SIGs and BOFs

Special Interest Group (SIG) and Birds-of-A-Feather (BOF) meetings and events are the lifeblood of our annual IAJGS conference. They allow individuals with common genealogical interests to meet face-to-face to discuss strategies for furthering their research goals.

Below is a full schedule of SIG and BOF events, including other research and affinity groups.

session number affinity group date time room
2501 Austria-Czech SIG Tuesday, Jul 25 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Pelican 1
2502 Belarus SIG Monday, Jul 24 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Toucan 1
2337 Belarus SIG - New Database! Monday, Jul 24 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Pelican 1
2317 Bessarabia SIG Progress and the Future Wednesday, Jul 26 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Pelican 2
2503 BialyGen SIG Wednesday, Jul 26 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Toucan 1
2519 Bukovina BOF Wednesday, Jul 26 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM Osprey 2
2520 Canada BOF Thursday, Jul 27 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM Parrot 2
2521 Chernigov Gubernia BOF Monday, Jul 24 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Dove
2504 Danzig-Gdansk SIG Thursday, Jul 27 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Parrot 2
2522 Descendants of Musicians BOF Sunday, Jul 23 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM Parrot 2
2505 French SIG Tuesday, Jul 25 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Dove
2525 Geni.com BOF Monday, Jul 24 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Dove
2506 GerSIG Wednesday, Jul 26 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Osprey 2
2507 Gesher Galicia SIG Monday, Jul 24 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Swan 1
2544 Hungarian SIG Monday, Jul 24 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Parrot 2
2545 Israel Research BOF Monday, Jul 24 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Pelican 2
2526 Jewish Genealogy Portal BOF Wednesday, Jul 26 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Dove
2528 JewishGen Yizkor Book Research Group Thursday, Jul 27 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Dove
2529 JGS Newsletter Editors BOF Wednesday, Jul 26 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM Dove
2508 JRI-Poland Volunteers Meeting Tuesday, Jul 25 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Mockingbird 1
2530 Kobrin Uyezd Jewish Research Group Monday, Jul 24 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Parrot 2
2527 Kolbuszowza Region BOF (KRRG) Wednesday, Jul 26 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Parrot 2
2533 Kupiskis and Rokiskis SIG Monday, Jul 24 8:15 AM - 9:30 AM Dove
2509 Latvia SIG Tuesday, Jul 25 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Parrot 2
2534 Lida District BOF (Lithuania and Belarus) Monday, Jul 24 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM Parrot 2
2546 Litvak SIG Meeting Wednesday, Jul 26 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Swan 9
2535 Lodz Area Research Group Thursday, Jul 27 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Parrot 2
2234 Lodz Area Research Group (LARG) Meeting Tuesday, Jul 25 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Parrot 2
2536 Lublin and Zamosc Area BOF Wednesday, Jul 26 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Dove
2537 Mac Users BOF Monday, Jul 24 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Mockingbird 1
2538 Mogilev-Podolsky BOF Wednesday, Jul 26 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Dove
2539 Ostrow Mazowiecka BOF Saturday, Jul 22 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Dove
2540 Professional Genealogists BOF Thursday, Jul 27 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM Parrot 2
2512 Romania SIG Wednesday, Jul 26 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Parrot 2
2352 Sephardi SIG Meeting and Brown Bag Lunch: AvotaynuDNA Sephardi Project Wednesday, Jul 26 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Toucan 1
2513 Southern Africa SIG Tuesday, Jul 25 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Dove
2514 Sub-Carpathia SIG Monday, Jul 24 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Pelican 1
2532 Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG) Wednesday, Jul 26 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Parrot 2
2541 Suwalk Gubernia BOF Tuesday, Jul 25 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM Parrot 2
2542 Svencionys District Research Tuesday, Jul 25 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Dove
2543 Telsiai/Siaulai District Research Groups of LitvakSig Thursday, Jul 27 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Parrot 2
2515 Ukraine SIG Tuesday, Jul 25 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Mockingbird 1
2048 Ukraine SIG - The Next Level Tuesday, Jul 25 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Swan 1
2045 Ukraine SIG 101 Tuesday, Jul 25 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM Mockingbird 1
2516 United Kingdom SIG Tuesday, Jul 25 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM Dove
2517 Warszawa Research Group Sunday, Jul 23 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM Parrot 2
2523 YDNA Project Administrators BOF Brown Bag lunch Sunday, Jul 23 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Toucan 1
luncheons
2057 $$$ Gesher Galicia Luncheon Monday July 24 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Mockingbird 1
2103 $$$ Ukraine SIG Luncheon Tuesday, July 25 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Mockingbird 1
2131 $$$ German SIG Luncheon Wednesday, July 26 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Pelican 1
2250 $$$ Austria-Czech SIG Luncheon Tuesday, July 25 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Pelican 1
2299 $$$ Belarus SIG Luncheon Monday July 24 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Pelican 1
2331 $$$ Litvak SIG Luncheon Wednesday, July 26 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Mockingbird 1
3001 $$$ JRI-Poland Luncheon Sunday, Jul 23 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Mockingbird 1
3003 $$$ Jewish Gen Luncheon Thursday, July 27 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Mockingbird 1