Blaine Bettinger, PhD, JD, is a professional genealogist specializing in DNA evidence. In 2007 he started The Genetic Genealogist, one of the earliest blogs on the topic. Blaine is the author of The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy, and co-author with Debbie Parker Wayne of the award-winning Genetic Genealogy in Practice, the world’s first genetic genealogy workbook. He also co-authored “Genetics for Genealogy” with Judy Russell in 2018’s Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards (ProGen PPS) (Elizabeth Shown Mills, editor).
Blaine is or has been an instructor for genetic genealogy courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), and Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research. Blaine is a graduate of ProGen Study Group 21, a trustee for the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society’s Board of Trustees, and a board member for the Association of Professional Genealogists.
SATURDAY SESSION TITLES
Working with Testing Company Results
Formulating a DNA Testing Plan
Identifying and Examining DNA Outliers
Are You Doing Everything to Identify Your DNA Matches?
Using DNA Painter to Map and Analyze Your Autosomal DNA
Email us at Conference@NorthHillsGenealogists.org
(all times are Eastern)
Door Prize Drawings Throughout the Day & During Lunch Break
8:00 - 8:45
Connect to Zoom, socialize
12:30 - 1:15
North Hills Genealogists members: $35.00
There will be a number of door prizes awarded during drawings throughout the day Must be present (online) to win. Everyone registered by Wednesday, October 21st, will be entered into a special door prize drawing that will take place during the lunch break.