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11 June 2010

Well-Represented at the SCGS Jamboree

The 41st Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree begins today (through Sunday, June 13, 2010) in Burbank and many California Genealogical Society members have traveled south for the annual event.

Events Coordinator Tim Cox unfurled the new banner at Table 114 in the Exhibit Hall. Be sure to stop by and see us.

Several members' names appear on the list of speakers.

Ron Arons presents Researching Criminal Relatives, Saturday 5:00 p.m. Ron can be found at Table 105 in the Exhibit Hall

Elyse Doerflinger leads a Mini-course Workshop: Using Your Computer, Video Camera and YouTube Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Elyse will also be a panelist on Blogger Summit Part 1: From Novice to Reader to Blogger in Sixty Minutes.

Lisa Lee is presenting two talks: Search & Reward Notices: Hidden Information About Former Slaves, Saturday 3:30 p.m. and City Directories – Full of Hidden Information, Sunday 2:00 p.m.

Thomas MacEntee is going non-stop this weekend. He's leading three mini-course workshops, moderating two blogging summits and presenting a talk.

His schedule: Google Docs for Beginners, Friday 4:00 p.m.; Blogger Summit Part 1: From Novice to Reader to Blogger in Sixty Minutes, Saturday 10 a.m. followed by Blogger Summit Part 2: Now that You're a Genealogy Blogger, Saturday 11:30 a.m.; Twitter – It's Not Just "What I Had For Breakfast" Anymore, Saturday, 5:00 p.m.; Blogger for Beginners, Saturday 2:00 p.m. and WordPress For Beginners, Saturday, 3:00 p.m. Whew!

Craig Manson and Kathryn Doyle are also panelists on Blogger Summit Part 2: Now That You're a Genealogy Blogger, Satuday 11:30 p.m.

Cath Trindle is presenting three talks: How Much Proof is Enough?, Saturday 2:00 p.m.; Women of the West, Saturday 5:00 p.m. and California Sources Online and Off, Sunday, 2:00 p.m.

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