Keynote Address: 9:10AM - 10:00AM    Bernice Alexander Bennett - “My Journey Back to the Motherland”

Session 1: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
ClassPresenterClass Description
1-1Angela Packer McGhieTelling Ancestors' Stories by Writing, Verifying and Sharing
1-2Andy HochreiterIntroduction to DNA for Genealogy
1-3Julia Coldren-WalkerFamily Trees: Personal and Online
1-4Charles S. "Chuck" Mason Jr.Brag Books: Biographies and County Histories

Session 2: 11:15AM - 12:15PM
ClassPresenterClass Description
2-1Angela Packer McGhieUsing Identity Characteristics to Locate Your Ancestors
2-2Lorraine Dutcher MinorBeginning Genealogy, Part 1
2-3Natonne Elaine KempSelf-Publishing Your Family History
2-4Bernice Alexander BennettFollow the Witnesses: The Homestead Act of 1862

LUNCH 12:15PM - 12:45PM

Session 3: 12:45PM - 1:45PM
ClassPresenterClass Description
3-1Leslie Anderson1st U.S. Colored Cavalry: Private Lives, Public Records
3-2JLorraine Dutcher MinorBeginning Genealogy Part 2 [Continuation from Session 2-2]
3-3Charles S. "Chuck" Mason Jr.The Silent, the Invisible, and the Unimportant: Finding Female Ancestors
3-4Sue MortensenWills and Probate Records: A Treasure Trove of Information, Part 1

Session 4: 2:00PM - 3:00PM
ClassPresenterClass Description
4-1Carol Kostakos PetranekUsing U.S. Records to Find Your Original Surname and Village of Origin
4-2Andy HochreiterThird-Party DNA Tools
4-3Julia Coldren-WalkerGetting the Most From Hints in Online Trees
4-4Sue MortensenWills and Probate Records: A Treasure Trove of Information, Part 2 [Continuation from Session 3-4]