A hands-on workshop that guides attendees step-by-step through third-party tools such as GED match and DNAGedcom.
Friday, June 3, 2016 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
FR-C Third-Party Tools for Autosomal DNA
by Blaine T. Bettinger, Ph.D., JD
This session is part of a series of special workshops which are open to registered attendees of Genetic Genealogy or to those registered to at least one day at Jamboree 2016. Additional registration is required and separate fees apply.
Limited to 45 participants. Laptops are are very strongly encouraged in this workshop, as Dr. Bettinger will ask you to periodically complete tasks online. You must have an account at GEDmatch and have a raw data file uploaded to GEDmatch. Level: Int.
Instructions from Dr. Bettinger
In order to maximize the use of everyone's time for this workshop I request that
everyone do the following prior to the workshop:
- Test yourself and/or a family member at 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or Family Tree DNA.
- Create an account at GEDmatch (www.gedmatch.com) and upload at least one raw data file from 23andMe, Family Tree DNA, or AncestryDNA's test to GEDmatch for yourself and any family members (preferably raw data files from AncestryDNA or Family Tree DNA).
- Create an account at DNAGedcom (www.dnagedcom.com). If you’ve tested at Family Tree DNA, consider downloading your data to DNAGedcom prior to the workshop (https://www.dnagedcom.com/FamilyTreeDNA/Process.aspx).
- Optional: A month to a few weeks prior to the workshop, make at least a $10 donation to GEDmatch so that you are able to be a Tier 1 member of GEDmatch during the workshop.
SCGS Member Registration
Early bird registration ends April 23!