There's nothing better than a webinar for learning from the comfort of your home. Join Gena and Jean (and other great speakers) for the 2016 SCGS Jamboree Extension Series Webinars!
The Southern California Genealogical Society is proud to announce the 2016 schedule for the highly acclaimed, free Jamboree Extension Series Webinar program. SCGS offers an international online audience of genealogists and family historians educational webinars twice a month.
The 2016 series begins Saturday, January 2nd at 10:00 a.m. PST. This year's speakers include Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS; Diahan Southard; Gena Philibert-Ortega; Jean Wilcox Hibben, Ph.D., MA, CG; Dr. Michael Lacopo; Cyndi Ingle and many others presenting on a broad range of topics.
Whether you are a budding genealogist or a seasoned professional, the webinars offer a wide range of topics to build your skills. The Jamboree Extension Series has helped to fulfill the SCGS mission to "foster interest in family history and genealogy, preserve genealogical materials, and provide instruction in accepted and effective research techniques" since its inception in 2011.
All SCGS webinars are open to the public and free to attend. Webinars are offered the first Saturday (10:00 a.m. Pacific time) and third Wednesday (6:00 p.m. Pacific time) of each month.
Sign up (remember - it's FREE) by going to the SCGS website page with the 2016 Webinar Series information, http://tinyurl.com/2016-SCGS-Webinars. Click on the links to register for as many webinars as you'd like. A confirmation email will be sent, along with the link to attend the webinar.
You can attend the webinars on your computer, or smartphone. If you don't have an internet connection, you can even dial in by phone and listen tothe session.
SCGS members never need to worry about missing a webinar. As a benefit of membership, SCGS members enjoy access to over 130 archived webinars and select Jamboree sessions to view at their convenience 24/7 on the SCGS website behind the member wall. Visit our membership web page for more information on this and other valuable membership benefits.
Download the 2016 Jamboree Extension Series Webinar flyer and share it with family, friends and neighbors today.
Join us for our first session on Saturday, January 2, 2016!
Monday, December 21, 2015
See Gena and Jean Online!
Gena Philibert-Ortega holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Master’s degree in Religion. Presenting on various subjects involving genealogy, women’s studies and social history, Gena has spoken to groups throughout the United States and virtually to audiences worldwide. Gena is the author of hundreds of articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines including Internet Genealogy, Family Chronicle, GenWeekly and the WorldVitalRecords newsletter. She is the author of the books, From the Family Kitchen (F + W Media, 2012), Cemeteries of the Eastern Sierra (Arcadia Publishing, 2007), and Putting the Pieces Together . Gena is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association’s journal Crossroads. An instructor for the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, Gena has written courses about social media and Google. She serves as past-president for the So. California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists. Her current research interests include social history, community cookbooks, signature quilts and researching women’s lives.