Spring Genealogy Workshops 02/20/2012
NMJHS offers two full-day genealogy workshops:
Sunday, March 11, 2012
3800 Louisiana Blvd NE
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Temple Beth Shalom
205 East Barcelona Road
Santa Fe, NM
9:15 am – 5pm
1st session begins 10am sharp!
Includes materials and afternoon refreshments
Please bring a sack lunch/drink.
Each workshop will offer six sessions on diverse topics by expert instructors, class materials and more.
Please send check – payable to NMJHS - for $18 for each attendee to:
New Mexico Jewish Historical Society
5520 Wyoming Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Please Indicate Albuquerque or Santa Fe Genealogy Workshop.
RootsTech ~ Programs, Online, Free! 02/01/2012
Schelly and I are in chilly Salt Lake City where the 2d RootsTech conference begins tomorrow. Over 3,000 attendees have already registered!
You don't need to be in Salt Lake City to attend some of the programs! Some sessions of RootsTech can be viewed live, for free.
Here's the announcement from RootsTech:
RootsTech Live Streaming
Can't make it to Salt Lake City this week for RootsTech 2012? No worries! We'll be streaming 14 sessions live and free of charge. No registration is required to view these videos.
All you have to do is tune in here on the homepage during the event this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Our homepage will transform into RootsTech Live, giving you a live look into what's going on at the conference, right on our homepage. You just have to come here and press play.
Thursday, February 2 8:30-10:00 am, Inventing the Future, as a Community (Keynote Address) by Jay L. Verkler
11:00 am-12:00 pm, Do I Trust the Cloud? by D. Joshua Taylor
1:45-2:45 pm, Effective Database Search Tactics by Kory Meyerink
3:00-4:00 pm, Twitter – It’s Not Just “What I Had for Breakfast” Anymore by Thomas MacEntee
4:15-5:15 pm, Eleven Layers of Online Searches by Barbara Renick
Friday, February 3 8:30-9:30 am, Exabyte Social Clouds and Other Monstrosities (Keynote Address) by Josh Coates
9:45-10:45 am, Publish Your Genealogy Online by Laura G. Prescott
11:00 am-12:00 pm, Optimize Your Site for Search Engines by Robert Gardner.
1:45-2:45 pm, Genealogists “Go Mobile” by Sandra Crowly
3:00-4:00 pm, Google’s Toolbar and Genealogy by Dave Barney.
Saturday, February 4 8:30-9:30 am, Making the Most of Technology to Further the Family History Industry (Keynote Address) by Tim Sullivan and Ancestry.com Panel
9:45-10:45 am Genealogy Podcasts and Blogs 101 by Lisa Louise Cooke
11:00 am-12:00 pm, Future of FamilySearch Family Tree by Ron Tanner
1:45-2:45 pm, Privacy in a Collaborative Environment by Noah Tatuk.
Chanukah Festival! 12/07/2011
Visit the NMJHS
Genealogy Group Table
The NMJHS GenGroup will have an information table at the Chanukah Festival. Stop at the GenGroup table ~ next to the NMJHS table ~ and learn how the GenGroup can help you in your Family Research!