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LDS FamilySearch adding same-sex marriage information to its family tree - Daily Herald

Three years ago, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced at RootsTech Conference it would be adding same-sex marriage information to its FamilySearch Family Tree. After much work, those records will become available in 2019.

Is DNA testing telling us more than we want to know? The untold story of Ancestry.com - Deseret News

She had spent years tracing her lineage back multiple generations. Then she took an Ancestry DNA test. “My research showed I was 100 percent British,” said Schwiebert, now 70, who stood and shared her story in February at this year's RootsTech ...

RootsTech rewind offered in Roswell in June - MyAJC

But there will be a recap of many important lectures on June 9 at the Church of Latter-day Saints in Roswell at 500 Norcross St. The RootsTech Family History Conference will present the latest news and actual video classes from the 2018 event ...

Family history fair to be held - Red Deer Advocate

Central Albertans looking to trace their family history are encouraged to visit the Red Deer RootsTech Family History Fair at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Bower building on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:10 p.m.. Sponsored by the ...

A home sold almost every day: How Realtor Sijo Vadakkan taps Indian roots, tech connections to be a linchpin in N ... - Austin Business Journal

A home sold almost every day: How Realtor Sijo Vadakkan taps Indian roots, tech connections to be a linchpin in N. Austin. Unusual business model, courting Indians abroad via TV among his secrets to success. Email; Share · Share · Tweet · Save · Print ...

Mormon Mentions: Lindsey Stirling to tour with Evanescence, Jeremy Guthrie posts about International Women's Day - Deseret News

This video was also shown when President Oaks spoke to RootsTech attendees on Family Discovery Day. “By teaching our youth about their ancestors, they can come to a greater understanding of who they are and feel a greater connection to their Savior ...

'Remember Me' flavors RootsTech 2018, annual family history conference - Deseret News

The day before her performance of “Remember Me” at the Academy Awards presentation — where it won the Oscar for best song — Natalia Lafourcade performed it in Salt Lake City at RootsTech 2018, the world's largest family history conference. Lafourcade ...

President, Sister Oaks speak to thousands on the blessings of family history - Universe.byu.edu

SALT LAKE CITY — President Dallin H. Oaks and his wife, Sister Kristen M. Oaks, spoke of the blessings of connecting with ancestors in a live broadcast as part of the annual RootsTech family history conference. Thousands gathered in Salt Lake City to ...

The singer, the professor and Family Discovery Day wrap up RootsTech 2018 - Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Natalia Lafourcade, the Mexican singer-songwriter-guitarist featured in the music video for the movie “Coco,” made an instant connection with the audience Saturday on the fourth and final day of RootsTech 2018, the world's largest ...

What Scott Hamilton told RootsTech about his family and how he inspired a fan during a battle with a tumor - Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Scott Hamilton pulled back the curtain on his family life, sharing never-before-seen photos and stories that drew laughter and tears from the audience during his RootsTech remarks on Friday. The Olympic gold medalist in mens figure ...

Women connect with family history by learning to be Light Keepers at RootsTech - Deseret News

When Light Keepers creators and organizers met together to plan the workshop for RootsTech 2018, Farrer said they had specific purposes in mind: First, to help women not feel guilty or overwhelmed about family history. Second, to give women a chance to ...

How RootsTech is becoming 'a big family reunion' with FamilySearch app 'cousin' feature - Deseret News

When a woman walked up to FamilySearch CEO Steve Rockwood at RootsTech 2018 and said she was his cousin, he looked at her with a huge smile and said, "Well, hello there, cuz!" “I've got more than 300 (cousins) on my app,” Rockwood said during the ...

Brandon Stanton shares 'appreciation for being heard' through Humans of New York project at RootsTech - Deseret News

Stanton, the photojournalist who founded the blog Humans of New York at humansofnewyork.com, was the keynote speaker at RootsTech 2018 on Thursday morning at the Salt Palace Convention Center. As he went through some of his most moving photos, ...

5 questions with FamilySearch CEO Steve Rockwood - Deseret News

The events that led Rockwood to FamilySearch were among the topics he discussed in an interview with the Deseret News Thursday at RootsTech, a large family history conference happening this week at the Salt Palace. Rockwood also discussed what goes ...

AM notes: Utah reaction to Dick's, Walmart change; jury trial set for Shamo case; Putin reveals 'invincible' missile - Deseret News

FamilySearch CEO gives keynote address at RootsTech. FamilySearch CEO Steve Rockwood introduced the theme of this year's RootsTech Conference when he spoke in the keynote address on Wednesday: the idea of connecting and belonging, according ...

Thousands of genealogy buffs are in Utah for RootsTech — where a new focus on DNA can reveal scandal and surprises - Salt Lake Tribune

Bennett told a crowd of about 150 people attending her RootsTech 2018 lecture in the Salt Palace Convention Center on Wednesday. “People talk about being frustrated, overwhelmed, unable to think clearly and speechless” when they get their results.

In our opinion: RootsTech 2018 shows the insatiable appetite for family narratives - Deseret News

For those tentative about plunging into the fastest-growing hobby around the world, or if a simple lack of motivation is enough to keep them from learning family stories, the RootsTech 2018 conference in Salt Lake City this week is a good place to start.

FamilySearch CEO tells of joy of connecting, belonging - Deseret News

Speaking at the first keynote session of RootsTech after a day of more than 200 breakout sessions scattered throughout the Salt Palace, Rockwood introduced the theme of this year's conference. People are engaging by the millions in family history, he ...

RootsTech 2018: Everything you need to know - Good4Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (News4Utah) - RootsTech 2018 kicked off Wednesday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The largest genealogical convention in the world is expecting almost 40,000 participants this year; each of the 50 states are represented as well as ...

LDS Church Hosts Family Discovery Day - The Chattanoogan

That's why at this years RootsTech conference to be held in Salt Lake City, from Wednesday, Feb. 28, through Saturday, March 3, emphasis will be placed on strengthening our sense of belonging by connecting to our families – both living and deceased.”.

RootsTech is a family history and technology conference and trade show held annually in the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. It is the successor to three former conferences: the Conference on Computerized Family History and Genealogy, the Family History Technology Workshop and the FamilySearch Developers Conference.

RootsTech
RootsTech 2010 logo.svg
Status Active
Genre Family history, genealogy, kinship and descent
Venue Salt Palace Convention Center
Location(s) Salt Lake City, Utah
Country United States
Inaugurated 2011
Attendance 3,000
Organized by FamilySearch International
Website
www.rootstech.org

RootsTech is a family history and technology conference and trade show held annually in the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. It is the successor to three former conferences: the Conference on Computerized Family History and Genealogy, the Family History Technology Workshop and the FamilySearch Developers Conference.