One-day, two-track DNA Conference hosted June 2, 2019, by JGS of Illinois #dna
"DNA: Tests, Tools and Tales" is the theme of the Jewish Genealogical
Society of Illinois's one-day conference on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at
Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook, Ill. This special event
will offer two tracks -- one for beginners and one for more experienced
users of genealogical genetic testing.
The conference will feature talks by Lara Diamond and Gil Bardige, two
experts in using and understanding DNA analyses for family history
Lara Diamond, president of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Maryland,
blogs about DNA and her Eastern European research at
Gil Bardige, a member of the Columbus Jewish Historical Society in Ohio,
is a firm believer that DNA results can be a valuable tool in
genealogical research as it generates clues to help people confirm
Conference attendees will have chances to win door prizes >from
FamilyTreeDNA and MyHeritage.
Sign-in, networking, and the JGSI genealogy help desk and research
library will be available >from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Presentations will be
given >from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., with lunch available >from noon to 1:15
Before May 20, early registration fees are $45 for JGSI members, $50 for
non-members and $25 for students. After May 20, the fees are $10 higher.
Members of any IAJGS-affiliated society may attend the conference at the
JGSI member rate.
For more information and to register, go to
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois