RootsTech 2014

RootsTech 2014 is only a week away. I went last year and I really enjoyed the experience of so many great genealogy sessions. I’m nor going this year because of the travel costs. RootsTech is already claiming that they will be the largest conference in the US. This year they expect to have around 10,000 …

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National Archives Online Genealogy Fair; Sept. 2 & 3

For the first time ever, the US National Archives will host a Genealogy Fair with live online lectures and chat via the website UStream and also a call-in genealogy help line. The two-day program will showcase tips and techniques for using Federal records at the National Archives for genealogy research. Lectures are designed for experienced …

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RootsTech – Opening Keynote

The keynote speaker for the opening session of the Rootstech conference was Jay L. Verkler who was the former director of FamilySearch.org. His talk centered on the possibilities of the future of genealogy. He showed a girl in 2060 asking her phone to find her ancestors which it did in just minutes. He also showed …

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RootsTech Free Online Sessions

This coming weekend the RootsTech genealogy conference will be in Salt Lake City, Utah. They announced  that fourteen of its popular sessions will be broadcasted live over the internet. The live broadcasts will give those unable to attend in person a sample of this year’s sessions. If interested, you can watch the live presentations at …

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