Wednesday, April 16, 2008

CGSSD Meeting on Saturday, 4/19

The Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego (CGSSD) meets on Saturday, April 19, 2008 from 9:00 am to noon.

9:00 - Brief Announcements and user groups for Legacy and RootsMagic

10:15 - A break and refreshments

10:30 - Announcements followed by Program - "Pinnacle Studio Ultimate V.11" by Lance Dohe

Lance will demonstrate this program which is designed to import movies, VCR tapes, and other miscellaneous films to create videos in current CD or DVD formats. This software offers methods for genealogists to convert their old multi-media treasures into a priceless, presentable format suitable for viewing by future generations.

Lance is serving as interim leader for our Family Tree Maker user group. He was president of CGSSD in 1997-1998. He also served as President of the San Diego PC User Group under the umbrella of the San Diego Computer Society. Born in Chicago, he moved to San Diego in 1978. He has a BS in Food Science from the University of Illinois - Urbana. He served three years as an Army Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist, and has held positions with Continental Can Company and Ralston Purina. His ancestry is German and Austro-Hungarian.

We meet at the Robinson Auditorium complex on the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) campus in La Jolla. From North Torrey Pine Road turn at Pangea Drive into UCSD. Free parking is available in the parking garage on the left; use any A, B, or S space. Signs will mark directions to our meeting room. Please refer to our website; or the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies website for driving directions and a map.

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