RootsTech

June 16, 2022 02:26 PM MDT
Mark your calendars for March 2–4, 2023!
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March 07, 2022 11:00 AM MST
With over 1,500 free sessions, it can be overwhelming to know which of this year’s RootsTech sessions might be most useful. So here are the top trending videos of the conference:
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February 22, 2022 12:00 PM MST
Elder and Sister Soares along with six other celebrities from around the world will be the featured speakers at this year’s conference, and nearly 900 sessions will be available in 40 languages.
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February 02, 2022 01:43 PM MST
FamilySearch offers dozens of virtual webinars every month to help both novice and experienced piece together their family histories.
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November 29, 2021 12:41 PM MST
RootsTech 2022, the largest family history event in the world, will be held virtually again in 2022.
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March 03, 2021 01:31 PM MST
In 2021, Family Discovery Day looked different. The in-person audience for Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s and Sister Patricia Holland’s remarks was small but included those who are most important to the Hollands—their own children.
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By  LDS Living
February 24, 2021 09:16 PM MST
There are lots of firsts for RootsTech in 2021, which will be held February 25–27. Although the event is typically hosted in person in Salt Lake City, this year marks the first virtual-only gathering due to COVID-19. And for the first time, nearly 2,000 on-demand sessions will be available for free for 365 days.
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January 26, 2021 07:05 PM MST
Elder David A. Bednar, Elder Gary E. Stevenson, and Elder Dale G. Renlund will host a training focused on the theme “Hear Him Through Temple and Family History Work.” The training can be viewed on-demand beginning Thursday, February 25, 2021, on ChurchofJesusChrist.org/family-history, the Church broadcast page and in the Gospel Library app. Languages will include English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, and Swedish.
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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Patricia, will be the featured speakers at this year’s Family Discovery Day at RootsTech Connect on February 27, 2021.
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FamilySearch has announced that RootsTech 2021 will be held in February as a free, virtual event.
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March 02, 2020 07:03 PM MST
For 10 years, RootsTech has inspired family history connoisseurs with attendees from all over the world. The 2020 event saw nearly 30,000 attendees, according to Church Newsroom.
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January 22, 2020 07:00 PM MST
RootsTech 2020 is pulling out the stops for its annual family history conference this year.
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June 03, 2019 01:50 PM MDT
RootsTech, the world’s largest genealogy conference, is coming to London and is pleased to announce Donny Osmond as a featured speaker.
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March 01, 2019 02:39 PM MST
Emmy Award-winning actress Patricia Heaton recently spoke at RootsTech, sharing why family is important to her.
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February 27, 2019 10:39 PM MST
With thousands packed into the Salt Palace Convention Center, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints kicked off the ninth annual RootsTech family history and technology conference by announcing a $2 million donation to the forthcoming International African American Museum Center for Family History.
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March 09, 2018 02:41 PM MST
Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton spoke at RootsTech last week about the importance of family and about overcoming trials. And he should know. He jokes that he has a hobby of "collecting life-threatening illnesses" and that he's a "short, bald, half-neutered, chemoed, surgically-repaired, retired male figure skater of unknown ethnic origin."
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March 05, 2018 05:55 PM MST
On March 3, President and Sister Oaks sat together as keynote speakers in the closing session of the 2018 RootsTech conference—the largest family history conference in the world.
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February 27, 2018 03:28 PM MST
Brandon Stanton, who started the Humans of New York Project and spends his life learning about the life stories of strangers, will be speaking at FamilySearch's RootsTech Conference this week. In an interview with Tom and Alison Taylor published in the Deseret News, Stanton shares how we can better connect with those we love by asking deep questions and truly listening.
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February 13, 2017 03:00 PM MST
On Saturday, February 11, President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Wendy W. Nelson, spoke at the RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City, but their counsel applies to all Church members around the world.
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February 10, 2017 07:16 PM MST
It's incredible how much detail the Property Brothers use when creating the perfect home—they even use family history to create the perfect touches.
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February 03, 2017 05:23 PM MST
With a mix of TV celebrities, Church leaders, and BYU's head football coach, RootsTech2017 is shaping up to be an exciting event. Here's what Steve Rockwood, the CEO of FamilySearch International, says about this year's lineup.
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October 28, 2016 04:05 PM MDT
There's one thing that would make the family history conference, RootsTech, a little sweeter—Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro.
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October 25, 2016 12:38 PM MDT
"Reading Rainbow" and "Star Trek" star LeVar Burton will be coming to Salt Lake City, and it's not for Comic Con.
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September 19, 2016 05:15 PM MDT
FamilySearch International has announced that registration to RootsTech 2017 is now open.
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January 21, 2016 10:09 PM MST
Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 – Las Vegas, Nevada – JRNL.com announces their ranking as a semi-finalist in RootsTech’s competition Innovator Showdown. Narrowed down from approximately 46 participants, JRNL has made the top 12. JRNL.com merges technology and journaling, providing users with the ability to keep their entries forever. Web, mobile and email-to-journal, make journaling a seamless part of everyday activity. Entries are backed up securely and can be accessed at any time across all devices. While JRNL is an online service, entries can easily be brought to life and forever preserved as a hardbound book with their publishing platform.
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