Trepo is an open source project dedicated to giving developers the tools they need to build the next generation of genealogy applications. Built on a graph database and taking cues from other software such as git and GitHub, it provides a framework for true public/private collaboration. Trepo is designed run on any platform and be implemented in any language, enabling cross-platform deployment. And since it is open source and extensible, companies and developers can tailor Trepo to meet their specific needs. In this presentation you will learn: * What industry issues prompted the creation of Trepo. * What the project goals and aims for Trepo are. * What Trepo is, what data it can store, and how it works. * How Trepo enables genealogists to manage the privacy of their data without sacrificing collaboration. * How Trepo enables genealogists to simultaneously collaborate and disagree. * What technologies Trepo uses and is built on. * What Trepo can do today.