14 August 2017

REMINDER: FREE Webinar From SCGS: August 16, 2017 - Kim von Aspern-Parker: Ports of Entry



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 6:00 PM PDT

Kim von Aspern-Parker presents

Ports of Entry



ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
This presentation will focus on ports other than Ellis Island (with some discussion on  Ellis Island and Castle Garden). All ships and ports kept records and many of our ancestors did not come through Ellis Island. Learn about the other ports and how to find their records.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Kim von Aspern-Parker has been a researcher and lecturer for more than 15 years. A member of APG, NGS, SCGS, and the Genealogical Speakers Guild, she is pursuing her credentials in genealogy.

HANDOUT
A handout will be available shortly before the presentation. A link will be included in a reminder that will be sent the day before the session.


ABOUT THE SCGS
JAMBOREE EXTENSION SERIES WEBINARS
A goal of the Southern California Genealogical Society is to offer educational opportunities to genealogists and family history enthusiasts everywhere. The Jamboree Extension Webinar Series helps delivers those opportunities.

COST
The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. 

Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society. The webinar archive can be found at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/archive-index.html.

UPCOMING WEBINARS
The list of upcoming webinars can be found at http://scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html.

JOIN SCGS TODAY
Learn about all the SCGS member benefits at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/about/benefit-memb.html.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

View System Requirements

Please direct any questions to the SCGS Webinar Committee at Webinar@scgsgenealogy.com.

08 August 2017

FREE Webinar from SCGS: Wednesday, September 13, 2017, Tessa Keough presents Location, Location, Location: One Place Studies in North America



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS
This was originally scheduled for May 17th.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 6:00 PM PDT

Tessa Keough presents

Location, Location, Location: One Place Studies in North America



ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Are you just getting started with your one-place study? The first steps are important - picking a place, setting some boundaries, organizing your software, and incorporating those online and offline records. This is one specialized study that will help you see your family’s place in a new light!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Tessa Keough is a genealogist working on her family history and special projects. These include a one-place and one-name study, and her YouTube channel. She also writes for The In-Depth Genealogist.

HANDOUT
A handout will be available shortly before the presentation. A link will be included in a reminder that will be sent the day before the session.

ABOUT THE SCGS
JAMBOREE EXTENSION SERIES WEBINARS
A goal of the Southern California Genealogical Society is to offer educational opportunities to genealogists and family history enthusiasts everywhere. The Jamboree Extension Webinar Series helps delivers those opportunities.

COST
The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. 

Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society. The webinar archive can be found at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/archive-index.html.

UPCOMING WEBINARS
The list of upcoming webinars can be found at http://scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html.

JOIN SCGS TODAY
Learn about all the SCGS member benefits at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/about/benefit-memb.html.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

View System Requirements

Please direct any questions to the SCGS Webinar Committee at Webinar@scgsgenealogy.com.

07 August 2017

FREE Webinar From SCGS: August 16, 2017 - Kim von Aspern-Parker: Ports of Entry



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 6:00 PM PDT

Kim von Aspern-Parker presents

Ports of Entry



ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
This presentation will focus on ports other than Ellis Island (with some discussion on  Ellis Island and Castle Garden). All ships and ports kept records and many of our ancestors did not come through Ellis Island. Learn about the other ports and how to find their records.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Kim von Aspern-Parker has been a researcher and lecturer for more than 15 years. A member of APG, NGS, SCGS, and the Genealogical Speakers Guild, she is pursuing her credentials in genealogy.

HANDOUT
A handout will be available shortly before the presentation. A link will be included in a reminder that will be sent the day before the session.


ABOUT THE SCGS
JAMBOREE EXTENSION SERIES WEBINARS
A goal of the Southern California Genealogical Society is to offer educational opportunities to genealogists and family history enthusiasts everywhere. The Jamboree Extension Webinar Series helps delivers those opportunities.

COST
The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. 

Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society. The webinar archive can be found at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/archive-index.html.

UPCOMING WEBINARS
The list of upcoming webinars can be found at http://scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html.

JOIN SCGS TODAY
Learn about all the SCGS member benefits at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/about/benefit-memb.html.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

View System Requirements

Please direct any questions to the SCGS Webinar Committee at Webinar@scgsgenealogy.com.

03 August 2017

CA-SCGS 2018 Call for Presentations




CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

49th Annual Southern California Genealogical Jamboree
Unlock Your Lineage
Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2, 2018

6th Annual SCGS Genetic Genealogy Conference
Link Through DNA
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Family History Writers Conference
Loving Your Family Legends
Thursday, May 31, 2018

DNA Workshops
Thursday, May 31, 2018

2018 Jamboree Extension Series Webinars
2018

The Southern California Genealogical Society [SCGS] announces its Call for Presentations for its 2018 conferences and event. This Call pertains to the Jamboree, Genetic Genealogy, Writers Conference and the 2018 Jamboree Extension and Webinar Series Programs.  Presentations will only be accepted through the online portal August 1, 2017—September 9, 2017.

Submissions of Presentations:  Speakers interested in presenting lectures, workshops or webinars for 2018 must submit their proposals through the Jamboree Speaker Portal at  next.scgsgenealogy.com/call-for-presentations/.  Only those presentations submitted through the portal will be considered.  The submission process ensures that correct speaker information is used in communication, advertising, and conference materials. 

SCGS Jamboree draws attendees of all experience levels from first timers to conference veterans.   The Jamboree Extension Series attracts an international audience comprised of all skill levels.  We encourage the submissions of all levels of lectures; all topics will be considered.  New presentations are encouraged.  Presentations may include the following topics:
  • Digital Resources
  • DNA Genetic Genealogy
  • Ethnic Research
  • Family History Writing
  • Law
  • Methodology
  • Migration, Emigration/Immigration
  • Naturalization
  • Next Generation
  • Preservation/Archival Storage
  • Record Types
  • Repositories
Number of Presentations:  Speakers may submit up to 6 presentations.  The SCGS Jamboree Committee, at its sole discretion, may select none, some, or all of the presentations submitted by any speaker.

Session Length:  Jamboree, DNA Day and Writers Conference presentations are 60 minutes long, including a 10-minute Q&A.  Workshops are 3 1/2 hours in length.  Jamboree Extension Series Webinars are to be 60 minutes with an additional 30 minutes for questions.

Live Streaming and Recording:  Special consideration will be given to those Jamboree speakers who permit live streaming or video/audio recording of their presentation. 

Statement of Nondiscrimination:  The Southern California Genealogical Society is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.  SCGS is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination in employment and opportunity because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or age.  Jamboree, DNA Day, Writers Conference, Workshops and Webinar Speakers are selected based on experience, technical knowledge, speaking ability, diversity of topics and relevance.

If you have not presented at a past Jamboree and wish to provide a recording of one of your presentations, please send it to the Southern California Genealogical Society, Attention: Jamboree Chair, 417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504.  Examples of syllabus submissions may be emailed to SCGCJamboree@gmail.com.  These materials may be used during the selection process and cannot be returned but will be destroyed after the selection process.

Questions:  Any inquiries may be emailed to SCGSJamboree@gmail.com with the subject line: Call for Presentations [your last name].  We look forward to the possibility of including you in the 2018 Southern California Genealogical Society event schedules. 

Alice Fairhurst,                       
SCGS Jamboree Co-Chair

Diane Adamson, 
SCGS Jamboree Co-Chair

Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
Phone: 818-843-7247   Fax: 818-843-7262

01 August 2017

REMINDER: FREE Webinar From SCGS: August 5, 2017 - Emily Aulicino: Using atDNA to Verify and Expand Genealogy



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Saturday, August 5, 2017, 10:00 AM PDT

Emily Aulicino presents

Using atDNA to Verify and Expand Genealogy



ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Understand how autosomal DNA and the X-chromosome results verify and expands your lineage by proving or disproving family lore, break adoption walls, and explore how this test can determine what DNA segments came from which ancestors.  Celebrate the success stories of others and create your own.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Emily speaks on genetic genealogy & writing family stories nationally and internationally; was interviewed for TV, newspapers, and blogtalk radio; writes two blogs, and wrote a genetic genealogy book.

HANDOUT
A handout will be available shortly before the presentation. A link will be included in a reminder that will be sent the day before the session.


ABOUT THE SCGS
JAMBOREE EXTENSION SERIES WEBINARS
A goal of the Southern California Genealogical Society is to offer educational opportunities to genealogists and family history enthusiasts everywhere. The Jamboree Extension Webinar Series helps delivers those opportunities.

COST
The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. 

Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society. The webinar archive can be found at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/archive-index.html.

UPCOMING WEBINARS
The list of upcoming webinars can be found at http://scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html.

JOIN SCGS TODAY
Learn about all the SCGS member benefits at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/about/benefit-memb.html.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

View System Requirements

Please direct any questions to the SCGS Webinar Committee at Webinar@scgsgenealogy.com.