Call for Papers for 2019 – closed March 10, 2018
BEGINNING DNA DAY
NERGC’s Second DNA Day will be held on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Manchester, New Hampshire. DNA Day provides the opportunity for genealogists to review topics that are focused on a DNA oriented audience and might not otherwise be included in a general conference trying to reach a broad audience. The cost is $50.00 per person for four seminars, a lunch presentation, and a luncheon sponsored by MyHeritage. Seats are limited so register early.
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Registration and Welcome
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Getting Your Results Is Just the Beginning – Jim Brewster
(Sponsored by Family Tree DNA) This will cover the tools and genetic reports offered by Family Tree DNA.
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Using GEDmatch and DNA Painter to Analyze Your Autosomal DNA –Blaine T. Bettinger
(Sponsored by Family Tree DNA) Third party websites allow test-takers to learn even more about their genomic heritage. Together we’ll explore some of these tools and learn how to wring every dollar out of your test results!
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Lunch, Courtesy of MyHeritage- DNA Matching Technology, A New Frontier in Genealogy – Daniel Horowitz Hear how MyHeritage integrated DNA int the family history offerings, learn about the largest ethnicities project study and its powerful DNA matching technology looking at a few exciting case studies.
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Use a Research Report to Organize Your DNA Results– Kelli Jo Bergheimer
You have used a research report for your genealogy, now use a research report approach to make the most of your DNA results.
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. – Enhancing Your DNA Research with Y-DNA and Y-DNA Group Projects– Janine Cloud
Y-DNA testing provides specific information about the paternal line. This talk addresses how to get the most from your investment in Y-DNA testing with special focus on group projects.