Friday, December 17, 2010


Awesome lineup of classes/workshops for all you genie geeks out there:

Below is a sampling of lectures and demonstrations for the Feb 10-12 first ever RootsTech Conference in Salt Lake City.

Here is the link to the other lectures on day 2 and 3; registration; hotels:

Early bird registration through January 7; higher after that.

· Internet Indexing for Societies and Groups
· jQuery and Web Services
· Mobile Application Development
· Software Forecast: What Genealogists Need for the Future
· The Fifty Most Popular Genealogy Websites (Really!)
· Using GPUs for Image Processing
· Virtual Fam
· Web Analytics: Measure and Improve
· Will Your Work Survive the Digital Age
· Census Extract
· Creativity Matters
· Easy Digital Newsletters
· Effective Database Search Tactics
· Genealogy Blogs: Impact and Influence in the Genealogy Community
· Interactive Genealogists Part 1
· Legado: An Open-Source Python for Family History Research
· More Cloud with Comparision NA
· Tech Tools for Finding Manuscript Sources
· Toy Story - Electronic tools for genealogists
· Tweet Your Ancestors: Social Media for Genealogists
· 360 Degrees: Photos/Photo Imaging for Producing Authentic
· On-Site Family History Root Experiences with Multimedia
· Design Eye for the Dev Guy
· Digitally Preserving Your Family Heritage
· Lessons from building Browser Plug-Ins
· Mobile Apps for Genealogy
· On the Road to Mashups: Integrating Data from API Providers
· Scalability in the Cloud
· Social Networking for Genealogists
· Using the internet to create family websites
· No SQL" - Exploring the Super Powers of Graph and Document DBs
· Cool Tools to Enhance Your Online Research
· Digital Preservation Tips for Programmers
· Getting Your Book Published!
· Is the future of genealogy in the Cloud, on your phone or on the desktop?
· Leverage Google's Free Services
· One-Step Webpages: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools
· Rapid Family Tree Client Creation Using Genealogy Cloud™
· Self-Publishing for Genealogists and Genealogical Societies
· Spring 3.0 meets Fam
· Using Microsoft Pivot to Show Genealogical Content
· Virtual Presentations: "Second Life"DearMYRTLE

RootsTech is sponsored by Microsoft, Dell, FamilySearch, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, brightsolid,, the National Genealogical Society, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, and Brigham Young University

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