Wednesday, August 1, 2018

NNY American Canadian Genealogy Conference

NNYACGS conferenceThe Northern New York American Canadian Genealogical Society (NNYACGS) Conference will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 28, 29 and 30, 2018, at the Dannemora Civic Center for three days of genealogical talks and research.

On Friday and Sunday, the genealogical library will be open from 10 am to 4 pm for free research. Saturday, the 29th is reserved for a talk on DNA testing, and an afternoon French-Canadian music session.

The first presentation, starting at 10 am, will be by Ed McGuire, who will speak on DNA Testing. Ed has spoken extensively on the subject and will cover such subjects as the key tools on each DNA Testing company’s websites; how to determine shared DNA with your matches; the three common levels of interest in the matches lists; analysis of spreadsheets; advanced tools and techniques to consider; and where to get the best advice.  A question and answer period will follow. Lunch of Michigans, coleslaw, macaroni salad, chips, soda and cookies will be available at the Civic Center by donation.

Starting at 1 pm, Bob Robidou and Annemarie Petrashune will present a workshop and demonstration on French-Canadian music.

The Dannemora Civic Center is located at 44 Emmons Street, Dannemora, Clinton County, NY.

For more information contact Dick Lynch at (518) 569-8479, call NNYACGS at (518) 492-4142 during library hours, email, or visit their website.

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