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WEBINAR – The Essential Copyright Guide for Genealogists

WEBINAR – The Essential Copyright Guide for Genealogists

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Date:10 February 2018 Cost:$69.99 (or $99.99 for PLUS)
Together we will explore the fundamentals of U.S. copyright law, and will examine many of the specific copyright issues encountered by genealogists, including the beginner, the professional, and the educator/presenter. We’ll also cover how to monitor and protect your copyright.
WEBINAR – Using Autosomal DNA for 18th and 19th Century Mysteries

WEBINAR – Using Autosomal DNA for 18th and 19th Century Mysteries

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Date:13 February 2018
Even though our 18th and 19th century ancestors have been dead for decades, their DNA still survives in their descendants. Learn how to use autosomal DNA to attack and potentially solve genealogical mysteries and brick walls for ancestors who were born or lived in the 1800’s, 1700’s, and beyond. Together we’ll also examine some of the ways that leaders in the field have attacked or solved their 18th and 19th century mysteries using autosomal DNA.
A Day with the Genetic Genealogist, Blaine Bettinger

A Day with the Genetic Genealogist, Blaine Bettinger

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Location:Oakland, CA, US
Date:3 March 2018 Cost:$100 Members ($125 Non-Members)
The seminar is being held in the ADA accessible, Goldman Theater at the David Brower Center in downtown Berkeley. This beautifully finished theater features natural bamboo walls and plush raised theatrical seating. Key features include a hi-definition digital video and custom designed sound reinforcement by Meyer Sound.
DuPage County Genealogical Society 43rd Annual Conference

DuPage County Genealogical Society 43rd Annual Conference

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Location:Naperville, IL, US
Date:10 March 2018 Cost:$55 Members ($65 Non-members)
The program sessions are offered in 4 tracks, each with 4 sessions, choose from 16 topics! There are topics for everyone... those just getting started, or focus on European research, with DNA, organizing and methodology.
DNA Workshops With Blaine Bettinger

DNA Workshops With Blaine Bettinger

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Location:Toronto, ON, CA
Date:6 April 2018
Friday Afternoon Lecture: For the Advanced genetic genealogist: Step up your DNA knowledge with more advanced analytics using third-party tools. Examine new concepts and evolving tools. Saturday Workshop: For the Intermediate genetic genealogist: Learn more ways about how DNA testing can help you with your genealogical research. How using Autosomal DNA, Y-DNA and mtDNA together with traditional research can help to explore ancient ancestry, find genetic relatives, and break through brick walls.
National Genealogical Society 2018 Family History Conference – Paths to Your Past

National Genealogical Society 2018 Family History Conference – Paths to Your Past

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Location:Grand Rapids, MI, US
Date:2 May 2018
The NGS Family History Conference, 2–5 May 2018 is your opportunity to choose from more than 175 lectures presented by many nationally recognized speakers, explore an exhibit hall filled with more than 80 exhibitors, and network with over 2,000 genealogists. Every NGS conference has a different theme with a new program top to bottom—so there is always much new to learn and discover.
Austin Genealogical Society 2018 Seminar – The Genetic Genealogist

Austin Genealogical Society 2018 Seminar – The Genetic Genealogist

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Location:Austin, TX, US
Date:11 May 2018
This is an advance announcement for the seminar and workshops. More details and pricing information will be posted in late 2017/early 2018
New Hampshire Society of Genealogists

New Hampshire Society of Genealogists

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Location:Concord, NH, US
Date:19 May 2018
Stay tuned for much more information!
Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2018

Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2018

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Location:Burbank, CA, US
Date:31 May 2018
Three Great Conferences in One Place!
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh – Week #1 (Chromosome Mapping)

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh – Week #1 (Chromosome Mapping)

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Location:Pittsburgh, PA, US
Date:24 June 2018
Chromosome Mapping - “Chromosome Mapping” is designed for genealogists who have completed beginning DNA courses and wish to bring their research to the next level. The focus of this advanced course is to assist the students to map their autosomal DNA, determining the specific ancestors who contributed to the participants own DNA, segment by segment. An integral component of this course is visual phasing, a technique to map the crossover points of a group of three siblings which facilitates the reconstruct of their grandparents genome. Participants will leave the course with atDNA analysis software installed with their own data and the skills needed for continuing analysis.
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh – Week #2 (Practical Genetic Genealogy and Advanced Genetic Genealogy)

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh – Week #2 (Practical Genetic Genealogy and Advanced Genetic Genealogy)

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Location:Pittsburgh, PA, US
Date:22 July 2018
See http://www.gripitt.org/courses/practical-genetic-genealogy/ and http://www.gripitt.org/courses/advanced-genetic-genealogy/
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh – Week #3 (Practical Genetic Genealogy and Advanced Genetic Genealogy)

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh – Week #3 (Practical Genetic Genealogy and Advanced Genetic Genealogy)

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Location:Buffalo, NY, US
Date:29 July 2018
See http://www.gripitt.org/courses/2018-august-practical-genetic-genealogy/ and http://www.gripitt.org/courses/2018-august-advanced-genetic-genealogy/
FGS 2018 National Conference

FGS 2018 National Conference

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Location:Fort Wayne, IN, US
Date:22 August 2018
FGS 2018 National Conference — FGS returns to the Hoosier State in 2018 providing attendees convenient access to Allen County Public Library which houses one of the largest genealogical research collections available with records from around the world.
One-Day Land Seminar: 2018 Unlock the Past Cruise to Alaska

One-Day Land Seminar: 2018 Unlock the Past Cruise to Alaska

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Location:Seattle, WA, US
Date:6 September 2018
On land the day before the cruise (Thu 6 Sep) – an optional full day seminar program in Seattle for those interested – with leading DNA and British Isles experts. A different program from what is on the cruise.
2018 New York State Family History Conference

2018 New York State Family History Conference

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Location:Tarrytown, NY, US
Date:13 September 2018
The New York State Family History Conference is New York's only statewide family history event. Launched in 2013, the event features nationally-known speakers and a vibrant exhibit hall and attracts attendees from across the United States and Canada. The 2018 New York State Family History Conference will be held September 13 - 15, 2018 in Tarrytown, New York. Details regarding the conference program, registration, and exhibit hall will be forthcoming.
Maryland Genealogical Society Fall Seminar – The Genetic Genealogist

Maryland Genealogical Society Fall Seminar – The Genetic Genealogist

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Location:Laurel, MD, US
Date:22 September 2018
Save the date for our next Fall Seminar, when MGS will present a day of DNA, with nationally recognized DNA speaker Blaine Bettinger. Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is an intellectual property attorney by day and a DNA specialist by night. He is the author of the long-running blog The Genetic Genealogist, and frequently gives presentations and webinars to educate others about the use of DNA to explore their ancestry.
The Kelowna & District Genealogical Society “Harvest Your Family Tree” Conference 2018

The Kelowna & District Genealogical Society “Harvest Your Family Tree” Conference 2018

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Location:Kelowna, BC, CA
Date:28 September 2018
Exciting Speakers, Genealogical Marketplace, One-on-One Consultations, Friday Reception, Lots of Great Door prizes, Raffles, Lots of Fun & Lots of Information. Stay tuned for more information coming in early 2018!
North San Diego County Genealogical Society Fall Seminar 2018

North San Diego County Genealogical Society Fall Seminar 2018

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Location:Carlsbad, CA, US
Date:6 October 2018
Our Fall Seminar will focus on DNA topics and will be presented by Blaine Bettinger. More information to follow.
Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia Fall 2018 Conference

Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia Fall 2018 Conference

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Location:Richmond, VA, US
Date:20 October 2018
Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia Fall 2018 Conference
Ohio Genealogy Seminar 2018

Ohio Genealogy Seminar 2018

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Location:Fremont, OH, US
Date:27 October 2018 Cost:$45.00 Per Person
DNA/Genetic Genealogy Seminar
All-Day Seminar at the Tennessee Genealogical Society

All-Day Seminar at the Tennessee Genealogical Society

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Date:3 November 2018
Stay tuned for more details!
The Villages Genealogical Society 2019 Genealogy Cruise

The Villages Genealogical Society 2019 Genealogy Cruise

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Location:Port Canaveral, FL, US
Date:2 February 2019
Members and friends are invited to The Villages Genealogical Society 2019 Genealogy Cruise. Featured speakers will be Blaine Bettinger, George Morgan, Drew Smith, and C. Ann Staley.