RootsTech 2011

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*<u>Jay Verkler</u> - CEO, [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch International]<br>
 
*<u>Jay Verkler</u> - CEO, [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch International]<br>
  
To learn more about each of the keynote speakers, [http://rootstech.familysearch.org/keynotes.php visit the Keynote Speakers page] on the Rootstech website.  
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== Conference Courses  ==
 
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==== Thursday, February 10th  ====
 
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*TC112:[[Virtual_Panorama_Photography|360 Degree Virtual Panorama Photos/Photo Imaging for Producing Authentic On-Site Family History Root Experiences with Multimedia]] - class taught by John Kuzmich, Jr &amp; Ivan Majc.
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*TC112:[[Virtual Panorama Photography|360 Degree Virtual Panorama Photos/Photo Imaging for Producing Authentic On-Site Family History Root Experiences with Multimedia]] - class taught by John Kuzmich, Jr &amp; Ivan Majc.
  
 
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*[[Social_Networking_Technology_Resources_for_Genealogical_Societies|TC091:&nbsp;An Exploration of the Integration of Social Networking Technologies into the Core Activities of Genealogical Societies]] - presented by Tony Hansen of the Dallas Genealogical Society.<br>  
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*[[Social Networking Technology Resources for Genealogical Societies|TC091:&nbsp;An Exploration of the Integration of Social Networking Technologies into the Core Activities of Genealogical Societies]] - presented by Tony Hansen of the Dallas Genealogical Society.<br>  
 
*CL079: [[Genealogical Data Standards (RootsTech Session)|Genealogical Data Standards]] - open discussion moderated by [[User:AncestryInsider|the Ancestry Insider]].<br>  
 
*CL079: [[Genealogical Data Standards (RootsTech Session)|Genealogical Data Standards]] - open discussion moderated by [[User:AncestryInsider|the Ancestry Insider]].<br>  
 
*TU229: [[FamilySearch Community Tools]] - class taught by Fran Jensen
 
*TU229: [[FamilySearch Community Tools]] - class taught by Fran Jensen
  
[[FamilySearch_Wiki:RootsTech_Presenters|Guidance for RootsTech Presenters]] was available online.
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== Official Conference Bloggers  ==
 
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*Renee Zamora - [http://rzamor1.blogspot.com/ Renee's Genealogy Blog]<br>
 
*Renee Zamora - [http://rzamor1.blogspot.com/ Renee's Genealogy Blog]<br>
  
Bloggers (official &amp; unofficial) and those on Twitter sure had a lot to report! To view posts and tweets, visit the [http://www.google.com/reader/shared/user/16209268016599136195/label/RootsTech Geneabloggers RootsTech blogroll].&nbsp;
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== Exhibitors  ==
 
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== Attendees  ==
 
== Attendees  ==
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* [http://lanyrd.com/2011/rootstech/ RootsTech 2011 social directory] - Lanyrd.com
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*[http://www.google.com/reader/shared/user/16209268016599136195/label/RootsTech Recent Blog Posts about RootsTech 2011]
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*[http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23rootstech Twitter Feed for #rootstech Hashtag]
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*[http://lanyrd.com/2011/rootstech/ RootsTech 2011 social directory] - Lanyrd.com
  
 
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Revision as of 15:15, 24 February 2011

Contents

About

The first annual RootsTech conference was held February 10-12, 2011 in Salt Lake City.  The conference is designed to bring together both genealogists and technologists to shape the future of Family History. RootsTech is sponsored by FamilySearch and several genealogy & technology partners. The official conference page is at http://rootstech.familysearch.org/.  

KeyNote Speakers

RootsTech 2011 featured 4 keynote speakers.  Their presentations were broadcast via live streaming. 

To learn more about each of the keynote speakers, visit the Keynote Speakers page on the Rootstech website.

Conference Courses

Classes at Rootstech 2011 were organized into two tracks: Tech Users (TU) and Tech Creators (TC). In addition, there were multiple luncheon events and unconference sessions. Courses are listed at http://rootstech.familysearch.org/sessions.php.

More detailed information is available for each of the following courses.

Thursday, February 10th

Friday, February 11th

Saturday, February 12th

Guidance for RootsTech Presenters was available online.

Official Conference Bloggers

RoosTech invited 16 genealogy bloggers to serve as Official Conference Bloggers. 

Bloggers (official & unofficial) and those on Twitter sure had a lot to report! To view posts and tweets, visit the Geneabloggers RootsTech blogroll

Exhibitors

The following companies exhibited at RootsTech 2011 Expo Hall:

View the floor plan map at the RootsTech site.

Attendees

News Feeds

External links