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A Year in Review - Legacy Family Tree in 2013

This past year has been one of the most successful ever for our company (seems like I write that every year...) - all thanks go to the genealogy community and especially our great Legacy Family Tree users - you! Our company (Millennia Corporation) celebrated our 29th year in business, and the 16th year since we first released Legacy.

AwardOnce again this has been the year of the genealogy webinar. We have led the way of bringing quality genealogy education to the entire world. Our efforts were recognized in April as our Legacy Family Tree Webinar Series at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com was awarded the "Best Genealogy Education or Learning Experience" as part of About.com's 2013 Genealogy Readers' Choice Awards.

In March we launched the availability of annual and monthly webinar memberships, providing members with unlimited access to the 136 hours of recordings. By the end of 2013, the archives has grown to include 208 hours of genealogy education presented by 41 of the industry's finest educators. It also now includes nearly 550 pages of instructors' supplemental syllabus materials. All for less than $5/month (for an annual membership).

June was a bitter sweet month as FamilySearch announced that their flagship software, Personal Ancestral File (PAF) was to be discontinued. PAF was with me in my earliest years of genealogy research. I reminisced about it here.

We began revealing the forthcoming Legacy Family Tree 8 in June with a series of articles which seemed to energize the entire genealogy community.

B_8UNLOCPO-2TMy newest book, Legacy Family Tree - Unlocked! was released in July and based on the brand new Legacy 8. Its "Watch Geoff Live" approach of teaching genealogy and Legacy through real life genealogy experiences has made the book the most popular education product we have ever sold. In fact, one of the most well-known and experienced book publishers in the genealogy industry said that my Digital Imaging Essentials book was the fastest-selling genealogy book he has ever sold. Legacy Family Tree - Unlocked! has far surpassed it. So thanks to everyone for reading it! I hope it continues to inspire your own genealogy research efforts.

In September nearly 300 of you joined us on our 10th annual Legacy Genealogy Cruise. In addition to the 25+ hours of genealogy and Legacy classes, we visited the sites in San Diego, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Quetzal, Costa Rica, the Panama Canal, Panama, and Columbia. Next year our 11th annual Legacy Genealogy Cruise will depart from Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan and see the sites of Japan, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, and Singapore.

Upon our return, I played with new technology - Windows 8.1 (which I am beginning to really enjoy now after a slow warming up to it) and my green screen. It was a blast to broadcast Webinar Wednesday virtually from my family's church in Denmark through the use of the green screen. It worked so well that I had dozens of emails from viewers who commented how great it was for me to be able to visit the country of my ancestors. Check out the pictures here.

Legacy8RetailBox3DLargeIt goes without saying, but the highlight of 2013 was the release of our long-awaited Legacy 8. We introduced many industry firsts including the origins and migration reports, source labels, citations on pedigree charts, and much more. Never before have so many of you chosen to use Legacy Family Tree and we thank you all so much for your support! We hope you continue to love Legacy!

Finally, we announced the upcoming 2014 webinar schedule where once again, we will bring you 52 of the highest quality genealogy classes available. I've loved your emails where you've written that you now reschedule your doctor's appointments to be with us during the live shows on Webinar Wednesdays! We will also launch our first-ever virtual Legacy User Group meetings in 2014. And brand new - you can now register for one or all webinars at once - no more signing up for each one individually. We are also happy to support the growing Legacy Virtual Users' Group Community over at Google+ (thanks Tessa and Carol for your great work!) 

As 2013 comes to a close, we are happy with the progress we are making as a company. We've had successes, learning moments, and growing pains. We've also developed a great plan for 2014 and beyond. One more thanks to the entire genealogy community for all you do to help genealogy progress. Happy New Year to everyone!


Register for Webinar Friday - What's New in Legacy Family Tree 8? by Geoff Rasmussen

LogowhiteJoin us this Friday, January 3, for our first webinar of the year, "What's New in Legacy Family Tree 8?" presented by FamilyTreeWebinars.com host and Legacy developer, Geoff Rasmussen. You will get the insider's view of many of version 8's new features and will learn many new tips and tricks.

Join us for the live webinar Friday, January 3, 2014 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. Before joining, please visit www.java.com to ensure you have the latest version of Java which our webinar software requires. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion.

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In preparation for the webinar, download the "What's New in Legacy 8" brochure here.

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About the presenter

Geoffmug3Geoffrey D. Rasmussen is the father of four budding genealogists. He graduated with a degree in Genealogy and Family History from Brigham Young University and has served as director and vice-president of the Utah Genealogical Association. He is a dynamic genealogy speaker on all forms of genealogy technology, and as host of the Legacy Family Tree webinar series, has spoken virtually to nearly 100 different countries. He has authored books, videos, articles, and websites, and develops the Legacy Family Tree software program. On a personal note, Geoff enjoys playing the piano, organ, cello, basketball and bowling. His favorite places are cemeteries, the ocean, and hanging out with other genealogists. He met and proposed to his wife in a Family History Center.

He is the author of the recently-released, Legacy Family Tree, Unlocked! and the popular Digital Imaging Essentials book.

Watch Geoff's previous webinars here.

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Webinar time

The webinar will be live on Friday, January 3, 2014 at:

  • 2pm Eastern (U.S.)
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Here's how to attend:

  1. Register at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com today. It's free!
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  8. Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers, or by phone.

We look forward to seeing you all there!


Learn Legacy - 4 tools to help you make the most of Legacy Family Tree in 2014

Lots of you woke up Christmas morning and found that Santa brought you Legacy Family Tree software. Congratulations and welcome to the Legacy family!

Now that you have the best genealogy software, here are some tools to help you make the most of it.

Legacy Family Tree - Unlocked! book by Geoff Rasmussen (based on the new Legacy 8) - Anyone can use Legacy Family Tree. It is simple enough for the beginner and powerful enough for the experienced. Without this book, you will probably discover some of the more powerful Legacy tools on your own...eventually...but why wait? In Legacy Family Tree - Unlocked! Techniques, Tips and Step-by-Steps for Using Legacy Family Tree to Record Your Genealogy you will learn how to better utilize some of Legacy’s best features by shadowing the research process of professional genealogist and Legacy Family Tree developer, Geoff Rasmussen. 236 pages. Printed edition (includes free PDF edition) or PDF edition.

Legacy Family Tree 8 User's Guide - the official 296-page Legacy 8 User's Guide. Printed edition (includes free PDF edition) or PDF edition.

Legacy Video Training CDs (republished for the new Legacy 8) - learn Legacy at your own pace from the comfort of your computer. Anyone can learn to use Legacy, but in a few years you'll find yourself saying, "I wish I had known THAT when I first started." Click here to purchase or to learn more.

Register for our free "What's New in Legacy 8" webinar. Broadcast live on Friday, January 3, you will get the insider's scoop on the new features in Legacy 8. Click here to register or click here to register for multiple webinars at once.

Happy New Year from the Legacy Family Tree team!


FamilySearch Records Update: FamilySearch Adds More Than 1.9 Million Indexed Records and Images to Collections from Austria, Denmark, Hungary, and the United States

FamilySearch has added more than 1.9 million indexed records and images to collections from Austria, Denmark, Hungary, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 834,729 indexed records and images from the U.S., Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820–1948, collection, the 590,658 indexed records from the new U.S., New York, State Health Department, Genealogical Research Death Index, 1957–1963, collection, and the 12,338 indexed records and images from the new Hungary, Jewish Vital Records Index, 1800–1945, collection. See the table below for the full list of updates. Search these diverse collections and more than 3.5 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org.

Searchable historic records are made available on FamilySearch.org through the help of thousands of volunteers from around the world. These volunteers transcribe (index) information from digital copies of handwritten records to make them easily searchable online. More volunteers are needed (particularly those who can read foreign languages) to keep pace with the large number of digital images being published online at FamilySearch.org. Learn more about volunteering to help provide free access to the world’s historic genealogical records online at FamilySearch.org.

FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources for free at FamilySearch.org or through more than 4,600 family history centers in 132 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Collection

Indexed Records

Digital Images

Comments

Austria, Vienna Population Cards, 1850–1896

21,278

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection.

Denmark Civil Marriages, 1851–1961

99,586

0

Added indexed records to an existing collection.

Hungary, Jewish Vital Records Index, 1800–1945

11,066

1,272

New indexed records and images collection.

U.S., Delaware Orphan Court Records, 1680–1978

0

23,026

Added images to an existing collection.

U.S., Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820–1948

798,916

35,813

Added indexed records and images to an existing collection.

U.S., Massachusetts, Boston Tax Records, 1822–1918

0

261,257

New browsable image collection.

U.S., New York, State Health Department, Genealogical Research Death Index, 1957–1963

590,658

0

New indexed record collections.

U.S., South Carolina, Freedmen's Bureau Records, 1865–1872

0

118,737

New browsable image collection.


How to create a 2014 birthday / anniversary calendar using Legacy Family Tree

With the new year approaching, why not resolve to be a better relative by remembering family birthdays and anniversaries? Two features of Legacy Family Tree make this easy to do:

  • Legacy's birthday and anniversary reminders described here.
  • Legacy's Calendar Creator.

Legacy can create a birthday calendar, an anniversary calendar, or a combination of the two. There are options to include a cover picture, picture pages above each calendar month, and complete control over color, layout, shadows, fonts, page size, and more. The calendars can be blank or include the birthdates and anniversaries of the people already entered in your family file.

That's right! Because the information (birthdays and anniversaries) is already in your Legacy family file, Legacy will automatically add this to the calendar pages. With the who to include options, you can customize the calendar so only certain family lines are included. You even have the option to skip the anniversaries of divorced couples.

Get Started

To begin, make sure that you have installed Legacy Family Tree 8 Deluxe Edition available here. Then follow these steps:

  1. With Legacy open, click on the Reports tab, then the Other Reports button, then the Calendar Creator.
  2. Using the options on the six tabs, customize the calendar to your preferences.
  3. Print, and enjoy being the person in your family that never misses a birthday or anniversary!

Instead of including all 20,000+ individuals on my calendar, I selected to include "Only Tagged Living Individuals" (found on the Include tab). I previously "tagged" the descendants of my grandparents and my wife's parents so as to only include those closely related to me.

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2014 Legacy Family Tree Webinar Schedule announced

LogowhiteMillennia Corporation and FamilyTreeWebinars.com are pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 2014 Legacy Family Tree Webinar Series. Choose from 52 classes from genealogy's leading educators (nearly 80 hours of free genealogy education) on topics ranging from genealogy technology to in-depth research methodologies and evidence analysis. Legacy Family Tree Webinars was awarded the Best Genealogy Education or Learning Experience by the About.com 2013 Genealogy Readers' Choice Awards.

Sign up for one or for all of them today (so you don't forget later) and you will receive a reminder email both one day and one hours prior to the live event. Brand new - sign up for multiple webinars at the same time by clicking here or visit www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com.

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Webinar Brochure

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FamilyTreeWebinars.com memberships

All live webinars are free, and their recordings are free to watch for the next 7 days. If you missed a previous webinar you can now have access to the entire archives (now more than 200 hours) and instructors' handouts (more than 500 pages) through a monthly or annual webinar membership. Click here for more information or to subscribe.

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Overcoming Lost Records Using Technology - free webinar by Karen Clifford now online for limited time

LogowhiteThe recording of our final webinar of 2013, "Overcoming Lost Records Using Technology" by Karen Clifford, is now online to view for free for a limited time. A few comments from our viewers:

  • It's incredible that one person has so much knowledge and then can teach it in such an organized, understandable way.
  • Great tips not only on lost records but on breaking through brickwalls.
  • Karen Clifford always gives a wonderful lecture. She is so organized and everything is so easy to understand. This was a huge subject to cover and she did it very well. Thank you.

View the Recording at FamilyTreeWebinars.com

If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 41 minute recording of "Overcoming Lost Records Using Technology" is now available to view in our webinar archives for free. It is also available to our monthly or annual Webinar Members for the duration of your membership. Visit www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com to watch. The 5 pages of handouts are also available for annual/monthly webinar subscribers.

Special Discount Coupon

The special discount coupon of lost that was announced during the webinar is valid for 10% off anything at both www.LegacyFamilyTreeStore.com and www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com through Monday, December 23, 2013.

Webinar Memberships/Subscriptions

Webinar Members get:

  • On-demand access to the entire webinar archives (now 208 hours of genealogy education)
  • On-demand access to the instructor handouts (now 547 pages)
  • 5% off all products at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com (must be logged in at checkout, and yes, you can also use the 10% off webinar coupon above for a total of 15% off)
  • Access to all future recordings for the duration of their membership
  • Chance for a members-only door prize during each live webinar

Introductory pricing:

  • Annual membership: $49.95/year (that's about the cost of 5 webinar CDs)
  • Monthly membership: $9.95/month

Click here to subscribe.

Register for our upcoming webinars (free)

  • What's New in Legacy Family Tree 8. January 3.
  • Are You a GOON? What is a One-Name Study and Why Do One? by Kirsty Gray. January 8.
  • Too Many with the Same Surname by Karen Clifford. January 15.
  • Irish Research 101: Learning the Research Process by Judy Wight. January 22.
  • Ten Reasons Your Ancestor Was in Canada by Kathryn Lake Hogan. January 29.
  • Family Stories: Using Newspapers to Reconnect with the Stories of Your Family's Past by Tom Kemp. February 12.
  • The Ties That Bond by Judy Russell. February 19.
  • Searching for Surnames: Challenges, Pitfalls and the Downright Ridiculous by Kirsty Gray. February 26.
  • Genealogy and Technology - State of the Union by Barbara Renick. March 1.
  • Using Google Earth for Genealogy by Lisa Louise Cooke. March 5.
  • Sources and Citations Made Simple, Standard, and Powerful by Geoff Rasmussen. March 7.
  • Some Lesser Known Irish Resources by Judy Wight. March 12.
  • 50 Most Popular Genealogy Websites by Kory Meyerink. March 19.
  • 7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists by Thomas MacEntee. April 2.
  • Get Organized Using the FamilyRoots Organizer Color-Coding System by Mary Hill. April 9.
  • Estate Records - More Than Just Wills by Linda Woodward Geiger. April 11.
  • Genealogy Evidence and Online Family Trees by Karen Clifford. April 16.
  • The Homestead Act of 1862 by Thomas MacEntee. April 23.
  • Google Glass and Family History by Devin Ashby. April 30.
  • Legacy Family Tree - Virtual User's Group Meeting by Legacy Family Tree Panel. May 2.
  • 50 Year View - What I've Learned Climbing My Family Tree by Tom Kemp. May 7.
  • Photo Apps for Android, iPhones or iPads by Maureen Taylor. May 14.
  • I Had My DNA Tested - Now What? by Ugo Perego. May 21.
  • Using Tax Lists to Solve Genealogical Problems by Linda Woodward Geiger. May 28.
  • German Internet Research: A Launching Place for Your Research. June 11.
  • 10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Family History Narrative by Lisa Alzo. June 13.
  • Copyright Mythconceptions by Judy Russell. June 18.
  • Documenting Native American Families in 19th and 20th Century Records by Angela Walton-Raji. June 25.
  • Thinking About Becoming a Board-certified Genealogist? by Elissa Scalise Powell. July 9.
  • Legacy Family Tree - Virtual User's Group Meeting by Legacy Family Tree Panel. July 11.
  • When Freedom Came - Documenting the Family's Freedom Story by Angela Walton-Raji. July 16.
  • Researching Your Illinois Ancestors by Thomas MacEntee. July 23.
  • Researching Your Tennessee Ancestors by J. Mark Lowe. August 6.
  • Research Recharge - Turning Old Clues into New Leads by Lisa Alzo. August 8.
  • Find A Grave - The World's Largest Cemetery Database by Russ Worthington. August 20.
  • Researching Your Italian Ancestors by Ruth Merriman. August 27.
  • Researching Your Jewish Ancestors by Jennifer Alford. September 3.
  • Legacy Family Tree - Virtual User's Group Meeting by Legacy Family Tree Panel. September 5.
  • Success with Manuscript Sources by Barbara Renick. September 10.
  • Evaluating Evidence and Resolving Discrepancies by Kory Meyerink. September 17.
  • A Library at Your Fingertips - the Internet Archive by Maureen Taylor. September 24.
  • The Fair Court: Records of Chancery Courts by Judy Russell. October 1.
  • Overcoming Destroyed or Missing Records by Karen Clifford. October 3.
  • Welcome to FamilySearch Indexing! by Devin Ashby. October 8.
  • Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestor by Thomas MacEntee. October 15.
  • Tracking Migration Using the Draper Manuscripts by Mary Hill. October 22.
  • Legacy Family Tree - Virtual User's Group Meeting by Legacy Family Tree Panel. November 14.
  • Using Evernote for Genealogy by Lisa Louise Cooke. November 19.
  • Family History for Kids by Devin Ashby. December 3.
  • Look Ma, No Hands! Using Dragon Naturally Speaking for Your Genealogy by Ivan Baugh. December 5.
  • Researching Your North Carolina Ancestors by J. Mark Lowe. December 10.
  • Bagging a Live One - Connecting with Cousins You Never Knew You Had by Mary Kircher Roddy. December 17.

Click here to register. Or click here register for multiple webinars at the same time.

Print the 2014 webinar brochure here.

See you online!


Free Legacy Family Tree update now available (version 8.0.0.366)

We have another great new update for our Legacy Family Tree 8 users (free) for you to download. This update addresses issues that you have reported since our initial release of Legacy 8. It also resolves the installation problem that a few of you have experience (related to the GLB tmp file message).

See the download instructions below for step-by-step instructions on installing this update.

What's Been Fixed

View the December 17 release notes here. 

How to Update

For our Deluxe Edition users, all you have to do is connect to the Internet, start Legacy 8, and click on the "Install and Download Now" link on the Legacy Home tab. (If you're reading this from within the Legacy Home tab inside of Legacy 8, you'll first need to click on the Home button in the top left of the Legacy Home tab which looks like the following picture:

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If you are a Standard Edition Legacy user, you will need to visit our website. Go to https://www.legacyfamilytree.com/DownloadUpdate.asp and follow the instructions.


My first "Legacy Family Tree 8 Happy Dance" - the Potential Duplicate feature

You've heard of the Genealogy Happy Dance, and hopefully you've experienced one or two recently. This weekend while researching at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, I discovered a new dance - the Legacy 8 Happy Dance! Let me explain....

I've been researching William Henry BROWN's family. I even did a Watch Geoff Live webinar about adding his death certificate to Legacy. In many of his records I've located him as W. H. Brown with his wife Lillian. This weekend I located another record of W. H. Brown, but this time with a different wife, Stella.

My first assumption was that William remarried, but then I located another document which listed the names as Wilbert Henry Brown and Stella. So, it's probable that I have two different W. H. Browns living in the same area at the same time. A third document proved this when Wilbert and Stella were the witnesses to William and Lillian's marriage. Are you following all of this? :)

To make it easier for me to keep track of the newly-found Wilbert Henry Brown, I opened Legacy 8 and began to add him to his own tree (not linked to anyone in my current tree) by clicking on the Add tab, and then clicking on Add Male.

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I next added Wilbert's name:

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After clicking Save, this screen appeared:

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Unbeknowst to me at the time, I already had a Wilbert H. Brown in my family file! He wasn't married to a Stella, but his Research Notes indicated that he was probably married twice. Looking closer at his Chronology View, he was living in the same area as the other William and Wilbert that I was researching.

This is where the Legacy 8 Happy Dance came in! I would not have easily made the connection about the newly-found Wilbert Henry Brown possibly already being in my family file without Legacy 8's brand new Possible Duplicate feature! As I sat at the microfilm reader Thursday morning, I couldn't help but feel proud for having been part of the development of such a great new feature.

Still thinking about upgrading to Legacy 8? Click here for the quick video and list of what's new. Already have Legacy 8? Click here to purchase my brand new Legacy Family Tree - Unlocked! book.


Register for Webinar Wednesday - Overcoming Lost Records Using Technology by Karen Clifford

LogowhiteJoin us this Wednesday, December 18, for a free genealogy webinar presented by Karen Clifford, "Overcoming Lost Records Using Technology." Karen will demonstrate technological and genealogical techniques for finding, sorting, and grasping critical data elements from complex collections of information when essential primary sources have been destroyed or are missing.

Join us for the live webinar Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. Before joining, please visit www.java.com to ensure you have the latest version of Java which our webinar software requires. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion.

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About the presenter

Presenter-6662Karen Clifford develops and teaches multiple online genealogy courses at colleges in California and Utah.  She is an Accredited Genealogist® Professional and a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Association. She has been President/CEO of Genealogy Research Associates, Incorporated since 1997. Her years of professional research work lead to authoring college textbooks and do-it-yourself guidebooks covering both traditional and electronic genealogy research including several books: Becoming an Accredited GenealogistThe Complete Beginners Guide to Genealogy, the Internet, and Your Genealogy Computer Program (updated 2011), and Digging Deeper: Using Essential Pre-1850 Records (2011). She was the founding President of the Monterey County Genealogy Society, a Director of the Monterey California Family History Center, President of the Utah Genealogical Association, a Vice President of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, and a Vice Chair of the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogist (ICAPGen) where she continues to oversee Test Development and Test Quality Control.

Watch Karen's previous webinars here.

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The webinar will be live on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at:

  • 2pm Eastern (U.S.)
  • 1pm Central
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Here's how to attend:

  1. Register at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com today. It's free!
  2. You will receive a confirmation email containing a link to the webinar.
  3. You will receive a reminder email both 1 day and 1 hour prior to the live webinar.
  4. Calculate your time zone by clicking here.
  5. Make sure you have the latest version of Java installed on your computer. Check at www.java.com.
  6. Check your GoToWebinar connection here.
  7. Click on the webinar link (found in confirmation and reminder emails) prior to the start of the webinar. Arrive early as the room size is limited to the first 1,000 arrivals that day.
  8. Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers, or by phone.

We look forward to seeing you all there!