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Sunday, November 1
“Trace Your Patrilineal Ancestry and Knock Down Brick Walls Using Y-DNA”  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSBC Live Zoom Webinar
“Trace Your Patrilineal Ancestry and Knock Down Brick Walls Using Y-DNA”

Presented by James Larry Vick. Treasurer-registrar of the Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County and the Society’s past librarian. He is a director of the Joseph Vick Family of America and is the Association’s newsletter editor. Additionally, Larry is the administrator of the VICK Surname DNA Project and a co-administrator of the RUST Surname DNA Project. He is a member of the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) and was one of six 23andMe Ancestry Ambassadors. Finally, he is a member of the Personal Genome Project (PGP) at Harvard University where his whole genome sequence (WGS) results are publicly available. 

 

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://nova.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkf-yhrjwtGNXpRcHv0B5b_yau6Kc7iLp8  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Larry will provide participants with his email address for a copy of the presentation in PDF form (no syllabus).



“A Case Study Using DNA to Corroborate a Family's Oral Tradition.”
Friday, November 13
“A Case Study Using DNA to Corroborate a Family's Oral Tradition.”  (All)
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Live Zoom Webinar

GSBC Education Committee in conjunction with the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center invites you to this Live Webinar. The program includs accuracy, completeness, and depth of each pedigree included in the analysis; and the possibility of more than one common ancestor for each pair of DNA test takers. The presenter is LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®, CGL(SM)  President, Board for Certification of GenealogistsLabGarrettGenealogy.com.

Duration: 60 minutes followed by Q & A session for up to 30 minutes. The presentation will not be recorded, contents of the lecture and handout are copyrighted, and may not be  duplicated, published, sold, or distributed by any means, without permission. 

Register in advance for this meeting: https://nova.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtf-6vrDMuGNQ6f3uoGerKGtotsOaVH1iJAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.




Sunday, December 6
"How We Share and Preserve Memories in a Digital Era"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSBC Live Webinar
Presented by Daniel Horowitz, Expert Genealogist at MyHeritage.  Daniel will show us the different options you have available today, and the best practices for digitally collecting, storing, preserving, publishing, and sharing your research, in an inexpensive way. Be better prepared to contribute, continue, and share this with younger generations, to let them enjoy, contribute, and continue your work.
There will be a Q & A session (no syllabus)..



Sunday, January 10, 2021
"The Psychology of Searching"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSBC Live Webinar
Searching; ethical dilemmas in genealogy; adoption; ethnicity and identity. Presented by Dr. Penny Walters who is a Psychology and Business Studies University lecturer. Penny was adopted at birth, and recent DNA testing revealed 94% Irish heritage, which was a huge but
lovely surprise. Dr. Walters Penny has recently published her books Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy, and ‘The Psychology of Searching’ (Amazon).
Please note this meeting is on the second Sunday of the month due to January 3rd is on New Years Weekend.
 



Sunday, February 7, 2021
"Researching Hidden Ancestors"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSBC Live Webinar
The presentation will concentrate on Hamilton's experiences in researching hard to find ancestors, with ideas and resources to help you find your hidden ancestors. Presented By Karen Hamilton, author of "Lostmans Heritage: Pioneers in the Florida Everglades', the story of her slave ancestors who pioneered the last Florida frontier, the Florida Everglades.



Sunday, March 7, 2021
"Social Media and Genealogy"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSBC Live Webinar
This class covers how to use social media to help further your research and connect and share with family. I cover Facebook, blogs, YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram. Presented by Tamara Hallo, MLS & Professional Genealogist



Sunday, April 11, 2021
"Genetics and Genealogy - Creating a Family History Narrative"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSBC Live Webinar
In this presentation, Dr. Schmitt Lavin will provide an overview of work done by herself, her colleague Dr. James Doan and students while teaching this subject in an Honors course over the past 15 years. Ms. Abbas will then present highlights from her Honors thesis focusing on the central themes in her family’s narrative including the refugee experience in escaping from India to Pakistan during the Partition, and how this has aided in the process of her own self-discovery. Creating an
ethnographic memoir can serve as a guide to others who are looking to understand their own identity through exploration of their cultural and familial roots.
Presented by Ms. Feza Abbas, NSU Biology Student and Dr. Emily Schmitt Lavin, Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, Halmos College of Arts and
Sciences, Nova Southeastern University
 
Please note this is the second Sunday of the month because April 4th is Easter Sunday



Sunday, May 2, 2021
"Stepping up your Game"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSBC Live Webinar
Stepping up your game: Genealogical educational opportunities that you never heard about-mostly free. Presented by Make Fearer, ancestraldiscovery.com.



Sunday, June 13, 2021
"Privacy, DNA, and Genealogy: Handling the Double-Edged Sword"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSBC Live Webinar
Has your concern for privacy prevented you or a family member for taking a DNA test? What about sharing your genealogy research data online with practical strangers (even though you might be related)? Presented by Thomas MacEntee- is a genealogy professional specializing in using technology and social media to improve genealogy research and to connect with
the family history community.
 
Registration link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApceGppzopE9LA02QJjBZ3kKMUOUwYV
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Please note this is the second Sunday of the month.  June 6th is NSU's Graduation Events.
 



Sunday, July 11, 2021
"Genealogical Pits I Have Fallen Into and How to Avoid Them!"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSBC Live Webinar
Genealogy is a great treasure hunt, but sometimes the clues are easy to misunderstand, or to miss altogether.  Learn to dodge eight obstacles that can get in your way. Here's your chance to learn from my mistakes without making them yourself! Presented by Pam Vestal professional genealogist and speaker from Oregon.
Please not this is the second Sunday of the month as July 4th is Independence Day.
 



Sunday, August 1, 2021
TBD  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
NSU Alvin Sherman Library Room 2053
NO MEETING - SUMMER BREAK!!!
 



Sunday, September 12, 2021
"Documenting the Troops: United States Military and Militia Records"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
GSBC Live Webinar
Presented by Dr. Josh Goodman, Ph.D., Archives Historian, State
Archives of Florida . 
More information will be available, please check back!
 



Sunday, October 3, 2021
TBD  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
NSU Alvin Sherman Library Room 2053