Conference Schedule

Registration (8 am – 9 am)

Session 1 (9 am – 10 am)

Becoming a Professional Genealogist: Are you ready for the Genealogy Business? – Bryce Rogers
Genealogy on the Go: Family History for your Mobile Device – Zachary Hamilton
The Daily News: Finding Your Ancestor in Newspapers – Monique Riley
The Family History Guide: The free learning and training center for genealogy – Angie Kivett
Photos – Mary Jane Saylor
Wills and Probates – Loretta Evans
Roots and Branches: The Game that Connects a Family and their Ancestors – Doug Ladle†

Session 2 (10:15 am – 11: 15 am)

Enhancing FamilySearch: An Introduction to the FamilySearch Partner Sites – Zachary Hamilton
Grandma, are you there? Using Special Collections and Archive Materials – Laurie Francis
Introducing the New Web Indexing – Zane Jacobson
Tracing “Salt of the Earth” Ancestors: Search for Births, Marriages, and Deaths – Arlene Eakle
Beginning British Research – Doug Eborn
Hidden Treasures in FamilySearch’s Historical Records – Monique Riley
Personal Publishing 101 – Mark Hancock†

Session 3 (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)

Creating Family History Videos using Adobe Spark – Mary Jane Saylor
Success Using Find My Past = Monique Riley
German Ancestor, Where are you from? Find your German relative’s hometown – Bryce Rogers
Getting the Most from Census Records – Loretta Evans
Tracing “Salt of the Earth” Ancestors: Research Strategies Online and Offline – Arlene Eakle
Wringing a Record Dry – Zachary Hamilton
Using RootsMagic to do your Research – Jason Mendenhall†

Lunch (12:30 pm – 2:00 pm)

Session 4 (2:15 pm – 3:15 pm)

Beginning Native American Research – Billy Eddington
Cemeteries – Mary Jane Saylor
Delving into – Zachary Hamilton from Ancestry ProGenealogists
Not Your Mother’s Genealogy: Using Social Media to Break Down Walls – Camille Mecham
PLEASE! Interview your Ancestors before you take them to the Temple – Stan Kivett
FamilySearch Indexing – Some Answers and Insights – Jim and Jolene Passey
What DNA can Teach You – Stephanie Saylor

Session 5 (3:30 pm – 4:30 pm)

FamilySearch Language Indexing Needs YOU! – Jim and Jolene Passey
Doing More: It isn’t really all done – Mary Jane Saylor
Down in the Trenches: US Military Records for Your Ancestors – Zachary Hamilton
Educational Opportunities for Genealogists – Doug Eborn
Finding Female Ancestors – Loretta Evans
Introduction to Scandinavian Genealogy – Bradley Dean Marchant
Make a Plan for DNA Testing – Stephanie Saylor

† – vendor presentations