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Celtic Connections Conference 2018

Thank you to Celtic Connections Conference participants, presenters, and volunteers!
The Conference website will be updated soon with photos and thank yous to sponsors and attendees.
Planning is underway for the 2020 Conference, to be held in the Midwest (most likely Chicago or Minneapolis area).  If you are interested in volunteering to help with planning, please contact Mary at
If you are thinking about attending the 2020 Conference, the dates are Friday July 31 - Saturday August 1.
About the 2018 Conference
The theme of the 2018 Conference was Pathways to Our Past. Celtic Connections Conference logo:  Pathways to Our Past
The Conference was held August 10 - 11 at the Boston Marriott Newton in Auburndale, MA.
2018 Conference on the web:
The Irish Genealogical Society International co-sponsors the Conference with The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA).    The conference is held in even-numbered years, featuring experts in Celtic family history topics. 
The 2018 Conference was bigger than our 2014 and 2016 conferences, with more lectures than ever!
Other offerings included a bus tour of historic area sites (Thursday), a banquet (Friday), and a pub trivia event (Saturday).
Please see the conference website,, for details about speakers and topics, and sponsorship opportunities.Read the conference brochure: