14 June 2012

Northern California Family History Expo





Holly Hansen and the Family History Expo is coming back to Northern California!  This time in our state capitol - Sacramento!  It will be Friday and Saturday - July 6th and 7th  at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5321 Date Avenue, Sacramento  And the best part is registration for both days is only $69 - what a bargain for all the classes being offered.  Here are just a few general descriptions of the offerings:


TECHY TYPE CLASSES


Photo retouching for beginners
Classes on how to use RootsMagic
How to use Evernote
How to use your scanner better
How to get great photos with your cell phone camera
How to get organized
Using GPS with genealogy

PUBLISHING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY


Classes on how to prepare, write and design a book
Storytelling and oral history

ACROSS THE POND


British Land Records
British Isles Migration to America
German genealogy research
The Miller Roll - Cherokee Indians
Irish research

DNA, GENETIC TESTING FOR BEGINNERS


ON THE WEB


How to use the FamilySearch Research Wiki
How to search Ancestry.com
How to search the 1940 census
Great Internet Site for Genealogists
How to search using Google
How to search HeritageQuest
How to use GenealogyWise
How to use FamilySearch.org

The scheduled speakers are a small army of fantastic people:
James Baker, PhD, CG, Biff and Nancy Barnes, Michael Booth, Arlene Eakle, PhD, Billy Edgington, Holley Hansen, Angela Kraft, Paul Larsen, Nancy Loe, MA, MLS, Philipp Mayer, Dean McLeod, Steve Morse, PhD, Gena Philibert-Ortega, Marlo Schuldt, James Tanner, Tom Underhill and Janalyn Underhill



Are you a blogger?  Do you want to start but don't know how?  Just want to learn more about blogging?  Then you are in for a treat!  Joining me, The Educated Genealogist,  as Bloggers of Honor are:

Leah Allen - Leah's Family Tree
Arlene Eakle, PhD - Genealogy Evidence
Holly Hansen - Family History Expos Genealogy Blog
Nancy Loe, MA, MLS - Sassy Jane Genealogy Blog
Debbie Mascot - Mascot Manor Genealogy
Leland Meitzler - Genealogy Blog
James Tanner - Genealogy's Star
Kim von Aspern-Parker - Le Maison Duchamp

Any one of us will be happy to talk your tail off about blogging and genealogy!

So make your plans now to come to Sacramento.  I'll be there so come by and say Hello!

1 comment:

Amy Coffin, MLIS said...

That $69 registration is a deal! There's an unrelated 2-day workshop here about the same time and it's $190.

Wish I could be there with all my genea-pals!