Technology Day Proposals
Submissions for proposals are being accepted for workshops and classes to be held at SLIG's 2018 Technology Day, Saturday, 20 January 2018.
- 3.5 hour workshop
- workshops will be placed in a room with electrical wiring and internet available for each student
- students to provide their own laptop or other equipment required
- instructor to provide access permission to any subscription software to be used
- 1.5 hour class
- classes may include hands-on elements or be primarily demonstration or lecture based, but must focus on or demonstrate the successful use of technology
- classes will be placed in a room without electrical wiring for students; a limited number of charging stations will be available in the hallway for use between sesions if needed; internet will be available
Topics - may include, but are not limited to:
- DNA analysis*: presentation material must be significantly different than what is offered in Course 13**
- Organization and analysis: use of spreadsheets*, Evernote*, Evidentia, timelines, mind maps
- Searching and Connecting: Social Media for genealogy, Google and other search engines, using Digital finding aids*
- Writing: Scivener* or other writing products, write as you go, website design
- Google: Google earth, Google images, Google Books
- Archiving and preserving*, digital file management*
- Time management: Trello, Basecamp
*topic scored high in recent survey
**if you feel there may be overlap, please submit a short inquiry first
Please submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Presentation Title
- Type: 3.5 hr. workshop or 1.5 hr class
- Special considerations or limitations, if any
- Proposals will be accepted through Wednesday, September 13th.
- Final decision will be made no later than Saturday, September 16th.
- Handouts will be due Friday, January 5th.
Questions: email@example.com, or 801-515-6644