23 March 2017

Jamboree 2017: Researching Armenian and The Caucasus

Jamboree 2017 is proud to offer a full conference track tailored for Armenian Genealogical Research at the 48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree and the Genetic Genealogy 2017 Conferences.

Speakers including Lisa Alzo, MFA; Camille Andrus; Schelly Talalay Dardashti; Alice M. Fairhurst, MA; Marilyn Honda; Dawn Anahid MacKeen; Elena Semerdjian, and Jane Neff Rollins will present on a variety of specialized topics designed to assist researchers to overcome brick walls, trace elusive African American ancestors, and much more.

In addition to the class sessions, genealogical societies, exhibitors, and vendors with Armenian and Eastern European will be on hand in the exhibit hall to answer your questions and help guide you on your path to research. The Exhibit Hall is FREE throughout the weekend.




Early bird discount available through April 22, 2017    
  
Discounts are available for SCGS members and those attending both conferences 

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Southern California Genealogical Society
48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2017
www.genealogyjamboree.com
jamboree@scgsgenealogy.com
#SCGS2017 @scgsgenealogy.com

Jamboree 2017 Speaker Spotlight: Camille Andrus

Camille Andrus graduated from BYU with a BA in genealogy. She has lived in Armenia and cataloged microfilmed Armenian records as a volunteer. She works at Legacy Tree Genealogists as a project manager.

SA016  Home, Home in the Caucasus



48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2017
jamboree@scgsgenealogy.com
#SCGS2017 @scgsgenealogy.com

Jamboree 2017 Speaker Spotlight: Marilyn Honda

Marilyn Honda is a graduate of Occidental College and has an MA in Communications from California State University, Fullerton.  A graphic designer, writer and genealogist, she started her journey to find her Armenian roots in 2011.  In 2016 she traveled to Istanbul, Turkey, to visit her grandparents' homeland. Her company, Generation Art (http://genart.info), specializes in family archiving and preservation using both digital and traditional albums.


Southern California Genealogical Society
48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2017
www.genealogyjamboree.com
jamboree@scgsgenealogy.com
#SCGS2017 @scgsgenealogy.com

Jamboree 2017 Speaker Spotlight: Dawn Anahid MacKeen

Dawn Anahid MacKeen is the author of The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey, which is about her grandfather’s survival of genocide, and her quest to tell his story. Called a “must read” by the New York Post and Outside, the book is based on her grandfather’s recently discovered journals and a decade of research. Previously she was a staff writer at Salon, Newsday, and SmartMoney. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Elle, the Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere.

SA042 Armenian Research Panel

Southern California Genealogical Society
48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2017
#SCGS2017 @scgsgenealogy.com

22 March 2017

Want to Win Registration to Jamboree? Then Badge Up and Enter the Contest Today!


Enter the Jamboree 2017 Blogger Badge contest today!


You could win a FREE registration to Jamboree 2017!

Contest Ends April 5, 2017

All you need to do is download the Jamboree Blogger button and post it on your blog, website, page, or social media platform of choice and link it back to the Jamboree website, www.genealogyjamboree.com. 

Drop us a note at socialmedia@scgsgenealogy.com and let us know where you’ve posted the badge. We’ll add your name to the list of Honorary Bloggers and you could WIN! 

Speakers, sponsors and exhibitors, you can participate too! Get your badges below and tell all your genealogy fans who travel far and wide to see and hear you know that you will be at Jamboree in June! You could even use it as a contest prize for your viewers and spread the Jamboree love!

2017 Jamboree Honorary Blog Roll

Alice Fairhurst (Facebook Page)

Ancestral Discoveries - Janice Sellers

Christine Woodcock @genealogytours

Denise Digs Roots - Denise Richmond

Empty Branches on the Family Tree - Linda Stufflebean

Fickett Street Genealogy - Kristine Wulf

Gates to the Past - Kathy Holland

Genealogy Lady - Deborah Sweeney

GeneaSpy - J. Paul Hawthorne

Lara's Jewnealogy - Lara Diamond

Searching For My Roots -  Daniel Horowitz

Shirley Vivion (Facebook page)

The Educated Genealogist - Sheri Fenley

The Genetic Genealogist - Blaine T. Bettinger, Ph.D., JD



 


Southern California Genealogical Society
48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2017
www.genealogyjamboree.com
jamboree@scgsgenealogy.com
#SCGS2017