Thursday, 14 February 2013

Family Tree University Winter 2013 Virtual Conference

The American based Family Tree Magazine ( has a set of courses taught through its 'Family Tree University' ( As a part of this it will be holding a Winter Virtual Conference next weekend on all things genealogical, including a half hour guided lecture by yours truly on the ScotlandsPeople website, entitled Secrets for Seeking Scottish Ancestors. Here's the general blurb on the conference as a whole:

DATES: 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013
You get a three-day all-access pass to watch 15 pre-recorded video classes and participate in live chats. Join in every day or as your schedule allows—you make your own schedule.
TUITION: $199.99

You can join in every day or as your schedule allows. The full programme is available at and includes session from Rick Crume, Thomas Macentee, Laura Prescott, Dave Fryxell, Lisa A. Alzo, Lisa Louise Cooke, D. Joshua Taylor, Sunny Jane Morton, Billie Stone Fogarty, Angela Walton-Raji, Melanie D. Holtz, and yours truly at the very end!

To sign up visit The team have produced a short video with some sample clips from a few of the lectures:

If you wish to subscribe and join in the fun, quote the following code and you will get 20% off:


Don't say we're not good to ye - have fun!


Pre-order my new book, Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, through Pen and Sword (30 April 2013), or purchase early at Who Do You Think You Are Live 2013 in London. For my other genealogy books, please visit; whilst for my online Scottish based genealogy courses please visit the Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd site.

No comments:

Post a Comment