Friday, April 7, 2017

Ron Tanner to Keynote 

UGA South Davis Family History Conference

We hope you will be joining us for the 20th annual South Davis Family History Conference, “Family Puzzles; Finding All the Pieces.” 
The program, to be held Saturday, April 22nd at the Woods Cross High School will feature Ron Tanner, group product manager for the Family History Department of FamilySearch as the keynote presenter.  
He will present the “Future of FamilySearch FamilyTree,” as well as a breakout session, “How to Solve Family Tree Problems.” Ron leads a team with responsibilities for Family Tree, Search, Memories, Mobile, and other companion products.
Special guest speakers include Richard G. Sayre and his wife, Pamela Boyer Sayre, frequent coordinators at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, and Gina Strack, from the Utah State Archives. 
Over 70 break-out sessions are available from which to choose, on topics ranging from getting started to more advanced subjects such as using land records and research in specific countries. 
Book scanning, photo scanning, and some personal consultations will be available, along with plenty of time to visit vendors.
Rob Adamson, a prominent local artist, will display panels that depict many of his grandparents and scenes from their lives.
Registration includes the full day of sessions, an electronic syllabus, and optional entry for the door prize drawings.  A printed syllabus and a box lunch may be purchased separately. 
UGA members who register online by April 15th will receive a registration discount. Additional information and registration may be found at

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