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WikiTree Announces Free Genealogy Symposium and “WikiTree Day” Party

28 Sep 2022 2:31 PM | Anonymous

The following is a press release written by WikiTree:

September 28, 2022— To celebrate its 14th anniversary, the WikiTree community is hosting two days of free events – open to anyone interested in family history or genealogy – November 4-5, 2022.

The fun begins with a 24-hour virtual genealogy symposium, starting at 8am EDT (noon UST) on November 4. This virtual conference features popular genealogy speakers including Amy Johnson Crow, Melanie McComb, AJ Jacobs, Thomas MacEntee, Mags Gaulden, Helen Shields, Shaunese Luthy, Marian Burk Wood, Cathryn Hondros, Catherine Nelson, and more, and covers a variety of genealogy-related topics.

The second part of the event, the “WikiTree Day” party, kicks off when the symposium ends at 8am EDT (noon UST) on November 5. Have some fun with fellow genealogists and casual family historians, find out why the WikiTree community has become so popular.

November 5 will also include a special panel discussion about the future of genealogy with Chris Whitten, Mags Gaulden, Daniel Loftus, Jen Baldwin, Rob Warthen, Roberta Estes, Amy Johnson Crow, LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, and Thomas MacEntee.

Attendees will be able to visit the Exhibitors Hall, play games, and chat with other attendees via Zoom and Discord.   

The two-day event is entirely free and open to anyone. Register now to receive updates and be eligible for door prizes. 

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