Partners and Supporters

OGS Conference 2024 thanks our partners and supporters, true friends of Ontario’s genealogy community.

Grand Patron

We are a human centered company with a mission to empower journeys of personal discovery to enrich lives. With our unparalleled collection of historical records and the world’s largest consumer DNA network, customers can discover their unique family stories. For over 30 years, we’ve built trusted relationships with millions of people who have chosen us as the platform for discovering, preserving and sharing the most important information about themselves and their families.


MyHeritage offers users a meaningful discovery experience that unites their past, present, and future using sophisticated matching technologies, billions of international historical records, and at-home DNA tests. It is also home to the world’s best technologies for animating, colorizing, and enhancing historical photos. MyHeritage’s Deep Nostalgia™ feature has taken the internet by storm and has been used over 80 million times. Another recent addition, Genetic Groups, dramatically increases the resolution of MyHeritage’s ethnicity breakdown.

Vivid-Pix invents and harnesses technologies, making it simple for individuals, families, and organizations to relive memories and share stories. Whether by inventing software to restore decades / centuries-old photos / documents, bringing back precious memories that were thought to be long gone due to the passage of time, or cognitive decline, or helping to bring families and friends together at reunions, for over a decade Vivid-Pix has made it simple and affordable to relive memories and share stories.

Presenting Partners

The Association of Professional Genealogists represents more than 2,000 professionals in various genealogy-related businesses. APG encourages genealogical excellence, ethical practice, mentoring, and education. The organization also supports the preservation and accessibility of records useful to the fields of genealogy and history. Its members represent more than forty countries.

The Ontario Chapter, OCAPG, was formed in 1998 to offer a networking forum for members of APG in the province of Ontario. We have grown to include members in six provinces and the Northwest Territories.


Take a fascinating course or earn full professional trade school credentials in 13 different certificates at the International Institute of Genealogical Studies found at Genealogical Earn your Professional Learning Certificate Genealogical Studies. Our flexibility is known as “grace and mercy for adults who are adulting.” That heart-felt desire to help you succeed brings our graduates back for continuing education. Have a question? Our chat app has a real person answering or call 800.580.0165×1. 

Contributing OGS Branches and Special Interest Groups

  • Durham Region Branch
  • Eastern European SIG
  • Halton-Peel Branch
  • Irish Palatine SIG
  • Kawartha Branch
  • London & Middlesex Branch
  • Ottawa Branch
  • Oxford County Branch
  • Quinte Branch
  • Scottish SIG
  • Sudbury District Branch
  • Toronto Branch
  • Waterloo Branch
  • Wellington County Branch
  • York Region Branch