2014 Genealogy Conference

The Butler Center presents:
2015 Genealogy Conference

lisa louise cooke

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue

The Butler Center is pleased to host Lisa Louise Cooke, owner of www.genealogygems.com, as speaker for its annual genealogy workshop. This day-long workshop, held in the Central Arkansas Library Systemís Ron Robinson Theater on the Main Library campus, is free and open to the public; registration is required and will be available in early 2015.

About the Speaker

Lisa Louise Cooke is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multi-media company. She is producer and host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, an audio show available at www.genealogygems.com, in iTunes, and through the Genealogy Gems app and free toolbar. Her podcast brings genealogy news, research strategies, expert interviews, and inspiration to genealogists in 75 countries around the world, and it recently reached 1.5 million downloads.

Cooke is also the author of four books: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse, How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, The Genealogistís Google Toolbox, and Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies.

In addition to Genealogy Gems, Cooke works closely with Family Tree Magazine as producer and host of the Family Tree Magazine Podcast, a regular contributor to the magazine, and curriculum developer and instructor for Family Tree University.

Registration will open later this spring.

Meet & Greet

Friday, July 24, 4-6 p.m.
ASI Room 124

This event is a casual opportunity for conference attendees to meet each other and this yearís featured expert, Lisa Louise Cooke. The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

Parking is available in the Main Library lot, on a first-come, first-served basis (bear in mind, patrons of the Main Library, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Galleries, and River Market Books & Gifts, also use this lot). The lot is located at 100 Rock St., immediately to the south of the Arkansas Studies Institute building and the CALS Ron Robinson Theater. Conference attendees will receive a "1/2 off" stamp on their parking ticket, if they park in this lot.

Paid parking is also available on the streets immediately adjacent to the Main Library campus and in the River Market Parking deck on the corner of River Market Avenue and E. 2nd St.

Limited free parking is available in a lot on the south side of E. 2nd St., between River Market Avenue and Sherman St.