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Midwest Family History Expo 2013


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Event Location Address

Holiday Inn Convention Center
110 South Second Avenue
Kearney , Nebraska 68848
308-237-5971

Click Here to view the Holiday Inn Convention Center website.

Event Date/Time

September 6, 2013 12:00 PM - September 7, 2013 4:30 PM

Description and Highlights

"Come join us at the Midwest 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 Is a retired attorney and business owner with over 33 years of experience in genealogical research. James was an intelligence officer during the Vietnam War, has a BA Degree in Spanish, a Masters Degree in Linguistics from the University of Utah, and a JD Degree in Law from Arizona State University.

He has nearly 40 years experience as a trial attorney in Arizona with experience in both real estate and probate law among other areas of the law. His expertise is in high demand, he taught classes at the Mesa FamilySearch Library for 10 years. He is currently teaching from nine to eleven hours a week at the BYU FamilySearch Library and training all Missionaries on the floor. He is the author of The Guide to FamilySearch Online.

James is an avid Blogger and his genealogy blog, Genealogy's Star is one 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.

Closing Keynote

Holly T. Hansen President and founder of Family History Expos, Inc., has been instrumental in helping thousands understand the principles, strategies, and sources they can use to trace their roots in today's ever-changing technological environment.

She is the mastermind behind more than 50 Family History Expos, held across the United States, and numerous Retreats at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah and repositories in diverse cities. She is dedicated to helping individuals and families, one-on-one, with their personal research needs. Currently, she is involved in creating podcasts, webinars, and video presentations to help people move forward in their family history endeavors.

Holly’s titles include author, lecturer, editor and publisher. She has produced more than 100 unique syllabus and class handout books for Family History Expos attendees. She is a former editor of Everton's Genealogical Helper magazine, and editor of the 10th and 11th editions of The Handybook for Genealogists, with more than one million copies sold. She has also authored The Directory of North American Railroads, Trekking for Ancestors, co-authored a series of 16 family history interview books entitled Celebrating and Capturing the Memories and 20 in-depth Research Guides for many aspects of family history research.

Holly and her husband, Chris P. Hansen, have been married for 38 years and are the parents of five remarkable children. Holly received an Honors BA in History from Weber State University and continues to dedicate time to education on a daily basis.


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Event Registration Fee

  • Saturday, December 01, 2012

Event Lodging

  • Holiday Inn Kearney

    110 South Second Avenue
    Kearney, Nebraska 68848

    Room - Run of the House - $84.95

    Be sure to call the hotel directly to receive our special rate. To make reservations call the hotel at 308-237-5971 or toll-free at 855-444-5769 option 0 and specify you are with 'Family History Expos' to receive the discounted rate.

Event Agenda

- Click on a class title to read the class description
- Click on a speaker name to read their bio
- All classes are based on Mountain Time or Mountain Daylight Time
- Agenda is subject to change without notice

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Midwest Family History Expo 2013 Agenda

Friday, September 06, 2013

12:00 pm Registration & Exhibits Open
1:00 pm Opening Keynote Address
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2:00 pm Visit Exhibits
2:30 pm Class Session One Includes:
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7
3:20 pm Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes
3:50 pm Class Session Two Includes:
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4:40 pm Meal Break, Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes!
6:00 pm Class Session Three Includes:
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6:50 pm Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes!
7:20 pm Class Session Four Includes:
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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!

 

Midwest Family History Expo 2013 Agenda

Saturday, September 07, 2013

9:00 am Registration & Exhibits Open
10:00 am Class Session Five Includes:
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10:50 am Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes!
11:20 am Class Session Six Includes:
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12:10 pm Meal Break, Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes!
1:30 pm Class Session Seven Includes:
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2:20 pm Visit Exhibits & Win Prizes!
2:50 pm Class Session Eight Includes:
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3:40 pm Last Chance to Visit Exhibits - Exhibits close at 4:00 pm
4:00 pm Closing Keynote and Grand Prizes Awarded
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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  



Event Contact

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


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