SCGS: Genealogy Jamboree
Call for Presentations

The Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) announces its
Call for Presentations for the 48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree.

This Call for Presentations pertains to the Jamboree conference, the SCGS Genetic Genealogy conference and the workshops, as well as, the 2017 Jamboree Extension Series webinar program.

We have extended the deadline of accepting presentations through the online portal until September 2, 2016!

Jamboree draws attendees of all experience levels, from the beginner to the professional; from the first time conference attendee to conference veterans. The Jamboree Extension Series draws an international audience comprised of all skill levels. We encourage the submission of all levels of sessions.

The 2017 Jamboree theme is “Hunting Your Heritage.” We welcome submissions utilizing our theme to promote the expansion of our knowledge and skills. Our heritage focus is British Isles/Ireland as well as Armenia and the Caucasus. Presentations on all topics will be considered. New presentations are encouraged.

Speakers interested in presenting lecture presentations or workshops for 2017:

Must submit their proposals through the Jamboree Speaker Portal at:
Submit through Jamboree Speaker Portal

A copy of this Call for Presentations can be found at:
Call for Presentations

You may download a copy of the submission form at:

Download a copy of the submission form

48th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Hunting Your Heritage
Friday, June 9 through Sunday June 11, 2017

5th Annual SCGS Genetic Genealogy Conference
Diving Into DNA
Thursday, June 8, 2017
A full day of DNA presentations. In-Depth Workshops
will occur throughout both conferences.

Thursday, June 8; Friday June 9; Sunday, June 11, 2017

2017 Jamboree Extension Series Webinars

Location: Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport, Burbank, California

Only those presentations submitted through the portal and accompanied by a signed copy of the Call for Presentations agreement (emailed, faxed or mailed) will be considered. The online submission process ensures that correct speaker information is used in communication, advertising and conference materials. Questions? Please contact