So you’ve hit a brick wall in your genealogy research? Perhaps you feel like you’ve searched every record and uncovered every document, and there’s still a missing link. Maybe that missing 1890 census is throwing a wrench in your research. Whatever the case may be, brick walls can leave each of us with feelings of frustration and confusion. Full Story
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On Saturday, February 11, 2017, Kalani Sitake, head coach of the Brigham Young University football team will grace the RootsTech stage as keynote speaker at Family Discover Day. Sitake, who is widely recognized for his success on the football field as a player and a coach, is expected to inspire the RootsTech audience with stories of faith, football, and family. Full Story
Yes, you heard correctly. LeVar Burton is coming to RootsTech 2017. On Friday, February 10, 2017, the wildly popular actor, producer, and director will grace the stage at RootsTech, the world’s largest family history and technology conference.
When the RootsTech family history conference began seven years ago, it was a simple gathering that filled only a small part of the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. Today, the conference is labeled “the world’s largest celebration of families across generations.” Full Story
At RootsTech 2015, Elder Bradley D. Foster of the Seventy gave powerful testimony and counsel on why it is so important to involve our children in the saving work of family history. Elder Foster cited the Book of Mormon example of when Lehi asked his young sons to return to Jerusalem to receive the brass plates. He taught that, while Lehi could have done the task himself and maybe would have had more influence on Laban, it was important for those sons to learn from that task. It was important for them to have the experience of working to learn and preserve their heritage.. Full Story
The RootsTech planning committee is calling for dynamic presentations for the RootsTech and Innovator Summit 2016 events, that will be held February 3–6, 2016. The purpose of these presentations is to inform, instruct, and inspire attendees to discover, preserve, and share their family history through technology. Full Story
Four Salt Lake City hotels are now taking reservations for RootsTech 2015 which will be held February 11–14, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. Full Story
The RootsTech Content Committee is now accepting dynamic presentations for RootsTech 2015 that inform and educate both those seeking to begin and those continuing to discover their family story through technology. Proposals can now be submitted through the Call for Presentations portal on RootsTech.org until June 27, 2014. Full Story