25 March 2016

Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Elissa Scalise Powell, CG®, CGL®

Elissa Scalise Powell, CG®, CGL®, is a western Pennsylvania researcher and co-director of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). She is the immediate past-president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists; an instructor for Boston University’s Genealogical Research Certificate course; coordinator of Samford University’s IGHR “Professional Genealogy” course and co-coordinator of SLIG’s 2013 “Credentialing: AG, CG, or Both?” course.

Thursday, June 2, 2016  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Special Workshop)
TH-B    Bridging the Decades: Little Used Clues from the Census 
You’ve found the census records, now what? Did you notice all the clues? Explore genealogy methods and avoid pitfalls when using them to bridge the gap to further research. Level: Beg. Additional registration and fees apply.  Limited to 40 participants.

Friday, June 3, 2016  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
FR018   Problems and Pitfalls of a "Reasonably Shallow" Search 
Can you spot the fallacies in the presented research cases? What would you have done differently? Learn what problems to watch for in conducting research. Level: Beg., Int.

Friday, June 3, 2016  5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
FR030   Patriot or Not? Using the GPS on a Closed D.A.R. Line
Where and when was the patriot David born? See the research process unfold through professional techniques and if you agree that the conclusion constitutes "proof." Level: All.

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Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2016

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