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Meeting March 12, 2016

The Technology Board.

July 1, 2017

Articles in a newsletter sent by Norton.

7 Tips to Prevent Ransomware

Malicious software that uses encryption to hold data for ransom has become wildly successful over the last few years. The purpose of this software is to extort money from the victims with promises of restoring encrypted data.
July 2, 2017
Article by Norton

Cast Your Security Net Over Phishing
Learn how to avoid falling for email scams.

Have you ever received an email asking you to sign into your financial account, cloud services, or online email? What about one saying you have a package waiting for delivery and you should open the attachment for details?

These are all recent phishing attempts cybercrooks are using to gain access to your private information.

Never enter personal info through an email link or open attachments without scanning them first. Click below to learn the 7 essential tips to beat phishing scams.

Do you use a wireless mouse? If so you may want to read these two articles about hacking computers thru a wireless mouse.


Here you will find Genealogy Events outside the local San Diego Area that may be of interest to our members. If you are interested in these, please contact the POC or website in the posting.

From the Family History Library.

Sent: 4/28/2017 
Subj: Save the Date!



We would like to inform you and your society members about our upcoming free online research seminars. 


You might also want to save the date for two more week long seminars.

  • Sep 11-15, Nordic Research Seminar
  • Oct 2-6, US Research Seminar


We will send more information and links when they become available.


Brandon L. Baird, AG ®

Discovery & Outreach Specialist

Family History Library

February 2, 2017

International Germanic genealogy conference set for July 2017 in Minneapolis

Save the dates July 28-30, 2017 for the first international conference organized by the International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP).  Our society has joined this new and growing international partnership of Germanic societies across America and Europe.  Our members receive a special  Partnership discount off the regular conference rate.  Registration for the conference opens in February, 2017.

The conference theme - "Connections: International, Cultural, Personal" - will shape presentations and personal opportunities for both German genealogy professionals and individual hobbyists.

A block of rooms has been reserved for conference attendees at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest Hotel.  Rooms are available at a special rate.  A special reservation phone number and Marriott link are available.

The International German Genealogy Partnership was begun in 2014  by genealogical society leaders in America, Germany and other countries.  The purpose is to expand cooperation among societies nationally and internationally for the benefit of the individual members.  The 2017 international conference is one of several major Partnership initiatives.  Hosting the 2017 

Partnership conference is the Minnesota-based Germanic Genealogy Society.

For additional information, see the Facebook page for IGGP at or visit the website,

The conference flier also provides more details.


May 7, 2017

Menifee and Lake Elsinore Family Discovery Day & Family History Fair
Sponsored by the Menifee Stake Family History Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
8:30 AM-3:00 PM

 See flier for more information. 

Register by Email

Genealogy Events put on by other Societies in San Diego Area that may be of interest.

North San Diego County Genealogical Society presents 2017 Fall Seminar

Saturday October 28, 2017

Carlsbad City Library

9.30 am - 3.30 pm

See flier for more information.

 Aug 31, 2017 

Dr. Barbara Bruff Hemingsen will be lecturing on The Impact of Infectious Diseases on Civilians and Soldiers in 19th Century America this fall semester for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at San Diego State University. 

Date: Monday, Oct. 23, 1–2:50 pm

Fee: $15

Registration Deadline: Oct. 23

Please find details on Barbara's lecture in the attached flyers. She thought this might be of interest to your members so feel free to email or print and distribute the attached flyers to members of your organization. 

Copy of the flyer to send electronically. 

Copy of the flyer for printing. 

Don't hesitate to contact me with any questions about the OLLI at SDSU, Barbara's lecture or the registration process.  

Thank you, 


Precious Jordan - Talley 

Program Coordinator, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

San Diego State University

Phone: 619.594.1227

July 8, 2017

We’re back! 2017 International Genetic Genealogy Conference announced:


The DNA Detectives brings back i4GG 2017 in SAN DIEGO CA December 9 and 10, 2017, 9am to 6pm. The event will cover traditional Genetic Genealogy as well as Genetic Genealogy methodologies for unknown parentage. Newbie or expert, this is a great opportunity to learn from the cream of the crop. The event will be held at Sheraton Mission Valley San Diego Hotel 1433 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA. 92108 December 09 – 10, 2017. Don’t miss out! Our 2016 event was full. Register now and take advantage of our early registration (ending 11/09/17) and room block (subject to availability) please click here for more information and to register. We’ll see you there!

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