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Live Streamed Sessions from Jamboree 2017
Archives of Jamboree live streaming sessions are available to the public thanks to Jamboree 2017 Diamond Sponsor
Click here to view - this offer ends July 10, 2017

The Genetic Genealogy Conference is separate from Jamboree, and also has archives of sesssions available for separate fees. Click here to purchase Live Streamed Sessions of the Genetic Genealogy Conference 2017 - this offer ends July 10, 2017.
FREE Webinar
Wednesday, June 21
Turn Family History Facts into Stories You Can Share
by Annette Burke Lyttle

It’s important for us to share our research, but does the idea of trying to tell the stories of your ancestors seem like too big a job? Learn how a simple four-step process can make writing your family stories a manageable project.

Annette Burke Lyttle is a professional genealogist specializing in online and repository research, and genealogical education and writing. She loves helping people find and tell their family stories.

Wednesday, July 8 from 11 am to 3 pm

Come to the SCGS Family Research Library to find out a bout the amazing resources offered by SCGS! Learn about our vast collections of books, microfilms, periodicals, e-resources, and more. Meet with leaders of SCGS Interest Groups and affiliate societies. Tour the SCGS Family Research Library. Meet the Board, Officers and volunteers that are the heart of the Society.Enjoy light refreshments. Enter the drawing to win fabulous door prizes.

Saturday, August 12 from 12 noon to 3:30 pm
Guest speaker - Crista Cowan from

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. "Getting the Most of Ancestry, Part 1"
Are you getting the most out of your subscription? Even if you don't have a subscription, are you aware there are many things you can access for free? This overview of the five major areas of and show you our favorite tools for advancing your family history research.

2:15 - 3:15 p.m. "Getting the Most of Ancestry, Part 2"
In the workshop, the attendees will work through various exercises that will help you apply what was discussed in Part 1. Often we hear something, but when we go to apply it later, it's hard to remember. This workshop will be a hands-on experience that will enable you to practice what they've heard earlier to reinforce it.

Crista Cowan has been employed at Ancestry since 2004; her involvement in family history, however, reaches all the way back to childhood. She frequently speaks at local and national genealogy events around the country. Watch her live show, The Barefoot Genealogist, every Tuesday at 10:00 am (Pacific)/1:00 pm (Eastern) on

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24/7 Member Access to archived Sessions & Webinars
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Guided research trips to Salt Lake City and Ft. Wayne
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Educational Opportunities: Monthly Lunch and Learn
Webinars, seminars, workshops.

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