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Virtual Meetings for November 2022

The International Institute of Genealogical Studies will be hosting a few special virtual meetings coming up for the month of November, including a Guest Speaker in the Student Lounge, a Student Presentation, and our Fall 2022 Graduation ceremonies. Hope you can join us.

Do you have any questions about your courses or your research? Attend a virtual meeting applicable to your area of study or research. Virtual Meetings are a great way for you to communicate with an instructor. These are NOT mandatory for students, but are a fun and interactive way to ask questions about courses and/or research. We can all learn from each other! 

Monthly Virtual Meetings held at the
International Institute of Genealogical Studies

Below are the scheduled sessions for the month of November. 

Go to 
In top menu bar, select Information. 
In the dropdown menu, select Virtual Learning Room
Click the virtual meeting name in list (a new window will open). 
Click on Check Time to see the time in your local time zone. 

To join a virtual meeting, simply click on the Genealogical Studies Virtual Meeting Room link at the scheduled time.

STUDENT LOUNGE with Guest Speaker: Angela Breidenbach, Executive Director, of The National Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies. Angie will be talking about the upcoming changes at the Institute and she will be answering questions. 
Saturday, November 12th at 11 AM Eastern 

Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program-Part 1 – ARTICLE REVIEW with Gena Philibert-Ortega 
Please follow the directions in your course material and read the article. 
Saturday, November 12th at 1 PM Eastern 

American Records courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega 
Monday, November 14th at 6:30 PM Eastern 

Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program – GENERAL DISCUSSION with Gena Philibert-Ortega 
The instructor will be available to provide guidance and answer questions regarding any aspect of these courses. 
Tuesday, November 15th at 6:30 PM Eastern 

Methodology courses with Gena Philibert-Ortega 
Tuesday, November 15th at 8 PM Eastern 

DNA & Genetic Genealogy courses with Shannon Combs-Bennett 

Wednesday, November 16th at 4 PM Eastern 
Student Presentation
with host Kathy Holland 
An Irish Genealogy Secret by Student presenter: Ciara Chivers 
Description: An introduction to an under-used source for Irish genealogy: Journal of the Association for the Preservation of the Memorials of the Dead in Ireland / Journal of the Irish Memorials Association. 
Biography: Ciara Chivers is a Qualified Genealogist based in Northern Ireland. She runs Shamrock Roots and particularly enjoys research focused on Ireland and the Irish diaspora. 
Thursday, November 17th at 2:30 PM Eastern 

Friday, November 18th at 4:30 PM Eastern 

Eastern European Records courses with Lisa Alzo 
Saturday, November 19th at 10 AM Eastern 

Analysis & Skills Mentoring Program-Part 2 – ARTICLE REVIEW with Brenda Wheeler 
Please follow the directions in your course material and read the article. 
Saturday, November 19th at 4:30 PM Eastern 

Canadian Records courses with Cheryl Levy 
Tuesday, November 22nd at 2 PM Eastern 

Internet Tools with Cheryl Levy 
Tuesday, November 22nd at 8 PM Eastern 

United Kingdom (English, Irish, & Scottish) Records courses with Brenda Wheeler 
Monday, November 28th at 4:30 PM Eastern 

Methodology courses with Brenda Wheeler
This session has been set up for the convenience of our students in Australia and New Zealand; however, all students are welcome to join in.  
Monday, November 28th at 10:30 PM Eastern 

See the calendar of Virtual Meetings sessions at; top menu > INFORMATION > VIRTUAL LEARNING ROOM in the drop-down menu. 

Send questions regarding Virtual Meetings or the schedule to:

Sue de Groot, PLCGS 
Interational Institute for Genealogical Studies / International Institute of Genealogical Studies 

The International Institute of Genealogical Studies offers quality online education with over 240 courses. Our wide range of courses cover specific countries, enhance methodology research, build skills to maximize your research time, and all count toward the certification you choose. 

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