Computer Workshops


The conference offers the optional computer workshops listed below at a cost of $30 each.

The 15 PC workshops run from Monday through Thursday and have a capacity of 24 students.

There are also four Mac workshops that deal with Mac topics and will be conducted using Mac computers. All of the Mac workshops are held on Tuesday and have a capacity of 20 students.

To find more information about a specific workshop, click on its title below. A new page will open with the abstract. You can also go to the program schedule page and bring up all the workshops. To see a listing of all of the computer workshops, click on the little downward pointing triangle for the "Type of Presentation" search option and select "Computer Workshop". Then click on the "Search" button. When you click on the title of any workshop, a pop-up window will open with more details about that workshop.

Signing Up for Workshops

To sign up for the computer workshops (and other optional fee-based events and items), you need to enter or return to the registration form as follows:

If you need help with the registration process, see the Registration Help page.

PC Computer Workshops


8:15 - 10:15      Creating One-Step Search Tools
Stephen Morse
10:30 - 12:30      Genealogical Research for Bessarabian (Moldovan) Jews
Yefim Kogan
2:00 - 4:00      Getting Started with Family Tree Maker
Duff Wilson
4:15 - 6:15      Jewish Community History : A New Approach to On-line Data Collection
Harris Gleckman


8:15 - 10:15      Hungarian Jewish Research on the Web
Vivian Kahn
10:30 - 12:30      Social Media for the Jewish Genealogist
Meredith Hoffman
2:00 - 4:00      Introduction to JewishGen
Debra Kay-Blatt
4:15 - 6:15      Computers and the Internet—21st Century Tools/19th Century Ancestors
Kenneth Bravo


8:15 - 10:15      CANCELLED
Maximizing Excel's Tools for JOWBR Submissions and Other Genealogical Spreadsheets
Nolan Altman
10:30 - 12:30      Getting the Most Out of
Meredith Hoffman
2:00 - 4:00      Litvak Seek—Search the ALD Successfully
Eden Joachim
4:15 - 6:15      Making the Most of Family Search for Jewish Research
W. Todd Knowles


Mac Computer Workshops


8:15 - 10:15      Getting Started with Family Tree Maker for MAC
Duff Wilson
10:30 - 12:30      Beginners' Reunion
Susan Kobren
2:00 - 4:00      Charting, Formatting, Personalizing and Embellishing your Family Tree with Reunion
Lois Rosen
4:15 - 6:15      Getting the Most Out of Reunion 10
Elias Savada

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