23 May 2017

Jamboree Sunday FUN: Hero and Villain Costume Contest!


Heroes and Villains Costume Contest
Sunday, June 11 at Jamboree 2017

Dress up as your favorite ancestor, whether he/she was a hero/heroine who bravely served his/her country or a true black sheep villain who left behind a document trail of tantalizing records and scandalous stories.

Have FUN with it
&
 SHOW US YOUR ANCESTORS!

 
Jamboree Hero and Villain Graphics
 Courtesy of Walt Sturrock 

The contest will take place Sunday, June 11, 2017. Participants gather at 11:15 a.m. in the Convention Center Lobby. The winner is chosen by popular vote. The prize...registration to Jamboree 2018!

(Note: Please leave all superhero or villain weapons at home. We've declared Jamboree to be a neutral zone, with geneaprotection for all.)


Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2017
jamboree@scgsgenealogy.com


#SCGS2017

Jamboree Partners - Exhibitors and Sponsor in the Exhibit Hall

Jamboree Sponsor Spotlight



Living DNA is Europe’s leading direct-to-consumer DNA company. Carrying the ethos to help people understand more about their ancestry by using advanced state-of-the-art technology. Living DNA offers twice the detail of other ancestry tests, being able to identify your ancestry to regions in countries. We put your DNA results into context, dissolving the concept of race. While upholding strict security, Living DNA are able to take you on an inspiring journey, unfolding family stories.




SHOW SPECIALS!  TABLE DRAWINGS!  AND MORE!
Check them out in the Exhibit Hall - FREE all weekend






Genealogy Journeys
The adventures of genealogists Gena Philibert-Ortega, MA
and Jean Wilcox Hibben, Ph.D.






Swedish Research Starts Here





Bureau of Land Management - Eastern States
The source for public land states
Research inspired by history and heritage







Jamboree 2017 Exhibit Hall Hours:
Friday, June 9         12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 10    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 11       9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.



48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel
Burbank, California
www.genealogyjamboree.com
#SCGS2017

Jamboree Partners - Exhibitors and Sponsors in the Exhibit Hall

Jamboree Sponsor Spotlight




MyHeritage is the fastest-growing destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history. As technology thought leaders, we are transforming family history into an activity that's accessible and instantly rewarding. Our global user community enjoys access to a massive library of historical records, the most internationally diverse collection of family trees and ground-breaking search and matching technologies. Trusted by millions of families, we provide an easy way to share family stories - past and present - and treasure them for generations to come.  



SHOW SPECIALS!  TABLE DRAWINGS!  AND MORE!
Check them out in the Exhibit Hall - FREE all weekend




Genie.com
Family history through collaboration





Seaside Highland Games
A day in Scotland by the sea


Portal to Eastern and Southern Eastern Research





Genealogical.com
Need genealogy books and ebooks? Start here!




Jamboree 2017 Exhibit Hall Hours:
Friday, June 9         12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 10    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 11       9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m..

48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel
Burbank, California
www.genealogyjamboree.com
#SCGS2017

22 May 2017

Jamboree 2017: Registration Open for FREE Live Streamed Sessions


Registration is Now Open for FREE
Jamboree Live Stream Sessions


Thanks to Jamboree 2017 Diamond Sponsor Ancestry, SCGS is able to offer 14 hours of high-quality family history education to registrants absolutely free. Handouts will be provided with each session.

The live-streamed sessions from Jamboree are listed below. Session descriptions, speaker bios, suggested experience levels and schedule details are available on the Jamboree website.

Friday, June 9

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.             FR009 Facebook: A Tool for Genealogy Research
                                      Presented by Thomas MacEntee

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.             FR018 Genealogical Proof for the Novice Genealogist
                                      Presented by Annette Burke Lyttle

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.             FR027 Treasures in Township Records 
                                      Presented by Peggy Clements Lauritzen, AG®

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.             FR035  From Famine to Plenty - Finding My Immigrant Ancestors' Stories 
                                      Presented by Tessa Keough

Saturday, June 10

8:30   -   9:30 a.m.         SA009 Descendancy Research: Another Pathway to Genealogy
                                      Presented by Michael L. Strauss, AG®

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.         SA018 Wives, Girlfriends, Widows, Exes and Mistresses: 
                                      Documenting Women
                                      Presented by Gena Philibert-Ortega, MA, MAR

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  SA027 Sources of Genealogical Research for Armenians in the Caucasus
                                       Presented by Camille Andrus

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.              SA036 Your Ancestor's FAN Club: Using Cluster Research
                                       Presented by Drew Smith, MLS

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.              SA045 Technology Resources for Deciphering Foreign Language Records
                                       Presented by Randy Whited
                              
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.              SA052 DNA vs. Irish Annals
                                       Presented by Brad Larkin, MBS, MCSE

Sunday, June 11

8:30   -   9:30 a.m.          SU009 Researching Your Irish Ancestors Online
                                       Presented by Donna M. Moughty

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.          SU018 Underused Databases for Scottish Genealogy
                                       Presented by Christine Woodcock

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.            SU027 What's New in Eastern European Genealogy?
                                       Presented by Lisa Alzo, MFA

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.              SU036 Using the Bureau of Land Management Tract Books
                                       Michael John Neill



Not able to watch live? No Problem!

If you can't watch a session in real-time as it is being live streamed, you will be able to watch it at your convenience through July 10, 2017, on the Live Stream website (not to be confused with the SCGS website and the Extension Series Webinar archives available for SCGS members).

Registration for the Genetic Genealogy pay-per-view and free Jamboree sessions will remain open through July 10, 2017. 


IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • You do not have to be a member of SCGS, nor do you need your SCGS membership number, to view any of the streaming videos.
  • Streaming videos will not be shown on the SCGS website and are not the same as Jamboree Extension Series Webinars.
  • Genetic Genealogy/DNA Day pay-per-view live streaming is separate from Jamboree Free live streaming and is accessed via a separate web page.
  • Each registration will generate a confirmation email that will contain your username (email) and automatically generated password.
  • Passwords: If you sign up for both live streamed opportunities (pay-per-view and free), you will generate 2 separate passwords. Please keep track.
  • If you forget your password or have any technical difficulties, click "Contact Support" on the live streaming web page.
  • The Jamboree App is not involved in live streaming. 
  • Jamboree live streaming is FREE and available to the public, but viewers need to register. We highly encourage you to register in advance.


Jamboree Live Streaming: http://streaming.webcastandbeyond.com/jamboree/


DNA Pay-per-view Live Streaming: http://streaming.webcastandbeyond.com/scgs/


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

Jamboree Partners - Exhibitors and Sponsors in the Exhibit Hall

Jamboree Sponsor Spotlight




Ancestry is the world's largest online resource for family history and helped pioneer the market for online family history research, making it easy, affordable and accessible. Ancestry has an extensive collection of 70 million family trees and 16 billion records they have digitized, indexed, and put online over the past 20 years. These historical records make Ancestry a great place to start and expand your family history research.


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For British Isles and Ireland Ancestry







Jamboree 2017 Exhibit Hall Hours:
Friday, June 9         12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 10    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 11       9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel
Burbank, California
#SCGS2017