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If you are planning to join the panel for the GeneaGala on Sunday it would be great if you could have a fave geneabook  for show and tell at hand. You could also take the opportunity to give a plug to your local genie group..  
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Plans for the GeneaGala on Sunday are progressing. Hoping more folk can commit to a particular time and topic
http://geniaus.blogspot.com.au/2015/08/genimates-weigh-in-to-support-geneagala.html
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I have been trying to email those who have indicated they will be attending the GeneaGalas in August for NFHM but the messages aren't going out. Therefore I am sending the message to all in the GeniAus group. Here 'tis:

Thank you so much for indicating that you might join me for a GeneaGala Hangout for National Family History Month in August.

I am looking forward to the event which seems like months away but, as I have an eight week overseas trip between now and then, the time will surely fly.

If you are already able to commit to a time you can be online and a topic to chat about during the hangout that would assist with my planning. You can email me at jillballau@gmail.com. If August is too far away then please keep the date in your calendar and I will chase you on my return to Australia.

Please let your genimates know about the event.

Cheers, Jill
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Great +Sherie Curran  We might talk about combining genealogy and fulltime work!!! How do you manage to fit it all in  I've put you down for a chat at 7:30 -  does that work for you?
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The third session of a 12 hour Hangout Marathon to celebrate National Family History Month downunder. 

Read all about it at geniaus.blogspot.com
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The first session of a 12 hour Hangout Marathon to celebrate National Family History Month downunder. 

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GeneaGala Hangout on Air - Session 1
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Please join us +Kathleen Cooper 
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You are invited to join GeniAus for an #AFFHO  Congress 2015 after party. 

Let's tell others what was great about Congress. If yoou didn't attend Congress join us to hear all about it.
Who was the standout speaker  for you?
What new resource did you hear about?  
What did you learn that was new? Have you changed your practices as a result of learning something new at Congress? Has a brick wall tumbled down as a result? 

Do you have any suggestions for Congress 2018?
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Thanks all for your contributions, you are what makes the Hangouts so interesting.  Now Downton is over I'll go back and review our session.  If you have any suggestions for future hangouts please let me know and we can schedule.
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Thanks to all those folk who have indicated that they will be taking part in the Geneagala Hangouts for National Family History Month on August 30. As you may know I am presently in another part of the world. You will all be hearing from me when I return to Australia and draw up a program for the day. I am so looking forward to chatting to many of you during that day. Please tell your friends about the hangouts.
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I've put together a timetable for a few major world cities. See my blog post here http://geniaus.blogspot.com.au/2015/08/geneagala-dates-and-times.html
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The final session of a 12 hour Hangout Marathon to celebrate National Family History Month downunder. 

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Jill if I am back at home then I will be there, still in the UK at the moment though
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The second session of a 12 hour Hangout Marathon to celebrate National Family History Month downunder. 

Read all about it at geniaus.blogspot.com
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GeneaGala Hangout on Air - Session 2
Tomorrow, August 29, 10:00 PM
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Kylie - we can chat on any topic you wish but can we touch on genealogy on South Australia. I have put you down as the focus person for 1:30 THANK YOU? 
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So I've scheduled an all day GeneaGala Hangout on Air during National Family History Month on August 30 here in Australia. It sounded like a good idea but now it's listed on the NFHM website I'm wondering how I will pull it o...
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Fantastic +Hilary Gadsby I'll need a break. And I'm not confident of my Internet connection. 
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Tips for Hangout panelists.
 
How NOT to look ugly on a webcam

Aside from the Enhanced Features  that Google added to Hangouts onAir, here are additional tips to pay attention to if you want to look great on camera.

Pay extra attention to your environment (background) and the fact that you need to be wired in.

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Via http://mixergy.com/infographic-webcam-settings/ H/T +Liz Lockard Marketing Consulting 
#howtohangout   #lookgoodonvideo   #hangouttips   #hangouttraining  
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Education
  • University of Technology, Sydney
    B. A. (Lib Sci)
  • University of New England
    Grad. Dip. Ed.
  • University of New South Wales
    M. Ed.
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Ancient Australian Ancestor Hunter formerly Geek Librarian Teacher and IT Guy
Introduction
I am an ancient Australian ancestor hunter who was formerly a librarian, teacher and IT specialist. Fascinated by Web2.0 applications I spend every spare moment chasing ancestors and connecting with other genealogists. 


I am a member of several Societies in Australia, England and Internationally.
Bragging rights
Official Blogger at Rootstech in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Official Blogger at AFFHO12.
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Blogs, Hangsout, Presents and Writes on Family History Topics
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Sydney NSW
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