Ventura County Genealogical Society

DNA Education

Educational Opportunities

2020 Conferences and Institutes

All these educational opportunities have a fee associated with them; in most cases, there will be travel costs as well. However, they are worth considering when you are ready to take your DNA education to the next level.

Date Event Location
12-17 January 2020 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy
Presented by the Utah Genealogical Association. In 2020, this Institute offered two different DNA Courses: Course 10: Introduction to Genetic Genealogy and Course 11: Meeting Standards Using DNA Evidence — Research Strategies. Find out more at SLIG.
Salt Lake City, UT
none scheduled for 2020 Genetic Genealogy 2019 at SCGS Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2019 offered 25 sessions in 5 classrooms in the course of a single day. The Southern California Genealogical Society celebrated their 50th annual Jamboree in 2019. There will be no Jamboree in 2020. Find out more at
Burbank, CA
21-26 June 2020
6-10 July 2020
19-24 July 2020
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh
In 2019, this Institute offered three DNA Courses. The three courses are: Advanced DNA Evidence, Chromosome Mapping, and Practical Genetic Genealogy. Please check carefully to see which course is offered during which session. Find out more at
Pittsburgh, PA
7-9 July 2020 Midwest African American Genealogy Institute
In 2019, this institute offered two DNA tracks; one beginner, and one intermediate. Find out more at
Fort Wayne, IN
26-31 July 2020 Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research
Presented by the Georgia Genealogical Society. Find out more at IGHR.
Athens, GA
25-26 October 2020 MyHeritage Live
The third MyHeritage User Conference. The Conference covers traditional genealogy as well as DNA; however, MyHeritage is one of the major DNA companies, which makes this a unique type of conference. Find out more at My Heritage Live 2020.
Tel Aviv, Israel

Page last updated: 17 Jan 2020.