14 May 2016

Jamboree 2016: Announcing Live Streaming - Genetic Genealogy 2016

Registration is now open 

Live Streaming of
Genetic Genealogy 2016
"The Future of the Past: Genetic Genealogy 2016"
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Registration is now open for the pay-per-view live streaming of six Genetic Genealogy sessions.

$20 Individual sessions can be viewed for $20 each. If you can't watch the session as it's being live streamed, you will be able to watch it at your convenience before July 5, 2016. The syllabus handout will be available for download before the start of the session.

$99 The best deal is the full-day subscription which provides access to all
six sessions for just $99. 
Those who purchase the full-day subscription will also receive a digital copy of the entire Genetic Genealogy syllabus.   

If you can't watch the session as it's being live streamed, you will be able to watch it at your convenience before July 5, 2016 via the Genetic Genealogy live streaming link (http://streaming.webcastandbeyond.com/scgs/). Genetic Genealogy live-streamed sessions will not be available for purchase on DVD, nor will they be accessible in the SCGS website archive. 

Pay with a credit card, debit card, or PayPal. 
Access to the Genetic Genealogy Conference live streaming sessions is provided for use by individuals only. Sharing the content with others is not permitted and conflicts with copyright provisions. 

The printed Genetic Genealogy 2016 syllabus is available for purchase through May 22 - the last day to register in advance for both conferences. Delivery of the syllabus will take place after the conference. To order click here.

NOTE: Details about Jamboree live-streaming, sponsored by Ancestry.com, will be announced soon. Keep your eyes on the Jamboree blog

Streamed Genetic Genealogy Conference sessions include:

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
TH005: "Family Finder, 23andme, and Ancestry DNA: An Introduction" - Tim Janzen, MD
  • This presentation will help you maximize your experience with each of the three major autosomal DNA tests available: Family Finder, 23andMe and AncestryDNA. Experience level: All.
  • Tim Janzen, M.D. is a family practice doctor in Portland, Oregon. He has had an interest in genealogical research for over 35 years and has particularly been involved in Mennonite genealogical research for the past 20 years. He is a co-administrator of the Mennonite DNA project. Tim has a strong interest in many areas of genetic genealogy, particularly in regards to phasing and autosomal DNA analysis. He is a consultant to the genetics company 23andMe as one of their Ancestry Ambassadors.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
TH010: “Developing a DNA Testing Plan" - Paul Alan Woodbury
  • Preserve the past by testing your relatives now. Given specific research considerations determine the who, what, when, where, why and how of DNA testing. Develop a plan to make your genetic genealogy research a success. Experience level: Beg.
  • Paul Alan Woodbury is a recent graduate of Brigham Young University where he studied Genetics and Family History. He currently works as an outreach manager and DNA specialist for Legacy Tree Genealogists. He also works as an online course developer for Salt Lake Community College. In addition to genetic genealogy, Paul specializes in French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and Scandinavian research and regularly presents on research topics related to these fields.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
TH015: “Verify, Correct, and Expand Your Lineage through DNA Testing” - Emily D. Aulicino, MA
  • Learn how autosomal DNA testing can help you verify your lineage, correct your oral family history, and expand your pedigree chart. Through various success stories, you can discover how others have triumphed and how you can as well. Experience level: All. 
  • Emily D. Aulicino, MA, a genealogist since 1970, has given multiple presentations on genetic genealogy and writing family stories for a variety of cultural groups and internationally for WDYTYA, BTOP and Germany. She was interviewed for television, newspapers, and blogtalk radio. She writes two blogs and has published a book on genetic genealogy. Her articles have appeared in Irish Roots (Ireland) and genealogical societies’ publications. She is a speaker for the International Society of Genetic Genealogists (ISOGG) and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and OGC.

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p,m.
TH021: “Why Y? Case Studies for Y-DNA Solutions” - Katherine Hope Borges
  • Real-life case studies detailing instances utilizing Y-DNA testing for solving genealogical mysteries. Experience level: Intermediate, Advanced. 
  • Katherine Hope Borges is the Co-Founder and Director of The International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG), which promotes and educates about genetic genealogy. ISOGG has grown to over 8,000 members in 70 countries. Through ISOGG, Katherine has increased professional standards in the practice, research, and discussion of relevant issues in DNA testing, interpretation, and ethics. She organized a speakers bureau and has given many presentations on genetic genealogy to groups across the United States and in the United Kingdom. She administers several surname, regional, and haplogroup DNA projects.

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
TH026: “Circles or Triangles? What Shape Is Your DNA? ” - Diahan Southard
  • There is much debate in the genetic genealogy world about the value of a DNA Circle, provided by AncestryDNA, and the triangulation methods of others. Which is best? Experience level: Intermediate, Advanced.
  • Diahan Southard, a microbiology graduate, worked before and after graduation for the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation. Growing up with the budding genetic genealogy industry lead her to her current position as Your DNA Guide, where she provides personalized interactive experiences to assist individuals and families in interpreting their genetic results in the context of their genealogical information. Diahan's lectures are always fun, upbeat, and full of energy. She has a passion for genetic genealogy, a genuine love for people, and a gift for making the technical understandable.

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
TH031: “Genetic Genealogy: Year in Review 2016 ” - Blaine T. Bettinger, PhD, JD
  • Did you miss any of the new tools, techniques, or tips introduced during the past year? We'll examine all the newest developments in the field and help you understand how these new tools can be incorporated into your research. Experience level: All
  • Blaine T. Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is an intellectual property attorney in upstate New York. He is the administrator of several DNA projects and the author of The Genetic Genealogist (www.thegeneticgenealogist.com), one of the longest-running blogs devoted to genetic genealogy and personal genomics.

Important Notes:

  • You do not need to be a member of SCGS, nor do you need your SCGS membership number, to view live streaming or the videos. 
  • The streaming videos will not be shown on the SCGS website.
  • The mobile app is separate from live streaming and will be announced soon.
  • The Genetic Genealogy streaming videos are separate from the Jamboree live streaming and will not be available for purchase on CD or DVD.
Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504

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