We kicked off this month with some wonderful sessions and exciting announcements at RootsTech, which we hope you all enjoyed! And we’ll be continuing with free online sessions throughout the month on a variety of fascinating topics from top experts. In March, you’ll get ready for the upcoming 1950 U.S. census release with Thomas Macentee, discover your roots Down Under with Shauna Hicks, and breathe new life into those ancestors you thought were boring with Melissa Barker, to name a few. You won’t want to miss these sessions!
Here’s the full schedule for March:
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.
Wednesday, March 9, 2 P.M. EST
Topic: Getting the Most Out of a Census Record
Speaker: Thomas MacEntee
Description: Get ready for the upcoming release of the 1950 U.S. census with expert genealogist and educator Thomas Macentee, who will show you how to get everything you can from census records.
Monday, March 14, 8 A.M. EST
Topic: Researching Irish Ancestors
Speaker: Bernadette McGovern
Description: Celebrate Irish-American Heritage Month with genealogist and registered nurse Bernadette McGovern as she explores researching Irish ancestry and shares a fascinating case study.
Wednesday, March 16, 5 P.M. AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Topic: Using MyHeritage to Research Your Family History in Australia
Speaker: Shauna Hicks
Description: Join Australian genealogy expert Shauna Hicks for a deep dive into researching your Australian roots on MyHeritage.
Wednesday, March 23, 2 P.M. EST
Topic: Breathing New Life into Your Boring Ancestors
Speaker: Melissa Barker
Description: There is no such thing as a boring ancestor! Many genealogists will say they have boring ancestors because they can’t find records or information for them. Learn from a seasoned genealogist and archivist how to locate records and information to bring those boring ancestors back to life!
Wednesday, March 30, 2 P.M. EST
Topic: Creating a Digital Genealogy Workflow
Speaker: Janine Adams
Description: Want to leverage all the amazing tools and benefits of digital genealogy — but find yourself really, really missing your post-it notes, index cards, and three-ring binders? Janine Adams, professional organizer and genealogy enthusiast, is here to help. She’ll show you how to create a workflow for digital genealogy that will help keep your information organized and easily accessible, even when it’s online.
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