Friday, June 7, 2019

Learning Opportunity for existing and potential users of Family Tree Maker - July 2

Family Tree Maker Users Group - FREE  (Training)
Tuesday, July 2
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
AIHF Conference Center
8300 Health Park
Entrance E, Suite 10
Raleigh, NC 27615

Family Tree Maker (FTM) is teaming up with the Wake County Genealogical Society for one evening to teach existing and potential users the how-to's of FTM and to present some new and exciting features which are coming later this year with the release of FTM 2019.  The presentation will also introduce their partner printing products, Charting Companion and Family Book Creator.  And the talk will dive into how to use your DNA results to validate your current family tree.  This is a great opportunity to learn about these products - straight from the exhibit hall at the NGS National Conference!

BRING YOUR FTM QUESTIONS and be ready to learn!  Registration is free!  Please sign up through the link below.

Download: AIHF Directions and Map 
Parking Information:
Attendees should use entrance “E” at the back side of the building overlooking the lake. Parking is reached before the entrance, but handicapped parking is available by driving further down and parking in the marked spots by the courtyard near the entrance to the lecture hall.

Additional information that may be covered -

Brief history of Software MacKiev involvement with Family Tree Maker

New features of FTM
- FamilySync™
- Photo Darkroom™
- FamilySearch Integration
- Color Coding
- Saved Filtered Lists
- Sync Weather Report

Version 2019 - Coming Soon
New and Upcoming Features
Turn Back Time
FamilySearch Integration 2.0
Hints in the Index
Smart Filters
Folder Counters
Profile Picture perfection
Tree Browser
Rich Color Coding
Tree Vault Services - Emergency Tree - FTM Connect - Historical Weather - Next of Kin

Upgrading and Updating

Brief DNA Explanation
- Adding DNA to the Research Toolbox
- Types of DNA tests
- Tying DNA into FTM and Charting Companion 7

Plug in Partner Products:
Charting Companion 7 - DNA edition
- DNA charts and help
- Other chart building options
Family Book Creator
- Creating Books

Questions & Answers Session

Our Family Tree Maker Ambassadors

Mark Olsen is the Family Tree Maker Ambassador to historical and genealogical societies around the world working to support their members as they use Family Tree Maker. Mark is a graduate of Brigham Young University and holds a bachelor's degree in Family History with a Spanish records emphasis. He has been working in the genealogy industry since 2007.

Kiara Neilsen is a member of the Family Tree Maker Ambassador team.  Kiara works with societies to coordinate educational opportunities. She teaches classes regarding the use of Family Tree Maker, DNA, and how to use DNA results to further genealogical research.  Kiara has been working in the genealogy industry since 2014.

Our Plug-in Partner Charting Companion

If you have received your DNA results and are thinking “now what?” Charting Companion 7 is a great place to start. Pierre Clothier is the creator of Charting Companion and will join in with us to show off the amazing DNA edition charts both those tied to your DNA findings and your Family Tree Maker trees.

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