Family Tree Maker Ontario Tour


Family Tree Maker – Live with Mark Olsen

The Ontario Genealogical Society and its branches are pleased to present Family Tree Maker on Tour, an interactive presentation with Mark Olsen.  Mark will discuss of the recent history of Family Tree Maker, North America’s most popular family tree software, will demonstrate new features of FTM 2017, moving to FTM 2017, the FTM 2017 free upgrade, will answer  user questions and will offer special show pricing for Family Tree Maker, for Windows and Mac, The Guide to Family Tree maker, Charting Companion and Family Book Creator.

Outline of Presentation

  • 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’s presentation schedule is:

Date Time Branch Location
Sept. 24 6:30 Essex Windsor Public Library, 850 Ouellette Ave, Windsor, ON N9A 4M9
Sept. 25 6:30 Brant 114-118 Powerline Road, Brantford, Ontario N3T 5L8
Sept. 26 1:00 Durham Clarington Museum & Archives, 62 Temperance Street, Bowmanville
Sept. 26 7:00 Kawartha Peterborough Public Library, 345 Aylmer St N, Peterborough, ON K9H 3V7
Sept. 27 1:30 Kingston, Quinte, Leeds & Grenville Invista Centre, 1350 Gardiners Road, Kingston
Oct. 1 6:00 York, Simcoe Richmond Hill Public Library, 1 Atkinson St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0H5    Register HERE
 Oct. 2 6:30 Kent McKinlay Reception Centre, 463 St. Clair St. Chatham, Ontario

All presentations are free, however check with the branches to see if pre-registration is need. Attendance will be limited by the availability of space.

Family Tree Maker products will be available for purchase.

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.