fbpx

Diving Deeper in Sydney

Thursday 29  –  Saturday 31 August 2019

Venture further into genetic genealogy with this exciting and full three-day program. This is probably the most comprehensive genealogy DNA program ever held. An opportunity not to be missed!

3 Days

3 Streams

10 Speakers

18 Sessions

40 Topics

What level are you at?

If you are new to DNA or have little understanding, there’s help here to start and go further. Dive in!

Done a DNA test? Have a basic understanding of how it works? Go deeper and take the plunge!

If you’re experienced and have a good grasp of DNA, learn from the best and explore the depths!

What’s Included?

Choose to Attend 1, 2 or 3 Days!

We’re keeping things flexible for you. If you can’t attend the whole event, just do 1 or 2 days!

Light Catering Provided

We’re including some morning tea, and a light lunch each day! Don’t stress about food.

Exhibition and Prizes

There is a great exhibition with the latest resources. Also some fantastic prizes to be won!

Sydney Program

Click here to download a handy PDF version of the program

8:30-9:00 AM – Registration & exhibition

9:00-9:10 AM – Welcome & introduction

9:10-10:00 AM    —    Duration 50 minutes

10:05-10:55 AM    —    Duration 50 minutes

What do Australians think about DNA testing … – Genioz team

The magic of DNA – F. Brooker

10:55-11:20 AM – Break & exhibition

11:20 AM-12:20 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

12:20-1:30 PM – Lunch break & exhibition

1:30-2:30 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

Forensic DNA Intelligence and genetic genealogy: Considerations for law enforcement — Dr R. Daniel

2:35-3:35 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

Myth busting Ancestry – Brad Argent (Ancestry)

3:35-4.00 PM – Break & exhibition

4:00-5:00 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

Endogamy & Jewish DNA – K. Farmer

Getting the most from your FTDNA results  – H. Smith

5.00-5:30 PM – Exhibition & close

8:30-9:00 AM – Registration & exhibition

9:00-9:10 AM – Welcome & introduction

9:10-10:00 AM    —    Duration 50 minutes

10:05-10:55 AM    —    Duration 50 minutes

Great great DNA – L. Coakley

An unknown way – M. Patient

What am I looking at? Understanding DNA match cluster visualisations – S. Crawford

10:55-11:20 AM – Break & exhibition

11:20 AM-12:20 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

DNA and adoption down under – M. Patient & L. Coakley

12:20-1:30 PM – Lunch break & exhibition

1:30-2:30 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

Making and managing contact in the context of adoption and NPE – C. Smith

2:35-3:35 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

Visual phasing how-to – B. Bettinger

3:35-4.00 PM – Break & exhibition

4:00-5:00 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

Panel: DNA ethics – chaired by K. Farmer

5.00-5:30 PM – Exhibition & close

8:30-9:00 AM – Registration & exhibition

9:10-10:00 AM    —    Duration 50 minutes

10:05-10:55 AM    —    Duration 50 minutes

A look at Living DNA and 23andMe – M. Patient

10:55-11:20 AM – Break  & exhibition

11:20 AM-12:20 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

Getting the most out of your MyHeritage results – C. Brymora

12:20-1:30 PM – Lunch break & exhibition

1:30-2:30 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

2:35-3:35 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

Commemorating the Missing project – M. Patient

3:35-4.00 PM – Break & exhibition

4:00-5:00 PM    —    Duration 60 minutes

 Panel: DNA – a look at the future – chaired by M. Patient

5.00-5:30 PM – Exhibition & close

1 day

pre-book by 18 august

AU$155

price after 18 August
(on the day) $175

pre-book
to secure a place
and be in the prize draw

2 days

pre-book by 18 august

AU$245

price after 18 August
(on the day) $275

pre-book
to secure a place
and be in the prize draw

3 days

pre-book by 18 august

AU$335

price after 18 August
(on the day) $375

pre-book
to secure a place
and be in the prize draw

Book Now!

Payment by credit card or Paypal only. For other payment options download this booking form.

Book Now!

Sydney Venue

The Venue

Where    |    Castle Hill RSL Club

Address    |    77 Castle Street, Castle Hill NSW

The Venue

Where    |    Castle Hill RSL Club

Address    |    77 Castle Street, Castle Hill NSW

Exhibition

An exhibition with information and sales tables will be open in all breaks and before the first presentation.

Food
  • Morning and afternoon tea – included with admission. Freshly brewed Vittoria coffee, hot chocolate and a selection of teas & herbal infusions – with a bakery item in the morning.

    Lunch – included with admission – menu details to come.

    The booking form allows you to register special dietary requirements.

    The venue also has many food and drink options if you wish to add to the included lunch and drinks – at extra cost.

Transport

Your Options:

  • car – parking is available on site
  • bus – information to come
  • train – the new Sydney Metro Northwest rail is now up and running
Accommodation

Click here for information on accommodation and travel

More Information

See our FAQ Page.