International German Genealogy Partnership

International German Genealogy Partnership
Hello German genealogists,

The moment you have been waiting for is finally here! We are so excited to officially announce the entire conference program – over 50 in-depth lectures by German genealogy experts from around the globe – with presentations delving into all you want to know about German genealogy. Are you registered yet? 

How is this conference different from others? This much-anticipated virtual event is ONLY for German genealogy – which means we can go much deeper into topics and questions to help you on your journey to discover your German ancestors and connect you with present-day relatives in different countries. It’s going to be an event to remember. Will you be there?
Register with Early Bird Discount
Jetzt Registrieren – auf Deutsch
Four different packages are available for the conference (17-24 July, 2021). While the IGGP LIVE! Package includes the eight live lectures by an all-star lineup of genealogy experts (Early Bird $119, Regular $169), and the IGGP OnDemand package features more than fifty prerecorded sessions for you to watch at your convenience (Early Bird $179, Regular $229), the IGGP Combo Package is recommended for the genealogist wanting to get the most out of their virtual conference experience (Early Bird $229, Regular $279).
This recommended IGGP Combo Package includes access to both the eight LIVE sessions – featuring popular speakers Ute Brandenburg, Wolfgang Grams, Timo Kracke, Roger Minert, Judy Russell, Katherine Schober, Diahan Southard, and Michael Strauss – as well as one-year access to the over fifty OnDemand sessions, which include an extensive variety of German genealogy topics hand-selected to best aid your research.
If you would like these sessions indefinitely, the top-tier IGGP USB Works Package includes all of the Combo Package plus a preloaded USB flash drive with all the conference sessions, meaning that you will have lifetime access to these expert-level lectures (Early Bird $249, Regular $295).
All packages include access to the online sponsor and exhibit hall, as well as to the Connections” breakout sessions that will bring together small groups with similar German genealogy or cultural affinities.
This virtual conference is a must-attend for anyone researching their German ancestors. With expected participation from genealogists around the world, researchers will have a unique opportunity to connect across borders while simultaneously learning from the top experts in the field.

For any additional questions, contact James Beidler at, Nancy Myers at, or Katherine Schober at
Please share this information with your genealogy societies and friends! The press releases regarding registration are available in both English and German at the links below. You may either copy the links or download the documents to share. Thanks for helping us get the word out!

English Press Release: 

German Press Release: 
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