FamilyTree-DNA 2nd International Conference on Genetic Genealogy




NOTE: this is a PRELIMINARY preview ... some links "might" not work or be directed to the wrong page, hopefully you will let me know of these mishaps so that they can be corrected ... also all of the pictures are not up loaded just yet ... as I am sure many others will be sharing their snap shots with us too, as they did last year :)  if I don't respond to your message right away, it's because I am doing this while on a genealogical field trip through VA, NC & SC until the 18th of Nov. ...


International Conference

on Genetic Genealogy

Can you relate ...

2nd annual at the National Geographic Society 

Washington D.C.  ~  Nov. 4th & 5th, 2005

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this is a photo collection, documenting this historic 
Second Genetic Genealogy conference. 

it's said, that one picture speaks a thousand words ...

If you can help identify the few we have left, and or anyone that we have miss identified, please contact me so we can identify everybody correctly :)  

Do you have any additional pictures to be add to this collection here, submit them  in a .jpg format, and we will get them posted, for all to enjoy ... if you have posted them to your own web site, send me a link so that I can post it [the link] here too :)

Pictures and links submitted to this collection so far ....

note: each page has a link at the bottom, to take you to the next page ... if you only want to view the NEW ones since your last visit click on the "seen here" that is next to the submitter's name :)

  • pictures by Ken Hedgpeth can be seen here on page 2, 3, 4 & 5 of this site

  • pictures by Candy Campise can be seen here on page 6 of this site

  • ISOGG Exhibit Banner at DC Conference can be seen here on page 7 of this site

  • pictures by Gerogia & Tom Bopp can be seen here on page 8 of this site

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  • pictures by ...        the Easy Thumbnails program that I use that would even be a big help :) 

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Check out Max Blankfeld's pic's at FTDNA ... right here

Any and all suggestions, corrections and additions are always welcome ...

a little undiscriminating advertising for our friends ...





DNA & Genealogy       
Colleen Fitzpatrick   

DNA & Genealogy follows with the details on what DNA analysis is and how it can be used to reach beyond conventional documentation to find new family relationships. DNA & Genealogy has something for everyone, the basics for "Newbies" just getting their feet wet, as well as info on cladograms and surname structure for experienced researchers already administering their own surname studies.


Forensic Genealogy
Colleen Fitzpatrick

Forensic scientists and genealogists share the same goal–to find out who was who, and who did what and when. In explaining how to analyze photographs, to mine databases, and to use DNA analysis to reveal family history ...

book review  from Dick Eastman's On-line Genealogy Newsletter


DNA and Family History  
by: Chris Pomery

How Genetic Testing can advance your genealogical research  - written for genealogists and one-namers, anyone intrigued by genetic genealogy and everyone organizing a DNA project

book review  from Dick Eastman's On-line Genealogy Newsletter


Trace Your Roots with DNA
by: Megan Smolenyak2 and Ann Turner 

Using Genetic Tests to Explore Your Family Tree ... Genetic typing is the newest tool for amateur genealogists, and it’s enthusiastically espoused by the experienced authors of this useful guidebook ...

book review  from Dick Eastman's On-line Genealogy Newsletter


Unlocking Your Genetic History
by: Thomas Shawker

A Step-by-Step Guide to Discovering Your Family's Medical and Genetic Heritage ...

Genetic Genealogy DNA Testing Dictionary 
by: Charles Kerchner 

Wonder what the definition is, or how to pronounce some of those scientific words used in Genetic Genealogy DNA testing ? Here is a wonderful guide to help you understand those terms and their meanings ...

book review  from Dick Eastman's On-line Genealogy Newsletter



DNA for Family Historians
by: Alan Savin

Explore the potential use of DNA for family history research. Simplified genetic theory and case studies are examined ...

are there any other publications 
                    that we could put in a plug for ...

FamilyTree DNA - Facts & Genes 

"The World's Only Newsletter Dedicated 
to Genetic Genealogy"  

World Families Network
Where Genealogy meets DNA testing


Some stat's about the conference attendee's ...

  I am sure these need to be updated some more ... 

Who traveled the furthest to attend ?  were there any others ?

Which attendee had the LARGEST single group studies ?  Are these still the top three projects ?

Which attendee's Admin. the most group studies ...

What was the total number of attendee's ? 174 or 182 ?

What was the total number of study groups represented ?

Are there any other stat's that we might add to this time capsule ? ?

ok ... grab your favorite beverage and note pad ... 
It's Picture time !

welcome banner in the main lobby area

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for comments, corrections and ALL additions . . . please do not hesitate to contact the web site care taker ...

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