Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Genealogy Education Bytes - Week of 20 to 26 June 2024

 Welcome to Genealogy Education Bytes, posted on Wednesday afternoon for the past week, where we try to highlight the most important genealogy and family history education items that came across our desktop since the last issue.

1) Upcoming Conferences and  Institutes 

Conference Keeper Calendar

*  Foundation for Eastern European Family History Studies Annual Conference ($$) -- 6 to 9 August 2024 - In-person, Salt Lake City, Utah 

*  Philadelphia, PA – 44th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy ($$) - 18 to 22 August 2024 - In-person, Philadelphia, Penn.

*  UGA Summit of Excellence Conference ($$) - 5-7 September 2024 - Virtual 

*  2024 New York State Family History Conference ($$) - 20-21 September - Hybrid - In-person in Syracuse, New York

*  36th International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences ($$) - 26-30 September 2024 - In-person - Boston, Mass.

2 ) Upcoming Seminars, Webinars and Online Classes (times are US Pacific):

Conference Keeper Calendar - has many links to register for and/or view webinars and classes.

 FamilySearch Library Classes and Webinars 

*  GenWebinars ($$)

*  Family Tree Webinars - Friday, 28 June, 11 a.m.:  How to Find the Truth about a Family Story by Elizabeth Shown Mills.

*  Family Tree Webinars - Tuesday, 2 July, 7 p.m.:  10 Unexpected Places to Find Ancestor Photos Online by Elizabeth Swanay O'Neal

3) Recent Podcasts/Radio Shows:

*  Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems:  Episode 284 - 5 Steps to Finding Marriage Records

4) Recent YouTube Videos:

*  Aimee Cross - Genealogy Hints:  Ancestry's New DNA Feature - Enhanced Shared Matches

*  Genealogy Quick Start:  License & Photos (Rick Voight)

*  Genealogy With Amy Johnson Crow:  AncestryDNA’s New Match Feature Is a Game Changer!

*  National Genealogical Society:  Culture Conversation with Megan Smolenyak

*  Professional Genealogist Reacts:  Creole Girl Uses DNA Test to Identify Nicaraguan Ancestry

*  Your DNA Guide:  DNA News: RootsMagic Update

5) Did you miss the last post in this series - Genealogy Education Bytes -  13 to 19 June 2024?


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