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Sonoran Hyakutake by Jim Scotti. Artist's rendition of the comet Hyakutake as he imagined it would appear behind the Mission San Xavier del Bac near Tucson, Arizona, in March 1996. Used with permission.


 


 
 
 
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About CeCe Moore
CeCe Moore is the genetic genealogy consultant for the popular PBS television series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Her work has also been featured on ABC's 20/20, PBS' Genealogy Roadshow, Nightline, Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Crime Watch Daily, Nancy Grace, CBS This Mornnig and The Doctors, as well as being quoted in many online and print publications.
 
As a leading proponent of genetic genealogy education, CeCe is the co-founder of the Institute for Genetic Genealogy and has written the popular blog Your Genetic Genealogist since 2010. CeCe is considered an innovator in the use of autosomal DNA for genealogy, and is frequently consulted by DNA testing companies, genealogists, adoptees, and the press.
 

The Conference Beat

 

RootsTech Conference:  Feb. 28 - March 3, 2018
 

Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT

200 breakout sessions for all levels of experience, giant interactive expo hall with Discovery Zone, Innovation Alley, & Coaches' Corner, and inspiring keynote speakers. For details and to register, visit the RootsTech conference page.

 

NGS Conference:  May 2-5, 2018

 

DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI

The National Genealogy Society's conference will focus on ancestors' migration paths with an emphasis on the states bordering the Great Lakes. The program will also feature tracks that highlight DNA and technology. Registration opens Dec. 1, 2017. For more info, visit the NGS conference page.

 
Southern California Genealogy Society's Annual Jamboree:  May 31 - June 2, 2018
 

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, Burbank, CA

The Jamboree committee is hard at work putting together their 2018 event. Follow their BLOG for further information.

 
FGS National Conference:  Aug. 22-25, 2018
 

Fort Wayne, IN

The Federation of Genealogical Societies returns to the Hoosier State in 2018 providing attendees convenient access to the Allen County Public Library which houses one of the largest genealogical research collections available with records from around the world. For more information, visit the FGS conference page.

 

 

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January 6
RootsMagic Users Group - MEMBERS ONLY
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software.

January 13
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.

January 20
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS MONTH'S MEETING!   If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and ...

January 20
PCGS General Meeting
PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS MONTH'S MEETING!   Our new Web Manager, Sherri Hessick, will  "Explore the PCGS Website", ...

February 17
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, ...

February 17
PCGS General Meeting
"Why do So Many Americans Have German Ancestors?" Steve Packer of Mesa, Arizona, will cover the historical area of the ...

March 3
RootsMagic Users Group - MEMBERS ONLY
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software.
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