Nashi Predky 2017 Conference

Unlock Your Heritage: Discover Your Ancestry


October 6th-7th, 2017

Ukrainian Cultural Center
135 Davidson Avenue. Somerset, NJ 08873

Featuring internationally known experts in Eastern European genealogy over two days, including a full day dedicated to DNA, a Saturday workshop on using cadastral maps, opportunity for networking, and the choice of seven lectures.


  • Genetic Genealogy: A Beginner’s Guide
  • Diving Deeper into Genetic Genealogy
  • Using Autosomal DNA in Genealogy
  • Galicia: An Ethnic and Religious Melting Pot
  • Finding Families in Russian Era Ukraine: Census Records and More
  • Ukrainian Catholics in America: A History
  • 1920s-1940s Polish State Archives Records for Lemkos
  • Ten Ways to Jumpstart Your Eastern European Research
  • Using 19th century Cadastral Maps to Trace Our Galician Ancestors (two hour workshop)
  • Did My Great-Grandmother Have a Family?: A Problem Solving Case Study
  • Immigrant Cluster Communities: Past, Present and Future

Early Bird registration begins June 1st. Register before September 7th for a significant discount! 

Image: Konstantyn Moshchenko. Decorative ironwork on a door of a village home, Poltava region of Ukraine, early 20th century. Pencil on paper. Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center Archives.