Registration open for free CIDIG ‘Virtual DNA Workshop’

UNDATED – On May 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the Genealogy Division of the Indiana State Library and the Central Indiana DNA Interest Group will present a “Virtual DNA Workshop.” This free event will take place virtually via Zoom. Registration is now open.

The workshop will focus on using various DNA tools to understand how people are connected to their DNA matches. Speakers from CIDIG will cover topics on understanding genetic genealogy; reviewing DNA results; comparing shared matches; building family trees based upon DNA matches; and using various DNA tools to analyze matches. Using the Zoom chat feature, attendees will be able to submit questions during the sessions and during the panel discussion at the end of the program.

Three sessions will be featured during the event. Denise Anderson-Decina will present “Your DNA Test Results Arrived – What’s My Next Step?,” Andrea Ackermann will present “Shared Matches and Genetic Networks” and Angela Guntz will present “Ancestry Tools: Putting it all Together in Your Family Trees.” Click here to read session descriptions and to register.

Contact Jamie Dunn, Genealogy Division supervisor at the Indiana State Library, with any questions.