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Second Saturday: Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy
Second Saturday: Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy
Saturday, May 8
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86530645964?pwd=VFo3TXhWcVRWVzdYdnZGcEp3eGg1QT09
 
Meeting ID: 865 3064 5964
Passcode: 877839
 
‘I’m just compiling our family tree, what can go wrong?’ This session will discuss what ethics and morality mean, and what these have to do with genealogy. Ethical dilemmas in genealogy came to the forefront since law enforcement utilised information from GEDMatch to apprehend a suspected serial killer. These issues include exposing secrets and lies, and unexpected DNA results. Many people have to struggle through ethical dilemmas on their own, so attendees at this session will benefit from considering ethical issues with more empathy and sensitivity.
 
Speaker: Dr. Penny Walters lectures internationally in-person, presents webinars, writes articles and has authored the books: 'Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy,' and ‘The Psychology of Searching’. www.searchmypast.co.uk


Tech Tuesdays
Tech Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 18
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Follow this link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89983004233?pwd=Rlh6VFVtWHpFTWt0NmZqOGw3ZnNhZz09
 
Meeting ID: 899 8300 4233
Passcode: 192088
 
Tech Tuesdays are going strong! In response to numerous requests, SGS reinstituted Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, genealogy software and  genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just starting.
 
These occur virtually the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. No appointment necessary. No guarantee we can solve your problem, but we sure will try.
 
Facilitator: Varies