The first Family Tree Academy: Weekend Conference,

The first Family Tree Academy: Weekend Conference,
The first Family Tree Academy: Weekend Online Conference, in association with FamilySearch
24 to 26 July 2020 

The team of presenters from FamilySearch will take delegates through topics aimed to help people both new to family history and those already with some years of experience.

The presentations will be aired live on the Family Tree webpage and you will be able to put your questions to the presenters at the end of the live sessions each day via Facebook Live. 

The presentations will start at 5pm each day (24 to 26 July), and each will run for approximately 20 minutes each, with comfort breaks, closing with the presenter Q&A session.


For quick reference, list of titles below, for full details and joining instructions see -

Friday 24 July, from 5pm:

  • Getting started on your family history – Brian McKechnie

  • FamilySearch overview and resources – Tim Manners

  • How to start your family tree on FamilySearch – Andrew Milnes

Saturday 25 July, from 5pm

  • Discovery experiences on Family Search – Keith Penfold

  • An introduction to memories (The importance of having a personal digital asset plan) – Virginio Baptista

  • How to make Family History fun for all ages – Jacob Hawkins

Sunday 26 July, from 5pm

  • Introduction to FamilySearch mobile apps, Tree and Memories - Tim Manners

  • Helping your relatives to share their Memories - Brian McKechnie

  • How to share my family history and memories - Torsten Kux