The 2016 Forensic Institute has moved.

The 2016 Forensic Institute has moved! It will be held from Thursday – Saturday, 10-12 March 2016 at the historic Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The hotel is adjacent to the Alamo, the River Walk, excellent restaurants, and many other exciting and unique San Antonio attractions.

The Institute starts with a two special courses on Thursday, 10 March 2016:

** In the morning, a four-hour marketing workshop presented
by Marian Pierre-Louis
** In the afternoon, a four-hour forensic genealogy business
workshop presented by Michael S. Ramage, J.D., CG

The Advanced DNA Practicum for Unknown Parentage course will be taught by CeCe Moore and Bethany Waterbury, DVM. The two-day course, Friday-Saturday, 11-12 March 2016, will be a hands-on two-day workshop especially designed for those who have had experience with DNA analysis and are looking to add to their skills. Please see our website for the prerequisites for this course.

If you know anyone that wishes to advance their forensic genealogy skills and are not yet qualified to take an advanced DNA Course, there is an alternate track offered on Friday and Saturday, 11-12 March 2016:

** Friday: a hands-on forensic genealogy practicum by
Michael S. Ramage, J.D., CG
** Saturday: a beginning DNA Course taught by
Debbie Parker Wayne, CG

Both tracks have limited seating. For more information about FGI 2016, registration, the courses, and the Menger Hotel, visit the CAFG website at, Questions about the 2016 Forensic Genealogy Institute may be sent to FGI Director Helen Haldeman Daglas at,

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