RootsTech to provide free live streaming of some programs

RootsTech, family history and technology conference, will take place Wednesday, February 28 to Saturday, March 3, 2018 in Salt Lake City. It will broadcast 19 of its popular sessions for free at

Watch at No registration is required to view the live streams. All times are EST.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

11:30 a.m.: Family History in 5 Minutes a Day – by Deborah Gamble
1 p.m.: DNA: One Family, One World – by David Nicholson
3:30 p.m.: Organizing and Preserving Photograph Collections – by Ari Wilkins
5:00 p.m.: Finding the Answers: The Basics of WWII Research – by Jennifer Holik
6:30 p.m.: Wednesday General Session and Innovation Showcase – by Steve Rockwood, CEO of FamilySearch International

Thursday, March 1, 2018
10:30 a.m.: Thursday General Session – by Brandon Stanton, founder of Humans of New York
1 p.m.: MyHeritage DNA 101: From Test to Results – by Yaniv Erlich
3:30 p.m.: Google Photos: Collect, Organize, Preserve, and Share – by Michelle Goodrum
5:00 p.m.: Unlocking Roman Catholic Records – by Brian Donovan
6:30 p.m.: A Gift of Life: Who’s Writing Your Story? – by Deborah Abbott

Friday, March 2, 2018

10:30 a.m.: Friday General Session – by Scott Hamilton, Olympic figure skater and cancer survivor
1 p.m.: findmypast’s British and Irish Hidden Gems – by Myko Clelland
3:30 p.m.: Finding the Right DNA Test for You – by Jim Brewster
5:00 p.m.: How Not to Leave Your Genealogy Behind – by Amy Johnson Crow and Curt Witcher
6:30 p.m.: Finding Elusive Records at FamilySearch – by Robert Kehrer

Saturday, March 3, 2018

10:30 a.m.: Saturday General Session – by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Natalia Lafourcade
1 p.m.: Civil Registration Indexes of England and Wales – by Audrey Collins
3:30 p.m.: Advancing Your Genealogy Research with DNA – by Anna Swayne
5:00 p.m.: Pain in the Access: More Web for Your Genealogy – by Curt Witcher

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