RootsTech Conference Online Broadcast Schedule

Global RootsTech Conference Announces Free Online Broadcast Schedule

For Immediate Release

SALT LAKE CITY, 29 January 2016—RootsTech, the world’s largest family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 4-6, 2016, announced today that 15 of its popular sessions will be broadcast live and complimentary over the Internet. The live broadcasts will give those unable to attend in-person worldwide a sample of this year’s conference content. Interested viewers can watch the live presentations at RootsTech.org. Saturday’s Family Discovery Day sessions will be broadcast live on LDS.org.

The streamed RootsTech sessions include the general sessions and a sampling of technology and family history presentations.  Following are the broadcasted sessions and speakers. All times are in Mountain Standard Time (MST):

RootsTech Streaming Schedule (RootsTech.org Thursday, February 4; Friday, February 5; Saturday February 6, 2016)

See the streaming schedule below for times, session titles, and presenter names.

Day Time Class Title Speaker
Thursday 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Thursday General Session Steve Rockwood
Paula Madison
Bruce Feiler
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 7 Unique Technologies for Genealogy Discoveries Mike Mansfield
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Best Websites and Apps for Local History Amy Crow
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. What’s New in Family Tree in 2016 Ron Tanner
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Virtual Family Reunions Joseph Richardson
Friday 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Friday General Session Josh and Naomi Davis (Love Taza)
David Isay
10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. RootsTech Innovator Showdown Finals
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Proven Methodology for Using Google for Genealogy Lisa Louise Cooke
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Finding Elusive Records on FamilySearch.org Robert Kehrer
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. My Ancestors Are from Britain—What Do I Do Next? Myko Clelland
Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Saturday General Session Michael Leavitt
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Photos—Emerging Technologies in Photography Jens Nielsen
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Become a Master Searcher on Ancestry Anne Mitchell
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Homespun and Calico: Researching our Foremothers Peggy Lauritzen
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Using the Genealogical Proof Standard for Success James Ison

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