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Northern California Family History Expo 2013

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Event Location Address

Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast
5321 Date Avenue
Sacramento , California 95841
916-338-5800

Click Here to view the Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast website.

Event Date/Time

June 28, 2013 12:00 PM - June 29, 2013 4:30 PM

Description and Highlights

"Come join us at the Northern California Expo and learn how to research your family history and extend your pedigree!"

 

Your syllabus handouts on CD are included with your registration fee. If you also want a printed copy of the handouts for note-taking at the Expo be sure to purchase it when you register for this event (if you have questions be sure to call us 801-829-3295).

 

Opening Keynote

James L. Tanner : Has a B.A. Degree in Spanish, an M.A. Degree in Linguistics from the University of Utah, and a J.D. Degree in Law from Arizona State University. He has 37 years experience as a trial attorney in Arizona. He also has over 30 years experience in genealogical research and is the author of The Guide to FamilySearch Online. He is an avid Blogger and his genealogy blog, Genealogy's Star is on of the top genealogy blogs in the US. He has been a presenter at a number of Expos and Conferences. He is the former owner of a retail computer business and Apple Macintosh software company. James is the social media coordinator at Family History Expos.

Closing Keynote

Holly T. Hansen : President, Family History Expos, Inc., Founder and CEO, Celebrating Family History, LLC. Holly has helped thousands understand the principles and strategies used to trace their roots in today's ever-changing technological environment. She received an Honors B.A. in History from Weber State University and continues to dedicate time to education on a daily basis. She is an author, lecturer, former editor of Everton's Genealogical Helper magazine, and editor of the 10th and 11th editions of the Handybook for Genealogists.

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Event Registration Fee

Event Lodging

  • Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast

    5321 Date Avenue
    Sacramento, California 95841

    Room - Single - $69.00

     

    Please call (916) 338-5800 and tell reservationist you are part of the Family History Expo attending a conference at the Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast. You can also email your reservation request by sending your arrival date, departure date, guarantee credit card, and note that you are with The Family History Expos to reservations@cpsac.com

    The cutoff date for making reservations is Friday, June 21, 2013. Following this cutoff date, reservations will be made on a space and rate available basis. 

    Centrally located off I-80 and Madison Avenue, the completely renovated Crowne Plaza Hotel Sacramento Northeast is situated between downtown Sacramento and Roseville.  There is a restaurant on-site and they offer free parking and complimentary internet throughout the hotel.  Check-in is at 3:00pm and check-out is at noon.

Event Agenda

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Northern California Family History Expo 2013 Agenda


Friday, June 28, 2013
12:00 pm Registration & Exhibits Open
1:00 pm Opening Keynote Address
1 Sequoia Top 10 Techniques: Fishing for Ancestors & Other Persons of Interest  
( All Levels )
James L. Tanner
2:00 pm Visit Exhibits
2:30 pm Class Session One Includes:
2 Cherrywood Books and Ebooks: Getting Your Family History Out There   Login First
( All Levels )
Biff and Nancy Barnes
3 Chestnut Getting Your Arms around Autosomal DNA Testing   Login First
( All Levels )
Donald N. Yates, Ph.D.
4 Cypress The Right Equipment for Fishing - Computer Basics for Beginners   Login First
( Beginner )
K. Bradley Monson, MEd
5 Magnolia How to use the Flip-Pal® Scanner to Document You Family in 5 Easy Steps   Login First
( All Levels )
Philipp M. Mayer
6 Sequoia New England Ancestors: New Research Strategies That Work   Login First
( All Levels )
Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D.
7 Sycamore One-Step Webpages: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools   Login First
( Beginner )
Stephen P. Morse, Ph.D.
3:20 pm Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes
3:50 pm Class Session Two Includes:
8 Cherrywood Fishing on the Internet   Login First
( Beginner )
Kathy  Burrow
9 Chestnut 10 Techniques to Shoot "Picture Perfect" with Your Cell Phone's Digital Camera   Login First
( All Levels )
Tom Underhill
10 Cypress Top Ten Fishin' Hole - Reel in the Big One with GOOGLE   Login First
( Beginner )
K. Bradley Monson, MEd
11 Magnolia Old Genealogy Books Online (google books et al)   Login First
( All Levels )
James Lee Rader
12 Sequoia Exploring the Resources of MyHeritage.com and WorldVitalRecords.com   Login First
( All Levels )
James L. Tanner
13 Sycamore One-Step Webpages: A Hodgepodge of Lesser-Known Gems   Login First
( All Levels )
Stephen P. Morse, Ph.D.
4:40 pm Meal Break, Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes!
6:00 pm Class Session Three Includes:
14 Cherrywood Family History Books, Start to Finish in Six Steps   Login First
( All Levels )
Biff and Nancy Barnes
15 Chestnut Celebrating Family History   Login First
( All Levels )
Holly T. Hansen
16 Cypress The FamilySearch Catalog: Key to the Collections   Login First
( All Levels )
Sharon D. Monson
17 Magnolia How to Organize and Manage Family Information - 4 Essential Elements   Login First
( All Levels )
Philipp M. Mayer
18 Sequoia Tennessee and Kentucky: Twin Gateways to the South   Login First
( All Levels )
Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D.
19 Sycamore German 203 – Understanding German Words and Reading German Script   Login First
( Experienced )
James M. Baker, Ph.D., CG
6:50 pm Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes!
7:20 pm Class Session Four Includes:
20 Cherrywood Fold3   Login First
( Beginner )
Kathy  Burrow
21 Chestnut Tracing Your Medical Family Tree!   Login First
( All Levels )
Lisa Foster
22 Cypress Big Fish Online - a BEGINNER catches TWO records in the Top Ten   Login First
( Beginner )
Sharon D. Monson
23 Magnolia The New Super DNA Tests   Login First
( All Levels )
James Lee Rader
24 Sequoia How to Ask for Help   Login First
( All Levels )
James L. Tanner
25 Sycamore German 202 – Solving the Most Common Problems in German Genealogical Research   Login First
( All Levels )
James M. Baker, Ph.D., CG
7:30 pm Exhibit Hall Closes at 7:30 PM
8:10 pm Class Session Four Concludes at 8:10 PM. See you in the morning!
 

Northern California Family History Expo 2013 Agenda


Saturday, June 29, 2013
9:00 am Registration & Exhibits Open
10:00 am Class Session Five Includes:
26 Cherrywood How to Plan and Organize a Family History Book   Login First
( All Levels )
Biff and Nancy Barnes
27 Chestnut Fun Family History Activities that Reinforce Family Values   Login First
( All Levels )
Holly T. Hansen
28 Cypress Moving On Downstream - Early US Migrations   Login First
( All Levels )
K. Bradley Monson, MEd
29 Magnolia Evernote: 5 Steps to Make it Work for You   Login First
( All Levels )
Tom Underhill
30 Sequoia Exploring the Resources of MyHeritage.com and WorldVitalRecords.com   Login First
( All Levels )
James L. Tanner
31 Sycamore Phonetic Matching: An Alternative to Soundex with Fewer False Hits   Login First
( Advanced )
Stephen P. Morse, Ph.D.
10:50 am Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes!
11:20 am Class Session Six Includes:
32 Cherrywood Rootsweb: The Good and the Bad   Login First
( Beginner )
Kathy  Burrow
33 Chestnut Chinese Genealogical Records (Part 1)   Login First
( All Levels )
Sheau-yueh (Janey) Chao
34 Cypress Hook, Line, and Sinker - a 100 Year Census History All on One Page   Login First
( All Levels )
Sharon D. Monson
35 Magnolia Present Your Family - Fundamentals Necessary to Create Dynamic Genealogical Presentations to Share with Your Family   Login First
( All Levels )
Philipp M. Mayer
36 Sequoia Evaluating Genealogical Evidence   Login First
( Experienced )
Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D.
37 Sycamore Deep Linking and Deeper Linking: How I get the most out of existing Search Applications   Login First
( All Levels )
Stephen P. Morse, Ph.D.
12:10 pm Meal Break, Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes!
1:30 pm Class Session Seven Includes:
38 Cherrywood How to Find Free Family History Images on the Web   Login First
( All Levels )
Biff and Nancy Barnes
39 Chestnut Chinese Genealogical Records (Part 2)   Login First
( All Levels )
Sheau-yueh (Janey) Chao
40 Cypress Top Ten Online Catches   Login First
( Beginner )
Sharon D. Monson
41 Magnolia Shooting a Quality Family History Video with Your Cell Phone   Login First
( Beginner )
Tom Underhill
42 Sequoia Family Tree has replaced New FamilySearch. Are you Ready?   Login First
( All Levels )
James L. Tanner
43 Sycamore Having a Great Visit to Your Ancestral Town   Login First
( Beginner )
James M. Baker, Ph.D., CG
2:20 pm Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes!
2:50 pm Class Session Eight Includes:
44 Cherrywood When All Else Fails Look at the Land Records   Login First
( Beginner )
Kathy  Burrow
45 Chestnut Celebrating My Family Tree and Me Genealogy Software, Part 2   Login First
( All Levels )
Holly T. Hansen
46 Cypress Reading Old Style Handwriting   Login First
( All Levels )
Sharon D. Monson
47 Magnolia What Can a Genealogist Use from DNA Test Results   Login First
( All Levels )
James Lee Rader
48 Sequoia The FamilySearch Research Wiki: The most valuable genealogical resource on the internet   Login First
( Experienced )
James L. Tanner
49 Sycamore Strategies for "Finding the Un-findable" Seven Case Studies   Login First
( All Levels )
James M. Baker, Ph.D., CG
3:40 pm Last Chance to Visit Exhibits - Exhibits close at 4:00 pm
4:00 pm Closing Keynote and Grand Prizes Awarded
50 Sequoia Happy Birthday Family History Expos with 10 Grand Prize Give-aways  
( All Levels )
Holly T. Hansen
5:00 pm Expo Ends at 5:00 pm - We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Event Sponsors

Show Sponsor

Family History Expos, Inc.  


Supported By

FamilySearch  


Major Sponsorship

Celebrating Family History  




Event Contact

For more information contact:
Dan Thomson
dan@fhexpos.com
801-829-8301