SLIG Tech Day

 

PLEASE NOTE: Tours are also available for Sunday, 20 January 2019.

Saturday, 19 January 2019,SLIG Tech Day

Back by Popular Demand, SLIG Tech Day will feature hands-on workshops and classes on technologies that enhance the research experience. Registration will open on Saturday, September 15th, 9:00am MDT, and will be open to both SLIG and Academy students. If seats remain, UGA members will be invited to attend in December.

Fees

Half-Day Workshops: $60; Classes/Demonstrations: $25

Students who register for a full day of sessions will receive $10 in SLIG SWAG bucks to spend.

Schedule

(Scheduled times of workshops and classes subject to change up until registration opens on September 15th)
 
  Hands-On Workshops Hands-On Workshops Classes Classes
8:30
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10:00
Use Evernote to Create an Effective Research Plan and Log System
(Cari Taplin)
Scrivener Hands-On: Organize Both Your Research and Your Writing
(Kimberly Powell)
Navigating Your AncestryDNA Test Results
(Melissa Johnson)
Genealogy Organization in the Digital Age
(Patricia Hobbs)
10:30
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12:00
Making the Most of 23andMe
(Melissa Johnson)
Sharing Your Research by Setting Up a Blog or a Website
(Patricia Hobbs)
1:30
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3:00
Using Google's MyMaps as a Research and Analysis Tool
(Cari Taplin)
Data Visualization Practicum
(Ron Arons)
Family Tree DNA and MyHeritage: Company Tools
(Melissa Johnson)
Tools for Analyzing & Visualizing Family History and DNA Networks
(Kimberly Powell)
3:30
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5:00
Mapping Chromosomes to Specific Ancestors by Generation
(Karen Stanbary)
Spreadsheet Tips & Tricks
(Kimberly Powell)

Half-Day Workshops

Students should bring their own laptops, with any pre-requisite software or online tools installed. Electrical outlets will be available for each student unless specified otherwise in workshop description. Please review specific pre-requisites, if any, listed with the workshop. Each workshop will run 3.5 hours including a short break.

Classes and Demonstrations

These classes are intended to be instructive, but do not include a hands-on experience. Students with laptops may follow along as they see fit, as time permits. Classroom set will not include electrical outlets at each desk; however, there will be charging stations in a central location to utilize during the breaks if needed. Each class will run 1.5 hours; there will be a 30-minute break between class sessions.