Genealogy Pro Talk

Genealogy Pro Talk, a new webinar series for the aspiring professional genealogist, is being facilitated by the Utah Genealogical Association and taught by established professionals in the genealogical field. This webinar is scheduled for the first Tuesday of the month between February and December, at 6 pm Mountain Time.

Past Webinars

Past Genealogy Pro Talk webinars are available for view by UGA members. Please login to access these presentations.


Month Presentation Presenter
August Networking for Genealogists Sara Cochran
July Digital Financial Management Cynthia K. Patton
June Keeping it All Together - Establish a Work Life Balance; Janice Lovelace, PhD
May Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy Dr. Penny Walters
March Analysis and Correlation: A Case Study on a Missing Family in the Census Peggy Laurtizen, AG
February Professional Client Report Writing Kelly Summers, AG


Month Topic Presenter
December Don’t Work for Free: How to Efficiently Manage Client Projects Cara Jones
November From Webinar to Degree: Exploring Genealogy Education Options for You Zachary Hamilton
September A Genealogists Guide to Digital Marketing David Ryan, MA, DipGen
August If You Build It, They Will Come: Creating a Website for Your Genealogy Business Elizabeth O’Neal
July Becoming a Certified Genealogist: A Personal Journey Jill Morelli, CG
June How do you do that? Practical Suggestions for People Who Want to do Genealogical Lecturing Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, MA
May The Benefits of Participating in an ICAPGen Study Group Melody Daisson, AG; Nicky Smith
April Giving Unexpected or Bad News to Clients Penny Walters, PhD
March Researching Outside Your Comfort Zone Janice Lovelace, PhD
February Your Education Plan for Going Pro Annette Burke Lyttle
January No webinar this month.  


Month Topic Presenter
December More Career Options for Professionals: Panel Discussion Suzannah Beasley, AG; Stan Lindaas; Tanner Tolman, AG; Gordon Remington, FUGA
November Career Options for Professionals: Panel Discussion Danielle Batson, AG, Christy Fillerup, Rick Price, MA, AG, Kelly Summers, MS, AG
October Accreditation: A Pathway to Becoming A Better Researcher Diana Elder, AG and Melissa Corn Finlay, AG
September Focused Research Planning Suzannah Beasley, AG
August Varieties of Genealogical Writing Sharon DeBartolo Carmack, MFA, CG
July Defining "Reasonably Exhaustive" Considering Limitations on Time and Money Paul K. Graham, AG, CG, CGL
June Running a Successful Home-Based Business Tristan Tolman, AG
May Improving Your Talent as a Genealogy Speaker Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, FOGS
April Perspectives on Accreditation Diana Elder, AG and Julie Stoddard, AG