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The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists, internationally recognized as ICAPGen, sets standards for the genealogical community through comprehensive written and oral examinations.

Changes have been made to the Level 1 application process. Click here for details.

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ICAPGen to Co-sponsor the 2015 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy

ICAPGenSM is proud to announce that it will be a co-sponsor of the 2015 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy held Tuesday, July 28 through Friday, July 31, at the BYU Conference Center in Provo, Utah. We are merging our yearly ICAPGenSM Conference with the BYU Conference to benefit both organizations and offer an exceptional conference experience for all levels of genealogical interest and expertise.  To learn more visit our Conferences and Events page.

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ICAPGen Networking Luncheon at the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy

Friday, July 31, 12:00pm

ICAPGen is hosting a networking luncheon during the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy in Provo, Utah.  All are invited to attend, especially those interested in becoming an Accredited Genealogist.  The lunch will include a delicious BBQ meal and an opportunity to talk with AG(r) professionals sitting at your table.  Learn more about the application and testing process, as well as practical benefits of achieving the AG(r) credential.

The luncheon will be held on Friday, July 31, the concluding day of the conference.  The location will be at the Conference Center outside patio and feature a Chuckwagon Roundup: BBQ Chicken, Baked Beans, Dutch Oven Potatoes, House Rolls, Coleslaw, Vegetables and BYU Creamery ice cream dessert for $20.00.

The following link will take you to the registration page for the event.  We look forward to you there!
https://is.byu.edu/o2/index.cfm?event=reg.sections

ICAPGen Announces Study Groups

New! Registration is now open for the ICAPGen Study Groups. To learn more about ICAPGen Study Groups click here.

Association of Professional Genealogists Announces Membership Discounts

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Book Available by ICAPGen!

Becoming an Excellent GenealogistICAPGen is very pleased to announce the publication of our latest book: Becoming an Excellent Genealogist: Essays on Professional Research Skills, edited by Kory L. Meyerink, MLS, AG, FUGA; Tristan L. Tolman, AG; and Linda K. Gulbrandsen, AG. Genealogical research has become one of the most popular pastimes in the United States. As the popularity of genealogical research continues to grow, so does the need for guidance that takes the researcher beyond basic, introductory instruction. This book provides higher levels of instruction to help you become a more excellent genealogist. It illustrates how to use sources and information better, develop more advanced research and analytical skills, and learn new methodologies. The book is softcover and 234 pages. Price is $24.95 plus shipping. Click here to order yours today!

To avoid shipping charges, order the eBook version through Amazon. Click here to order the eBook version for Kindle.

 

ICAPGen Introduces New Testing Areas

ICAPGen is excited to announce several new exams under development. ICAPGen is currently accepting Level 1 submissions for all of the following areas: Central America, Brazil, Caribbean, South America North, South America South, Portugal & Azores, and the Philippines. Those interested in taking the Latin American exams may make their submissions in English or Spanish.

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