18 April 2018

Marriott Rooms Still Available for Jamboree 2018!! Book Now!

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel!
Rooms still available--Book Now!!


The Marriott is a great conference partner offering a renovated Conference Center with Exhibit Hall, updated hotel rooms, generous on-site parking and two restaurants on property - all in a truly walkable venue.






IMPORTANT: ROOM RESERVATIONS IN THE SCGS CONFERENCE BLOCK
Special conference rates for the SCGS room block:
Standard Room: $174
Concierge Room: $191
Options are Single (1 King bed) or Double (2 Queen beds)
Although we have expanded the conference room block, we still may experience an early sell-out.  Please reserve early.

To Make your Reservation at the Marriott:
  • Call toll free 888.236.2427
  • Or, call the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport directly 818.843.6000
  • Use code SCGS2018 to reserve a room
Reminders:
  • Marriott reservations at the SCGS conference rate are only available to registered conference attendees
  • Based on attendee feedback, SCGS is initiating new procedures to allow only registered attendees, speakers and exhibitors to reserve at our special rates. We will be instructing the Marriott to remove anyone not registered for our conference. Those reservations will still be valid but the rates will be at Marriott's current room rate.
  • Reserved rooms not in the SCGS block are not guaranteed.

Southern California Genealogy Society and Family History Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818-843-7247
http://genealogyjamboree.com/

Deadline Reminder - Early Bird Registration Pricing ends Saturday, April 21!!!


Early Bird pricing extended to April 21, 2018.

The Southern California Genealogical Society has extended the Early Bird registration deadline for Jamboree 2018, the Genetic Genealogy Conference, and the Family History Writers Conference to THIS Saturday, April 21st.

To view conference pricing, including Early Bird discount rates, click here. Special pricing discounts are available for those who are registered for both Jamboree and the Genetic Genealogy Conference, or Jamboree and the Family History Writers Conference as well as discounts for SCGS members for each event. To get the discounted rates, please join, renew, or reinstate your membership before you register.

Visit the Jamboree Website for the latest details about speakerssessionsmeals, special events, and more.



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16 April 2018

Mondays' Meet The Speakers – Jamboree 2018

Maureen Taylor, MA



Maureen Taylor is an internationally known photo identification expert and a genealogist. Find her on social media @photodetective. She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The Today Show and is a guest on Extreme Genes.

Presentations:







Ross Curtis, PhD

AncestryDNA

Ross Curtis joined the AncestryDNA team in January of 2012. He is a computational biologist specializing in genetics and visual analytics and loves applying his expertise to family history and genealogy. He has used DNA to solve many of his own genealogy questions and enjoys being on the AncestryDNA science team to help improve the overall experience to help others do the same.

Presentations:




Craig R Scott, CG℠, FUGA

Heritage Books, Inc.

Craig R. Scott, MA, CG℠, FUGA is the President and CEO of Heritage Books, Inc., a genealogical publishing firm with over 6,500 titles in print. A professional genealogical and historical researcher for more than thirty years, he specializes in problem solving, publishing and the records of the National Archives, especially those that relate to the military. He was a faculty member and coordinator at IGHR and SLIG for many years.

Presentations:



Debra Smith Renard

Eureka! Genealogy

Debra Renard is a researcher and lecturer at the regional and national levels and is the founder of Eureka! Genealogy. She specializes in genetic genealogy, being a leader of the Louisville DNA SIG. Renard is a board member of the Louisville Genealogical Society, and Treasurer of the KY Chapter of APG. She is also a staff genealogist for the Nat. Society Sons of the American Revolution. Debra is especially passionate about helping those with unknown birth family find their roots.
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15 April 2018

Great News - More Marriott Rooms Available!



Due to overwhelming demand, Jamboree has negotiated an expanded room block at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

The Marriott is a great conference partner offering a renovated Conference Center with Exhibit Hall, updated hotel rooms, generous on-site parking and two restaurants on property - all in a truly walkable venue.

Although we have expanded the conference room block, rooms are disappearing fast - so reserve yours now! For more information, click here.

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13 April 2018

JamboFree May 31st at Jamboree!


JamboFREE 

Thursday, May 31, 8:30 - 6:00 PM
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Hotel
2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA

There are multiple opportunities to attend events 
for 
free.

Exhibit Hall Open   12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Approximately 80 exhibitors will be displaying the latest products available to assist genealogists in their search for family.





JF001 Genealogy Basics:   8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tools for Success; Presenter: Barbara Randall Free! Genealogy Basics begin with a few basic tools and strategies. Everyone can learn or improve their skills to trace their family tree and unlock the mysteries of their past. Learn online and offline resources and organizational strategies to increase your success. Genealogy can be easy and rewarding!


JF002 Genealogy World Roundtable #1   2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free! A unique opportunity to talk to an expert and learn from fellow attendees. Twelve ethnic and research tables with a table host and 9 participants; ask questions, seek answers and discuss. Topics may include African-American; DAR and Lineage Societies; Family History Writing; French Canadian; German; Irish; Italian; Japanese; Jewish; Scandinavian; Southern USA; Technology.


JF003 Genealogy World Roundtable #2   3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Free! A unique opportunity to talk to an expert and learn from fellow attendees. Twelve ethnic and research tables with a table host and 9 participants; ask questions, seek answers and discuss. Topics may include African-American; DAR and Lineage Societies; Family History Writing; German; Irish; Italian; Japanese; Jewish; New England; Scandinavian; Southern USA; Technology.


JF004 DNA World Roundtable  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Free! A unique opportunity to talk to an expert and learn from fellow attendees. Twelve current topics in DNA; twelve tables with a table host and 9 participants; ask questions, seek answers and discuss. 

Get help on topics such as Genetic Genealogy for Beginners, Genetic Genealogy for African Americans; DNA Resources, Help with Your Autosomal DNA Results, Interpreting Y-DNA Results for Males; and Solving Unknown Parentage!


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