Wednesday, December 12, 2012

2013 Jamboree Extension Webinar Series

I am excited to see the 2013 schedule for the Southern California Genealogical Society's webinars. They are offered free to the public when they are given live, and SCGS members have access to the webinars archived on their website. This is a great lineup of speakers and topics!



Registration is Now Open
for the 2013 Jamboree
Extension Webinar Series 


The Southern California Genealogical Society announces that registration is now open for the popular Jamboree Extension Webinar Series for 2013. The webinar series provides web-based family history and genealogy educational sessions for genealogists around the world.

Jamboree Extension Series webinars are conducted the first Saturday and third Wednesday of each month. Saturday sessions will be held at 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time. Wednesday sessions will be scheduled at 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.  

Upcoming sessions are listed below. Click on the link to register for any session you want to attend. For more information on each of these sessions, check out the SCGS website.

Wednesday, December 19 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Jewish Genealogy 101 
 
Saturday, January 5 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time  
Lisa A. Alzo
Family History Writing Made Easier: Cloud-based Tools Every Genealogist Can Use  

Wednesday, January 16 -  6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time. 
Linda Geiger Woodward, CG, CGL  
Documentation: Never Having to Ask, 'Where Did That Come From?' 

Saturday, February 2 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time.
Eric Basir  
Digital Organization for Documents and Photos   

Wednesday, February 20 -  6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time. 
Michael John Neill  
No Will?  No Problem 

Saturday, March 2 -  10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Lisa Louise Cooke    
Time Travel with Google Earth 

Wednesday, March 20 -  6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time. 
Michael Brophy  
Erin in the USA: Irish Research on This Side of the Atlantic  

Saturday, April 6 -  10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Denise Levenick   
Break Down Brick Walls with Home Sources 

Wednesday, - April 17 -  6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time. 
Janet Hovorka  
Trip the Tree Fantastic: Intriguing Family History Trips for the Whole Family 

Saturday, May 4 -   10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG  
Homespun and Calico - Researching our Foremothers 

Wednesday, May 15 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.   
Debbie Mieszala, CG   
Options in Post-Adoption Research 

Saturday, June 1 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Jane Neff Rollins  
Is There a Baby Catcher in your Bloodline? 

Saturday, June 1 -  2pm Pacific time / 5pm Eastern time 
Leo Myers and Paula Hinkel   
Sneak Peek at Jamboree   

Wednesday, June 19 -  6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time. 
Valerie Brown Elkins, CG 
Interest in Pinterest: Pinning Your Family History 

Saturday, July 6 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Tonia Kendrick   
Transform Your Note-Taking and Remember Everything with Evernote 

Wednesday, July 17 -  6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time. 
Nancy Lauer    
Path to Organizational Bliss 

Saturday, August 3 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Jay Fonkert, CG    
Official, but Wrong: Testing the Validity of Genealogical Information in Official Records 

Wednesday, August 21 -  6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time. 
Mary Roddy   
Mark Golden: A Case Study in World War II Research 

Saturday, September 7 -  10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
George G. Morgan    
Sidestep Genealogy 

Wednesday, - September 18 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time. 
Beth Foulk    
Imported to America - Colonists for Sale 

Saturday, October 5 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Taneya Koonce    
Genealogy News at Your Fingertips: From RSS Feeds to Digital Magazine Platforms 

Wednesday, October 16 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time. 
Drew Smith  
Effective Online Queries 

Saturday, November 2 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, CG  
Getting Family History Information through the Back Door 

Wednesday, November 20 - 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time. 
Leland K. Meitzler  
Mobile Capturing of Your Ancestor's Documents and Pictures

Saturday, December 7 - 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Gena Philibert Ortega  
Women in WWII

Please share this notice with your fellow genealogical society members, librarians, cousins and others that share your interest in genealogy.

The initial (live) webcast is offered free of charge and open to the public. "We offer these webinars as part of our educational mission," said SCGS president Alice Fairhurst, "but are always grateful for contributions to offset our costs." Donations can be made through PayPal, online through the SCGS website or by check made out to SCGS and mailed to the address below. 

As a benefit of membership, SCGS members can review archived sessions at any time by accessing the SCGS members-only section of this website. 

To join a webinar, most participants attend via computer with audio speakers or a headset. Those with a fast Internet connection (either broadband or DSL) will have the most satisfactory experience. It is possible to phone in to listen to the presentation. Long-distance charges may apply.  

For more information contact:
Paula Hinkel ( phinkel@pacbell.net
Vice President
Southern California Genealogical Society 

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