Category Archives: Call To Meeting

Call to Meeting – September 21

It’s almost time for our next virtual meeting, September 21st at 6:30pm.

There are a lot of changes being made to FamilySearch, especially the research wiki. Todd Knowles, the Deputy Chief Genealogical Officer of FamilySearch, will present What’s New at FamilySearch.

As always, registration is required. Also note that we don’t expect to take up two hours as the registration page says, probably closer to one, but we over-book the webinar time just in case.

See you there!

Call to Meeting – August 17

For our August meeting, we will have Emily Garber as our speaker. Her topic: Learning Our Craft: Online Opportunities for Improving Our Research Skills.

To do quality research, never stop learning. Webcasts, webinars, online courses, blogs, podcasts, FaceBook, YouTube, discussion groups, wikis – these are a few of the plethora of opportunities for genealogy enthusiasts to hone their skills.

Since there are many different learning styles, this talk focuses on types of online opportunities (their strengths and weaknesses) and where to find them. Topics also include developing a personalized learning plan and fitting learning into our busy lives.

Of course, we will have this presentation by webinar, which requires registration. Some of you register minutes before we begin, and that’s OK too. Visit the registration link to sign up. As always, we block two hours for the webinar but usually only take about one hour of time.

See you there.

Call to Virtual Meeting – 20 July

We’re sorry that last month’s meeting planning slipped through the cracks, but we’re still here and having a meeting on Monday, July 20 at 6:30pm.

Our speaker will be Brian Podoll and his presentation is “Other German Record Sources, Beyond the Vitals”.

We use GoToWebinar. All attendees will need to register online before the event. The webinar will show two hours’ length, but we’re generally finished around one.

See you there.

Call to Virtual Meeting – May 18

It’s time for another UJGS meeting, on May 18 at 6:30pm.

With so many of us trying to research from home, we’re going to have a virtual question and answer session.

The experts in our society will try to answer any questions you may have. You can ask questions during the meeting, but if you have some questions ready, please send them in advance.

You will need to register for the webinar. Please visit the registration page before our session is set to begin so you can join us.

See you there.

Call to Virtual Meeting – April 20

That’s right friends, UJGS is having a virtual meeting.

We hope everyone who can has been staying home, maybe getting some genealogy research done. One day, things will get back to more normal, and when that happens, we’ll all be wanting more records from the archives in Eastern Europe.

Join us on Monday, April 20, at 6:30pm for Janette Silverman of Ancestry ProGenealogists as she tells us about Researching in Eastern European Archives.

For this meeting, we will be using GoToWebinar. If you are not familiar with the program, we will be online at 6pm for you to log in and test it out before the meeting begins. You will need an Internet connection and a speaker or headphones, or you can call in with your phone for audio. Some instructions can be found here.

You must register online to attend. You will receive an email confirmation with instructions and a link to use to join the meeting, including a reminder email 1 hour before the presentation.

We hope you’ll join us.

Call to Meeting – March 16

Our next meeting will take place on Monday, 16 March, at 6:30pm in the main floor classroom of the Family History Library.

Daniel R. Jones, the Manager of The Slavic Research Specialist Team at FamilySearch will talk about some of the things that FamilySearch has that could help people researching in the area. Bring any additional questions for Daniel to answer to help with your research.

We’ll see you there.

Call To Meeting Reminder – February 24

Our first meeting for 2020 is coming up on Monday, February 24th at 6:30pm in the main floor classrooms of the Family History Library.

Daniel Horowitz will present Israeli and European Records Available on MyHeritage.

Don’t forget that dues is due, $10 per person or $15 per couple. We can take credit cards in person as well as cash or check, or pay in advance online by credit card at Square.

See you next week.



Call To Meeting – February 24

Daniel Horowitz
Daniel Horowitz

It’s almost time for Utah JGS’s first meeting of the year. We will be meeting on Monday, February 24th at 6:30 pm in the main floor classrooms at the Family History Library.

Our speaker is Daniel Horowitz, the genealogy expert at MyHeritage, and he’ll be telling us about Israeli and European Records Available on MyHeritage.

This meeting takes place the same week as RootsTech. Whether you are planning to attend or not, in past years, the Expo Hall has been free to visit, and probably will be again. You can meet with the vendors and learn about the products and technologies they offer to assist with your genealogy research. We recommend a visit one day.

And because this is our first meeting of the year, it’s time to pay your dues: $10 per person or $15 per couple. You can pay in person (cash, check, or credit card) or by credit card online at Square.

See you there!

Call to Meeting Update – November 18

This is your reminder message of our upcoming UJGS meeting, November 18th, 6:30pm at the FHL in our usual room.

This is our election meeting and a good time to either volunteer yourself for a position or volunteer your ideas for what you want our society to do in the future.

And we have a speaker scheduled. (The previous message said we didn’t.) Lindsay Levine will be speaking about research in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

See you there.