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Fall Conference
Saturday, October 16
Free Virtual Event via Zoom

On Saturday, October 16, 2021, the Arkansas Genealogical Society will host its Annual Genealogy Conference as a free, one-day, virtual event. The event will take place via Zoom and is being sponsored by the Arkansas Black History Commission.

Saturday’s event will run from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The featured speaker for the conference will be Lisa Louise Cooke, host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast. Mrs. Cooke will present four topics (in bold):

8:30 AM Zoom opens up for entry
9:00 AM Opening Hello
9:15 AM The Genealogist’s Google Search Methodology
10:15 AM Break
10:30 AM Cool Cases Solved: How to Identify Your Photos
11:30 AM Lunch Break
12:10 PM AGS Member Meeting
12:30 PM How to Re-open and Work a Genealogical Cold Case
1:30 PM Break
2:00 PM Create a Free Google Earth Map Collection for Your Research
3:00 PM Ending Goodbyes

The conference will also include the Arkansas Genealogical Society’s annual meeting and will reveal the winners of its yearly Arkansas Family Historian writing contests. AGS has served the state’s genealogy community since 1962.

Registration is free but attendees must register for the event with a valid email address and must download the Zoom app to their computer or device.

To listen to Lisa’s podcast visit LisaLouiseCooke.com

Sponsored by the Black History Commission of Arkansas.


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