The fair starts at 9am Mountain Time, or 6am Hawaii Time.
-At 6:15 am Hawaii Time there is a presentation about Footnote.com, by Justin Schroepfer - and later at 7:30am Hawaii time another presentation on Writing Family Histories and researching diaries, journals and letters, by Barry Ewell." They have a meal break, then another program followed by a "genealogy jam session." You can enter the online conference at any time on Saturday between 6am and 1pm Hawaii time. I attended one of these early in the year and thought it was excellent.
The program for this year is listed below, along with their Announcement.
Register now at their website: http://www.familyhistoryliveonline.com/
"Remembering Our Ancestors"
free Family History Fair
November 17 - Saturday
Between 6 am and 1 pm Hawaii Time -
This fair is for anyone involved in Family History Research and Genealogy. If you would like to attend this fair, please become a member by providing name, password and e-mail address through this website. Membership is FREE. Once you sign up as a member, you will receive instructions how to download the necessary software (which is also free).
Register to allow time for you to receive software download instructions and the necessary Content ID and Access Codes by e-mail. If you miss registering by Wednesday, Nov 14th, you can even TRY to do it up to, and including, Saturday.
Content will be available for download on Wednesday November 14, 2007 (this includes any handouts and other information specific to this Fair) You'll be emailed an ID number to get this content (a syllabus) between Wednesday and Saturday.
6:00 AM - (Hawaii time) Welcome - Gena Philibert Ortega
6:15 AM - Using Footnote.com - Justin Schroepfer
7:15 AM - BREAK
7:30 AM - Diaries, Journals, Letters of our Ancestors: A Window to Better Research and Writing Family Histories - Barry Ewell
8:30 AM - Using FHLO Family History Live Online-
8:45 AM - LUNCH (or breakfast for Hawaii people!)
9:50 PM - Welcome back- Gena Philibert Ortega
10:00 PM - Technology of the Live Online Seminar - Stilman George
11:00 PM - End of Fair
11:15 PM - to 1:00 PM Genealogy Jam
The mission statement of Family History Live Online is divided into three concepts as follows:
We provide live online services to assist individuals of all ages with genealogy, research tools and family history techniques. We strive to design programs that are easy to use, enjoyable to participate in and work on a home PC. We offer individual support, mentoring, group live online discussions and a forum for legitimate companies to offer their products and services.
We help professional genealogists and family history research instructors share their knowledge with the world in exciting ways and expand their income potential while reducing their expenses.
We encourage quality organizations to expand their influence by offering links and notices to our subscribers and live online community sessions that showcase their individual capabilities.