Maritime Institute of Technology, Linthicum Heights, Maryland and virtual via Zoom
Angela Packer McGhie, CG, FUGA
Debra A. Hoffman, PLCGS
Please join us in person at the Maritime Institute for our fall conference.
“Research Methods I: Creating an Effective Research Plan” – Angela Packer McGhie
Genealogists are more efficient when they have a plan. Come learn a process for evaluating information and developing a prioritized research plan to guide your research. This session will share a step by step example, and offer a template for participants to use when creating their own research plan.
“Research Methods II: Executing Research and Analyzing Results” – Angela Packer McGhie
Research involves a process of accessing records, analyzing documents, correlating findings and recording results. Each record located can be studied for clues to other records that may help answer a research question. This session will demonstrate each step of the process.
“Research Methods III: Evaluating a Case Using the Genealogical Proof Standard” – Angela Packer McGhie
Would you like to see the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) in action? This session will walk through a case step by step to identify the parents of a Virginia man. Participants will help evaluate the research at each phase and help determine if this case meets the GPS.
“Maximize Your Census Research: More Than Households” – Debra A. Hoffman
The Federal census can provide so much more insight into the time and place of our ancestors than just information on the individuals in a household. A case study will analyze a neighborhood and will cover the information and methodology that was used to solve a genealogical problem.
About the Maritime Institute of Technology
The Maritime Institute has an excellent dining facility. It is a buffet that includes hot entrees, salad bar, hamburgers, hot dogs, fancy sandwiches, fruit, and desserts. For those people attending the MAGS conference in person on Saturday, morning and afternoon snacks and drinks, as well as lunch, is included in the price. For those attending the Friday afternoon workshop, you may purchase a lunch ticket for $20 at the hotel front desk. Make sure you arrive early enough to enjoy your lunch before the workshop.
The facility also offers overnight accommodation. For those people who wish to stay overnight, you can reserve a room (single or double) at the hotel. The overnight package includes both an all you can eat breakfast and dinner buffet. Guests can call the hotel front desk and ask for the name of our booking (Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society) to get that rate.
The phone number is 410-859-5700.
Overnight rates: single - $165, double - $210
There are also several other hotels close by the Maritime Institute. Look for hotels near BWI airport, specifically on West Nursery Road.