We hope you have enjoyed our online offerings over September! We’re pleased to let you know that we have another month chock full of incredible online events in store for you.
Our free, live webinars feature top experts in genealogy, family history, and DNA speaking on a wide variety of useful and relevant 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 events, you can still enjoy all recorded FB Live sessions in the Videos section of the MyHeritage Facebook page, and many of the Ask the Expert sessions are later made available for free viewing on the MyHeritage Knowledge Base.
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. You’ll be able to ask questions in the comments, and the speakers will respond to them live.
October 5, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: Were Your Ancestors Passengers on the Mayflower?
Speaker: James Tanner
Description: Veteran genealogist and genealogy blogger James Tanner will show you how to find out if you are descended from the passengers of the Mayflower.
October 12, 4 P.M. AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Topic: Diving Deeper into Australian Records with MyHeritage
Speaker: Shawna Hicks
Description: Author and genealogist Shauna Hicks will provide a deeper look into the Australian resources available on MyHeritage.
October 14, 9 A.M. EDT
Topic: Passenger Lists: A Gateway to Foreign Lands and a Former Life
Speaker: Marissa Gardner
Description: Marissa Gardner of Legacy Tree Genealogists will explore the magic of passenger list records and show you what you can learn about your ancestors’ lives from them.
October 21, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: An Overview of AutoClusters
Speaker: Roberta Estes
Description: Roberta Estes of DNAeXplain will show you how MyHeritage’s AutoClusters tool can help you solve DNA Match mysteries and break through brick walls.
October 28, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: Scantacular! Best Family Photo Scanning Tips LIVE and IN ACTION!
Speaker: Thomas MacEntee
Description: Genealogy technology expert Thomas MacEntee will give a hands-on demonstration of his best practices and tips for scanning old family photos.
That’s right, we’re finally bringing our live sessions to Instagram this month! Lisa Louise Cooke of Genealogy Gems will be offering a general genealogy Q & A on MyHeritage’s Instagram profile on October 7 at 2 P.M. EDT.
To join, make sure you’re following MyHeritage’s account on Instagram. When it’s time for the session, just enter the app and you’ll see our logo at the top of your screen with a colorful ring around it and the word LIVE. Tap the photo to join.
Ask the Expert
The free Ask the Expert webinar series is hosted by our Genealogy Expert, Daniel Horowitz, and spans a wide variety of topics, from leveraging useful MyHeritage features to searching the historical record collections. To sign up to attend an Ask the Expert session, click on the registration link provided below.
October 1, 1 P.M. EDT
Topic: Analyzing Your DNA Matches
Description: Your DNA Matches can provide so much more information than is apparent at first glance. Learn how to analyze your matches thoroughly for maximum insight.
October 8, 1 P.M. EDT
Topic: Importing a GEDCOM to MyHeritage
Description: There are so many reasons why it’s a good idea to have your family tree on MyHeritage. Learn how to add a tree built on another platform to MyHeritage using a GEDCOM file.
October 15, 1 P.M. EDT
Topic: Using the MyHeritage Mobile App to Record Your Relatives
Description: The MyHeritage mobile app makes it easy to record important genealogical information on the go. Learn to add facts to your family tree using the app, and to use the audio recorder — a unique feature exclusive to the app — to record your relatives’ memories in their own voices.
October 22, 1 P.M. EDT
Topic: Hidden Treasures on MyHeritage: City Directories
Description: MyHeritage’s U.S. City Directories collection is so much more than a supplement to missing U.S. census records. Learn how to leverage this powerful resource to gain insight into the lives of your ancestors.
October 29, 1 P.M. EDT
Topic: MyHeritage Success Stories — Case Study: Clare Reay
Description: Hear the incredible tale — featured on the TODAY show — of a mother and daughter separated at Auschwitz whose children managed to find each other 75 years later thanks to MyHeritage. Learn how the MyHeritage Research team managed to shed more light on the story.
We look forward to having you join us!
Source: My Heritage