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24/7 Member Access to archived Sessions & Webinars
24/7 Remote Access to MyHeritage Library Edition
Educational Opportunities: Monthly Lunch and Learn
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JAMBOREE 2022 - REGISTRATION CLOSES AUGUST 18TH

Special Events Week 2022
JAMBO FREE VIRTUAL EDITION IS COMING
To access the JamboFree programs you will need to Register for FREE.

LIVE: MONDAY AUGUST 22 thru WEDNESDAY AUGUST 24
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The Southern California Genealogical Society is committed to providing genealogical education for all. Traditionally, during our Jamboree conferences, we offer classes that are free and open to the public.

We are offering 16+ classes during JamboFree.
Here’s the line-up:

Ethnic and DNA Round Tables – Eleven topics, most with multiple rooms to keep the discussion groups small and personal, hosted by experts in SCGS’ interest groups and guests.

Advanced Beginner Class – Our very popular in-person class returns for 3-hours of learning and fun. What's New at FamilySearch by Michael Provard
What's New at the FamilySearch Family History Library by Michael Provard
It's Never Too Late to Start! DNA for Beginners by FamilyTreeDNA's Janine Cloud
Social Hour on Tuesday from 4pm - 7pm PDT.
Bonus Lecture - Looking Forward to Looking Back: Where to Go Next presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben.

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GENEALOGY JAMBOREE 2022 - REGISTRATION CLOSES AUGUST 18TH

LIVE: FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 26 - 27
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World-class Genealogy Conference
Learn from 47 speakers from the USA, Canada, Ireland, Israel and the UK
Sponsored talks from MyHeritage, FamilySearch, ArkiDigital and others
Keynote Speaker Bernice Alexander Bennett talk "Preserving Your Family Tales: What's in a Name?"
Live Q & A following lectures by Michael Brophy; Nicka Sewell Smith; Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG®, FOGS; Michael Strauss, AG® and William E. "Bill" Cole.

The 52nd Genealogy Jamboree brings you nationally known speakers keeping you in touch with the latest developments in the field of genealogy. From coast to coast, from North to South, from our neighbors - Canada and Mexico - and from the Old World, our speakers can help you find your ancestors' lives and stories. You'll be able to learn from many tried and true speakers and get surprising insights from speakers that are new to Jamboree.

All Registration packages receive the Friday and Saturday LIVE lectures.
STANDARD Registration - Select 20 recorded lectures from 50 choices. PLUS Registration - All 50 lectures are yours to view.

All purchased Genealogy Jamboree presentations viewable through October 31, 2022.

GENETIC GENEALOGY 2022 - REGISTRATION ENDS AUGUST 18, 2022

LIVE: FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 19-20, 2022
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World-class DNA Conference
Get in on the Latest Discoveries
Learn from over 20 renowned Genetic Genealogy experts
Sponsored talks from Family Tree DNA, Living DNA and MyHeritage DNA
Keynote Speaker is DNA Painter author Jonny Perl talk "The Need for Third-party DNA Tools"
Live Q & A following lectures by Diahan Southard; David Dowell, PhD; Judy G. Russell, JD, CG®, CGL®; Richard Hill, MBA and Kitty Munson Cooper

DNA testing is an increasingly popular tool for genealogists. Learn the difference between autosomal DNA, mtDNA and Y-DNA and which tool is useful for what type of investigation.

All Registration packages include the Friday and Saturday LIVE Q & A following lectures.
STANDARD Registration - Select 10 recorded lectures from 20 choices.
PLUS Registration - All 20 lectures are yours to view.
All purchased Genealogy Jamboree presentations viewable through October 31, 2022.

Special Events Week 2022

JAMBO FREE VIRTUAL EDITION IS COMING

LIVE: MONDAY AUGUST 22 - WEDNESDAY AUGUST 24
Explore the Schedule and Register


The Southern California Genealogical Society is committed to providing genealogical education for all. Traditionally, during our Jamboree conferences, we offer classes that are free and open to the public.

We are offering 16+ classes during JamboFree. Here’s the line-up:
Ethnic and DNA Round Tables – Eleven topics, most with multiple rooms to keep the discussion groups small and personal, hosted by experts in SCGS’ interest groups and guests.
Advanced Beginner Class – Our very popular in-person class returns for 3-hours of learning and fun.

What's New at FamilySearch by Michael Provard
What's New at the FamilySearch Family History Library by Michael Provard
It's Never Too Late to Start! DNA for Beginners by FamilyTreeDNA's Janine Cloud
Social Hour on Tuesday from 4pm - 7pm PDT.
Bonus Lecture - Looking Forward to Looking Back: Where to Go Next presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben

To access the JamboFree programs you will need to Register for FREE.

No SCGS account yet? Open one with your name, email, city and state.
Join any session while it’s on. Not what you expected? Feel free to leave one session and join another.

There is a maximum of 100 attendees per session so please try and log in early to “save your seat”.

All events are LIVE and will not be recorded.

 

 
For just $40 you can enjoy:
24/7 Member Access to archived Sessions & Webinars
24/7 Remote Access to multiple subscription databases
Guided research trips to Salt Lake City
Interest groups for computer software users, writers, and ethnic geographic research.
Free in-Library use of valuable online resources
Substantial Discounts on research & subscriptions
Educational Opportunities: Monthly Lunch and Learn
Webinars, seminars, workshops.

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