Register Now for RootsTech 2014
- February 6–8, 2014
- Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
- Register now for RootsTech 2014 at rootstech.org.
- The conference is February 6–8, 2014, at the Salt Palace Convention Center.
Registration is now open for RootsTech 2014, which will be held Thursday through Saturday, February 6–8, 2014, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
This annual family history conference, hosted by FamilySearch, is a unique global event where people of all ages learn to discover and share their family stories and connections through technology. Over the past three years, RootsTech has grown in popularity with attendees to become the largest family history event in the U.S.
Whether attendees are just beginning their family history, are avid hobbyists, or are experienced researchers, RootsTech has something for everyone:
· Classes and Computer Labs
Over 200 classes and computer labs taught by knowledgeable experts and enthusiasts in family history.
· Getting Started Track
A track of over 30 classes designed to help beginners start their family tree. Passes start at only $19.
· Developer Day
A preconference event on Wednesday, February 5, for developers to innovate and collaborate with other engineers and family history industry experts.
· Expo Hall
A huge expo with over 100 informative vendors and interactive booths where attendees can record a family story, scan a book or photo, or create a visual family tree.
· Family Discovery Day
New this year is a day of free inspirational classes for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to learn more about strengthening family relationships across generations through family history as well as activities specifically for youth ages 12–18. Registration is required.
Various pass options are available, with pricing set to make RootsTech an affordable experience. Prices range from a Full Access Pass for $239 to a Getting Started Pass for $39. The Family Discover Day sessions aimed at members of the Church on Saturday are free.
To get more information and register, visit rootstech.org.
Not Able to Attend in Person?
The best of RootsTech will be streamed online on the home page of RootsTech.org for those who are not able to attend the conference in person. Five additional sessions aimed at members of the Church will be streamed on LDS.org here.
RootsTech sessions will also be available at family history fairs scheduled for the coming months in more than 600 stakes throughout the world. A list of fair locations will be available soon.Local leaders of the Church who are interested in hosting a family history fair in conjunction with RootsTech can learn more here.
Genealogical societies interested in hosting a family history fair in conjunction with RootsTech can email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.