2022 FGS Annual Seminar

Featuring Lisa Louise Cooke

8 October 2022

0830am – 4:00pm

Virtual Conference

From the FGS Tampa Board …

Welcome to the 2022 Florida Genealogical Society – Tampa Annual Seminar! This year we remain a virtual conference. We look forward to reacquainting with old friends, meeting new ones, and learning from yet another nationally recognized speaker – Lisa Louise Cooke.

Hurricane Ian Notice

The seminar is rescheduled to 8 Oct 2022 — same times.

The FGS Board, in consultation with Lisa Louise Cooke, we are delaying the seminar 1 week until Saturday, 8 October 2022.

All current tickets are still valid. If you are unable to attend on 8 October, please email us at info@fgstampa.org.

Please be prepared and take all necessary precautions to ensure you and your family are safe.

Reduced Ticket Prices

FGS Members are FREE. Non-members are just $10


Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke found her passion for family history at her grandmother’s knee at the age of 8. She is now the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multi-media company founded in 2007.  She is Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, the popular online genealogy audio show available at www.GenealogyGems.com, …

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  • Reconstruct Your Ancestor’s World with Google
  • Three Cold Cases Solved: Photo Techniques
  • Save Your Research from Destruction 
  • Get the Scoop on Your Ancestors with Newspapers


During the breaks we will host 20-minute programs as follows:

  • Morning Break
    • First Things First with DNA (Jean Sanner)
  • Lunch:
    • Florida History & Genealogy Library Collection (Carmen Negron)
    • Florida Sentinel Bulletin Collection (Glynnis Gilbert)
    • Brickwall Breakdown (FGS Board)
  • Afternoon Break
    • Tell Us What You Think: Future of FGS Roundtable



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Active FGS Tampa members are FREE. The $10 discount is applied at checkout. Members must log in to get discount.

Virtual tickets sales ends at 12:00am on 6 Oct 22.

Seminar books (PDF format) will be emailed NLT 7 Oct 2022.

Seminar will not be recorded. Zoom webinar links will be sent to your registration email. Webinar links will be emailed on 24 Sep 22 and nightly thereafter.