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Upcoming and Past Appearances

Thomas MacEntee Speaking Engagements

Upcoming Appearances

  • 15 October 2014 – 1:00 pm CDT / 7:00 pm GST
    Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestors
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to register!
  • 18 October 2014
    Mastering Evernote for Genealogy Boot Camp
    Webinar (online)
    Hack Genealogy – click here to register!
  • 7-13 December 2014
    7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists
    10 Secrets You Should Know to Survive Microsoft Word
    10 Ways To Jumpstart Your Genealogy
    After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research
    Can I Use That In My Genealogy? What You Should Know About Copyright
    Creating a Community Indexing Project
    Genealogy: The Future Is Now
    Managing the Genealogy Data Monster
    Mapping Your Genealogy: From A to Z and In-Between
    Playing Nice In The Genealogy Sandbox

    Lectures
    Salt Lake Christmas Tour, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 14 January 2015, 7:00 pm Central
    After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research
    Webinar (online)
    Fountaindale Public Library, Bolingbrook, Illinois
  • 21 January 2015, 1:00 pm Central
    Genealogy DO-Over: A Year of Learning from Research Mistakes
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to register!
  • 11-14 February 2015
     After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research
    Technology Initiatives for Genealogy Societies
    TechSoup – Technology by the Bowlful for Your Genealogy Society
    FGS 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 12-14 February 2015
    Building a Genealogy Research Toolbox
    Pinning Your Family History
    Self-Publishing for Genealogists: Tips, Tricks, and Tools
    Wearables and Genealogy: Wacky and Wild or Worth the Wait?

    Lectures
    Rootstech, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 7 March 2015
    TBD
    Lectures
  • 25 April 2015
    After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research
    7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists
    You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools
    Managing the Genealogy Data Monster
    Lectures
    Bend Genealogical Society Spring Seminar, Bend, Oregon
  • 8 May 2015, 1:00 pm Central
    After You’re Gone: Future-Proofing Your Genealogy Research 
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to register!
  • 8 July 2015, 8:00 pm Central
    Pinning Your Family History
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to register!
  • 3 October 2015
    TBD
    Lectures
    Ohio Genealogical Society 2015 Fall Seminar, Belleville, Ohio
  • 7 October 2015, 2:00 pm Central
    Wearables and Genealogy: Wacky and Wild or Worth the Wait
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to register!
  • 27-30 April 2016
    TBD
    Lectures
    Ohio Genealogical Society, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 14-16 July 2016
    TBD
    Lectures
    Midwestern Roots, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 31 August – 3 September 2016
    TBD
    Lectures
    Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference, Springfield, Illinois

Previous Appearances

  • 27-30 August 2014
    Creating a Community Indexing Project
    Virtual Presentations for Genealogy Societies
    Mind Mapping Your Research Plans and Results
    Google Books for Genealogy
    Can I Use That In My Genealogy?: What You Should Know About Copyright

    Lectures
    Federation of Genealogical Societies 2014 Conference, San Antonio, Texas
  • 31 July – 2 August 2014
    Building a Research Toolbox
    Can I Use That In My Genealogy?: What You Should Know About Copyright
    Evernote for Genealogists
    Managing Your Genealogy Data
    Privacy and Our Ancestors
    They’re Alive: Searching for Living Persons

    Lectures
    Midwestern Roots 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 23 July 2014 – 1:00 pm CDT / 7:00 pm GST
    Researching Your Illinois Ancestors
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to view!
  • 19 July 2014
    7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists
    Creating A Family History Website
    Got Photos? Digitizing and Creating Keepsakes Using Family Photos
    You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Used for Unusual Tools
    McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society, Crystal Lake, Illinois
  • 8-9 July 2014
    Backing Up & Managing Your Genealogy Data
    Creating & Planning Your Professional Career

    Facebook for Genealogists
    Google Alerts and Google Books for Genealogists
    Mapping Your Genealogy
    Staying Safe with Social Media

    Lectures
    Midwest African American Genealogy Institute, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 6-8 June 2014
    Genealogy Cloud Computing
    7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists
    Mind Mapping Your Research Plans and Results
    Pinning Your Family History
    Blogger Summit

    Lectures
    SCGS Jamboree, Burbank, California
  • 17 May 2014
    Genealogy: The Future is Now
    The Power of . . . A Name, An Address and An Occupation
    Setting Out on Your GeneaQuest
    Lectures
    GeneaQuest – CAGGNI Conference, Elgin, Illinois
  • 30 April – 3 May 2014
    Evernote for Genealogists
    Metadata for Digital Images

    Storytelling Super Powers: How to Come Off As Your Family’s Genealogy Hero
    Tracing Your New York Ancestors
    Lectures
    Ohio Genealogical Society Conference, Sandusky, Ohio
  • 25-26 April 2014
    Building a Research Toolbox
    Google for Genealogists
    Managing Your Genealogy Data
    You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools
    Minnesota Genealogical Society, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 23 April 2014 – 1:00 pm CDT / 7:00 pm GST
    Homestead Act of 1862
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to register!
  • 2 April 2014 – 1:00 pm CDT / 7:00 pm GST
    7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to register!
  • 27 March 2014, 7:30 pm CDT
    Saving Memories Forever – Advanced Webinar
    Webinar – FREE! Click here to register!
    Saving Memories Forever
  • 22 March 2014 – 10:00 am CDT
    Self-Publishing Survival Guide – Hack Genealogy Boot Camp
    Webinar (online)
    Hack Genealogy Boot Camp – click here for more information
  • 20 March 2014, 7:30 pm CDT
    Celebrating a Life: Keeping the Life Stories Shareable and Organized
    Webinar – FREE! Click here to register!
    Saving Memories Forever
  • 15 March 2014
    Social Media Workshop – Marketing Yourself Virtually
    Webinar (online)
    APG Heartland Chapter
  • 13 March 2014, 7:30 pm CDT
    Saving Memories Forever – Beginner’s Webinar
    Webinar – FREE! Click here to register!
    Saving Memories Forever
  • 27 February 2014, 7:30 pm CST
    Saving Memories Forever – Advanced Webinar
    Webinar – FREE! Click here to register!
    Saving Memories Forever
  • 25 February 2014, 7:30 pm CST
    Preserving Your Family’s Oral History and Stories
    Webinar – FREE! Click here to register!
    Saving Memories Forever
  • 20 February 2014, 7:30 pm CST
    Saving Memories Forever – Beginner’s Webinar
    Webinar – FREE! Click here to register!
    Saving Memories Forever
  • 28 January 2014, 7:30 pm CST
    Celebrating a Life: Keeping the Life Stories Shareable and Organized
    Webinar – FREE! Click here to register!
    Saving Memories Forever
  • 26 January 2014, 2:00 pm CST
    Saving Memories Forever – Beginner’s Webinar
    Webinar – FREE! Click here to register!
    Saving Memories Forever
  • 25 January 2014 – 10:00 am CST
    Get Your Genealogy Groove Back – Genealogy Boot Camp
    Webinar (online)
    Hack Genealogy Boot Camp – click here for more information.
  • 16 January 2014, 7:30 pm CST
    Saving Memories Forever – Beginner’s Webinar
    Webinar – FREE! Click here to register!
    Saving Memories Forever
  • 9-13 December  2013
    Family History Trippin’: Planning a Successful Genealogy Trip
    It Is Well With My Soul – Finding Ancestors Amid the Rubble of Disaster and Misfortune
    Metadata for Digital Images
    Mind mapping Your Research Plans and Results
    Pinning Your Family History*
    Self-Publishing for Genealogists
    Successful Collateral and Cluster Searching
    They’re Alive: Searching for Living Persons
    Wolfram Alpha for Genealogists
    You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools

    Lectures
    Salt Lake Christmas Tour, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 20 November 2013 – 1:00 pm CST / 7:00 pm GST
    Mind Mapping Your Research Plans and Results
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to view the recording!
  • 5 November 2013
    You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools
    Webinar
    Ontario Genealogical Society, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 25-26 October 2013
    Become a Genealogy Blog Reader
    Evernote for Genealogists
    Privacy and Your Ancestors

    Lectures
    ISGS 2013 Fall Conference, Sandwich, Illinois
  • 11-12 October 2013
    Internet Killed the Family History Star
    Successful Collateral and Cluster Searching
    Blog Your Ancestors
    Mind Mapping Your Research Plans and Results
    10 Ways to Jumpstart your Genealogy
    Lectures
    Western Michigan Genealogical Society, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 5 October 2013
    Google for Genealogists
    Backing Up Genealogy Data
    Tech Initiatives for Genealogy Societies
    You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools
    Lectures
    Tarentum Genealogical Society, New Kennsington, Pennsylvania
  • 13-14 September 2013
    Google for Genealogists

    Privacy and Our Ancestors
    Successful Collateral and Cluster Researching
    Ten Ways to Jumpstart Your Genealogy
    Polish Genealogical Society of America, Lisle, Illinois
  • 11 September 2013 – 1:00 pm CST / 7:00 pm GST
    You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to register!
  • June 18, 2013 – 7:30 pm CDT / 8:30 pm EDT
    Metadata and Digital Images
    Webinar (online)
    Flip-Pal mobile scanner – FREE – click here to register!
  • June 14, 2013 – 1:00 pm CDT / 7:00 pm GDT
    Next Exit: Your New Jersey Ancestors
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to register!
  • April 13, 2013
    Successful Collateral and Cluster Research
    It Is Well with My Soul: Finding Ancestors Amid the Rubble of Disaster & Misfortune
    Google for Genealogists
    Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists
    North San Diego County Genealogical Society, Carlsbad, California
  • April 6, 2013
    10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Genealogy
    Building a Research Toolbox
    They’re Alive, Searching for Living Relatives
    Creating a Family History Workspace
    Lectures
    Olympia Genealogical Society, Olympia, Washington
  • March 21-23, 2013
    Backing Up Your Genealogy Data

    The Future of Genealogy
    Wikis for Genealogists
    Lectures and Panel Discussions
    RootsTech, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • March 16, 2013
    Building a Research Toolbox

    Internet Archive:  A Gold Mine for Genealogists
    Social Networking:  New Horizons for Genealogists
    You Use WHAT for Genealogy?  Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools
    Lectures, 22nd Annual Spring Seminar
    Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society, Sacramento, California
  • March 6, 2013 – 1:00 pm CST / 7:00 pm GST
    Behind the Cheese Curtain: A Look at Wisconsin Genealogy Resources
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – FREE – click here to register!
  • December 2-8, 2012
    10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Genealogy
    Acres of Records: The Homestead Act
    Copyright and Genealogy
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Google Docs for Genealogists
    Managing Your Genealogy Data
    PlayingNice in the Genealogy Sandbox
    Privacy and Your Ancestors
    Staying Safe Online
    The Genealogy FAN Club (Friends, Associates and Neighbors)
    Lectures
    Salt Lake Christmas Tour, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • November 14, 2012 – 7:00 pm CST
    It Is Well With My Soul:  Finding Ancestors Amid the Rubble of Disaster and Misfortune
    Webinar
    Fountaindale Public Library, Bolingbrook, Illinois
  • November 8-10, 2012
    Backing Up Your Genealogy Data

    Building A Research Tool Box
    Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists
    They’re Alive: Searching For Living Persons
    Lectures
    Florida State Genealogical Society 2012 Conference, Deerfield Beach, Florida
  • October 19-20, 2012
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Google for Genealogists

    Self-Publishing for Genealogists
    They’re Alive – Searching for Living Persons
    Lectures
    Illinois State Genealogical Society Fall Conference, Rockford, Illinois
  • October 17, 2012 – 8:00pm CDT/9:00pm EDT
    Hardware for Genealogists with Thomas MacEntee
    Radio interview with Jane Wilcox
    The Forget Me Not Hour, Blog Talk Radio
  • October 13, 2012 – 1:00pm CDT
    Building a Research Toolbox
    Lecture
    The Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois
  • October 8, 2012 – 1:00pm CDT
    Thomas MacEntee – Genealogist
    Radio show guest appearance
    The Boomer and The Babe, Blog Talk Radio
  • September 16-23, 2012
    8th Annual Genealogy Conference and Cruise
    Lectures
    Wholly Genes, Seattle to Alaska
  • September 1, 2012, 5:00pm CDT
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Lectures
    FGS 2012 Conference, Birmingham, Alabama
  • August 30, 2012, 3:30 pm CDT
    Google Docs for Genealogists
    Lectures
    FGS 2012 Conference, Birmingham, Alabama
  • August 29, 2012, 5:00 pm CDT
    TechSoup.org: Technology by the Bowlful for Your Genealogical Society
    Lecture
    FGS 2012 Conference, Birmingham, Alabama
  • August 29, 2012, 3:30 pm CDT
    Brainstorming Session – 21st Century Marketing
    Lecture
    FGS 2012 Conference, Birmingham, Alabama 
  • August 29, 2012, 2:00 pm CDT
    21st Century Marketing Techniques
    Lecture
    FGS 2012 Conference, Birmingham, Alabama
  • August 29, 2012, 9:30 am CDT
    Social Networking for Genealogy Societies
    Lecture
    FGS 2012 Conference, Birmingham, Alabama 
  • August 28, 2012, 7:00 pm CDT
    Records Access: the Art of Advocacy
    Panel discussion
    APG Roundtable, Birmingham, Alabama 
  • July 28, 2012
    Blogging for Beginners
    Building a Research Toolbox
    Google for Genealogists
    Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists
    Webinars
    2012 Summer Genealogy Fest
    Genealogical Council of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
  • July 27, 2012 – 1:00 pm CDT / 7:00 pm GST
    The Genealogy Cloud: Which Online Storage Program is Right For You?
    FREE Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars – register here!
  • July 20-21, 2012
    Social Media for Genealogists
    Facebook for Genealogists

    Google for Genealogists
    Staying Safe Online
    Build a Genealogy Website
    Backing Up Your Genealogy Data
    Mini-Sessions
    Midwestern Roots Conference, Indianapolis, IN 
  • June 21, 2012
    They’re Alive –  Searching for Living People
    Webinar (online)
    Willard Library, Evansville, IN
  • June 20, 2012
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Webinar (online)
    Willard Library, Evansville, IN
  • June 8 – 10, 2012
    Backing Up Your Genealogy Data
    Blogger Summit Panel Part 1: Blog Beginner to Reader to Blogger in 60 Minutes
    Blogger Summit Panel Part 2: Now That You’re A Genealogy Blogger
    Internet Killed the Family History Star -How Technology Has Changed the Face of Genealogy
    Got Illinois Ancestors? A Guide to Prairie State Genealogy
    Lectures and Panel Discussions
    43rd Annual Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, Burbank, California
  • May 22, 2012
    Flip-Pal Affiliate Program for Genealogy Societies
    Webinar
    Flip-Pal – FREE
  • April 27-28, 2012
    Behind the Cheese Curtain: A Look at Wisconsin Genealogy Resources
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Genealogy Party Line: Hung Up on Technology
    Managing Your Genealogy Data
    They’re Alive – Searching for Living Persons
    Lectures
    Wisconsin State Genealogical Society’s Gene-A-Rama
    Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • April 24, 2012
    Flip-Pal Affiliate Program – Pathways to Profits
    Webinar
    Flip-Pal
  • March 31, 2012
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Google for Genealogists
    Navigating the 1940 US Census

    Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists
    Lectures
    Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, Maryland
  • March 24-25, 2012
    Midwest GeneaBlogger Get-together
    Social event
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • March 7, 2012 – 1:00 pm CST / 7:00 pm GST
    Are you Ready for the 1940 U.S. Census Images?
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars
  • February 2-4, 2012
    Genealogical Uses for QR Codes
    Twitter: It’s Not Just “What I Had For Breakfast” Anymore
    Lectures
    RootsTech
    Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • February 2, 2012
    Bridging the Digital Divide – Tech Initiatives for Genealogical Societies
    Luncheon
    RootsTech
    Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • December 4-11, 2011
    Managing Your Genealogy Data

    Monday, December 5, 9:15am
    Self-Publishing for Genealogists and Genealogy Societies
    Monday, December 5, 4:30pm
    Backing Up Your Genealogical Data
    Tuesday, December 6, 9:15am
    Google Forms for Genealogists
    Tuesday, December 6, 4:30pm
    Building A Research Toolbox
    Wednesday, December 7, 9:15am
    Creating a Family Genealogy Workspace
    Wednesday, December 7, 4:30pm
    Dropbox for Genealogists
    Thursday, December 8, 9:15am
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Thursday, December 8, 4:30pm
    It Is Well With My Soul:  Finding Ancestors Amid
    the Rubble of Disaster and Misfortune
    Friday, December 9, 9:15am
    They’re Alive! Searching for Living Persons
    Friday, December 9, 4:30pm
    Salt Lake Christmas Tour, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • November 9, 2011 – 1:00 pm CST / 7:00 pm GMT
    It Is Well With My Soul – Finding Ancestors Amid the Rubble of Disaster and Misfortune
    Webinar (online)
    Legacy Family Tree Webinars
  • November 5, 2011 – 1:30 pm CST
    They’re Alive –  Searching for Living People
    Chicago Genealogical Society
    The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL
  • October 17, 2011 – 7:00 pm CDT
    Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists
    Lecture
    Zion Genealogical Society, Beach Park, IL
  • September 29 – October 8, 2011
    Managing Your Genealogy Data

    Build a Research Toolbox
    They’re Alive! Searching for the Living
    Backing Up Your Genealogy Data
    Lectures
    Legacy Genealogy Cruise 2011
  • August 21, 2011, 8:00 am CDT
    The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan
    Radio Show Guest
    WGN Radio
  • August 19-21, 2011 – times vary
    Summer 2011 Virtual Conference
    Webinars and Chats
    Family Tree University, click here to register
  • July 20, 2011, 8:00 pm CDT
    Your Ancestors Want Their Stories To Be Told
    Radio Show Guest
    Blog Talk Radio
  • February 10, 2011 – 4:15 pm MST / 10:15 pm GMT
    Genealogy Blogs: Impact and Influence in the Genealogy Community
    Panel
    Roots Tech, Salt Lake City, UT
  • February 11, 2011 – 1:45 pm MST / 7:45 GMT
    Self-Publishing for Genealogists and Genealogical Societies
    Virtual Presentations Roundtable
    Panel
    Roots Tech, Salt Lake City, UT
  • February 12, 2011 – 4:15 pm MST / 10:15 GMT
    Virtual Presentations Roundtable
    Panel
    Roots Tech, Salt Lake City, UT
    Click here to view the recorded session.
  • December 6-10, 2010
    Build a Genealogy Blog
    Build a Research Toolbox
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Google Docs for Genealogists
    Google for Genealogists
    Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists
    Twitter: It’s Not Just “What I Had For Breakfast” Anymore
    Wikis for Genealogists

    Lectures
    Salt Lake Christmas Tour, Salt Lake City, UT
  • November 12-13, 2010
    Building a Research Toolbox
    Build a Genealogy Blog
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists
    Twitter: It’s Not Just “What I Had For Breakfast” Anymore
    Wikis for Genealogists
    Lectures
    Atlanta Family History Expo, Atlanta, GA
  • July 30-31, 2010
    Build A Genealogy Blog
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists
    Twitter: It’s Not Just “What I Had For Breakfast” Anymore

    Midwest Family History Expo, Kansas City, MO
  • July 11, 2010
    21st Century Marketing for Genealogists & Genealogy Societies

    Breakfast with the Experts: “Only Connect!” – Social Networking & Blogging for Genealogists
    Social Networking – New Horizons for Genealogists

    International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Los Angeles, CA
  • June 25-26, 2010
    Build A Genealogy Blog
    Facebook for Genealogists
    Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists
    Twitter: It’s Not Just “What I Had For Breakfast” Anymore

    2nd Annual Colorado Family History Expo 2010, Loveland, CO
  • October 1, 2009
    Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists

    Cook Memorial Library, Libertyville, IL

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