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Family Discovery Day is April 28 - Eastern Arizona Courier

PIMA — The RootsTech Family Discovery Day will be held Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. The event will be held at the Pima Stake Center located at 341 West 350 South, Pima. Topics covered include discovering names ...

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

Sijo Vadakkan's first year as a Realtor was rough. It was in the depths of a recession when he entered the Austin real estate industry in 2008. He sold just two homes the entire year. While he had previous experience in construction and real estate in ...

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

... Dallin H. Oaks' family's experience with family history, learning about their ancestors' attributes and notable qualities. This video was also shown when President Oaks spoke to RootsTech attendees on Family Discovery Day. “By teaching our youth ...

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

Lafourcade made an instant connection with her audience at the keynote session on Saturday, March 3, the fourth and final day of RootsTech, no doubt due to the movie's family history-oriented narrative set during the Mexican national holiday, the Day ...

Leaders teach about gathering God's family on both sides of the veil - Deseret News

Gathering God's family on both sides of the veil and the role of temple and family history consultants in that work was the recurring concept addressed by Elder Cook and other general Church leaders March 1 at the Family History Leadership Session of ...

How DNA is 'changing everything' about genealogy - Deseret News

When it comes to family history research and genealogy, DNA is the new buzz-word and, according to Steve Rockwood, the CEO of FamilySearch who gave the keynote address that kicked-off RootsTech 2018, “It's changing everything.” Although DNA testing for ...

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 ...

BYU family history students, grads participate in RootsTech conference - Universe.byu.edu

SALT LAKE CITY — Recent BYU graduate Lauren Wake said she fell in love at BYU — with family history. On March 3, Wake joined hundreds of other BYU students and graduates at Family Discovery Day in Salt Lake City, the last day of the four-day ...

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 ...

President and Sister Oaks share experiences from their life and family during RootsTech Family Discovery Day - Deseret News

In speaking at the 2018 RootsTech Family Discovery Day, they not only expressed their mutual love of family history, but also shared personal experiences from their ancestors' lives as examples of how individuals and families can discover, gather and ...

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

That handshake took place Thursday evening as Hamilton arrived in town for RootsTech. When Michael learned Hamilton was coming to RootsTech, he started making calls to everyone he could think of. His efforts paid off as Michael was invited to visit ...

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

Words like genealogy, records and anything to do with family history used to make Rhonna Farrer shut down, but now she embraces them, and she's working to inspire other women to do the same. When Light Keepers creators and organizers met together to ...

'Discover, gather, connect' is new family history credo, Church leaders say - Deseret News

Whatever I am it's because of her.” Such stories can be part of most everyone's legacy, said Elder Foster and four other General Authority Seventies, leaders in the department, who were interviewed not long before the beginning of RootsTech 2018, the ...

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

Relatives at RootsTech is a special RootsTech 2018 feature on FamilySearch's Family Tree mobile app. Once connected, the app allows users to see a list of their relatives — first, second, third, fourth cousins and beyond — who are also at the ...

Humans of New York creator talks hard work, humanity at Roots Tech - KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — At 19 years old, Brandon Stanton had dropped out of college, done a lot of drugs and felt like an absolute and utter failure. Fifteen years later, he's the creator of arguably the world's “most followed” photography project: Humans of ...

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

... of New York, which began as an idea for a map or “type of photographic census” of pictures of 10,000 people on the streets of the Big Apple, has evolved into a storytelling blog of photos with captions and quotes from hour-long in-depth interviews ...

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

“RootsTech is here to help you do exactly that,” he said. “We want you to connect with your family. We want you to connect to each other. Why? Because we've learned when we connect and belong to each other, we treat each other differently.” Read more ...

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

So you may buy a DNA test to fill out the leaves and branches of your family tree? Hold on — you could be in for an odyssey of discovery and pain. Still, says Bernice Bennett, a nationally renowned Silver Spring, Md.-based genealogist, blogger and ...

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
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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.

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RootsTech 2018 Attracts Thousands to Salt Lake City

Thousands of people gathered at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City for the world's largest family history conference. RootsTech 2018 was hosted by FamilySearch International...

5 Things To Bring to RootsTech 2017

RootsTech takes place February 8 - 11 in Salt Lake City? Are you ready? Here are five things you need to survive the "Super Bowl of Family History." http://www.DevonNoelLee.com Use the Official...

2018 RootsTech Family Discovery Day

Watch Live Oline 2018 RootsTech Family Discovery Day President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency and his wife, Sister Kristen M. Oaks, will be the keynote speakers at Family Discovery...

Metadata: Writing on the Back of a Digital Photo - RootsTech 2017

Metadata is the digital equivalent to writing on the back of a photo: identifying information that stays with a digital image no matter where it travels. Captions, keywords, dates, and copyright...

2018 RootsTech Day in Review: Friday – Finding Strength from Your Family’s History

Friday at RootsTech 2018 lead us through an emotional journey. Scott Hamilton warmed our hearts on an early March morning with stories that made us laugh and cry. As we continued throughout...