Join us in Colorado Springs at the Hotel Elegante (formerly the Crowne Plaza) for two days of exceptional classes to learn how to do your family history research and extend your pedigree. The Colorado Family History Expo 2013 will be held August 2, 2013 beginning at 12:00 pm and August 3 until 4:30 pm. Click here for a complete listing of all of the classes and presenters.
The Expo will be held at the Hotel Elegante, 2886 South Circle Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906. The Hotel Elegante Colorado Springs is conveniently located off I-25 south of Colorado Springs. There are restaurants on-site and they offer free parking and complimentary internet in each room. Check-in is at 3:00pm and check-out is at 11:00am. A complimentary cooked to order breakfast is included in the $99 rate as well as a nightly manager’s reception!
We have worked with the hotel to offer box lunches this year to help avoid crowding during the meal breaks. Be sure to purchase yours during your registration for the event to ensure you have one waiting for you. We have also arranged for additional seating during the meal breaks please watch for signs.
This year’s keynote opening will be from James L. 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 ofThe 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.
There are five classes scheduled each hour and you can click here for a complete listing of the classes being offered.
The closing keynote will be given by Holly T. Hansen, 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.
Please take the time to invite any of your fellow genealogists or family historians to this event. We hope to see you there.