RootsTech 2016 Announces The Live Streaming Schedule

SALT LAKE CITY, 29 January 2016—RootsTech, the world’s largest family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 4-6, 2016, announced today that 15 of its popular sessions will be broadcast live and complimentary over the Internet. The live broadcasts will give those unable to attend in-person worldwide a sample of this year’s conference content. Interested viewers can watch the live presentations at RootsTech.org. Saturday’sFamily Discovery Day sessions will be broadcast live on LDS.org.

The streamed RootsTech sessions include the general sessions and a sampling of technology and family history presentations.  Following are the broadcasted sessions and speakers. All times are in Mountain Standard Time (MST):

RootsTech Streaming Schedule

(RootsTech.org Thursday, February 4; Friday, February 5; Saturday February 6, 2016)

Time Length Day
    Thursday Friday Saturday
8:30 a.m. 90 Minutes RootsTech General Session:Stephen T. Rockwood, Paula Madison and

Bruce Feiler

RootsTech General Session:Josh and Naomi Davis and

David Isay

RootsTech General Session:Michael Leavitt
11:00 a.m. 60 Minutes RT5352

7 Unique Technologies for Genealogy Discoveries

Mike Mansfield

GS3643

Innovator Showdown

(Starts at 10:30)

RT2449

Photos-Emerging Technologies in Photography

Jens Nielsen

1:30 p.m. 60 Minutes RT2390

Best Websites and Apps for Local

Amy Crow

GS2345

Proven Methodology for Using Google for Genealogy

Lisa Louise Cook

RT2560

Become a Master Searcher on Ancestry Anne Mitchell

3:00 p.m. 60 Minutes GS4310

What’s New in Family Tree for 2016

Ron Tanner

RT7450

Finding Elusive Records on FamilySearch.org Robert Kehrer

RT1792

Homespun and Calico: Researching our Foremothers

Peggy Lauritzen

4:30 p.m. 60 Minutes GS2623

Virtual Family ReunionsJoseph Richardson

RT1431

My Ancestors are from Britain– What do I do next?

Myko Clelland

GS1532

5 Steps to Identify a Family Photo

Maureen Taylor

 

Family Discovery Day Streaming Schedule

(LDS.org Saturday, February 6, 2016)

Time Length Session Information- English Session Information- Languages
1:00 p.m. 45 Minutes RootsTech Family Discovery Day Opening Session:

Elder Dale G. Renlund, Sister Ruth L. Renlund, Sister Ashley Renlund

RootsTech Family Discovery Day Opening Session:

Elder Dale G. Renlund, Sister Ruth L. Renlund, Sister Ashley Renlund

2:00 p.m. 45 Minutes Family History Discussion:

Sheri L. Dew and Sister Wendy W. Nelson

No Stream
3:15 p.m. 30 Minutes RootsTech Family Discovery Day Family Session:

Sister Rosemary M. Wixom and Brother Stephen W. Owen

RootsTech Family Discovery Day Family Session:

Sister Rosemary M. Wixom and Brother Stephen W. Owen

4:15 p.m. 30 Minutes RootsTech Family Discovery Day Youth and Family Session:

Taysom Hill and Britain Covey

No Stream

 

About RootsTech

RootsTech, hosted by FamilySearch, is a global conference celebrating families across generations, where people of all ages are inspired to discover and share their memories and connections. This annual event has become the largest of its kind in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants worldwide.

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