A very unusual summer is coming to a close! We hope you have managed to enjoy it despite the limitations and challenges. As always, we are here with you and ready for another month of fantastic online sessions to help you take your genealogy research to the next level!
Our live sessions feature top experts in genealogy, family history, and DNA, and you can ask your 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.
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.
September 7, 9 A.M. EDT
Topic: Discover Unexpected Clues in Old Family Photos
Speaker: Lisa Lisson
Description: Writer, educator, and genealogist Lisa Lisson will show you a new way to look at old family photos that can reveal clues and details you may not have known about.
September 9, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: DNA Q&A
Speaker: Diahan Southard
Description: Diahan Southard, founder of Your DNA Guide, will be available to answer your questions about interpreting your DNA results.
September 14, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: Essential Habits for Becoming a Better Genealogist
Speaker: Diana Elder and Nicole Dyer
Description: Accurate, thorough genealogy research is all about good habits. In this session, mother and daughter duo, Diana Elder and Nicole Dyer, founders of FamilyLocket.com, will show you what essential habits will help you become a better researcher.
September 16, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: School Days and Your Ancestors: Researching in School Records
Speaker: Melissa Barker
Description: Melissa Barker, Archives Manager and Public Historian, will show you how to find fascinating information about your ancestors in school records.
September 21, 9 A.M. EDT
Topic: You Use WHAT for Your Genealogy?!
Speaker: Thomas MacEntee
Description: Genealogy expert and educator Thomas MacEntee will show you some of the less conventional resources you can call upon in your genealogy research.
September 23, 12 P.M. GMT (7 A.M. EDT)
Topic: Hints and Tips for British Research Using MyHeritage
Speaker: Caroline Gurney
Description: Bristol-based genealogist and historical researcher Caroline Gurney will offer special tricks and tips for researching your British ancestors on MyHeritage.
September 30, 2 P.M. EDT
Topic: Working with Different Family Tree Views on MyHeritage
Speaker: Uri Gonen
Description: Uri Gonen, our Senior VP of Product Management, will show you how to utilize the 4 tree views on MyHeritage to make the most of the unique features of each.
Ask the Expert Sessions
These webinars with our Genealogy Expert Daniel Horowitz cover a wide range of topics. The sessions are free, but registration is required. Simply click the link provided for each session below to register.
September 3, 1 P.M. EDT
Topic: Open Mic: Ask Your Questions About MyHeritage
Description: Be ready to TALK, as Daniel Horowitz will open your mic to hear your questions and answer them live. Feel free to send questions in advance on registration.
September 10, 1 P.M. EDT
Topic: Set the Record Straight: How to Report Errors in MyHeritage Records
Description: Have you ever come across a record with incorrect information? On MyHeritage, you can report the error and make suggestions for fixing it. Learn how in this session.
September 17, 1 P.M. EDT
Topic: FTB vs. Web: Which Do I Need? Which Is Best?
Description: The offline software Family Tree Builder and the online trees on MyHeritage each have their benefits and drawbacks. Learn how to determine which of these options will work best for you.
September 24, 1 P.M. EDT
Topic: Hidden Treasures on MyHeritage: Yearbooks
Description: Yearbooks are a much-overlooked resource that can provide so much rich detail about the lives of our ancestors. Learn how to get the most of this lesser-known, but highly valuable collection on MyHeritage.
We look forward to having you join us!
Source: My Heritage