FHACT Monthly Meeting - 6 August

8th July 2024
By Engagement Committee
Join us to hear Cheryl Bollard speak about Artificial Intelligence: A New Frontier for Genealogists.

Family History ACT Monthly Meeting: Tuesday 6 August 2024 at 7pm.  (In person at the FHACT Education Room, Cook Community Hub, Templeton Street, Cook, or online via Zoom).  All welcome. Members and guests interested in attending should register for this event here.


Join us for a presentation on how Artificial Intelligence is transforming the field of genealogy. Discover how AI technologies, including generative AI, can empower researchers to work more efficiently and effectively. This session will provide an overview of the findings from cutting-edge research, along with practical use cases demonstrating the potential of AI in genealogical research. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the future of genealogy and enhance your research with powerful AI tools.

Speaker Bio:

Cheryl Bollard has been a dedicated genealogist for many years and has been a member of FHACT since 2018. She has served on the FHACT Council since 2019 and is currently the treasurer. Cheryl holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Heraldry, Genealogy, and Paleography from the University of Strathclyde, a BA (Adult Education), an Advanced Diploma in Family, Local, and Community History and a Diploma of Family History

Cheryl has recently submitted her thesis for an MSc in Genealogical, Paleographic, and Heraldic Studies at the University of Strathclyde. Her thesis, entitled "How can Artificial Intelligence (AI) be used to empower genealogists in their research?" explores the transformative potential of AI technologies in the field of genealogy. With her extensive experience and academic background, Cheryl is at the forefront of integrating advanced technologies into genealogical research.

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