27 May 2016

FREE Live Streaming from Jamboree - Register Today!

Where can you get over 16 hours of genealogical education at no cost? From the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree!  

Registration for live streaming from Jamboree is now open.

What you need to know:
- 14 different classes live streamed online on June 3-5, 2016
- View classes at your leisure any time before 5 July, 2016
- Instructional videos from Ancestry.com shown between classes
- High-speed Internet access needed
- World-class speakers cover a variety of topics (see below)
- FREE for everyone. Share with your friends, family, society.
- Free handouts available for download
- Advance registration is required

Jamboree 2016 live streaming is provided FREE thanks to the generous sponsorship by Jamboree 2016 Diamond Sponsor Ancestry.com.

The 47th Southern California Genealogy Jamboree “Giving to the Future by Preserving the Past” will be held Friday – Sunday, June 3-5, 2016.  If you can’t attend in person – don’t despair! Join us for an outstanding educational opportunity from the comfort of home or anywhere with internet access.

Registration is now open for 14 sessions. Handouts will be available for download for before the start of each session. Session descriptions, speaker bios, suggested experience levels and schedule details are available on the Jamboree website http://www.genealogyjamboree.com. The Jamboree streaming video is FREE, but you will need to register to view the broadcasts.  Register at http://streaming.webcastandbeyond.com/jamboree/

If you can't watch a session in real-time as it is being live streamed, you will be able to watch it at your convenience before July 5, 2016, on the live stream website (not to be confused with the SCGS website and the Extension Series Webinar archives available for SCGS members.)

Friday, June 3
“German Immigrant Waves: Contrasts and Sources” - James M. Beidler
“Problems and Pitfalls of a 'Reasonably Shallow' Search” - Elissa Scalise Powell, CG®, CGL®
“Tracking Migrations and More: The Records of Old Settlers Organizations” - Paula Stuart- Warren, CG®, FMGS, FUGA
“Principles of Effective Evidence Analysis” - George G. Morgan

Saturday, June 4
“Getting Started with Eastern European Research” - Lisa A. Alzo, MFA
“Be Your Own Digital Archivist: Preserve Your Research” - Cyndi Ingle
“German Names: Their Origins, Meanings, and Distribution” - C. Fritz Juengling, PhD, AG®
“Using Military Pension Files to Fill Gaps in Family History” - J. H. Fonkert, CG®
“Maximizing Your Use of Evidence” - Thomas Wright Jones, PhD, CG®, CGL®, FASG, FUGA, FNGS
“German Genealogy on the Internet: Beyond the Basics” - Michael D. Lacopo, DVM

Sunday, June 5
“The Firelands, the Connecticut Western Reserve and the Ohio Territory” - Peggy Clements Lauritzen, AG®
“Avoiding Shiny Penny Syndrome with Your Genealogy” - Tessa Ann Keough
“All Aboard: Staying on Track with Your Research” - Barbara M. Randall
“U. S. Passport Applications” - Debbie Mieszala, CG®

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Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504