Arizona Family History Expo – This Weekend

Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | by Mark Tucker

Wow, I cannot belive that another year has passed and it is time to see my friends at the Family History Expo.  The speakers and exhibitors are so friendly and approachable.
Here is the details of the conference:
Main Conference link

Mesa Convention Center
263 North Center Street
Mesa, AZ 85201 

Friday, January 21, 2011 at 7 am
 Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 7:30 am

“Ol’ Dogs Can Learn New Tricks: Looking to the Past for the Future of Your Family History Research”
by Lisa Louise Cooke
Friday at 8am

Full Schedule (so you can plan ahead)



101 classes with at least 10 choices each block!

Friday: Start times (10a, 11:30a, 1:30p, 3p, 4:30p)
Saturday: Start times (8a, 9:30a, 11a, 1p, 2:30p)
Classes cover topics from beginner to advanced including:
- getting started
- software, technology
- research, records, organizing, personal histories
- international
- FamilySearch, Ancestry,
- Blogging
- Much much more

It is not too late to register for both days, 1 day, or just the classes you want to attend.

Exhibit Hall

Friday: 9a – 6p
Saturday: 9a – 4p

Free entrance to the exhibit hall:
- Get advice from the experts
- Learn about family history software and services
- Win prizes!

Dinner Events

Friday @ 6:30p
M. Bridget Cook
“Handling (and Even Healing) the Skeletons in Your Genealogical Closet”
Cost: $33 (dinner & speaker)

Saturday @ 7:00p
Informal Dinner at Bill Johnson’s Big Apple restaurant
Must make reservation by Wednesday, Jan 19
See details at:
Cost: pay for what you eat

I hope to see you at the expo!

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