The Southern California Genealogical Society exists to foster interest in family history and genealogy, preserve genealogical materials, and provide instruction in accepted and effective research techniques.
SCGS will hold its 4th Genetic Genealogy Conference, "The Future of the Past: Genetic Genealogy 2016," on Thursday, June 2th. This conference provides the opportunity to hear from some of the top leaders in the field of genetic genealogy, with topics suitable for all levels of experience with using DNA for genealogical research. Six intensive workshops will also be offered during this event that will provide an opportunity for in-depth study of genealogical research techniques of interest to a variety of experience levels (additional fee required).
The theme for Jamboree 2016 is "Giving to the Future by Preserving the Past." We welcome all attendees who are interested genealogy and preserving the past for future generations. Our heritage focus will be on German, Eastern European, and African-American research. Topics covered will include research methods, analysis and problem solving, organization techniques, family history writing, the use of technology, and more.