Computer Interest Group - Colorado Genealogical Society

Welcome to the CGS/Computer Interest Group


Meetings held at the Denver Public Library
(7th Floor Training Room)
Central Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, Colorado
Meeting times 1:30-3:30 p.m.
3rd Saturday of the Month
(No meetings July, August, December)

The mission of the Computer Interest Group: To inform and update members as well as the genealogical community about the use of technology, especially software and computer programs and emgerging resources in genealogical research.

Our Next Program

Saturday, August 18, 2018
Family Tree Maker Workshop with Mark Olsen from Family Tree Maker  
9:30 am to 12:00 pm  (FREE EVENT)
Follow-up workshop: 1:00 - 3:00 pm 7th floor training room with Family Tree Maker Group Leader, David Nelson, Marilyn Elrod and Lori Collins
Denver Public Library Central Branch, 10 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver, CO (Basement Conference Center, lower level)
Brief history of Software MacKiev involvement with Family Tree Maker
New features of FTM 2017
- FamilySync™
- Photo Darkroom™
- FamilySearch Integration
- Color Coding
- Saved Filtered Lists
- Sync Weather Report
Moving to FTM 2017
- Using FTM 2017 for the first time
- Upgrading to FTM 2017 from prior version
- Moving trees over to the new version
FTM 2017 Free Update
- How to get this and install
- Who should get this
Questions & Answers Session
Mark Olsen is the Family Tree Maker Ambassador to historical and genealogical societies around the world working to support their members as they use Family Tree Maker. Mark is a graduate of Brigham Young University and holds a bachelor's degree in Family History with a Spanish records emphasis. He has been working in the genealogy industry since 2007.
Please RSVP to:  Lori Collins at: 


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CIG operates under the non-profit charter of the Colorado Genealogical Society