Saturday, March 4, 2023

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun - Your Best RootsTech 2023 Experience

 Calling all Genea-Musings Fans: 

 It's Saturday Night again - 

Time for some more Genealogy Fun!!

Come on, everybody, join in and accept the mission and execute it with precision. 

1)  Did you attend the RootsTech 2023 conference this weekend in-person in Salt Lake City or virtually in your genealogy cave on the computer?  What one keynote talk, class session, or Expo Hall feature impressed you the most?

2) Tell us about it in your own blog post, in a comment on this post, or in a Facebook post.  Please leave a link on this post if you write your own blog post.

Here's mine:

I attended RootsTech 2023 virtually, and devoted many hours to watching videos.  I did not watch any of the Keynote talks, and ventured into the virtual Expo Hall but found it hard to Chat with many vendors.  

The most impressive, fun and helpful class session I watched was  DO GENEALOGY Step-By-Step, by Janet Hovorka, Diahan Southard, Crista Cowan.  

This methodology class was really well done - lots of discussion about how to perform the task, and lots of audience participation in the session led by all three presenters in a discussion format.  They came up with a four-step process to be successful - 1)  ask spotlight questions, 2) sift the information you have, 3) map out your research plan, and 4)  Dig into doing genealogy using your research plan.  Then do it over and over again.  The audience participation included crafting the spotlight questions, and identifying records needed to answer the questions.


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Lisa S. Gorrell said...

I am here in person.

Linda Stufflebean said...

Here is my virtual experience:

Marcia Crawford Philbrick said...

I am enjoying the 'step by step' session!

Here's my not at rootstech / life in way post -