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Annual Workshop on Technology for Family History and Genealogical Research March 13 at BYU

Precedes Computerized Family History and Genealogy Conference March 14 and 15

TheBrigham Young University Computer Science Department will host its EighthAnnual Workshop on Technology for Family History and Genealogical Researchbeginning at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 13, at the BYU Conference Center.

Themorning’s keynote speaker will be Josh Coates, founder of Mozy, Inc. He willspeak on “Back-up Technology.” Paul Allen, CEO of, Inc., will bethe luncheon speaker.

Morethan a dozen presentations and panel discussions on current and emergingresearch and technology supporting family history and genealogy will be held inthe morning and afternoon technical sessions.

Theworkshop is open to the public. Pre-registration is $75 and is encouraged. Thecost for walk-in participants is $85. Full-time students can register for $35with a current ID. The registration includes a printed syllabus and DVDrecording of the proceedings along with a continental breakfast, catered lunchand afternoon snacks.

Toregister online, visit or call BYU Conferences andWorkshops at (801) 422-8925.

The Workshopon Technology for Family History and Genealogical Research is sponsored byBrigham Young University, the BYU Computer Science Department, and the BYUComputer Science Alumni Association. It precedes the Annual Computerized FamilyHistory and Genealogy Conference scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 14and 15, also at the Conference Center.

Writer: David Luker

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