Using Big Data To Drive Story Telling – Our SxSW Session Needs Your VOTE

Posted by Kristie Wells on August 19, 2013 in Events, Speaking, Stories

When we think about Big Data we often envision charts, graphs and spreadsheets, but what if we could use that same data to produce detailed stories about interesting subjects or people? Increased pressure to find meaning in mounds of data—in real-time and at scale—has given rise to technology that analyzes and turns individual data points… Read more

Crista Cowan Speaking at The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies

Posted by Kristie Wells on July 31, 2013 in Events

The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies conference (IAJGS) is being held in Boston on August 4th – 9th, and our own Crista Cowan will be leading three sessions during this event: Sunday 1:45-3:00pm EDT - Getting Started with Ancestry.com Monday 5:00-6:15pm EDT - Finding Your Jewish Roots on Ancestry.com Thursday 3:30-4:45 EDT - Best Search Strategies on Ancestry.com… Read more

Kim Harrison Receives the Martha Washington Medal

Posted by Pam Velazquez on July 16, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Company News, Events

Our own Kim Harrison has been awarded the Martha Washington Medal by the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) at its 123rd annual Congress in Kansas City, MO. Kim is the Senior Institutional Account Executive, based in our Provo (UT) headquarters. A native of Michigan, she is a past president of… Read more

Join Ancestry and “Journey Through Generations” at FGS 2013

Posted by Pam Velazquez on June 17, 2013 in Events

Ancestry.com is pleased to join the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) at its annual conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana, August 21-24, 2013. Take advantage of the early bird pricing, register before July 1st and save $50. Register today!   The FGS conference has something for every genealogist – beginner, intermediate, advanced, and professional. Session topics… Read more

Join Ancestry.com in Southern California for Three Days of Family History

Posted by Crista Cowan on May 14, 2013 in Events

Just starting to build your family tree? Ready to take your research skills to the next level? Trying to break through some sticky brick walls? Then you won’t want to miss the . 2013 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree Produced by the Southern California Genealogical Society June 7-9, 2013 Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport, Burbank, California… Read more

Don’t Miss Ancestry Day Las Vegas on May 11th

Posted by Pam Velazquez on May 3, 2013 in Events

Join Ancestry.com’s Barefoot Genealogist, Crista Cowan, for Ancestry Day Las Vegas on Saturday, May 11th at the LVH Convention Center. Come for a full-day of education and a chance to win fantastic door prizes throughout the day. The grand prize is a World Deluxe Membership and an AncestryDNA kit. Take advantage of the few remaining… Read more

Ancestry Day: Las Vegas!

Posted by Pam Velazquez on April 8, 2013 in Events

Take your skills to the next level! Join us for Ancestry Day Las Vegas on May 11th, 2013 at the LVH Convention Center. Whether you have been using Ancestry.com for years or you are a brand new user, you won’t want to miss this event. Full day registration is only $25. Here is a sneak… Read more

RootsTech 2013 with Ancestry.com

Posted by Pam Velazquez on April 2, 2013 in Events, Guest Bloggers, Social Media

I have been to comic-cons and paranormal cons, but I think I was most excited for this: my first genealogy conference. On Friday March 21 I found myself in Utah at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City — with Ancestry.com and 6,700 other people — for the third annual RootsTech conference.… Read more

Discover Your Family Connections At RootsTech

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on February 4, 2013 in Events

RootsTech, hosted by FamilySearch and sponsored by Ancestry.com, offers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest technology to start or accelerate your efforts to find, organize, preserve, and share your family’s connections, stories, and history. What Does RootsTech Offer? In addition to over 250 informative classes and hands-on workshops available for those from beginner to… Read more

Midwest Genealogy Center Ancestry Day

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on January 2, 2013 in Ancestry.com Site, Events

Mid-Continent Public Library and the Midwest Genealogy Center invite you to Ancestry Day 2013! The event will be held at the Adams Pointe Conference Center in Blue Springs, Missouri on March 16th from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Featuring speakers from Ancestry.com and the Midwest Genealogy Center, this event is for all levels of genealogy… Read more