Summer is in the air, and we’ve got a fresh batch of free webinars on the menu for July! This month, you’ll discover some amazing genealogy stories, learn to research Swedish ancestors with a leading expert, learn how to future-proof your research, and much more.
Our free, live webinars feature top experts in genealogy, family history, and DNA speaking on a wide variety of topics. Thanks to the live format, you can ask questions and interact with the lecturers in real time. Even if you can’t make it to the live event, many of the recordings are made freely available for you to watch and enjoy at your convenience.
MyHeritage Webinars on Legacy Family Tree Webinars
Did you know that Legacy Family Tree Webinars hosts a number of free MyHeritage webinars each month? There are two sessions planned for July — topics TBD. Head over to the Legacy website for more details and to sign up!
Facebook Live Sessions
No advance registration is required for these sessions: you can join them straight from our Facebook page. Simply visit the page when the session is scheduled to start, and look out for the live video broadcast at the top of the feed. We recommend following our Facebook page to get a notification when we go live. You’ll be able to ask questions in the comments, and the speakers will respond to them at the end of the session.
Can’t make it to a live session? No worries — you can still enjoy all recorded FB Live sessions in the Videos section of the MyHeritage Facebook page.
July 5, 1 P.M. EDT
Topic: Researching Swedish Genealogy
Speaker: Christina Sagersten
Description: Leading expert on Swedish genealogy Christina Sagersten will discuss how to go about researching your Swedish ancestors.
July 7, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: The Advantages of Online Genealogy Record-Keeping
Speaker: Dick Eastman
Description: Veteran genealogist Dick Eastman will discuss the advantages of keeping records of your genealogy research on an online platform like MyHeritage over the old-fashioned, offline methods.
July 12, 11 A.M. EDT
Topic: How a MyHeritage DNA Match Helped Me Solve a 40-Year Brick Wall
Speaker: Jan Alpert
Description: Genealogist Jan Alpert shares how a DNA Match led her to solve a 40-year-old family mystery.
July 19, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: Photo Features on MyHeritage
Speaker: Tal Erlichman
Description: Our Director of Product Management, Tal Erlichman, will walk you through MyHeritage’s complete suite of photo features, showing you how to breathe new life into family photos by repairing, animating, enhancing, and colorizing them.
July 21, 8 A.M. EDT
Topic: An Introduction to Crypto-Jewish Genealogy
Speaker: Genie Milgrom
Description: Award-winning author and genealogist Genie Milgrom will share her remarkable genealogy journey and show you how to dig for hidden Jewish roots in your Spanish or Portuguese family history.
July 21, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: MyHeritage Trivia Game
Speaker: John D. Reid
Description: Put your genealogy know-how to the test in this fun game facilitated by British-Canadian genealogist, John D. Reid!
July 28, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: Future Proofing and Preserving Your Genealogy
Speaker: Thomas MacEntee
Description: Have you thought about what will happen to your years of genealogy research when you’re gone? Learn how to ensure that your hard work will endure. Through planning, common sense, and utilizing new technologies, genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee will review how to create an action plan for preserving your genealogy research for generations to come.
Ask the Expert
The free Ask the Expert webinar series is hosted by our Genealogy Expert, Daniel Horowitz, every Thursday at 1 P.M. Each week Daniel focuses on a different topic, from leveraging useful MyHeritage features to searching the historical record collections, and invites users to ask questions and consult with him. Click here to register for upcoming Ask the Expert sessions.
As always, we look forward to having you join us!
Source: My Heritage