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Announcing The 2014 International Genetic
Genealogy Conference – August 15-17, 2014
Thanks to my RSS Feed connection to this morning’s post by Blaine Bettinger, The Genetic Genealogist, I am sharing this news with you.
The Institute for Genetic Genealogy is proud to announce the 2014 International Genetic Genealogy Conference to be held August 15, 16 and 17, 2014 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland, outside Washington, D. C. The speakers include many of the most knowledgeable genetic genealogists and population geneticists from around the world.
Twenty-three of the world’s leading experts on genetic genealogy will be there. Also expected are representatives from each of the major genetic genealogy testing companies, including 23andMe, Family Tree DNA, AncestryDNA, and National Genographic.
The Keynote Speaker
The Keynote Speaker will be Spencer Wells, PhD, Explorer-in-Residence at the Genographic Project
- Jim Bartlett – Getting the Most of Your Autosomal DNA Matches and Triangulation, an Essential Tool to Sort out Your Matches and Map Your DNA
- Terry Barton – Surname Project Administration
- Dr. Blaine Bettinger – Using Free Third-party Tools to Analyze Your Autosomal DNA
- Angie Bush – DNA Case Studies
- Rebekah Canada – Mitochondrial DNA Haplogroup H
- Shannon Christmas – Identity by Descent: Using DNA to Extend the African-American Pedigree
- Karin Corbeil, Diane Harman-Hoog, and Rob Warthen – Not Just for Adoptees: Methods and Tools for Working with Autosomal DNA Results from the Team at DNAGedcom
- Dr. Maurice Gleeson – An Irish Approach to Autosomal DNA Matches
- Katherine Hope-Borges – ISOGG
- Bill Hurst – Mitochondrial DNA Focusing on Haplogroup K
- Dr. Tim Janzen – Using Chromosome Mapping to Help Trace Your Family Tree
- Dr. Kathy Johnston – From X Segments to Success Stories: The Use of the X Chromosome in Genetic Genealogy
- Thomas Krahn – I’ve Received my Y Chromosome Sequencing Results – What Now?
- Dr. Doug McDonald – Understanding Autosomal Biogeographical Ancestry Results
- CeCe Moore – The Four Types of DNA Used in Genetic Genealogy
- Dr. Ken Nordtvedt – Y Haplogroup I — Very Early Europeans?
- Dr. Ugo Perego – Native American Ancestry Through DNA Analysis
- Dr. David Pike – The Use of Phasing in Genetic Genealogy
- Bonnie Schrack – Y chromosome Haplogroups A and B
- Larry Vick – Using Y-DNA to Reconstruct a Patrilineal Tree
- Debbie Parker Wayne – Mitochondrial DNA: Tools and Techniques for Genealogy
- Dr. Spencer Wells – the Genographic Project
- Dr. Jim Wilson – BritainsDNA’s Chromo2 test and Y chromosome research
Click here for a page of Speaker’s Biographies and Descriptions of Presentations.
Information About the Event
Conference price is only $85.00! Meal package for the entire conference (total of 6 on Saturday and Sunday) is only $89. Major expenses will be lodging and transportation to and from the event. On site lodging is available for reasonable prices.
Click here for an Information Page about the Event
Click here for an Event Pricing Page
The International Genetic Genealogy Conference is being held at:
National 4-H Youth Conference Center
7100 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Click Map to see the location of The 2014 International Genetic Genealogy Conference.
The Institute for Genetic Genealogy is a non-profit foundation founded by Dr. Tim Janzen and CeCe Moore, to organize educational conferences focused on the genetic genealogy field and to fund genealogical and anthropological genetic testing and research.
This conference sounds like the greatest thing to come along in the history of Genetic Genealogy!