International German Genealogy Partnership

International German Genealogy Partnership   2021 CONFERENCE

1 January – 29 February 2020
The Call for Proposals will open on 1 January 2020 for presentations during the 2021 International German Genealogy Conference in Cincinnati, sponsored by the International German Genealogy Partnership and hosted by the Hamilton County (Ohio) Genealogical Society.

Potential speakers with specialized genealogical knowledge, skills, or techniques are invited to submit proposals.

A flyer on the IGGP website has full details about the types and lengths of presentations desired, the selection process, and compensation. Check out the flyer to see the types of tracks and topics anticipated for the Conference, and pass this message on to speakers who may wish to submit proposals.  

New this year: All sessions must address German genealogy topics Some sessions may be conducted partially in the German language Two-hour workshops and thirty-minute express sessions in addition to one-hour presentations  Increase in honorarium The portal to submit proposals for presentations will be live beginning 1 January 2020. Go to the IGGP website, then click on the Conference 2021 tab. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm ET on 29 February 2020.

The International German Genealogy Partnership’s Conference has become the largest in the world devoted exclusively to German genealogy. Nearly 1,000 people are expected to attend the 2021 conference in Cincinnati, a center of German-American heritage since mass immigration began in the 1830s.

Genealogists dedicated to serious research will come to the International German Genealogy Conference from around the world to attend 80 sessions on German genealogy, sharpen their skills, and interact with other researchers.

Questions may be emailed to You may also subscribe to receive conference updates from IGGP.