Thursday, August 28, 2014

#FGS2014 Free Outside the Box #Genealogy Presentations

If you’re near San Antonio this week, heads up. Four respected experts have teamed up to do some free presentations at the 2014 annual conference of the Federation of Genealogical Societies. You’ll find them in the exhibit hall in booth #218. That’s a pretty small space, so come early to get a seat:

OUTSIDE THE BOX, THURSDAY, AUGUST 28

  • 12:00 – 12:30, Maureen Taylor – 5 Things You Need to Know About Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes & Tintypes
  • 12:35 – 1:05, Janet Hovorka – 10 Simple Ways to Zap the Grandma Gap and Engage Your Family
  • 2:25 – 2:55, Lisa Louise Cooke – Ultimate Google Search Strategies
  • 4:30 – 5:30, Lisa Louise Cooke - Become an iPad Power User (60 minute class)




OUTSIDE THE BOX, FRIDAY, AUGUST 29

  • 9:40 – 10:10, Maureen Taylor – Your Perfect P.O.P—Photo Organizing Practices
  • 11:30 – 12:00, Maureen Taylor – Preserve Your Family Photos on a Budget
  • 12:15 – 12:45, Lisa Louise Cooke – Evernote Tips and Tricks for Genealogists
  • 12:50 – 1:10, Janet Hovorka – Beautiful Charts to Show off Your Family History
  • 2:25 – 2:55, Janet Hovorka – Earn Prizes—Genealogy Game Show and Pedigree Challenge




OUTSIDE THE BOX, SATURDAY, AUGUST 30

  • 9:40 – 10:10, Diahan Southard – Understanding my DNA Results in 15 Minutes or Less
  • 11:30 – 12:00, Lisa Louise Cooke – Google Earth Time travel for Genealogists
  • 12:05 – 1:10, Maureen Taylor - Google Images and Beyond (60 minute class)
  • 1:15 – 2:15, Lisa Louise Cooke – Tech Tools for Newspapers (60 minute class)
  • 2:25 – 2:55, Diahan Southard – Three Critical Techniques for Understanding Your Autosomal Test Results

Other vendors also give scheduled or ad hoc presentations about their products. Come by and see what you can learn at the free exhibit hall.

The Ancestry Insider is an ambassador for the FGS 2014 annual conference

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