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#RootsTech2020 is on the Horizon!

Photo: The Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City Utah on a flier advertising: RootsTech Salt Lake City February 26-29, 2020 Salt Palace Convention Center Registration will open in September 2019 rootstech.org
RootsTech, the much-anticipated family history conference, is coming up next month! Hundreds of classes will be taught, ranging from "Get Started: Overview of FamilySearch.org" for the very beginner genealogist to "Dealing with Documents: Analysis, Extraction, Transcription and Abstraction" for advanced researchers. The Expo Hall will be filled with vendors offering goods and services related to family history. RootsTech attendees can find out which cousins are in attendance by utilizing the "Relatives Around Me" feature on the Family Tree app. 

I love everything about RootsTech, including the keynote speakers. This year's lineup includes the Pulitzer Prize winning photographer, David Hume Kennerly; NFL superstar Emmitt Smith; and Leigh Anne Tuohy, who was portrayed by Sandra Bullock in the movie, The Blind Side. I am looking forward to hearing them tell their stories. Comedian Ryan Hamilton will also be performing on Friday night. I've seen him before at Dry Bar Comedy Club, and can assure you that he's very funny! 

Photo: A collage of the 4 keynote speakers and entertainers at RootTech 2020: David Kennerly, Emmitt Smith, Leigh Anne Tuohy, and Ryan Hamilton
Registration for RootsTech can be accessed at rootstech.org. If you can't make it to Salt Lake City, there are other ways you can benefit from the conference: the virtual pass, which allows you access to 30 recorded classes; or, for absolutely free, you can live stream select conference sessions, including the keynote speakers! Information can be found at rootstech.org

I hope you can join me at RootsTech, either in-person or virtually, #NotAtRootsTech. Either way, you're bound to learn something and have fun. I always do!

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  1. It sounds like fun. Maybe someday, if i have time to get into researching the family.

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    1. It is a lot of fun! The nice thing is, though family history research can be addictive, it is also possible to research 5 minutes at a time. :-)

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