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Preview of the Northern California Family History Expo 2013

Plans for the Northern California Family History Expo 2013 are well underway. The complete class schedule is available online and the date and location are also. Come join us at the Northern California Expo and learn how to research your family history and extend your pedigree!

The Northern California Family History Expo 2013 will be held at the Crowne Plaza Scaramento Northeast, 5321 Date Avenue, Sacramento, California 95841 on June 28 from 12:00 pm and on June 29, until 4:30 pm. You can register by clicking here.

This year’s classes will include presentations by the well-known genealogist and programmer, Stephen P. Morse, Ph.D.

Steve Morse is an amateur genealogist who has been researching his Russian-Jewish origins.  Several years ago he developed some web-based searching aids which, much to his surprise, have attracted attention worldwide.  He has received both the Outstanding Contribution Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, the Award of Merit from the National Genealogical Society, and the first ever Excellence Award from the Association of Professional Genealogists.

In his other life Morse is a computer professional with a doctorate degree in electrical engineering from New York University. He has held research positions at Bell Labs, IBM Watson Research, GE Corporate R&D, and Compagnie Internationale pour l’Informatique in France. He has been involved in development at Intel Corp, Alsys Inc, and Netscape. He has taught at CCNY, Pratt Institute, UC Berkeley, SUNY Albany, Stanford University, and San Francisco State. He has authored numerous technical papers, written four textbooks, and holds four patents. He is best known as the architect of the Intel 8086 (the granddaddy of today’s pentium processor), which sparked the PC revolution 25 years ago.

The opening Keynote will be given by James Tanner. James 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.

The closing Keynote will be given by Holly T. Hansen. Holly is President of Family History Expos, Inc. Through Family History Expos, Holly has helped thousands understand the techniques and technology to trace their roots in today’s ever-changing technological environment. She received a B.A. in History from Weber State University and continues to dedicate time to education on a daily basis. She is also an author, lecturer, former editor of Everton’s Genealogical Helper magazine, and editor of the 10th and 11th editions of the Handybook for Genealogists.

Come and join us in Sacramento. Click here for registration.

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