The Institute for Genetic Genealogy is proud to announce the 2014 International Genetic Genealogy Conference to be held August 15, 16 and 17, 2014 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Washington, D. C. The speakers include many of the most knowledgeable genetic genealogists and population geneticists from around the world. You will not want to miss this opportunity to learn more about genetic genealogy.
Explorer-in-Residence at the Genographic Project
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Getting the Most of Your Autosomal DNA Matches and Triangulation
Surname Project Administration www.worldfamilies.net
Using Free Third-Party Tools to Analyze Your Autosomal DNA www.thegeneticgenealogist.com
DNA Case Studies linkedin.com/angie-bush
Wanderlust – The Story of the Origins and Travels of mtDNA Haplogroup H through History and Scientific Literature linkedin.com/rebekah-canada
Identity by Descent: Using DNA to Extend the African-American Pedigree throughthetreesblog.tumblr.com
An Irish Approach to Autosomal DNA Matches linkedin.com/maurice-gleeson
AncestryDNA Matching: Large-Scale Findings and Technology Breakthroughs http://dna.ancestry.com
From X Segments to Success Stories: The Use of the X Chromosome in Genetic Genealogy
I’ve Received my Y Chromosome Sequencing Results – What Now? www.yseq.net
Next-gen Y Chromosome Sequencing www.fullgenomes.com
Understanding Autosomal Biogeographical Ancestry Results http://dna-project.clan-donald-usa.org
The Four Types of DNA Used in Genetic Genealogy www.yourgeneticgenealogist.com
23andMe Features www.23andMe.com
Native American Ancestry through DNA Analysis geneticgenealogyconsultant.com
The Use of Phasing in Genetic Genealogy math.mun.ca/~dapike/FF23utils
After the Courthouse Burns: Lighting Research Fires with DNA www.thelegalgenealogist.com
Y chromosome Haplogroups A and B familytreedna.com/public/Haplogroup_A
Ancestry.com Workshop http://dna.ancestry.com
Using Y-DNA to Reconstruct a Patrilineal Tree worldfamilies.net/surnames/vick
Mitochondrial DNA: Tools and Techniques for Genealogy www.debbiewayne.com
Chromo2: Unlocking the Secrets of the Y chromosome in Exquisite Detail www.britainsdna.com
Important: The Institute for Genetic Genealogy is a non-profit organization and our goal is to provide you with the most reasonable prices, which are all-inclusive. By making your reservations through us, included in the price, you will get free hotel/conference parking, free WiFi in your room, as well as access to the fitness center. You will not be charged any additional Maryland taxes and fees. This disclaimer applies strictly to purchases made through this web site for hotel reservations, conference registration costs, and the meals offered during the event.
Registration fee for the conference: $85
The National 4-H Center has a large cafeteria that serves a wide variety of delicious food for each meal. The food is served buffet style with no limit on portion sizes. The following are the prices for each of the meals:
You must purchase your meals at the time you register if you would like to eat at the conference center.
The National 4-H Center has two types of rooms available for people who attend the conference, 72 rooms with double beds or twin beds in them and 166 rooms that each have two large bunk beds. All of the rooms with double beds or twin beds in them have been sold out. You may still reserve one of the rooms with two large bunk beds. Each of these rooms can sleep a maximum of four people. Click here for additional information about the rooms available and for links to photos of the rooms. The rooms will be reserved on a first come, first served basis when you register for the conference. Check in time is 3 p.m. and check out time is 11:00 a.m.
You must pay for your meals and your room at the National 4-H Center via this website prior to August 7, 2014 if you are planning to stay overnight at the conference center or get meals there. We will continue to accept registrations for the conference right up until the conference starts. Registration for the conference will be limited to 800 people, so it is recommended that you register early if you would like to attend. If you decide that you would like to stay elsewhere in the Washington, D. C. area while attending the conference you will still need to pay the $85 registration fee. Information about some hotels located in Bethesda about 4 miles from the conference may be found here.