk booth
  • April 26-29, 2007 - Hartford, CT - The New England Regional Genealogical Consortium Conference - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" and "Beyond DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options"
  • April 21, 2007 - Boston, MA - New England Historic Genealogical Society - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Cases That Made My Brain Hurt" and "Right Annie, Wrong Annie" - New England Historic Genealogical Society, 101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA
  • April 18, 2007 - New York, NY - National Action Network - part of a panel discussion on Improving Race Relations with Rev. Al Sharpton, former NYC mayor Ed Koch and DNC Chairman Howard Dean.
  • April 13-14, 2007 - Oconomowoc, WI - Wisconsin State Genealogical Society Gene-a-Rama - "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones," "Building a Village Based Community," "Remembering Our Ancestors," "Trace Your Roots with DNA" and "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy" - Olympia Resort and Conference Center, 1350 Royale Mile Road
  • March 30, 2007 - Charlottesville, VA - Enoch Pratt Free Library - University of Virginia - Guest speaker on Technology & Identity
  • February 13, 2007 - Haddonfield, NJ - Haddon Fortnightly - "Cases that Made My Brain Hurt"
  • February 24, 2007 - St. Charles, IL - DuPage County Genealogy Society Conference - "Trace Your Roots with DNA," "Beyond Y-DNA: Your Genetic Genealogy Options," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" and "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research" - 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 4070 East Main Street
  • March 17, 2007 - Baltimore, MD - Enoch Pratt Free Library - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - 10:30 a.m., Enoch Pratt Free Library, Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD
2006 Events

2005 Events
  • November 13, 2005 - Monmouth County, NJ - Monmouth County Genealogical Society - "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones". Time and location TBD.
  • October 6-8, 2005 - Clive, IA - Iowa Genealogical Society Annual Fall Conference, 40th Anniversary - Megan will be one of two speakers. The topics will be "Reverse Genealogy Techniques for Orphan Heirloom Rescue," "Real World DNA Testing," "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research," and "Maximizing Your Mileage from the Ellis Island Database."
    6th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - A pre-event talk and book signing will be held.
    7th & 8th 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
    Clarion Hotel, Clive, IA (northwest edge of Des Moines).
  • September 29, 2005/October 1, 2005 - Collingswood, NJ - Collingswood Book Festival - "Trace Your Roots with DNA" - 7:00 p.m. on the 29th, Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Ave., Collingswood, NJ. At festival on Haddon Ave. all-day on October 1st
  • September 7, 2005 - Salt Lake City, UT - Association of Professional Genealogists - APG Professional Management Conference - "Making Genealogy Pay Full Time"
  • June 18, 2005 - New York, NY - NYGBS - Genetic Genealogy Conference. 122 East 58th St., NY, NY
  • June 11, 2005 - 2005 Spring Genealogical Program - Genealogical Society of New Jersey and Gloucester County Historical Society - "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" and "Remembering Our Ancestors" 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m, West Deptford Middle School, 675 Grove Road, Gloucester County, NJ
  • May 14, 2005 - Goshen, NY - Orange County Genealogical Society - "Real World DNA Testing" and "Serendipity in Genealogical Research" 10:00-1:30, United Goshen Methodist Church, 127 Main Street, Goshen, NY
  • April 30, 2005 - Oklahoma - Oklahoma Genealogical Society Spring Seminar - The topics will be "DNA Surname Projects," "DNA Testing: Beyond Surname Projects," "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding the Living," and "Remembering Our Ancestors." 9:00 AM - 4:00PM. Location TBD.
  • April 14-16, 2005 - Akron, OH - 2005 Ohio Genealogical Society Conference - "Maximizing Your Results from the Ellis Island Database," "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research," "Find That Obituary! Online Newspaper Research" - Crowne Plaza, Akron, OH
  • April 12, 2005 - Trenton, NJ - Central Jersey Genealogical Club - "Reverse Genealogy" - 7:00 PM Hamilton Township Library, 1 Municipal Drive, Mercerville, NJ.
  • April 1-2, 2005 - Lancaster, PA - Lancaster Family History Conference - "Great Days for Ethnic Genealogists," "Building a Village-Based Community," and "Real World DNA Testing" - 2176 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA
  • March 12, 2005 - Vienna, VA - Fairfax Genealogical Society - "Reverse Genealogy: Finding Lost Loved Ones," "Real World DNA Testing," "Maximizing Your Mileage from the Ellis Island Database," and "Remembering Our Ancestors" - Tyson's Corner Doubletree Hotel, Vienna, VA
  • February 12, 2005 - Pittsburgh, PA - Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society - "Real World DNA Testing" 10:00-12:00, Pennsylvania Dept. of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • January 29, 2005 - Darien, CT - Middlesex Genealogical Society - "Real World DNA Testing" 2:00-4:00, Darien Library, 35 Leroy Avenue, Darien CT
  • January 18, 2005 - Mt. Laurel, NJ - Borders Bookstore - Megan will be signing copies of her new book "Trace Your Roots with DNA: Using Genetic Tests to Explore Your Family Tree," 7 p.m.

2004 Events
  • November 26, 2004 - Williamsburg, VA - William & Mary Bookstore (Barnes & Noble) - Duke of Gloucester St. in heart of historic Colonial Williamsburg. 2-4 PM
  • November 13, 2004 - Hempstead, NY - Genealogy Federation of Long Island - "Real World DNA Testing" 1:00-1:50 PM - Hempstead Turnpike, Hofstra University, Student Center Auditorium
  • October 30, 2004 - Houston, TX - 1st International Conference on Genetic Genealogy for Family Tree DNA Group Administrators - "Recruiting Participants for Your DNA Project" 9:15-10:30, Sheraton North Houston Hotel, 15700 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Houston, TX
  • October 25, 2004 - Ridgewood, NJ - Genealogical Society of Bergen County - "Real World DNA Testing" - 7:00 PM - 9:00PM - Belcher Auditorium, Ridgewood Public Library, 125 N. Maple Avenue.
  • October 23, 2004 - Sandusky, OH - Sandusky Library - "Real World DNA Testing" and "Remembering Our Ancestors".
  • October 17, 2004 - New York, NY - Family History Fair - Real World DNA talk (1:30-2:15) - Look for her booth! - The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th St), Manhattan
  • October 2, 2004 - Moorhead, MN - Heritage Education Commission Family History Workshop XXIX - Megan will be the main speaker. The topics will be "Reverse Genealogy Techniques for Orphan Heirloom Rescue," "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research," "Remembering Our Ancestors," "Maximizing Your Mileage from the Ellis Island Database," and "Real World DNA Testing". 8:00 AM - 4:30PM - Comstock Memorial Union, Minnesota State University, 6th Ave South and 14th St.
  • July 31, 2004 - Lawnside, NJ - Miller Family Reunion - "Orphan Photos" - 1:00-3:00 PM, Wayne Bryant Community Center, 323 E. Charleston Ave., Lawnside, NJ.
  • June 12, 2004 - Richmond, VA - Carter Society Reunion - "Real World DNA Testing" - 10:00 AM. - 12:00 PM, Chesterfield County Library, Richmond, VA.
  • May 28-30, 2004 - Toronto, Ontario - Ontario Genealogical Society Seminar 2004 - "Maximizing Your Results from the Ellis Island Database" 9:30-10:30 on the 28th, "Real World DNA Testing" 1:30-2:30 on the 29th, and "Building a Village-Based Community" 1:30-2:30 on the 30th.
  • May 11, 2004 - Trenton, NJ - Central Jersey Genealogical Club - "Real World DNA Testing" - 7:00 PM Hamilton Township Library, 1 Municipal Drive, Mercerville, NJ.
  • May 8, 2004 - Dobbs Ferry, NY - Westchester County Genealogical Society - "Real World DNA Testing" - 10:00 AM. - 12:00 PM Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 600 Broadway (US9), Dobbs Ferry, NY.
  • April 22-24, 2004 - Wilmington, Ohio - Ohio Genealogical Society 2004 Conference - "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research" 10:00-11:00 and "Maximizing Your Results from the Ellis Island Database" 4:00-5:00, both on the 23rd.
  • April 3, 2004 - Bloomington, IN - Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Conference - Megan will be the main speaker for the conference. The topics will be "Reverse Genealogy: Finding Your Lost Loved Ones", "Real DNA Testing", Maximizing Your Results from the Ellis Island Database" and "Remembering Our Ancestors". Bloomington Convention Center, 302 South College Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47403.
  • March 6, 2004 - Pensacola, FL - West Florida Genealogical Society - Megan will be the main speaker for the conference. The topics will be "Reverse Genealogy: Finding Your Lost Loved Ones", "Real World DNA Testing", Maximizing Your Mileage from the Ellis Island Database" and "Remembering Our Ancestors". Bayview Senior Center at 20th and Lloyd Streets, Pensacola, FL.
  • January 22-24, 2004 - St. Louis, MO - NGS Gentech04 Conference "Using the Internet to Identify and Rescue Orphan Heirlooms" 10:30-11:30 on January 23rd
    "Real World DNA Testing" 9:00-10:00 on January 24th
    "Maximizing Your Results from the Ellis Island Database" 1:30-2:30 on January 24th
    Book signing at the Heritage Quest booth from 11:30 to 1:30 on January 23rd
    Book signing at the Ancestry booth from 11:30 to 1:30 on January 24th

2003 Events
  • November 28, 2003 - Williamsburg, VA - College of William & Mary Bookstore (Barnes & Noble) - Book signing from 2:00 - 4:00 PM. 345 Duke of Gloucester St.
  • October 14, 2003 - New York City - New York Genealogical & Biographical Society - "Reverse Genealogy: Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" 5:30-7:30, 122 E. 58th Street, 212-755-8532, ext. 36.
  • October 12, 2003 - New York, NY - Family History Fair - The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th St.), Manhattan. Book signing from 12:00-5:00 P.M.
  • July 18-20, 2003 - Salt Lake City, UT - 2003 FEEFHS International Convention - "Jump Starting Your Eastern European Research," "Real World DNA Testing," "Maximizing Your Results from the Ellis Island Database" and "Building a Village Based Community." Downtown Holiday Inn, 999 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111.
  • July 17, 2003 - Salt Lake City, UT - ZCMI Center Deseret Book - Book signing from 12:00 P.M. - 1:30 PM. 36 S. State Street.
  • July 12, 2003 - Williamsburg, VA - Williamsburg Booksellers - located in the Colonial Williamsburg Welcome Center - Book signing from 3:00 - 5:00 pm.
  • June 22, 2003 - Richmond, VA - 2003 National Austin Convention - "Real World DNA Testing" at 1:15 PM and "Remembering Our Ancestors" (evening banquet). Crowne Plaza Richmond Hotel, 555 E. Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219.
  • June 20, 2003 - Elizabeth City, NC - Rotary Club - "Korean Repatriation Project".
  • June 14, 2003 - New City, NY - Genealogical Society of Rockland County - "Remembering Our Ancestors" 3:00-4:00 (will be signing books from 1:00)
  • June 14, 2003 - White Plains, NY - Westchester County Genealogical Society - "Reverse Genealogy: Techniques for Finding Your Lost Loved Ones" 10:00 - 12:00
  • June 10, 2003 - Trenton, NJ - Central Jersey Genealogical Club - "Maximizing Your Results from the Ellis Island Database" - 7:00 PM. Hamilton Township Library, 1 Municipal Drive, Mercerville, NJ.
  • June 9, 2003 - Ridgewood, NJ - Co-sponsored by Ridgewood Public Library and Bookends Bookstore - "Honoring Our Ancestors in Creative and Unexpected Ways" followed by a book signing. 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Belcher Auditorium, Ridgewood Public Library, 232 East Ridgewood Avenue.
  • June 7, 2003 - Passaic, NJ - Carpatho-Rusyn Society - 10 AM - 3 PM including "Jump-Starting Your Rusyn Research," "Maximizing Your Mileage from the Ellis Island Database," and "Building a Village-Based Community." SS Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Cathedral, 200 Third Street, Passaic, New Jersey 07055
  • June 1, 2003 - Erie, PA - Lake Erie Chapter of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society - half-day event "In Search of Our Ancestors". 3-part workshop including "Jump-Starting Your Eastern Europe Research," "Maximizing your Results from the Ellis Island Database," and "Honoring Our Ancestors." For details visit Chapters/Lake Erie Chapter at the National Society's website.
  • May 28-31, 2003 - Pittsburgh, PA - National Genealogical Society 2003 Conference - "Maximizing your Results from the Ellis Island Database" 3:30-4:30 on the 28th and "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research" 8:00-9:00 on the 29th.
    • May 28th - 11:30-1:00 - Book signing. Godfrey Memorial Library at their booth.
    • May 29th - 1:30-2:30 - Book signing. Hosted by Heritage Quest Magazine, booth 811.
    • May 30th - 11:30-1:30 - Book signing. Hosted by Ancestry/MyFamily.com at their booth.
  • April 25-26, 2003 - Columbus, OH - Ohio Genealogical Society 2003 Conference - Ohio: 200 Years of Heritage - "Honoring Our Ancestors" 11:30 (luncheon) on the 25th and "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research" 2:30-3:30 on the 26th.
  • April 19, 2003 - Williamsburg, VA - Williamsburg Booksellers - located in the Colonial Williamsburg Welcome Center - Book signing from 3:00 - 5:00 pm.
  • February 23, 2003 - Annandale, VA - Carpatho-Rusyn Society - 1:00 PM - half-day event including "Jump-Starting Your Rusyn Research" and "Building a Village-Based Community." George Mason Regional Library. 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA
  • January 8, 2003 - PBS - They Came to America - 9:30 - 11:00 P.M. Megan and a few people who submitted stories through this website appear in this special about the immigrant experience in America.

2002 Events
  • December 7, 2002 - Williamsburg, VA - Books-a-Million - Book signing from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM. 1252 Richmond Road.
  • December 4, 2002 - Virtual Lecture - Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania - "Maximizing Your Mileage from the Ellis Island Database" - 8:00 p.m. (ET)
  • November 16, 2002- West Chester, PA - Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania and Chester County Historical Society Conference: Back to the Boats: Immigrant and Ethnic Genealogy. Topic - "Great Days for Ethnic Genealogists" 9:00-10:00.
  • November 14, 2002 - Philadelphia/Germantown - Borders Book Signing - 7:30 pm. 8701 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118
  • November 13, 2002 - Brick, NJ - Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Book signing from 7:00 - 9:00 PM. 44 Brick Plaza
  • November 12, 2002 - Trenton, NJ - Central Jersey Genealogical Club - The topic of Megan's presentation will be "Jump-Starting Your Eastern European Research". 7:00 PM. Hamilton Township Library, 1 Municipal Drive, Mercerville, NJ.
  • October 12, 2002 - Williamsburg, VA - Books-a-Million - Book signing from 2:00 - 5:00 PM. 1252 Richmond Road.
  • October 4, 2002 - Williamsburg, VA - The College of William & Mary Bookstore (Barnes & Noble) - Book signing from 4:00 PM. 345 Duke of Gloucester St.
  • September 24, 2002 - DearMYRTLE's Family History Hour - 9 - 10 PM Eastern US Daylight. This radio show will be broadcast live in Sarasota, FL on WTMY 1280am and simultaneously over the Internet by going to DearMYRTLE.com. The topic of Megan's talk will be "Honoring Our Ancestors."
  • September 15, 2002 - Westport, CT - Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Book signing at 2:00 pm. 1076 Post Road East.
  • September 14, 2002 - Bridgeport, CT - Carpatho-Rusyn Society all day event including "Jump-Starting Your Rusyn Research", "Maximizing Your Mileage from the Ellis Island Database" and "Building a Village-Based Community".
  • September 13, 2002 - News 12 Connecticut - "The Exchange" - TV Appearance
    Megan will talk about her new book and genealogy in general. The show will air live at noon and repeat at 1, 2, 3 and 4 pm the same day and at 9 pm that evening.
  • September 12, 2002 - Millburn, NJ - Short Hills Historical Society - "Honoring Our Ancestors" 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm. Millburn Free Public Library, 200 Glen Avenue.
  • August 8-10, 2002 - Ontario, CA - Federation of Genealogical Societies - Megan will be signing copies of "Honoring Our Ancestors" at 12:15-1:45 each day at the Ancestry booth.
  • May 21, 2002 - Alexandria, VA - Mount Vernon Genealogical Society Conference - "Serendipity in Genealogical Research"
  • May 15-18, 2002 - Milwaukee, WI - National Genealogical Society Conference - "Building a Village-Based Community" and "Korean Repatriation Project"

2001 Events
  • October 31-November 3, 2001 - Pittsburgh, PA - Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International Conference - "Jump-Starting Your Rusyn Genealogical Research" and "Building a Village-Based Community".
  • October 5-7, 2001 - Milwaukee, WI - Federation of East European Family History Societies Conference - "Serendipity in Eastern European Research," "Building a Village-Based Community," and "Jump-Starting Your Rusyn Genealogical Research".






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