17 April 2017

Breaking News! 2 Special Event Meals Just Added!

The Jamboree Committee proudly announces all of the special event meals that will be held during this year's Genetic Genealogy 2017 Conference and the 48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree.

*JUST ADDED!* Saturday Breakfast - June 10, 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM 
SA002: "Your Family In World War I: From Home Front to Battlefield" presented by Michael L. Strauss, AG®
Long before the United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917 the "fervor of war" had overtaken America. At home or abroad what was your family's involvement as the war raged on in Europe? Discover numerous genealogical sources revealing the feelings and attitudes, and reactions by our Government, as we search for our ancestors' in the "War to End All Wars".

*JUST ADDED!* Sunday Breakfast - June 11, 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM 
SU001: "Saving What's in Your Attic" presented by Janet C. Hovorka, MLIS
Great Grandfather was a wonderful genealogist, but even with the best plan, three generations later some of his treasures are now hard for family members to find. How do we make sure that future generations have access to the stories, artifacts and pictures that bring recent generations to life?

Thursday Luncheon - 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

TH016: "The DNA of the British Isles" presented by Debbie A. Kennett 
Britain and Ireland have been in continuous occupation since 12,000 years ago when hunter-gatherers arrived. Agriculture began at the start of the Neolithic (4000 BC). The country has been invaded by Romans, Angles, Saxons, Picts, Danes, Vikings and Normans. What can DNA testing tell us about the people of these islands? Pioneering research projects are starting to provide some answers.

Friday Banquet - June 9, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

FR037: “Texas Ranch House: Unveiling "Keeping House" in the Census”  presented by Lisa Louise Cooke
Just what does the census occupation "Keeping House" mean? Ten years ago Lisa Louise Cooke donned layers of petticoats and hit the expansive West Texas desert with her family to find out. Join her reminiscences and ruminations of living "in 1867" on the TV show Texas Ranch House.

Saturday Breakfast - June 10, 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM
FamilySearch Breakfast

SA001 - "Using FamilySearch to Hunt Your Heritage: Advanced Research Tips" presented by Michael Provard
Finding your family in the billions of historical records on FamilySearch has never been easier. This class will explore how to use advanced search methods to extract the most difficult-to-find ancestors out of these records.

Saturday Banquet -  June 10, 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
SA053: "If I'da Known the Future, I'da Got Here Sooner" presented by  Rev. David McDonald, DMin, CG 
From the dark ages (carbon paper) to PAF, to GEDCOM, to GenForums to middle of the night netcrawls, genealogical research methods and approaches have changed the way of research over the past 40 years. We'll take a lighthearted look at the improvements and the changes.

The Jamboree breakfasts and banquets and the DNA luncheon require advanced registration and an additional fee. Menus are available to view on the Jamboree website. For those with special dietary needs, please select vegetarian, gluten-free or both during registration. Marriott catering is unable to accommodate other restrictions. 

If you have already registered for Jamboree, you can add meals to your order at any time in the Jamboree registration system at www.genealogyjamboree.com. 

Don't miss out - Early Bird discounts end Saturday, April 22!

Southern California Genealogical Society
48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2017

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