Central Florida Genealogical Society

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CFGS Presents Drew Smith on Organizing Your Genealogy Saturday May 13th

Drew SmithThe Central Florida Genealogical Society will present a seminar on Organizing Your Genealogy by Drew Smith of the Genealogy Guys. This seminar will be given on Saturday May 13th from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm at the Cultural Hall, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 45 E. Par, Orlando, FL 32804. This is the same building that the Family History Center is located in. Location Map 

Topics will be:

  • Organizing Your Genealogy Research Process
  • Using Evernote for Capturing Notes and Ideas
  • Organizing Your Genealogy Files and Correspondence
  • Organizing Your Research Trip

Cost will be $35 for CFGS Members, $40 for non members, $50 for couples (same address) and $45 at the day of the conference. Price includes: Morning refreshments, box lunch & handouts. To ensure lunch, registrations must be received by May 10. We will have door prizes and a genealogy used book sale, too!

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Single Member Admission

Drew Smith Seminar Member Admission | 35.00 USD

Single Nonmember Admission

Drew Smith Seminar Non-Member Admission | 45.00 USD

Couples (living at same address) Admission

Drew Smith Seminar One Couple Admission | 50.00 USD

About Drew Smith

Drew Smith has been a librarian in the Academic Services department at the University of South Florida (USF) Tampa Library since 2007. Drew was born outside Newark, New Jersey (where his father was from) and grew up in upstate South Carolina (where his mother was from). As a child, he developed an interest in genealogy, and he began to engage in serious family history research in 1992 after the death of his favorite aunt.

Drew currently serves as the Chair of the Family History Information Standards Organization (FHISO) and is the immediate Past President of the Florida Genealogical Society of Tampa, having served in that position for nine years. He served as a Director of the Federation of Genealogical Societies from 2008 to 2013. He served as Secretary of the Association of Professional Genealogists from 2010 to 2011, He is the administrator for the RootsMagic mailing list.

Drew regularly speaks at conferences and meetings of national, state, and local genealogy societies, especially on topics linking genealogy and technology. Together with George G. Morgan, Drew has been the co-host of The Genealogy Guys Podcast since September 2005. Beginning in 2016, he hosts the Genealogy Connections Podcast, which alternates weeks with The Genealogy Guys Podcast.

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