RootsTech 2013 with

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 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, 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 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 and the Midwest Genealogy Center, this event is for all levels of genealogy… Read more

The City by the Bay Welcomes the World’s Top Geneticists

Posted by Stephen Baloglu on November 12, 2012 in AncestryDNA, Events

San Francisco is home to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Ghirardelli chocolate and touristy Fisherman’s Wharf. But this year, it’s also home to the largest human genetics conference and exposition in the world. This past week, the 2012 American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) annual meeting brought together some of the world’s top geneticists and… Read more

AncestryDNA at the 2012 Consumer Genetics Conference

Posted by Crista Cowan on October 5, 2012 in AncestryDNA, Events

The 4th annual Consumer Genetics Conference in Boston, Massachusetts is a gathering of hundreds of thought leaders, scientists and entrepreneurs with a shared interest in the field of genetics. Our own Dr. Ken Chahine, Senior Vice President and General Manager of AncestryDNA, was invited to give a keynote presentation on the AncestryDNA product, how it… Read more

Three Days, Three Free Classes

Posted by Juliana Szucs on May 23, 2012 in Site, Events, Webinars

I hope you’ll join me and several of my colleagues for three days of free online classes. Searches: A Behind the Scenes Look, presented by John Bacus Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 8 PM ET Learn how search at works AND get an inside view of tricks you’ll need to take full advantage… Read more

Have You Attended A Genealogy Conference Lately?

Posted by Crista Cowan on May 10, 2012 in Events

We are nearing the end of the second day of a four day genealogy conference.  That’s four days of classes from some of the best and the brightest educators in the genealogy community.  Four days in an exhibit hall with dozens of genealogy companies, organizations and societies all talking about their latest and greatest content,… Read more

Join for Family History Day 2012 in Tarrytown, NY

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on February 15, 2012 in Events is co-sponsoring Family History Day 2012 in Tarrytown, NY, and if you are in the area, we’d love if you can join us. Family History Day 2012 in Tarrytown, NY Co-sponsored by and The New England Historic Genealogical Society Saturday, March 17th – 9:00am to 4:00pm Online registration for New York Family History Day 2012 is… Read more

RootsTech 2012 Has Come and Gone

Posted by Crista Cowan on February 9, 2012 in Events, Social Media

I absolutely LOVE genealogy conferences. I love meeting new people and running into old friends. I love attending classes to learn new things. And, I love teaching classes where I get to watch people’s eyes light up with discovery. I love spending time in the booth where I’m able to help people break through… Read more LIVE @ RootsTech 2012: Watch It Live for Free!

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on February 2, 2012 in Events, Social Media is going to RootsTech 2012 and we want you to join us. We will be Livestreaming during the entire event, streaming various presentations from February 2 – February 4. February 3, 2012 8:30 – 9:30 am Exabyte Social Clouds and Other Monstrosities Josh Coates 9:45 – 10:45 am Publish Your Genealogy Online Laura Prescott… Read more