GeneaQuest: The Future is NOW! - May 17, 2014
Elgin Community College
Much was learned from Thomas MacEntee, our keynote speaker, about genealogy's future. The breakout sessions added to the attendees' knowledge base by covering various aspects of DNA, FlipPal and Picasa, Google, Family Search and Ancestry.com/Family Tree Maker. At lunch, Thomas MacEntee challenged guests to make better use of information we already have collected including our ancestors’ names, addresses and occupations. GeneaUs Bar "Genies" conducted table-top discussions on 18 different topics during the day, stretching the minds of Genies and members alike. Our eleven exhibitors provided participants with access to other societies, libraries and valuable genealogical materials. And, in the wrap up session, Thomas set the attendees out on their own GeneaQuest with his insightful remarks.
Early reports suggest the knowledge transfer was SUCCESSFUL!
Enjoy the video for a closer look of the day