Announcement: Southern California Genealogy Jamboree - Call for Presentations

Call For Presentations

2016 Southern California 
Genealogy Jamboree 
and the 
SCGS Extension Series Webinars

The Southern California Genealogical Society announces its Call for Presentations for the 47th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree, to be held Friday through Sunday, June 3-5, 2016, at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, Burbank, California. The Pre-Conference day, Thursday, June 2, 2016, will include a full day of DNA presentations and in-depth workshops.

This Call for Presentations pertains to the Jamboree conference, Pre-Conference DNA/workshop day, as well as the 2016 Jamboree Extension Series webinar program. Presentations will be accepted only through the online portal through September 30, 2015.

Jamboree draws attendees of all experience levels from the beginner to the professional, from the first time conference attendee to conference veterans. The Jamboree Extension Series draws an international audience comprised of all skill levels. We encourage the submission of all levels of sessions.

The 2016 Jamboree theme is "Giving to the Future by Preserving the Past" and the theme for the Pre-Conference DNA/workshop day is "The Future of the Past: Genetic Genealogy 2016." We welcome submissions utilizing our themes and promoting the expansion of our knowledge and skills. Our heritage focus is on German and Eastern European ancestry. Presentations on all topics will be considered. New presentations are encouraged.

Speakers interested in submitting lecture presentations or workshops for 2016 must submit their proposals through the Jamboree Speaker Portal at

A copy of the Call for Presentations can be found at:

It is suggested that you download a copy of the Submission Form:

Please contact Judi Ramsey, Program Chair, with any questions at

Alice Fairhurst, Chair
2016 Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
Phone: 818.843.7247, Fax: 818.843.7262