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GeneaQuest 2020: Frontiers in Genealogy

  • 12 Sep 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • NIU Conference Center, 5555 Trillium Blvd., Hoffman Estates, IL


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • For CAGGNI Members registering on or before July 11. Members must be logged in to enable this selection.
  • For persons who are not CAGGNI members, registering on or before July 11.
  • For anyone registering
    July 12 - Aug 31.
  • Sept. 12 at the conference. Lunch unavailable.

2020: Frontiers in Genealogy

Sept. 12, 2020    NIU – Hoffman Estates

Come join us for CAGGNI’s 4th biennial conference

All-day event with internationally known and area speakers 

VISIT CAGGNI‘s GeneaQuest-2020 page for program information, including speaker bios and complete lecture descriptions.

MEMBERS MUST LOGIN to get the member price.

BOX LUNCH (priced separately) includes Roast Turkey on Wheat, Ham on Pretzel Bun or Veggie wrap (Gluten Free). All lunches include sandwich, chips, fruit cup, dessert and soda or water.

COFFEE AND TEA will be available in the atrium.

NO FOOD OR DRINK may be brought into the building. There are vending machines on the 2nd floor.

PARKING is free.


Saturday, 5–7 pm: A champagne reception follows the conference at the nearby Chicago Marriott Northwest. First glass of champagne is our treat! Open bar follows.


For newbies and those wanting a working understanding of DNA before the Conference. Full conference registration required. 

Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, 1-5 pm; Three Workshop-Style Lectures:

  • The Structure of DNA and Types of Commercially Available Kits
  • DNA Inheritance and Our Matchlists
  • Best Practices for Working Your DNA Results


For Early Birds Only – Friday evening pre-conference dinner: Join the committee and speakers at a plated dinner. A separate invitation and registration will go out to all Early Bird registrants.


The Chicago Marriott Northwest is offering CAGGNI a group rate of $105 USD per night for Thursday, Sept. 10, to Sunday, Sept. 13. This rate includes the shuttle to and from the hotel to the NIU Conference Center.

Click here to reserve hotel under the CAGGNI discount.

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