Rootstech 2018

The RootsTech Conference has started! in Salt Lake City. Some of us are not there. The main presentations will be streamed live over the Internet. You can watch free by linking to

The above link shows the Streaming Schedule on the first page. They control it by day.
If perhaps they change the front page, this link goes directly to the Schedule:

The schedule below was created by me which I am sharing here. Please note that this schedule is subject to change at any time, so you would be wise to check the above links every day. Meanwhile, for planning purposes., here it is:

(the times shown below are in Mountain Standard Time)


9:30 A.M. Family History in 5 Minutes a Day

11:00 A.M. DNA—One Family, One World

1:30 P.M. Organizing and Preserving Photograph Collections

3:00 P.M. Finding the Answers: The Basics of WWII Research

4:30 P.M. Wednesday General Session and Innovation Showcase by Stephen T. Rockwood, CEO of FamilySearch


8:30 A.M. Thursday General Session by Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York, a photography and storytelling blog.

11:00 A.M. MyHeritage DNA 101: From Test to Results

1:30 P.M. Google Photos: Collect, Organize, Preserve, and Share

3:00 P.M. Unlocking Roman Catholic Records

4:30 P.M. A Gift of Life: Who’s Writing Your Story?


8:30 A.M. Friday General Session by Scott Hamilton

11:00 A.M. findmypast’s British and Irish Hidden Gems by Myko Clelland

1:30 P.M. Finding the Right DNA Test for You If you are brand new to Genetic genealogy, this is the class for you! by Jim Brewster

3:00 P.M. How Not to Leave Your Genealogy Behind

4:30 P.M. Finding Elusive Records at FamilySearch


8:30 A.M. Saturday General Session by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

11:00 A.M. Civil Registration Indexes of England and Wales

1:30 P.M. Advancing Your Genealogy Research with DNA Learn what new tools AncestryDNA has to advance your research and get more out of your DNA results.

3:00 P.M. Pain in the Access: More Web for Your Genealogy Library, archive, government, and specialized websites have much to offer. This presentation will demonstrate sites and strategies for getting more online data while using the internet.

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