MyHeritage Online Events for September

MyHeritage Online Events for September

A very unusual summer is coming to a close! We hope you have managed to enjoy it despite the limitations and challenges. As always, we are here with you and ready for another month of fantastic online sessions to help you take your genealogy research to the next level!

Our live sessions feature top experts in genealogy, family history, and DNA, and you can ask your questions and interact with the lecturers in real time. 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.

Facebook Live Sessions

No advance registration is required for these sessions: you can join them straight from our Facebook page. 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.

September 7, 9 A.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.

September 9, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: DNA Q&A

Speaker: Diahan Southard

Description: Diahan Southard, founder of Your DNA Guide, will be available to answer your questions about interpreting your DNA results.

September 14, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Essential Habits for Becoming a Better Genealogist

Speaker: Diana Elder and Nicole Dyer 

Description: Accurate, thorough genealogy research is all about good habits. In this session, mother and daughter duo, Diana Elder and Nicole Dyer, founders of, will show you what essential habits will help you become a better researcher.

September 17, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: School Days and Your Ancestors: Researching in School Records

Speaker: Melissa Barker

Description: Melissa Barker, Archives Manager and Public Historian, will show you how to find fascinating information about your ancestors in school records.

September 21, 9 A.M. EDT

Topic: You Use WHAT for Your Genealogy?!

Speaker: Thomas MacEntee

Description: Genealogy expert and educator Thomas MacEntee will show you some of the less conventional resources you can call upon in your genealogy research.

September 23, 11 A.M. GMT (7 A.M. EDT)

Topic: Hints and Tips for British Research Using MyHeritage

Speaker: Caroline Gurney

Description: Bristol-based genealogist and historical researcher Caroline Gurney will offer special tricks and tips for researching your British ancestors on MyHeritage.

September 30, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Working with Different Family Tree Views on MyHeritage

Speaker: Uri Gonen

Description: Uri Gonen, our Senior VP of Product Management, will show you how to utilize the 4 tree views on MyHeritage to make the most of the unique features of each.

Ask the Expert Sessions

These webinars with our Genealogy Expert Daniel Horowitz cover a wide range of topics. The sessions are free, but registration is required. Simply click the link provided for each session below to register.

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 on registration.

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

September 10, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Set the Record Straight: How to Report Errors in MyHeritage Records

Description: Have you ever come across a record with incorrect information? On MyHeritage, you can report the error and make suggestions for fixing it. Learn how in this session.

Click here to register for Set the Record Straight: How to Report Errors in MyHeritage Records.

September 17, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: FTB vs. Web: Which Do I Need? Which Is Best?

Description: The offline software Family Tree Builder and the online trees on MyHeritage each have their benefits and drawbacks. Learn how to determine which of these options will work best for you.

Click here to register for FTB vs. Web: Which Do I Need? Which Is Best?

September 24, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Hidden Treasures on MyHeritage: Yearbooks

Description: Yearbooks are a much-overlooked resource that can provide so much rich detail about the lives of our ancestors. Learn how to get the most of this lesser-known, but highly valuable collection on MyHeritage.

Click here to register for Hidden Treasures on MyHeritage: Yearbooks.

We look forward to having you join us!


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  • Arthur Zimmerman

    September 9, 2020

    The September 23 session is listed as 12 P.M. GMT (7 A.M. EDT). But that’s in error. EDT is GMT-4 hrs, so session would be 8 AM EDT. Or, is the session 12 PM local time in Britain which is now GMT + 1 hr?

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      September 9, 2020

      Thanks for pointing that out Arthur! We’ve corrected the time 🙂

  • Sondra

    September 13, 2020

    Nothing particular to say. Just want to be sure I stay in the loop.

  • Sarah adams

    September 13, 2020

    Hi everyone thanks for giving me the chance of getting some help .I Have come against a brick wall after trying and trying to get two death records and one birth record can’t understand why theses are stubborn.i have tried every which way to get a result with theses people with the only information I have William Hampton B 1872 Co Down Northern Ireland hie wife Theresa Hampton B 1873 Belfast lived in Belfast It’s because I don’t know when they died,I try different dates and his sister Fenniah Hampton B 1874 but cannot get a result So as to purchase a certificate tried proin and groin Belfast l got the Rest of my family ok but theses no, I would appreciate any help you can direct me to with good results Thank You So Much

  • Jeannie Baerg

    September 13, 2020

    I do not have Facebook. Is there anywhere else I can find recordings of these webinars ? Thanks, Jeannie

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      September 16, 2020

      Hi Jeannie,

      We’re also live streaming simultaneously to the MyHeritage YouTube page:

      See you there!

  • Yitshak Merin

    September 14, 2020

    Hello! Thank you for providing these sessions.
    Most of the sessions are during my work day.
    Is it possible to watch a recording after the meeting?

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      September 14, 2020

      Hi Yitshak,

      All of the Facebook live sessions are available to watch afterwards at .


  • Linda

    September 14, 2020

    I’m new to My Heritage and would enjoy webinars via your website if you have them. I have terminated Facebook; Instagram; Twitter; etc. due to privacy concerns.

  • Harvey Berk

    September 14, 2020

    It would have been helpful to get the “September” MyOnline Heritage sent pit before Sept, 14. I will try to access some of the past sessions on the MyHeritagfe FB page.

  • Judy

    September 15, 2020

    Are any of these sessions recorded for viewing later? I’m in Australia and the times just don’t work for viewing live here.

  • Dorrene Jeske

    September 15, 2020

    I just learned of these Webinars; I hope you report them in the not too far future. If possible, please alert me that you are repeating them. Thank you.

  • naomi

    September 16, 2020

    i m so upset I cant work out how to get on to todays session with Melissa barker a friend had a look and we couldnt work it

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      September 16, 2020

      Hi Naomi,

      Her session has been postponed until tomorrow, September 17, at 2 PM ET. To watch, just to go .

      See you then!