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Computer Genealogy Group Meeting (CoGG)

April 12, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am


Today’s Topic Computer Backup Strategies.

Our speaker, Mike McMahon, will review several strategies for easy and effective backup of your computer-based photos, videos, and other important files. A reliable backup is your best protection against the pitfalls of computer viruses and equipment failures. Don’t get caught unprepared!

Speaker Biography

Mike McMahon is a retired executive from a major manufacturer of computer equipment. He now enjoys sharing his expertise in technology and photography with others. Mike is currently teaching classes in digital photography, the iPad, and other tech topics at the Carlsbad Senior Center and at other North County locations. An informative and entertaining speaker, Mike has been well received by NSDCGS audiences in the past.

About CoGG: This is a special interest group of the NSDCGS. CoGG programs focus on computer and internet issues, research and tools, relating to Genealogy. The CoGG speakers will enhance our computer experience in finding our families and piecing together their lives. Open to all levels of computer/genealogy experience. For more information regarding this program, please contact our CoGG Chair, Pauline Ballentine, at

The Society sponsors coffee & sweets preceding each meeting. Please join us in the coffee room; on the left, inside the chamber. Note: only water is allowed in the chamber.
Society meeting format:

  • 9:00 am Coffee Social
  • 9:30 am Members’ Meeting: Society News, Sharing and occasional Case Studies
  • 10:00 am Break
  • 10:15 am CoGG Speaker


April 12, 2016
9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Pam Boyle


Carlsbad City Council Chambers
1200 Carlsbad Village Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008 United States
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