Unlock the Past in Seattle

with Blaine Bettinger and Maurice Gleeson

Program

Subject to minor change


 

TWO STREAMS

– DNA
– Irish / general

REGISTRATION

9.00am – outside the Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room – level 4

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STREAM 1 – DNA – (Microsoft auditorium – level 1)

9.25am – welcome and introduction

9.30am – Using Y-DNA and mtDNA to explore your ancestry – B. Bettinger

10.30am – break and bookshop/exhibition

11.00am – Using Autosomal DNA for 18th and 19th century mysteries – B. Bettinger

12noon – Challenges with Irish genetic genealogy – M. Gleeson

12.45pm – break and bookshop/exhibition

2.15pm – prize draw

2.30pm – Using third-party tools to analyze your Autosomal DNA – B. Bettinger

3.30pm – break and bookshop/exhibition

4.00pm – Phasing and mapping your DNA – B. Bettinger

5.00pm – close

 

STREAM 2  – Irish genealogy and more – (Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room – level 4)

9.25am – welcome and introduction

9.30am – Tracing your immigrant ancestor to Ireland – a strategic approach – M. Gleeson

10.30am – break and bookshop/exhibition

11.00am – Genealogy and the Little Ice Age – W. Shepheard

12noon – The hidden web: digging deeper – C. Ingle

12.45pm – break and bookshop/exhibition

2.15pm – prize draw

2.30pm – Navigating Irish birth, marriage & death records – M. Gleeson

3.30pm – break and bookshop/exhibition

4.00pm – Newspapers, gravestones & probate: rich sources for Irish genealogy – M. Gleeson

5.00pm – close