Sunday, January 9, 2011

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Meet and Greet

What an exciting night! The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy kicked off with registration and a general meet-and-greet tonight. Everyone received their syllabus, their name tags, and their schedules for the week.

We start off tomorrow bright and early with a networking breakfast and then straight into class. Some of the lectures students will be attending in the various tracks tomorrow include:

  • Apps for Genealogists: Mobile Computing with Gena Philibert Ortega
  • Yes, You Can! Making a Living in Genealogy with Kory Meyerink
  • Turning Biographical Facts Into Real Life Events: How to Build Historical Context with John Colletta
  • Sources for New England Research with Michael J. Leclerc
  • Sources for New York Research with Christopher C. Child
  • Irish Immigration--North American Sources and Methodology with David Ouimette
  • Irish Emigration--Irish Sources and Methodology with David E. Rencher
  • Delving into County Courthouse and Town Hall Records with Paula Stuart-Warren
  • Developing Research Questions and Hypotheses; Planning an Exhaustive Search with Tom Jones
Is your mouth watering? I know mine is. We'll keep you updated throughout the week.

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