South Davis Conference Schedule (tentative)
Saturday April 22, 2017
7:00 am: Registration Opens
8:00 am: Keynote Address, Ron Tanner, "Future of FamilySearch FamilyTree"
Session 1: 9:20-10:20 am
1 Finding Haplogroup Happiness Stephanie Saylor
2 Record Jurisdictions in Denmark and Norway Jeff Svare
3 Profile of a 19th Centry German Emigrant Baerbel Johnson
4 British Records Online: Which Website Has What you Need? Darris William
5 But it Ain't Really the ORIGINAL Record! Kory Meyerink
6 Getting Started with Military Records Richard Sayre
7 Fixing Family Tree Ron Tanner
8 What's in the Utah State Archives? Gina Strack
9 Overview of working with the Apps that Enhance Mary Jane Saylor
10 How to tell the Best Ten Stories of Your Life Tom Taylor
11 Early LDS Newspapers Laurie Castillo
12 The Thrill of On-Site Research Charlene Pipkin
13 Visualizing Historical Boundaries Holly Hansen
14 U.S. Church Records Marilyn Markham
Session 2: 10:40-11:40 am
1 Take 2! Stephanie Saylor
2 Migration In and From Denmark and Norway Jeff Svare
3 Research in Copenhagen Boyd Nielsen
4 Using Historical Newspapers to Learn More about your German Ancestor Baerbel Johnson
5 Ancestry Member Trees or FamilyTree at FamilySearch? Why not Both? Kory Meyerink
6 Timelines Mary Jane Saylor
7 Using Maps in Genealogy Richard Sayre
8 The Art of Family Storytelling Rhonda Lauritzen
9 Capturing Life Stories in Video Interview "Clips" Tom Taylor
10 LDS Missionary Ancestors - Utah Research Laurie Castillo
11 U.S. Research Strategies Charlene Pipkin
12 PERSI and Its 8,000 Periodicals Holly Hansen
13 Genealogy on the Go - Family History for your Mobile Device Zachary Hamilton
14 Using "Research Proof Codes" to Document your Family History Research Loni Gardner
15 Searchable Family Archives: indexing and metadata options for your family records. Cathy Gilmore
Lunch Break / Visit Vendors 11:40 am - 1:00 pm
Session 3: 1:00-2:00 pm
1 The Function and Records of Estates in Denmark and Norway Jeff Svare
2 Brick Wall Problem Solving Darris Williams
3 Social Security Sleuthing Pamela Boyer Sayre
4 Lab on Paleography (two-hour lab will continue in session 4) Jill Woodbury and Maggie Richards
5 Hidden Treasures on Mary Jane Saylor
6 All Things Audio Rhonda Lauritzen
7 Data to Drama: How to Write Compelling Family History Stories Alison Taylor
8 Introdution to Heraldry for Genealogists David Appleton
9 Pennsylvania Genealogical Research Ralph Tobias
10 Analysis Strategies for Brick Wall Ancestors Holly Hansen
11 What's New at the Church History Library and the Family History Library Patsy Hendricksen and Marilyn Markham
12 Scanning for Better Results: Learn many fun and new techniques Marlo Schuldt
13 Legacy Tips, Tricks and Tools to Make you a Professional User Loni Gardner
Session 4: 2:20-3:20 pm
1 Introduction to Danish Land Records Boyd Nielsen
2 Using German Printed Sources Baerbel Johnson
3 Research Communities and Research Help Darris William
4 Colonial Tax, Tithe, and Census Records Kory Meyerink
5 What's at the County Courthouse? Pamela Boyer Sayre
6 Paleography Lab, continued from session 3 Jill Woodbury and Maggie Richards
7 Census Records 1850 to 1940 Liz Miller
8 Metadata - Writing on tohe Back of a Digital Photo Alison Taylor
9 In Their Footsteps - Genealogical Tourism David Appleton
10 U.S. Vital Records Laurie Castillo
11 Getting Started in Family History Research Ralph Tobia
12 Enhancing FamilySearch: Inro to FamilySearch Partner Sites Zachary Hamilton
13 Find out How to Bring your Pictures to Life using QR Code Technology Marlo Schuldt
Session 5: 3:40-4:40 pm
1 Danish Probate Records Boyd Nielsen
2 German Internet - Some Very Useful Sites Baerbel Johnson
3 Ohio Crossroads Kory Meyerink
4 Climbing your FamilyTree (getting started) Pamela Boyer Sayre
5 Consultant Tree-ahzh Toolbox Jill Woodbury
6 Using Evernote as a Research Log Liz Miller
7 Finding your New England Ancestors David Appleton
8 Utah Research Laurie Castillo
9 Languages in German Genealogial Documents Camille Andrus
10 Down in the Trenches: U.S. Military Records of your Ancestors Zachary Hamilton
11 U.S. Records Before 1850 Marilyn Markham
5:00 pm: Door Prize Drawings
5:15 pm: Brief Annual UGA Meeting