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Would you love to soak up all the genealogical knowledge and
fellowship you can handle—but you don’t have the time or extra
income to travel to a family history conference in another city?
We’ve got the perfect opportunity for you: Family
Tree University’s Fall 2012 Virtual Genealogy Conference. This weekend event,
taking place Sept. 14-16, gives you online access to video
chats with genealogy experts, our conference message board and a swag bag of freebies
Attend from wherever you have a computer and internet access. Watch the classes and
post to the message board whenever you want during the event; chats take place at
scheduled times (conference attendees can view the chat transcripts later).
And you can save $50 with our early bird registration special, but only through August
10 (use code FTUVCEARLY ).
Classes, taught by pros including Thomas MacEntee, Rick Crume, Diana Crisman Smith,
James M. Beidler, Lisa A. Alzo, Denise Levenick and others, are organized into three
Genealogy Technology: includes Power Up Your Web Searches, Smarter Online Census
Searching, Tricks for Using FamilySearch.org, and more
Research Strategies: Secrets to Tracing Female Ancestors, Paperless Pedigrees:
Organize Your Genealogy Electronically, Research Logs for the Rest of Us, and more
Ethnic Research: Mastering German Place Names, Using UK Civil Registrations,
Tracing Irish Ancestors in Griffith’s Valuation, and more
topics cover cloud genealogy, source documentation, courthouse records, brick
wall problems and more. I always look forward to the chats, tossing around research
questions and advice with genealogists from all over the place.
Here are the Family
Tree University Fall 2012 Virtual Genealogy Conference basics:
- When: 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16
- Where: your internet-enabled computer
What: all-access pass for 15
half-hour recorded video classes, live
chats, our conference message board and ShopFamilyTree.com swag
- Registration fee: $149.99 through Aug. 10 with coupon code FTUVCEARLY
We’ll see you at the conference!