Discount Ends April 30th.
Registration discounts are available to early-bird registrants (on or before
April 30), SCGS members, and attendees who register for both Jamboree and
the Family History and DNA conference.
All of the details can be found on the Jamboree
To get all the conference updates, sign up at www.genealogyjamboree.blogspot.com
and have emails sent directly to your inbox.
45th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree, Friday
- Sunday, June 6 to 8, 2014. Jamboree combines speakers, exhibitors,
class sessions, and special events to create an exceptional event plus there's
a mobile app to help you manage the event.
The theme of the 2014 Jamboree is Golden Memories: Discovering Your
Family History. Our heritage focus will be on European ancestors. Class
sessions are scheduled for German, Irish, English / UK, Scotland, Eastern Europe,
Italian, Mennonite, Swedish, and Russian, as well as African American and Jewish
JamboFREE: Friday morning, JamboFREE
makes genealogy available at no cost to genealogists at all experience levels.
Beginner classes (first steps and next steps); Genealogy World small-group discussions;
and orientation for new SCGS members and first-time Jamboree attendees are just
three of the free sessions. 2014 will also feature a professional-level Librarians'
Genealogy Boot Camp and Workshop for Genealogical Societies.
Sessions: Fully half of the 150 sessions at Jamboree will directly
address the use of technology in family history research. Other sessions will
focus on methodology, organization; record types. Sessions for all experience
levels will be available. Sunday's schedule includes several family history
Sunday will be "Dress like the
'60s" day. Whether it's tie dye and granny glasses or a tidy shirtwaist
dress and itchy crinoline; whether it's a uniform of the US Military or the
IBM uniform of dark suit, white shirt and narrow tie, show us your '60s look.
We'll have a dress-up contest in the Pavilion at lunch, and the winner
will receive a free registration to the 2015 Jamboree. Were you just
a glimmer in someone's eye in the 60s? Never fear ... you can be a Boomer for
HISTORY AND DNA:
GENETIC GENEALOGY IN 2014
Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport
2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505
With a great deal of pride, the Southern California Genealogical Society
(SCGS) and the International Society for Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) jointly announce
the second conference dedicated to exploring the use of DNA as a tool in tracing
Family History and DNA: Genetic Genealogy in 2014 will be held
Thursday, June 5, 2014,
in conjunction with the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree.
The conference will be held at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport, 2500
Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA.
"Family History and DNA: Genetic Genealogy in 2014"
is just one of many activities held during the weekend of June 5 through June
8, 2014. The 45th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree, featuring over
50 speakers, nearly 150 sessions and about 70 exhibitors, software and data
providers, and societies, will be held at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank.
Family History and DNA is produced by the Southern California Genealogical Society
and co-sponsored by SCGS and the International Society of Genetic Genealogy.
Fairhurst: The 2013 Family History and DNA Conference was an unqualified
success. Attendees came from around the United States and Canada, as well as
Europe, Australia and China. We are so excited to continue our exceptional service
to genetic genealogists from around the world" said SCGS immediate past
president Alice Fairhurst, who helped found the societys DNA interest
group and has been actively applying DNA in her own genealogy research. As
more family historians have DNA tests, genetic genealogy is becoming more valuable
in the search for ancestors and living relatives.
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Federation of Genealogical Societies presents
Southern California Genealogical Society with Award of
the annual conference of the Federation of Genealogical Societies in Fort Wayne,
SCGS received an Award of Merit "in recognition of their vision in
conference planning and creating year-round benefits for a global audience."
The award, which was presented by FGS president D. Joshua Taylor, was accepted
by SCGS vice president Paula Hinkel on behalf of the Society. "It was such
a wonderful surprise to receive the award. It's very gratifying to know that
the Society's hard work has been recognized by others in the genealogical community."
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