Celtic Connections Conference

"Pathways to Our Past"

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.

Registration for the 2018 Celtic Connections Conference is now open! The Registration Page contains all the information you need to get started, as well as the conference brochure. We look forward to seeing you!

The Celtic Connections Conference 2018 Pathways To Our Past is pleased to announce its outstanding list of international and national speakers (listed below). The speakers will be presenting lectures in the areas of Irish, Scots Irish, Scottish and Welsh genealogy, culture, DNA and new and exciting ways to interpret and discover your ancestral roots. Click here for more information.


Kyle Betit John Grenham
Marie Daly Pamela Holland
Audrey Collins Donna Moughty
Bruce Durie David Rencher
Fiona Fitzsimons John Schnelle
Nora Galvin Darris Williams**
Maurice Gleeson Christine Woodcock

**Note: Mr. Darris Williams notified us recently that, unfortunately, he will not be able to lecture at the conference. Three conference speakers – Bruce Durie, Fiona Fitzsimons and Pamela Guye Holland – have stepped forward to help and will provide similar lectures on the topics advertised for Darris Williams. Please see our Program and Presenters pages for details. The conference committee may be contacted with questions or concerns by clicking here. Thank you.