The Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego meets on the 3rd Saturday of each month (except December) from 9:00 a.m. to noon on the campus of UCSD, University of California, San Diego.

Visit our website for more information and driving directions.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

RootsTech 2014 Is Here!

Can't make it to Salt Lake City this year to attend RootsTech? No worries. The organizers at FamilySearch have graciously allowed 15 of it's presentations to be viewed "live" online starting tomorrow at 8:30 am pacific time. For the next 3 days you can hear some of the top genealogists in the world give their presentations like your right there in the classroom with them.

To view the live online stream simply go to RootsTech and follow the instructions.

What about the syllabi? Well, for a short time you can download all the syllabi or just the sessions you want by clicking here. It's like getting a whole book on genealogy for free! You can't beat that.

Following are the broadcasted sessions and speakers. All times are in pacific standard time (PST):

Thursday, February 6
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Top 10 Things I Learned About My Family from My Couch by Tammy Hepps
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., FamilySearch Family Tree: What's New and What's Next by Ron Tanner
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Intro to DNA for Genealogists by James Rader
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Genealogy in the Cloud by Randy Hoffman
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sharing Your Family with Multimedia by Michael LeClerc
Friday, February 7
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Storytelling Super Powers: How to Come Off as Your Family's Genealogy Hero by David Adelman
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tweets, Links, Pins, and Posts: Break Down Genealogical Brick Walls with Social Media by Lisa Alzo
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.comby Crista Cowen
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Finding Family and Ancestors Outside the USA with New Technologies by Daniel Horowitz
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Do It Yourself Photo Restoration by Ancestry Insider
Saturday, February 8
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Become an iPad Power User by Lisa Louise Cooke
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Information Overload: Managing Online Searches and Their Results by D. Josh Taylor
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., A Beginner’s Guide to Going Paperless by Randy Whited
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., How to Interview Yourself for a Personal History by Tom Taylor
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Five Ways to Do Genealogy in Your Sleep by Deborah Gamble

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