Attending Rootstech 2016 Tips

So excited for Rootstech 2016! Rootstech is the world's largest family history expo, and I am super busy updating, adding and fine-tuning my presentation to give you the latest and best information that I can. I will be speaking on Friday, 5 February at 11:00 am on: GS2033-F - Becoming Your Own Family's History Expert Learn secrets from the pros and take your sleuthing skills to the next level. Come learn tips and tech that will help you focus your time and efforts to become more productive and successful in finding those elusive, hard-to-find ancestors and how to verify what has already been done. Every family needs at least one person who is the go-to source for accurate information on the family history - let it be you! ROOM: 155E Family History Skill Level: Beginner Technology Skill Level: Beginner I can't wait to share the secrets and tips I have learned from professional genealogists that will help you and your genealogy and family history research for Continue reading

New Rootstech 2016 Keynote Speakers Announced

New Rootstech 2016 Keynote Speakers Announced

Rootstech 2016 has surprised me again with their keynote choice. Rootstech 2015 choices were seeming out there, but all were very enjoyable. Rootstech 2016 will no doubt be just as memorable, and I can't wait to hear from them. I love hearing new voices, people who get the importance of connect with family and sharing their story.   John and Naomi Davis family, Love Taza Photo by Olivia Rae James, Courtesy of Rootstech.orgJohn Davis and wife Naomi (Taza) from the blog Love Taza were just announced as the newest keynote presenters. Rootstech sent me the following info on them, "Since 2007, Love Taza has become more than an online diary—it is a digital destination where millions around the world connect and find a feeling of inspiration and a guide for finding joy in everyday life. Naomi shares details of her life in New York City with her husband and children celebrating family, home, travel, food, and, most importantly, the simple joys of life. With Josh’s help, the two have Continue reading

Attend Rootstech 2016 For FREE!

Attend Rootstech 2016 For FREE!

                  Want to attend the largest, most talked-about family history conference in the world? As a Rootstech Ambassador, I have been given one 3-day pass ticket (value of $249) to attend next year's Rootstech, to be held on Feb 3-6, 2016 in Salt Lake City. Why should you attend? Read my earlier post here. I like simple things don't you? So we are going to make this SUPER simple.  Rootstech 2016 3-Day Pass Giveaway Go to the Rootstech page here and find out which day is the "Free Family Discovery Day" Then go to my Facebook page here and "Like" my page - if you leave a comment you are entered again! Email me with the answer to question in step 1. and that you "liked" my page and you are entered to win. That's it!  No worries if you already registered - Rootstech will refund your registration fee! Winner has been chosen! Congrats to Julie Woods! Thanks everyone for entering. P.S. This is Continue reading

Why Attend Rootstech 2016?

Why Attend Rootstech 2016?

 I have attended every Rootstech. Last year's was so over-the-top, that I can't wait to see what they will do at the next one! Why Attend Rootstech 2016?   Not only is it the perfect place to discover and share your family’s stories and connection through the latest technology, but there is something for everyone, regardless of your experience in family history or technology. Inspiring and entertaining keynote speakers  Hundreds of family history and technology exhibitors Over 200 classes by experts in the field Hands-on activities and one-on-one help Computer learning labs Entertaining evening events Catered lunches hosted by conference sponsors Networking opportunities with other genealogists Inspiration, education and fun Rootstech early registration is open. Save 33% on a 4 day conference pass! Register Here! Continue reading