30 March 2016
Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Shannon S. Christmas, MCP
Thursday, June 2, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
TH020 Identity by Descent: Using DNA to Extend the African-American Pedigree
Using illustrative examples, this session demonstrates how DNA analysis, when used in concert with traditional genealogical research methods, can help family historians overcome challenges unique to African-American genealogy research. Level: All.
Friday, June 3, 2016 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
FR012 Making the Cousin Connection: Communicating with DNA Matches
Communicating with DNA matches can prove both exciting and challenging for genealogists. Learn proven writing and research strategies designed to maximize responsiveness and productivity. Level: All.
Friday, June 3, 2016 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
FR028 Ask the Experts about DNA and Genealogy
DNA testing experts will answer questions about the connection between DNA testing and genealogy, what tests are available, and which companies provide which tests. Advances being made in the field of Genetic Genealogy will be discussed. Level: All.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
SA041 Decode your DNA: Strategies for Beginning Genetic Genealogy
Gain an understanding of the uses and limitations of commercial genealogical DNA tests. Learn to design a genetic testing strategy to find ancestors, form hypotheses, and explore family lore. Level: All.