TPCGS 2024 Spring Seminar

Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society
2024 Virtual Spring Seminar
27 April 2024
Our Speakers will be Cyndi Ingle and Cari Taplin.
Cyndi Ingle is the creator and innovator behind the award-winning and globally recognized, a free categorized list of more than 320,000 links for genealogical research. Cyndi, a genealogist for more than forty-three years, has an expertise in using technology for genealogy. Additionally, her many active years in genealogy have also resulted in specialties for research in the United States and bringing together traditional methodology with organization, computers, software, and the Internet.  Cyndi is the recipient of several awards and honors, she has served in several capacities for genealogical organizations, she is an internationally known guest lecturer, and she has authored numerous articles and three books. Cyndi is the Executive Director for the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research. She is a columnist for the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly.
Cyndi's Topics:
  • Smarter Searching: Refining Search Parameters for Genealogists
  • Off the Shelf: The Unexplored Potential for eBooks in Genealogy
Cari A. Taplin is related to Roy Rogers. Or at least that’s what her family told her. As a result, finding her true heritage has been her focus since the year 2000. She is a native of Wood County, Ohio but now lives in Longmont, Colorado. Cari holds the Certified Genealogist® credential and has served in a wide variety of volunteer and leadership positions for state, local, and national societies. As the owner of GenealogyPANTS, she provides speaking services. She also lends help and shares her expertise as an administrator on the highly popular Facebook Group “The Genealogy Squad.” Cari currently works for Ancestry ProGenealogists. Cari’s personal research focuses on midwestern and Great Lakes states. When she’s not working on her genealogy, she is a wife, and a mother of two young adults.
Cari's Topics:
  • Using Timelines to Analyze Your Research 
  • The Heart of it All: A New Hampshire to Ohio Migration Case Study

Door Prizes: All registrants will be eligible for Door Prizes. 
Emcee and Virtual Meeting Host
Cyndi Ingle, creator of will act as Emcee and Virtual Meeting Host.
Detailed emails will be sent after registration.
Registrants will have access to recordings of the seminar for the following two weeks.

Special Early-Bird Registration through February 28th!
Members & Non-Members: $25.00
After February 28th:
Members: $30.00
Non-Members: $35.00
Mail-in registration must be postmarked by April 20, 2024.
Online Registration closes on April 25, 2024.
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Seminar Schedule - Pacific Time
08:30 - 08:45 Enter the Zoom meeting
08:45 - 09:00 General announcements; troubleshooting
09:00 - 10:00 Presentation 1
10:00 - 10:30 Break & chit-chat
10:30 - 11:30 Presentation 2
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch break & chit-chat questions
12:30 - 01:30 Presentation 3
01:30 - 02:00 Break & chit-chat
02:00 - 03:00 Presentation 4
03:00 - 03:15 Q&A with the Speakers