Monday, January 16, 2017

French and Scandinavian Offerings at RootsTech 2017

RootsTech2017 is a little over three weeks away. I'm putting my schedule together and perused the DNA offerings recently. There are many sessions related to overseas research as well.

Since I'm interested in French and Scandinavian these days, here's a list of sessions:

Thurs.
1:30
Where to Find the Stories of Scandinavian People?
Finn Karlsen
Interm.
Room 150
RT9438
Fri.
11:00
What to Know Starting Scandinavian Genealogy?
Finn Karlsen
Begin.
Room 151
RT9437
Sat.
11:00
Records after Scandinavians Pass away
Finn Karlsen
Adv.
Room 150
RT9439
Sat.
1:30
2017 Year of Nordic Records
FamilySearch

Ballroom C
RT8341

Also of interest is:
·      Technology for Deciphering for Language Records with Randy Whited. It's a beginner session on Saturday at 11:00. I've been in many of Randy's talks and he's a great instructor!
·      Preparing for Research Trips to your Ancestral Homes with Dirk Weissleder. It's an advanced session on Friday at 1:30.
·      Organizing Your Research Trip, a beginner session with Drew Smith. This session is Friday at 4:30.

The schedule is subject to change so double check the schedule at RootsTech2017.

What sessions are you planning to attend?



Disclaimer: Disclaimer: I (Michelle Goodrum) am a RootsTech 2017 Ambassador and received complimentary registration to RootsTech along with other perks.


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Friday, December 30, 2016

RootsTech 2017: DNA and Genetic Genealogy Offerings

Now that the holidays are mostly behind us, it's time to begin planning for RootsTech 2017. What sessions are you planning to attend. While perusing the session, I noticed this year the offerings for DNA topics have exploded. If you are interested in this important aspect of genealogical research, consider some of these sessions. There's something for every skill level:


Day
Time
Title
Presenter
Level
Wed.
3pm
DNA: The Glue that Holds Families Together
Diahana Southard
Beginner
Thurs.
11:00
How to Use DNA Triangulation to Confirm Ancestors
Kitty Cooper
Intermediate
Thurs.
11:00
Family Finder, 23 and Me, and AncestryDNA: An Intro
Tim Janzen
Beginner
Thurs.
1:30
Writing About and Documenting DNA Test Results
Thomas Jones

Thurs.
1:30
DNA Matching on My Heritage
Dana Drutman - My Heritage
Beginner
Thurs.
3:00
My Ancestors are in My DNA
Angie Bush - Ancestry ProGenealogists

Fri.
11:00
Using Autosomal DNA to Help Extend a Lineage
Thomas Jones

Fri.
11:00
Genetic Evidence in Family Tree
Ross Curtis
AncestryDNA
Intermediate
Fri.
11:00
atDNA to Extend Lineage
Thomas Jones

Fri.
1:30
Putting Your DNA Matches to Work
Anna Swayne Ancestry DNA
Beginner
Fri.
3:00
How DNA Works: The Science Behind Your Results
Harendra Gatura -
AncestryDNA

Fri.
4:30
DNA Citations, Proof Arguments, Conclusions
Angie Bush - Ancestry ProGenealogists
Advanced
Fri.
4:30
DNA Connection
Southard
Lab add on
Fri.
4:30
Transitioning genetic genealogy to the 21st century with DREAM technology
Eran Elhaik, University of Sheffield
Beginner
Sat.
1:30
How to Get More from Your DNA with GEDMatch.come
Shannon Christmas - Through the Trees Blog
Beginner
Sat.
3:00
Supercharge Your Research with DNA
Emily Aulicino
Beginner

That's only the beginning! Check back in the next few days for other kinds of sessions.


Disclaimer: Disclaimer: I (Michelle Goodrum) am a RootsTech 2017 Ambassador and received complimentary registration to RootsTech along with other perks.

URL for this post: http://turning-of-generations.blogspot.com/2016/12/rootstech-2017-dna-and-genetic.html

© 2016, copyright Michelle Goodrum