Posted By:Paula Hinkel
Subject:Southern California Genealogy Jamboree, June 8-10, 2007
Post Date:January 01, 2007 at 23:57:48
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The Southern California Genealogical Society is proud to announce plans for the 38th Annual Genealogy Jamboree, slated for Friday through Sunday, June 8-10, 2007, at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel and Convention Center (formerly known as the Burbank Airport Hilton and Convention Center) in Burbank, California.

This popular genealogy conference features:

( A ) three days of lectures, exhibitors, and one-on-one research consultation by many of genealogy's most respected and knowledgeable presenters, for all experience levels and geographic / ethnic interests. Some of the scheduled speakers include Jana Sloan Broglin, CG; Bruce Buzbee; William "Bill" Dollarhide; Colleen Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.; Bennett Greenspan; Lisa Lee; Leland Meitzler; George G. Morgan; Geoff Rasmussen; Beau Sharbrough; Drew Smith; Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak; Diahan Southard; Loretto D. Szucs; Tom Underhill

( B ) a special lecture track by the Creole Heritage Center, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, "Louisiana - California Creole Connections";

( C ) the Society's first day-long Family History Writers Conference, with lectures and workshops to inspire family history writers, featuring Carolyn See, Judith Barrington, D.G. Fulford, Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, Cecilia Rasmussen, Linda Lawrence Hunt, Katherine Yamada, Loretto D. Szucs, and others.

( D ) several events to socialize and network, including Saturday Evening Social and Zydeco La-La Dance with live music;

( E ) dozens of exhibitors and vendors with products and services to support your genealogical research.

( F ) reasonable registration costs -- three days for the cost of two, with discounts for early registration and for SCGS members.

( G ) a location in a fun, exciting area that is rich with several genealogical repositories, including the Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles Regional Family History Center, NARA, the SCGS Library and others, as well as Southern California's famous tourist destinations.

( H ) discounted hotel rates and easy access by plane, car and railway.

( I ) printed conference syllabus for all pre-registered attendees - included in the cost of registration.

( J ) Book Nook for book signings, Tech Zone with hands-on research assistance, free access to SCGS's online data resources, and virtual Surname Wall to connect with your cousins

( K ) Valuable door prizes drawings, including a 7-night stay at the Salt Lake City Best Western Hotel and $200 toward air fare.

Don't miss this conference!

Registration forms and complete details can be found at

Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California 91504-2408
phone:       818-843-7247