Mark your calendars. AFHS is sponsoring a FamilyRoots day of seminars in Calgary, Alberta Canada on October 16, 2010. . This event will sell out quickly.
Dick Eastman, Lyn Meehan & Thomas MacEntee
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Go here to REGISTER.
LECTURES: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. ($30.00 per person) Ball Room, Deerfoot Inn & Casino, 1000, 11500 – 35th Street, S.E., Calgary, Alberta
8 a.m. Doors Open
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. The Organized Genealogist: Dick Eastman A look at various methods of organizing on-line searches, recording the results of those searches and preserving the information for the long term. Dick will also discuss methods of preserving printed books and magazines and making sure that information in those publications can be easily searched and retrieved.
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Records Interrogation 101 – Squeezing Records Until They Talk: Lyn Meehan. We will examine a death record and a few photographs. Interaction between Lynn and the listeners intensifies as we search corner to corner for clues and list outside sources to consult in order to squeeze the records to tell a story.
11 a.m. – 12 noon Social Networking – New Horizons for Genealogists: Thomas MacEntee. An introduction to social media including blogs, Facebook and Twitter.
12 noon – 1:30 p.m. lunch. Several restaurants near by – see map overleaf.
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Conservation: Keeping Up with Technology: Dick Eastman. How to make sure that your genealogy data is still readable by future generations.
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Become a Genealogy Blogger: Thomas MacEntee. How to create your own genealogy blog.
DINNER 6 p.m. at Big Rock Grill, 5555-76 Ave. S.E. ($25.00 per person)
Speaker: Putting the Genes in Genealogy: Dick Eastman
Go here to REGISTER. There are two methods to register –
1. Print off and fill out the registration form; include payment and mail to the address on the form.
2. Use Paypal (bank withdrawal or secure credit card online) to make the payment, and email (or mail in) in the form. Note – choose the credit card option if you have never made a Paypal bank withdrawal before.