RootsTech, is the world’s largest family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 6-8, 2014, has announced 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. The fourth-year conference has attracted over 10,000 registered attendees in-person, and leaders expect over 20,000 additional viewers online.

The streamed sessions include a sampling of technology and family history presentations. Following are the broadcasted sessions and speakers. All times are in mountain standard time (MST):

Thursday, February 6

  • 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Top 10 Things I Learned About My Family from My Couch by Tammy Hepps
  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., FamilySearch Family Tree: What’s New and What’s Next by Ron Tanner
  • 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Intro to DNA for Genealogists by James Rader
  • 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Genealogy in the Cloud by Randy Hoffman
  • 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sharing Your Family with Multimedia by Michael LeClerc

Friday, February 7

  • 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Storytelling Super Powers: How to Come Off as Your Family’s Genealogy Hero by David Adelman
  • 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Tweets, Links, Pins, and Posts: Break Down Genealogical Brick Walls with Social Media by Lisa Alzo
  • 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.comby Crista Cowen
  • 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Finding Family and Ancestors Outside the USA with New Technologies by Daniel Horowitz
  • 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Do It Yourself Photo Restoration by Ancestry Insider

Saturday, February 8

  • 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Become an iPad Power User by Lisa Louise Cooke
  • 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Information Overload: Managing Online Searches and Their Results by D. Josh Taylor
  • 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., A Beginner’s Guide to Going Paperless by Randy Whited
  • 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., How to Interview Yourself for a Personal History by Tom Taylor
  • 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Five Ways to Do Genealogy in Your Sleep by Deborah Gamble

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