Sunday, April 02, 2017

ANNOUNCING: April 2017 DearMYRTLE hangouts

DearREADERS,
It is currently best if you use Chrome to access hangouts, as other web browsers have not updated to permit viewing. We're looking forward to these hangout topics this month including:

  • Document Show and Tell (bring a few from your research)
  • Champollion (software for savvy paleographersO
  • Why Host Virtual Meetings? (2 sessions)
  • GermanGen Study Group (2 sessions) 
  • DNA Study Group (read Chapter 4 in advance)
  • The Archive Lady
  • and of course, our flagship Mondays with Myrt hangout

FEE
This DearMYRTLE Hangout is presented at no cost. If you find the information useful, consider the Pay What You Want business model Ol' Myrt employs:
http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/2015/03/hangouts-pay-what-you-want.html

HOW
Now everyone can log in to VIEW and COMMENT on DearMYRTLE Hangouts. YUP! Log in with your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, email or G+ account. You'll only need a G+ if you wish to JOIN the panel as an "official" participant.

VIEW and post COMMENTS before and during each hangout. The comments are right there with the video now that we're hosting them at:
http://hangouts.DearMYRTLE.com

AFTER the hangout, comments continue at http://bit.ly/DearMYRTLEonGoogle

We open the "green room" 15 minutes early if you'd like to test out your microphone and webcam. Consider JOINing the panel as an official "participant".  We may even "scramble" to mix up the conversation a bit with new panelists.

ARCHIVED VERSION
If you miss the live events, catch the archived version at your convenience. It's usually available within the hour after the *live* recording has concluded. http://hangouts.DearMYRTLE.com

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes)
Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago)
10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

DOCUMENT SHOW & TELL (60 minutes)
Wednesday, 5 April 2017
Come prepared to share an unusual document. You must log in with Google+ to be on the panel. Arrive 15 minutes early for a mic check. Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago) 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

WACKY WEDNESDAY (60 minutes)
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 - Champollion
(image enhancements & transcription software) with developer Christophe Marin from Paleotech
9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago)
7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

GENEALOGY GAME NIGHT(60 minutes)
A chance to practice using your headset mic and web cam.
9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago)
7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes)
Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago)
10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

Why Host Virtual Meetings? (AM)
12 April 2017

Cousin Russ and Ol' Myrt will discuss free tools and how to promote personal, business and society hangouts.

Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago), 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

Test Myrt to see if she can set up and promote a virtual hangout in 10 minutes or less!

WACKY WEDNESDAY  (60 minutes)
Cousin Russ and Ol' Myrt will discuss equipment considerations when hosting personal, business and society hangouts.
9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago), 7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes)
Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago)
10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 - with Ursulc C. Krause, host of
The German Genealogy Girl's Podcast
Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago) 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

Read in advance and complete the homework at the end of Chapter 4 "Genealogical Applications for mtDNA" in Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne.

9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago)
7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours
You must attend this hangout live as it will not be available for access later, due to copyright restrictions.

9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago)
7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

MONDAYS WITH MYRT (90 minutes)
Monday, 24 April 2017
Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago)
10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - with Ursulc C. Krause, host of
The German Genealogy Girl's Podcast
Noon Eastern US (New York), 11am Central US (Chicago) 10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 9am Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours
THE ARCHIVE LADY (60 minutes)
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago)
7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

Sunday, 30 April 2017
9pm Eastern US (New York), 8pm Central US (Chicago)
7pm Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City), 6pm Pacific US (Los Angeles), UTC-7 hours

Hangouts: Pay what you want. So it's simple. If you value the work Ol' Myrt, +Cousin Russ and our beloved panelists do week in and week out on your behalf, please:

Check the DearMYRTLE Hangouts Calendar for upcoming study groups and hangouts. There you'll find links to the GeneaConference (in-person) and the GeneaWebinars Calendar with over over 200 hours of online genealogy classes, webinars, live streams and tweetchats from other hosts and presenters over the next 12 months.