MyHeritage Online Events for July–August

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It’s been another great month for online events at MyHeritage, and we’re delighted to present next month’s schedule. These fascinating and informative sessions provide a great way to increase your knowledge about genealogy and expand your skillset from the comfort of your home — absolutely free.

Even if you can’t make it to the live events, you can still enjoy all recorded FB Live sessions in the Videos section of the MyHeritage Facebook page. Many of the webinars are available for free viewing on the MyHeritage Knowledge Base.

Facebook Live Sessions

You can participate in these sessions right from our Facebook page. No advance registration is required. Simply visit the page when the session is scheduled to start and look out for the live video broadcast at the top of the feed. You’ll be able to ask questions in the comments, and the speakers will respond to them live.

This month, we planned a couple sessions at different times in response to a popular request to consider our users living in other time zones. We hope those of you who haven’t been able to join us at the usual times will be able to participate in those sessions!

July 29, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Finding Family With DNA at MyHeritage

Speaker: Kitty Cooper

Description: Join genealogy and DNA rockstar Kitty Cooper as she talks about ‘Finding family with DNA at MyHeritage‘ and then responds to queries.

 

August 5, 9 A.M. EDT

Topic: Introducing the New & Improved MyHeritage Search Engine Interface

Speaker: Daniel Horowitz

Description: MyHeritage’s Genealogy Expert Daniel Horowitz will give an overview of the brand-new look and functionality of MyHeritage’s historical record search engine interface.

August 10, 4 P.M. AEST (Australia Eastern Standard Time)

Topic: Australian Resources on MyHeritage

Speaker: Shauna Hicks

Description: Author and genealogist Shauna Hicks will provide an overview of the wealth of resources available for those with Australian roots on MyHeritage.

August 12, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Developing Your Own Research Plan

Speaker: James Tanner

Description: Veteran genealogist James Tanner will offer advice on developing a solid research plan that will help you focus your goals and conduct your research more efficiently.

 

August 17, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Genealogy Craft Ideas

Speaker: Thomas MacEntee

Description: Get your creative juices flowing in this fun session with genealogist and educator Thomas MacEntee on turning your research into art.

 

August 19, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Trace Your Immigrant Ancestors with MyHeritage

Speaker: Lisa Alzo

Description: Experienced genealogist and writer Lisa Alzo will show you how to trace your immigrant ancestors using the extensive immigration-related record collections on MyHeritage.

 

August 24, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Discover Unexpected Clues in Old Family Photos

Speaker: Lisa Lisson

Description: Writer, educator, and genealogist Lisa Lisson will show you a new way to look at old family photos that can reveal clues and details you may not have known about.

 

August 26, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Paper Files and Digital Files: Ideas on Organizing Your Family History

Speaker: Joshua Taylor

Description: Now that you have all this information about your ancestors, how do you organize it? Popular genealogy speaker and author Joshua Taylor will share his expert tips.

 

August 31, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: DearMYRTLE’s Quick Tips for Beginning Genealogists

Speaker: Pat Richley-Erickson

Description: Pat Richley-Erickson, author of the award-winning genealogy blog DearMYRTLE, will share some quick tips for those just getting started on their genealogy journey.

 

Ask the Expert

Our popular Ask the Expert sessions with Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert at MyHeritage, have continued taking place on a weekly basis on Thursdays at 1 P.M. EDT. Below you’ll find the topics for upcoming sessions. Simply click the link and fill in the form to register.

Thursday, July 30, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: MyHeritage Collection Catalog

Guest Speaker: Lisa Louise Cooke

Description: Lisa Louise Cooke of the Genealogy Gems Podcast will show you how to use the catalog of the MyHeritage historical record collections to find new information on your ancestors.

Click here to register for MyHeritage Collection Catalog.

Thursday, August 6, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Family Tree Builder: Advanced Features II

Description: Family Tree Builder is a robust software that can help you take your genealogy research to the next level. Learn about more advanced features of this powerful tool and how they can help you build an extremely detailed, accurate family tree.

Click here to register for Family Tree Builder: Advanced Features II.

Thursday, August 13, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Navigate the New Interface of the MyHeritage Search Engine

Description: MyHeritage has a brand-new search engine interface! Learn how to navigate it and take advantage of its upgraded, more intuitive features, now available to all.

Click here to register for Navigate the New Interface of the MyHeritage Search Engine

Thursday, August 20, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Recording Adoptive Parents

Description: MyHeritage allows you to indicate whether your parents are biological and adoptive — and you can even add both. Learn how to navigate MyHeritage to build both a biological and an adoptive family tree.

Click here to register for Recording Adoptive Parents.

Thursday, August 27, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Pop-Quiz: MyHeritage and General Genealogy Knowledge

Description: How much do you know about MyHeritage? Come play some trivia and win prizes with your knowledge of MyHeritage features.

Click here to register for Pop-Quiz: MyHeritage and General Genealogy Knowledge.

As always, we look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, September 3, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Open Mic: Ask Your Questions About MyHeritage

Description: Be ready to TALK, as Daniel Horowitz will open your mic to hear your questions and answer them live. Feel free to send questions in advance to webinars@myheritage.com.

Click here to register for Open Mic: Ask Your Questions About MyHeritage.

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  • Cathy


    August 9, 2020

    Thanks for making so many resources available. Learning new things helps me to deal with the current Covid circumstances.

  • Maisie Statham


    August 9, 2020

    Hello and thanks for all you do. I am wondering why I have just received this email when the list of events indicates that many of them have already been and gone.