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CAGGNI is proud to present:

Maurice Gleeson as the keynote speaker for

2020: Frontiers in Genealogy

Sept. 12, 2020      NIU – Hoffman Estates

Coming to us all the way from England! 

This will be a rare chance to see this internationally renowned, dynamic and highly informed speaker and International Society of Genetic Genealogy education ambassador.

He was a doctor, psychiatrist, pharmaceutical physician and professional actor. But since his first DNA test in 2009, UK-based Maurice Gleeson has become addicted to genetic genealogy and now lectures about it all around the world.

Maurice runs a variety of Y-DNA Surname Projects, helps adoptees find their birth families and organizes the DNA lectures at several conferences in Ireland and England.

He has a popular blog about DNA ( and educational videos on YouTube about using DNA as a genealogical tool (

Voted Genetic Genealogist of the Year 2015 by the SurnameDNA Journal and Superstar Genealogist, Ireland 2016 by AngloCeltic Connections, Maurice is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

His topics will include:

  • Frontiers in Genetic Genealogy: Finding “unknown parents” – plenary lecture.
  • Beyond 1750: What to expect from managing a surname project.

Stay tuned for more GeneaQuest info!


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