Saturday, August 4, 2012

2012 Genealympics - Events 5 and 6 - Genea-Blogs and Genea-Conferences!

Randy Seaver of Genea-Musings has posted additional events for the 2012 Genealympics here. I want to thank Randy for coming up with fun ways to look at what we are doing in genealogy. I've participated in two more events today:  

The Genea-Blog Reader's Marathon:  How many Genea-blogs do you read on a daily basis?  Count them in your Reader or your Favorites/Bookmark list.
Medal Awards:
* Bronze: at least 50 genea-blogs
* Silver: at least 100 genea-blogs
* Gold: at least 200 genea-blogs
* Diamond: at least 400 genea-blogs
* Platinum: at least 800 genea-blogs

I currently subscribe to 148 blogs.

The Genea-Conference Race: How many multi-day genealogy conferences have you attended over the past five years? These can be local, regional or national conferences, or even cruises!

Medal Awards:
* Bronze: at least 2 conferences
* Silver: at least 4 conferences
* Gold: at least 8 conferences
* Diamond: at least 16 conferences
* Platinum: at least 32 conferences

I've attended the following 7 multi-day events in the last five years:

2010 - National Genealogical Society (NGS) Conference - Salt Lake City, UT
2010 - Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) Jamboree - Burbank, CA
2011 - Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy - Salt Lake City (where else would it be?)
2011 - NGS Conference - Charleston, SC
2011 - SCGS Jamboree - Burbank, CA
2012 - Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy
2012 - SCGS Jamboree - Burbank, CA


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  1. You're a learning fool, like me! I love it!!!

    1. Paul, there is so much to learn about genealogy! I love the variety of topics at conferences, but find that the in-depth focus of an institute program is really the best to way to learn.