Ancestry.com Day in Little Rock
Saturday, September 5, 2009 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)
Are you getting the most out of your Ancestry.com subscription? Have questions about building your family tree or using Ancestry.com?
Ancestry.com is hosting an Ancestry.com Day -- featuring a FREE track of five classes designed to help you get the most out of your Ancestry.com membership -- as part of the Federation of Genealogical Societies' Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.
What: Ancestry.com Day -- free track of 5 classes about family history and Ancestry.com
When: Saturday, September 5, from 8 am to 4:30 pm
Where: Little Rock Statehouse Convention Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
Who: Ancestry.com members and anyone who wants to learn more about family history. Bring yourself, your neighbors, your family, and your friends to this fun day of family history.
Getting the Most out of Your Ancestry.com Subscription, 8–9 am
Are you using your Ancestry.com subscription to its full potential? This class offers an inside look at the historical records available on Ancestry.com -- as well as what those records can tell you about your ancestors and how they can help you take your tree further back in time. You’ll also learn how Ancestry.com’s tree-building and searching tools can grow your tree to great heights. (Designed for beginning users of Ancestry.com)
Best Strategies for Searching Ancestry.com, 9:30–10:30 am
This class will demonstrate the best strategies for searching the thousands of family history record collections on Ancestry.com to get the most information about your ancestors. Learn about various search methods -- and how each method will benefit your family history. (Designed for beginning to intermediate users of Ancestry.com)
What’s New on Ancestry.com, 11 am-noon
Ancestry.com is constantly adding new historical records and services to help you better find your ancestors. This class will introduce you to the most recent additions to Ancestry.com including content, website features, product enhancements, and much more. (Designed for beginning to advanced users of Ancestry.com)
Lunch, 12 noon-2
Visit the Ancestry.com booth in the conference’s free exhibit hall. Chat one-on-one with an Ancestry.com expert, view Ancestry.com website and product demonstrations, or spend some time searching for your ancestors. The conference center offers concessions for purchase.
Tapping into the Ancestry.com and RootsWeb Community, 2–3 pm
With more than 1 million subscribers, Ancestry.com hosts the world’s largest community of family historians -- many of whom can help you build your family tree. In this class, discover the tools on Ancestry.com and RootsWeb that can help you find and communicate with other family historians. (Designed for beginning to advanced users of Ancestry.com)
Getting the Most from Family Tree Maker, 3:30–4:30 pm
Family Tree Maker can help you more effectively organize, manage, and share your family history. Topics covered in this class include: getting started in Family Tree Maker, adding information about your ancestors, adding pictures and other media, documenting your sources, searching Ancestry.com and the Web from Family Tree Maker, and much more. (Designed for beginning to intermediate users of Family Tree Maker)
Join Ancestry.com in Little Rock and learn how to find your ancestors. We'll see you there!