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.


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.


(Scheduled times of workshops and classes subject to change up until registration opens on September 15th)
  Hands-On Workshops Hands-On Workshops Classes Classes
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)
Making the Most of 23andMe
(Melissa Johnson)
Sharing Your Research by Setting Up a Blog or a Website
(Patricia Hobbs)
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)
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.