Computer Interest Group
Welcome to the Computer Interest Group of the Colorado Genealogical Society
The mission of the Computer Interest Group: To inform and update members as well as the larger genealogical community about the use of technology, especially software computer programs and emerging resources, in genealogical research.
Copyright 2012-14 Computer Interest Group
J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA, Saturday, Oct 4, 2014
Sponsored by the Castle Rock Genealogical Society
Denver Meetings held at Christ the King Lutheran Church
2300 S Patton Ct., Denver, Co
No meetings July, August and December
Links to Other Events and Programs
National Speakers Coming to Colorado
Dr John P. Colletta, September 13th, 2014
Sponsored by The Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies
Rocky Mountain Genealogical Seminar
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"The Colorado Genealogical Society Sponsors Many Seminars throughout the year as well as numerous other activities. If you live in or near Denver, you probably want to join this Society." - Dick Eastman, Eastman's online Genealogy Newsletter
CIG acts under the nonprofit Corporation Charter issued to the Colorado Genealogical Society
Cyndi is the founder and owner of the popular website Cyndislist.com, a categorized index of more than 333,000 on-line resources.
Monday, September 8th, 7:00 p.m. "Ancestry.com: More than Just a Shaky Leaf"
Presented by Beth Benko
In this presentation, learn tips and tricks for searching the more than 14 billion records on Ancestry.com. Find out about using wild cards to improve your searching success. See the differences between Basic and Advanced Search. Get the most out of your subscription dollars and see what Ancestry.com features are available for free from home and from your local library. Learn how to use the public member trees to get hints about your ancestors, connect with people researching the same ancestors and collect Ancestry database records associated with your family. Live demonstrations are provided when high-speed Internet is available.
Beth Benko is a professional genealogist providing family history research for clients and lecturing to local organizations. Beth holds a bachelorís degree and a masterís degree in Computer Science. She worked as a software developer and manager for 30 years before leaving the corporate world to pursue her interests in family history. Beth is an officer and volunteer in several local genealogical societies, a volunteer at NARA and Denver Public Library, and a member of the National Genealogical Society and the Association of Professional Genealogists.
Monday, October 13, 7:00 p.m. "Tech Talk and Workshops"
Tech Talk: "Family Websites" presented by Tony and Teri Hjelmstad
Tony and Teri will show us their family website and sharing their online trees and blogs.
Workshops for this evening: Family Tree Maker, Legacy, The Master Genealogist, Reunion for Mac, Rootsmagic, Scanning and Digital Imaging and Internet Workshop.
Workshops run concurrently on workshop nights.
Workshop with Carol Darrow
Saturday February 28th, 9:30-3:00 pm
"Publishing--From Computer to Printed Page"