Using Genealogy Conference Syllabi: Take a Trip and Never Leave the Farm

Using Genealogy Conference Syllabi: Take a Trip and Never Leave the Farm

This year I attended UGA’s SLIG conference, RootsTech  and will be attending in a few weeks UGA’s Family History Conference and I’m still trying to work out attending FGS in Sept. Wish I could have attended SCGS’s Jamboree, NGA and BYU Family History Conferences but wasn’t able to this year, but I did the next best thing – I  bought their syllabus. While the syllabus isn’t the perfect substitute for the real thing, it still is a great resource. Here is how I use them.BYU Family History Conference 2011 First, I make a print out of the each day’s classes and presenters and put it in a notebook. I also have it in a file on my pc.I make note of the classes I hope to attend in a future conference and put that in my conference folder.I also write the titles, presenter, conference and date and record it in my OneNote genealogy notebook under the subject heading you can read how I did that in this post, so I can find it again.I make a list of presenters that I want to learn more about. I check Continue reading