Looking to top off your summer by digging into your roots?  Head to Salt Lake City and immerse yourself in genealogical education at the first Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) Summer Family History Conference.  The two day event is being held August 19-20, 2011 at the Larry H. Miller Campus of the Salt Lake Community College, 9750 South 300 West, Sandy, Utah 84070.This family history focused conference features 144 classes in 12 tracks for a maximum experience.  There’s something for everyone, from the beginning genealogist to the seasoned professional. Get ready to do some in person social networking as this Conference is expected to attract 1,000+ participants.Registration is now open, and at $30.00 for the entire conference it’s a real value. ($5.00 discount given to current UGA members.) All registration includes the syllabus on CD.  For General Info on the event, go hereWant to attend the conference for free? Register as a volunteer! UGA needs help with registration check in, ushers, and hosts and hostesses. Register for classes for both days selecting the volunteer option. If you sign up early, you can be a host for the classes you wish to attend. they require you to host 4 or 5 classes, or help with registration and ushering for one day. The other day of the conference will be free and you will be able to attend any classes you have registered for.Plan ahead by going to www.VisitSaltLake.com where you’ll find links to great places to stay, and things to do in the Salt Lake area.Read more from Lisa Louise Cooke at http://www.genealogygems.tv.