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RootsTech 2017 Live Streaming Schedule Announced

RootsTech 2017

RootsTech 2017 - the most amazing genealogy and family history event in the world - announces its live streaming sessions for February 8-11, 2017

The RootsTech 2017 schedule of sessions to be “live streamed” over the Internet, February 8-11, 2017. If you are unable to attend the live event in Salt Lake City, Utah, this is a great way to participate and expand your genealogy and family history education.  Here are some links and resources to get you ready for live streaming:

Official RootsTech 2017 Live Streaming Schedule

Click here for detail and help on getting set up. Live streaming will appear on the main website at

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

  • 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m. | Innovator Summit General Session
    Speakers: Steve Rockwood, Liz Wiseman
  • 10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m. | Industry Trends and Outlook
    Speakers: Craig Bott and Guest Panel
  • 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Innovation—Best Practices and Applications
    Speaker: Cydni Tetro

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

  • 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. | RootsTech General Session
    Speakers: Steve Rockwood, Jonathan and Drew Scott
  • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Getting Started in Genealogy
    Speaker: Kelli Bergheimer
  • 12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m. | DNA: The Glue That Holds Families Together
    Speaker: Diahan Southard
  • 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. | DNA Matching on MyHeritage
    Speaker: Dana Drutman
  • 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Jewish Genealogy: Where to Look and What’s Available
    Speaker: Lara Diamond
  • 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | Family History Is Anything but Boring
    Speakers: Crystal Farish and Rhonna Farrer

Friday, February 10th, 2017

  • 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. | RootsTech General Session
    Speakers: Levar Burton, Special Guest Panel
  • 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. | RootsTech Innovator Showdown Finals
  • 12:15 p.m.1:15 p.m. | Mothers, Daughters, Wives: tracing Female Lines
    Speaker: Judy Russell
  • 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. | Censational Census Strategies
    Speaker: Mary Kircher Roddy
  • 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Big 4: Comparing Ancestry, findmypast, FamilySearch, and MyHeritage. Speaker: Sunny Morton
  • 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. | Cross the Atlantic with Religious Records
    Speaker: Jen Baldwin

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

  • 8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. | RootsTech General Session
    Speakers: Cece Moore, Buddy Valastro
  • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Journaling Principles That Work
    Speaker: Steve Reed
  • 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. | Don’t Just Be a Searcher, Be a Researcher
    Speaker: Crista Cowan
  • 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. | Creating Google Alerts for Your Genealogy
    Speaker: Katherine R. Wilson

There is also a great calendar of sessions with time zones courtesy of Barbara Jones – click here to review and download.

Family Discovery Day 2017 Live Streaming

In addition, the Family Discovery Day 2017 will be streamed live and recordings available for later viewing. Click here for more information.

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