Here’s what has gone on and what is going on with CGSI.

Slovak and Czech Language Classes announced

January through March, 2020, will provide the opportunity for you to take either Czech or Slovak language classes online. These classes have been offered previously and always receive high marks! Read More

2019 Lincoln Conference Pictures

The 2019 CGSI Conference held in Lincoln was a huge success. Here are some photos to help you enjoy this opportunity to Learn, Connect, and Share. (Thanks to photographer Gillian Cermak!)

Things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska

Here are some activities if you have some free time during the Conference in Lincoln:

Fall Class registration begins!

Summer days are waning, but don’t dismay. Fall class registration is underway and the perfect opportunity renew your days by learning a language or writing your family story! More Information (Aug 2019)

75th Anniversary Slovak National Uprising

An International Conference and Remembrance
Twin Cities, Minnesota August 24 & 25

Meet experts & special guests from Slovakia & Washington

Saturday reception, Minnesota Genealogy Center, Mendota Heights
Sunday all day conference in St. Paul at C.S.P.S. Hall
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(Jul 2019)

75th Anniversary Slovak National Uprising

Distinguished Visitors at CGSI

View photos from the June 8 visit at CGSI. (June 2019)

2019 Conference Registrations in Process

Information about the 2019 CGSI Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska can be found at Registration is well under way. Reserve your spot today! (June 2019)

Finding the Graves of WWI Czech and Slovak Casualties

Just added to the Education and Webinar tab are three presentations made by Ron Matvijak and Michael Kopanic discussing the Carpathian Battlefields of WWI as presented at our June Quarterly Program. If you have relatives who were victims of WWI in this area this presentation will give you insights into the campaigns and leads on how to search for the military records of the soldiers who gave their lives. (June 2019)

2 Slovak and 1 Czech Language classes offered this Spring/Summer

Beginning this month, new offerings of beginning Slovak and Language classes available to anyone.
See More for details. (May 2019)

Previous Conference Audio Files

Just added to the Education and Webinars tab—40 audio presentations from the 1995 – 2003 CGSI conferences. More will be coming, but this will give you HOURS of learning! Look on the “recent additions” tab for the complete list. (Apr 2019)