Events and Webinars MyHeritage Online Events for July–August By Esther July 29, 2020 Share Share Copy Link 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 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. 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 email@example.com. Click here to register for Open Mic: Ask Your Questions About MyHeritage.