IGHR 2019 Orientation
Orientation will begin promptly at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, 21 July 2019 in Mahler Auditorium off Hill Atrium. We strongly encourage everyone to attend.
A reception with light hors d’oeuvres will be held immediately following orientation. Dinner is on your own.
- Saturday, 20 July 2019 – FamilySearch Family History and Genealogy Expo 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Sunday, 21 July 2019 – IGHR registration check-in 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. and orientation 5:00 p.m.
- Monday, 22 July to Friday, 26 July 2019 – IGHR classes start Monday at 8:00 a.m. and end Friday at noon
Hotel accommodations are available at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel and the Holiday Inn Athens.
Hotel check-in time is different than IGHR registration start time.
Course registration opens with a rolling schedule on Friday, 8 March 2019. All registration times are ET (Eastern Time). Early Bird registration ends at 11:55 p.m. on Wednesday, 15 May 2019, but the GGS discount is applicable for the entire registration period. Course registration ends at 11:55 p.m. on Monday, 1 July 2019.
You will need to create an account with IGHR before registering. All tuition discount promotion codes are available on each course description page. To receive the Early Bird or GGS member discount, you must use the applicable discount promotion code at the time of checkout—should you complete your registration without using the discount code, IGHR cannot reimburse you.
IGHR Registration Check-in
IGHR registration check-in will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, 21 July 2019 at the Conference Registration desk located in the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel.
IGHR volunteers will be available at the Lumpkin Street entrance (next to the parking deck) to assist attendees with luggage and locating the IGHR Registration and Hotel desks.
Registration check-in will end at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Schedule at a Glance (Monday – Friday)
View individual course schedules for daily beginning and ending times.
Morning refreshment break: Monday – Thursday 9:45-10:15 a.m.
Friday there will be one 15 minute refreshment break 9:15-9:30 a.m.
Lunch break: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Optional meal plan lunches: Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon refreshment break: Monday – Thursday 2:15–2:45 p.m.
Optional meal plan dinners: Monday & Wednesday 5:30-7:30 p.m.
IGHR Attendee Dinner: Thursday 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Optional evening sessions: Monday – Wednesday 7:00-8:15 p.m.
IGHR has partnered with the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel to provide optional pre-paid meal plans. Meals will be provided in the private banquet/ballroom area within the conference center. The Courtyard Café is also onsite but IGHR cannot guarantee the café can handle a large group within the scheduled lunch period. One evening meal – Thursday – is included in IGHR tuition. Visit the Dining Options page to learn more.