Everything you need to know about registering for the 2018 "Pathways to Our Past" Celtic Connections Conference is located on this webpage and in our conference brochure.  Please browse the sections below for more information.  Links to additional details are included.

Online pre-registration is now closed. Walk-ins will be accepted on the days of the conference. We cannot guarantee meals for walk-ins or space at some of the more well-attended lectures. Cancellations after July 15 are non-refundable.

Hotel is not included. You must make your own hotel reservations. A block of rooms has been set aside at the conference hotel.

Special dietary needs or other accommodations? Please utilize the Comments area of the Registration Form.

Questions? Please visit our Contact Us page and click on the appropriate contact link.  Our staff will respond promptly.

Please submit one registration form per conference attendee.

Thank you!

Conference Features

The conference includes:

• 33 lectures by speakers from Ireland, Scotland, England, Canada, and the United States on topics ranging from Celtic family history, research, DNA, Celtic culture, and more

• Continental breakfasts, lunches, and afternoon refreshments

• Digital copy of conference syllabus included

• Vendor area

Raffles and door prizes

• Admission ticket to the New England Historical Genealogical Society in Boston

Conference Extras
Additional cost and registration

• Thursday area bus tour with lunch  SOLD OUT

• Friday night banquet

• Saturday night pub quiz

Conference Polo Shirts and T-Shirts


Celtic Connections Conference 2018 "Pathways to Our Past" official polo shirts and T-shirts may be purchased prior to the conference by ordering on the conference registration form. Images with shirt color and conference logo are found on the conference web site’s home page. They are selling $25.00 for each polo shirt, and $18.00 for each T-shirt, both in a variety of sizes.

Shirts may be picked up at the conference venue on both August 10 and 11. Location of pick up will be announced at the conference. A limited supply of shirts will be available for purchase at the conference by cash, check, or credit card.

Conference Costs

Full Conference
TIARA / IGSI Member $275
Non-member $300
Single Day
TIARA / IGSI Member $150
Non-member $175
Other Items
Printed Conference Syllabus   $20
Friday Night Banquet   $60
Sightseeing Bus Tour SOLD OUT   $45
Conference Polo Shirt   $25
Conference T-Shirt   $18
Pub Quiz   $25