Saturday, September 15
VCGS general meeting – Hal Bookbinder (General Meetings)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Camarillo Public Library, 4101 E. Las Posas Rd, Camarillo, CA
Presenter: Hal Bookbinder
“Practice Safe Computing”
In this time of spam, hacking, identity theft and other distractions of the Internet Age, Mr. Bookbinder provides a useful checklist of things to concern yourself with when using your computer.
Hal writes and lectures extensively on diverse genealogical topics, including border changes, migration, citizenship, safe computing, locating relatives and Jewish culture and history. He has identified over 4,000 relatives back to the mid-1700s in modern Ukraine. Other roots reach into modern Moldova, Poland, Belarus and Russia. He has served as president of the IAJGS and has been honored with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Professionally, he is an IT Director in healthcare, a part-time university instructor and director of a transition to work training program for recovering addicts. Check out his growing series of articles on safe genealogical computing.
Workshop following the lecture:
“DNA Success Stories”
Panel: Teri Reynolds, Beulah O’Neal, Ray Roth, and Don Worth
All who have had DNA tests done, or plan to, or just need inspiration to take this next genealogical step, will want to hear these success stories. Our gifted panel of experts will help you understand the connection between your paper research and DNA findings. This information could even assist you in breaking down a brickwall.
All our monthly lectures and workshops are free to our members and the public.
The DNA Special Interest Group meeting will precede the general meeting from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo.