Conferences


SoCal Genea-Jamboree: Prologue

BURBANK, Calif.–I’m excited to be here in “beautiful downtown Burbank” (people of a certain age get the pop cultural allusion) for the 2008 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree which gets underway tomorrow. It’s the largest genealogical gathering on the West Coast. I haven’t seen any celebrities (like Dick Eastman, Drew Smith, George Morgan or Randy Seaver) yet, but there will be …Continue reading →

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Coming Up: The 2008 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree!

This time next week, I’ll be at the 2008 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree, sponsored by the Southern California Genealogy Society. It’s at the Marriott Burbank Airport in Burbank, California. The Jamboree is the largest genealogical event on the West Coast. I’m looking forward to every bit of it, including the “Bloggers Summit” featuring Megan, Shelly, Randy, and others. I will …Continue reading →

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The Online Conference

Having read some of the Carnival posts about conferences, Denise at Family Matters suggested that we could put on a webinar. My first reaction was basically, “good idea,” in a noncommital sort of way. But by the time I woke up at 4:15 am, the idea had passed from “good idea” to “You know, we could really do this!” Then …Continue reading →

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Be Still My Heart! A Genealogical Conference in the Heartland!

I have been to exactly one genealogical conference in my life. I really wasn’t sure that I had much to offer on the topic of genealogical conferences. Over the years, I’ve read what others have had to say about conferences. I especially agree with the oft-stated desire that conferences make their syllabi available on CD’s to save trees and make …Continue reading →

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