Have you thought about attending a genealogy conference, but found the idea a bit daunting? First-timers can feel thrown back into “junior high school mode”:

  • Which classes should I attend?
  • Where will I sit?
  • What if I don’t know anybody?

Don’t let a little shyness stop you from going! With a little preparation you can be ready to hit the conference running.

In this video presented by George Morgan (The Genealogy Guys) for the Southern California Genealogical Society (the folks who put on the annual Jamboree in Burbank, CA) you’ll learn what to expect, how to prepare, and how to get the most out of your time once you are there.

Watch the video: How to Get the Most Out of a Genealogy Conference from SC Genealogical Society

The Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree is a terrific conference and plans are already in the works for Jamboree 2013 to be held in Burbank, CA June 7 – 9, 2013.  Head to their website for all the details on the schedule and registration.   Hurry – according to their website early bird registration ends April 30, 2013.

I hope to see you in some of my classes at Jamboree:

Friday June 7 at 1:30pm Pimp Your Pad! How to Turn Your iPad (and other tablets too) into an Ultimate Genealogy Cruisin’ Machine

Friday June 7  Banquet – Behind the Scenes of WDYTYA? (I’ll be moderating)

Saturday June 8 at 11:30am Master Using Google for Common Surname Searches

Saturday June 8 at 2:00pm The Google Earth Military March Game Show (Ooo…this is going to be good!)

And of course I’ll see you at my booth in the exhibit hall.


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