Monday, April 22, 2013

Focus on Tracks-GenTech

We have a dynamic GenTech track this year!  It will feature the latest information about apps, websites, software, and more. The GenTech track spotlights technologies that assist the genealogist with a variety of research applications—some developed and proved while others are on the cutting edge of development. The presentations are given by some of the foremost experts in the field.

11:00 a.m., W128, "How the Genealogist Can Remember Everything with Evernote!" by Lisa Louise Cook

2:30 p.m., W148, "Genealogical Writing Made Easier with Scrivener" by Kimberly T. Powell

4:00 p.m., W158, "Social Media Tools for Genealogy" by Gena Philibert-Ortega

8:00 a.m., T208, "Search Techniques for Computer-Indexed Sources" by Barbara Ann Renick

9:30 a.m., T218, "Cloud Genealogy" by Shamele Jordon

11:00 a.m., T228, "Software Strategies: Choosing the Best Genealogy Software for Your Genealogy Project" by Kimberly T. Powell

2:30 p.m., T248, "A Mac User in a PC World," by Laura G. Prescott

4:00 p.m., T258, "How to Create an Exciting, Interactive Family History Tour with Google Earth" by Lisa Louise Cooke

8:00 a.m., F308, "Online Catalogs: A Bridge to Successful Research" by Pamela J. Cooper

9:30 a.m., F319, "iGenealogy: There is an App for That" by Shamele Jordon

11:00 a.m., F328, "Microsoft Excel: A Little-Known Genealogy Research Tool" by Jill N. Crandell, AG

2:30 p.m., F349, "Google Search Strategies for Common Surnames: Quality Results in Less Time!" by Lisa Louise Cooke

4:00 p.m., F359, "Publish Your Genealogy Online" by Laura G. Prescott

8:00 a.m., S408, "Do It Yourself Photo Restoration" by The Ancestry Insider

9:30 a.m., S418, "ePublishing" by Barbara Ann Renick

11:00 a.m., S428, "Pinterest: A Visual Tool for Genealogist" by Jennifer Crowder Daugherty, MLS

2:30 p.m., S448, "Visual Aids: Enhancement to the Presentation, Not 'Show and Tell'" by Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, CG

4:00 p.m., S458, "Face Recognition and Photo Tagging for Genealogy Research" by Daniel Horowitz

For additional information on these lectures and the entire program, go to for the searchable program, or the PDF version of the registration brochure is available at

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