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On Thursday, May 31, there are multiple opportunities to attend events for free.

8:30 AM - 12:00  PM
JF001 Genealogy Basics: Tools for Success; Presenter: Barbara Randall
Free! Genealogy Basics begin with a few basic tools and strategies. Everyone can learn or improve their skills to trace their family tree and unlock the mysteries of their past. Learn online and offline resources and organizational strategies to increase your success. Genealogy can be easy and rewarding!

12:30 PM - 6:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
Approximately 80 exhibitors will be displaying the latest products available to assist genealogists in their search for family.  

2:00 PM - 3:00  PM
JF002 Genealogy World Roundtable #1
Free! A unique opportunity to talk to an expert and learn from fellow attendees. Twelve ethnic and research tables with a table host and 9 participants; ask questions, seek answers and discuss. Topics include such as: African-American; Chinese; DAR and Lineage Societies; Family History Writing; German; Irish; Italian; Japanese; Jewish; Scandinavian; Southern USA; Technology. 

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
JF003 Genealogy World Roundtable #2
Free! A unique opportunity to talk to an expert and learn from fellow attendees. Twelve ethnic and research tables with a table host and 9 participants; ask questions, seek answers and discuss. Topics include such as: African-American; Chinese; DAR and Lineage Societies; Family History Writing; German; Irish; Italian; Japanese; Jewish; Scandinavian; Southern USA; Technology.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
JF004 DNA World Roundtable
Free! A unique opportunity to talk to an expert and learn from fellow attendees. Twelve current topics in DNA; twelve tables with a table host and 9 participants; ask questions, seek answers and discuss. Get help on topics such as: Beginning to Intermediate DNA Tools; Build Your Pedigree with the Help of Autosomal DNA; DNA Testing with Emphasis on VA and the Carolinas (including descendants of slaves and slave owners); Follow your Male Line with Y-DNA (emphasis on the I Haplogroup); Genetic Genealogy for Beginners; How to order a Test for Paternal and Maternal Ancestry; Introduction to Genetic Genealogy for African Americans; Introduction to DNA Painter for your Autosomal Tests; Solving Unknown Parentage; Welcome to DNA - What Help Do You Need?; Which DNA Test is Best to Meet Your Needs?