08 February 2017

Jamboree 2017: Thursday, June 8 Workshops

Coming to Jamboree and arriving a day early to beat the traffic Friday morning?

Want to get a head start on Jamboree?
We've got you covered!

Jamboree 2017 is offering six specialized in-depth workshops on Thursday, June 8th, just for you!

Hint: Register early! Seats are limited. 
Early Bird discounts end April 22!

These special are only open to registrants of Genetic Genealogy or at least one day of Jamboree. Thursday workshops are scheduled to occur during the Genetic Genealogy Conference, are limited in capacity, and do require additional registration fees. The subjects are of general interest to genealogists and family historians and are not focused on DNA. If you are attending the Genetic Genealogy conference, these workshops will run concurrent to the scheduled DNA sessions, so please plan accordingly. 

Workshops - Thursday, June 8, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

TH-A  Making the Back Story Come Alive 
Presented by Nicka Smith
Uniquely engage family members through the use of video to share the compelling and evocative stories featured in your genealogy research. From short web clips to full-length documentaries, learn how to curate, craft, and execute a strategy to get your families stories off of paper and into motion. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops or tablets to the workshop. Limited to 40 participants. Level: Beg.

TH-B    Artifact Archeology: Explore Family History Heirlooms and Ephemera
Presented by Denise May Levenick, MA, and Gena Philibert Ortega
Uncover your ancestors’ stories in personal and public collections. Join expert family treasure-hunters Denise Levenick and Gena Philibert Ortega to find and analyze the genealogical value of artifacts and everyday ephemera: fraternal and church rosters, ration books, letters, pins, and recipes. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops or tablets to the workshop. Limited to 40 participantsLevel: Beg., Int., Adv.

TH-C    Advanced iPad Class 
Presented by Katie M. Gertz
This is condensed from a 6-hour course covering advanced features of an iPad. This workshop will cover using your iPad for photo, scanning, audio recording, word processing, and many more advanced topics. Participants MUST bring iPads to the workshop. Limited to 40 participantsLevel: Int., Adv.

2:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

TH-D   From Research Question to Report: The Process from A to Z 
Presented by Elissa Scalise Powell, CGSM, CGLSM
Witness and practice the specific steps needed to go from a research question through research planning, research, and writing. This workshop will let you practice the techniques presented on a question of your choosing. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops or tablets to the workshop. Limited to 40 participantsLevel: Beg., Int.

TH-E   Hunting Answers to Ethical Dilemmas Faced by 21st Century Genealogists 
Presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben, Ph.D., MA
Take 90 minutes to join a discussion on the ethical issues of today’s family historians. We will examine on-line as well as hard copy materials, usage, copyright and plagiarism problems, where to get reliable information, and as much as time will allow. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops or tablets to the workshop. Limited to 28 participantsLevel: Beg., Int., Adv

TH-F   Sign of the Times: Timelines in Genealogy 
Presented by Diane L. Richard
Timelines are very visual. Creating a multi-columned matrix can help you focus on missing gaps, seemingly contradictory information, previously invisible relationships, and so much more. Color-coding or other distinguishing methods can also highlight locale or surname overlaps, related records, etc. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops or tablets to the workshop. Those without a laptop or tablet with a word processing program, please bring paper and pen/pencil. Limited to 28 participantsLevel:`Beg., Int., Adv.

For more information on Jamboree 2017 Workshops and the requirements for each session, visit http://www.genealogyjamboree.com/2017/workshops.html.

Southern California Genealogical Society
48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2017
#SCGS2017 @scgsgenealogy.com

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