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Abstracts sought for March 24 Family History Workshop presentations

Submission deadline extended to Monday, Feb. 21

The Brigham Young University Computer Science Department has issued a call for abstract submissions in preparation for its Fifth Annual Family History Technology Workshop scheduled for Thursday, March 24.

Abstracts are due Monday, Feb. 21. This is an extension of the previous deadlines set for Jan. 15 and Feb. 7. For information about submission, please visit www.fht.byu.edu.

The workshop will take place in the Conference Center northeast of the Marriott Center, one day before BYU's Computerized Genealogy Conference. To find out information about the Computerized Genealogy Conference, please visit ce.byu.edu/cw/cwcompu/.

The workshop features a keynote address, a panel and a dinner speaker. Presentations will also be made by computer scientists in the industry, in academia and in the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Presenters will give live demonstrations of computer software or related technologies to participants during the noon hour of the workshop.

Those who wish to present must indicate this in their abstract and include a description of they will demonstrate.

For information and registration details, please visit www.fht.byu.edu or call Mindy Varkevisser in the Computer Science Office at (801) 422-1472, mindy@cs.byu.edu.

Writer: Devin Knighton

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