MyHeritage Online Events for May

MyHeritage Online Events for May

We’re delighted to share our online event schedule for the coming month. As always, it’s chock-full of fantastic free content from top lecturers and experts. This month, we’re including a special focus on Memorial Day as well as lectures on researching Irish and Swedish heritage, utilizing advanced MyHeritage features, and more.

Our free, live webinars feature top experts in genealogy, family history, and DNA speaking on a wide variety of useful and relevant topics. Thanks to the live format, you can ask 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, and many of the Ask the Expert sessions are later made available for free viewing on the MyHeritage Knowledge Base.

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. We recommend following our Facebook page to get a notification when we go live. You’ll be able to ask questions in the comments, and the speakers will respond to them at the end of the session.

May 3, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Smart Matches™ on MyHeritage

Speaker: Dick Eastman

Description: MyHeritage’s Smart Matching™ technology can help you grow your tree and break through brick walls. Join veteran genealogist Dick Eastman as he reveals the incredible potential of this feature to further your research.

May 5, 8 A.M. EDT (1 P.M. IST)

Topic: Using MyHeritage for Irish Genealogy

Speaker: Gerard Corcoran

Description: Gerard Corcoran, Irish representative for the International Society of Genetic Genealogy, will show you how to research your Irish ancestors using MyHeritage resources and technologies.

May 6, 9 A.M. EDT 

Topic: Finding Female Ancestors

Speaker: Thomas MacEntee

Description: Join genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee of and learn his tips and tricks for locating female ancestors!

May 10, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Hidden-Gem MyHeritage Features You May Have Overlooked

Speaker: Maureen Taylor

Description: Maureen Taylor of The Photo Detective will show you how to harness the power of MyHeritage’s lesser known features to enrich your research and connect with your ancestors.

May 12, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Storytime with Papa Jake

Speaker: Jake Larson

Description: Join us for a very special Memorial Day session with 98-year-old World War II veteran Jake Larson, who’ll be sharing stories and photos from WWII.

May 18, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Trolling Virtual Cemeteries and Using Cemetery Records

Speaker: Amie Bowser Tennant

Description: Cemeteries are a gold mine of genealogical information — and you don’t need to leave the comfort of your home to visit them! Amie Bowser Tennant of the Genealogy Reporter will show you how.

May 24, 1 P.M. EDT

Topic: Turning AutoClusters Into Solutions

Speaker: Roberta Estes

Description: Roberta Estes of DNAeXplain will show you how to leverage MyHeritage’s AutoClusters feature to achieve breakthroughs in your genetic genealogy research.

May 26, 12 P.M. EDT

Topic: Researching Swedish Genealogy

Speaker: Christina Sagersten

Description: One of Sweden’s leading genealogists, Christina Sagersten, will provide a thorough introduction to researching Swedish ancestry.

May 31, 2 P.M. EDT

Topic: Family Records of The Great War 1914–1918

Speaker: James Tanner

Description: Expert genealogist James Tanner will discuss family records relating to World War I and show you how you can learn your own family’s story in relation to this historical event.

Ask the Expert

The free Ask the Expert webinar series is hosted by our Genealogy Expert, Daniel Horowitz, every Thursday at 1 P.M. Each week Daniel focuses on a different topic, from leveraging useful MyHeritage features to searching the historical record collections, and invites users to ask questions and consult with him. Click here to register for upcoming Ask the Expert sessions.

As always, we look forward to having you join us!