RootsTech

I received the following notice from the National Genealogy Soctiety (NGS) today: “NGS is pleased to once again be a sponsor of RootsTech, to be held this year on 21–23 March 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Members of NGS can take advantage of an exclusive early registration that offers a $100 savings off the […]

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It’s that time already! The next Roots Tech conference is scheduled to take place in Salt Lake City, Utah, from March 21-23, 2013. Even if you’re not planning to present the schedule the ideas for sessions in the following call for presentations appearing on the Upfront with NGS blog will be of interest: “The world […]

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Former CEO at FamilySearch.org, Jay Verkler, said in a RootsTech speech that he believes 7 billion people will participate in family history 40 years from now.  This is not hard to believe—unlike the fad hobbies that come and go, family history search is gaining speed. We are now able to find so much genealogy information […]

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Sandy on February 6th, 2012

The Rootstech conference is likeley the most important conference to attend and discover emerging technologies and devices to improve your genealogy research. It’s packed with hands-on workshops and interactive presentations.  It’s all over now, but there’s always next year. FamilySearch.org has uploaded a collection of You Tube videos featuring commentary from Rootstech 2012 attendees and […]

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Sandy on February 6th, 2012

Giant strides have been made in the science of DNA in the past couple of years and it’s especially exciting for genealogists and family historians to know that the use of Autosomal biogeograpical markers (BGA) is rapidly becoming an everyday occurrence. You may already know that the Y chromosome is passed down from father to […]

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Brightsolid owned by D.C. Thomson of Dundee, Scotland, is making news once again. The following announcement notifies readers that they are moving into the U.S. market and have hired D. Joshua Taylor one of our most successful genealogists who has featured twice on NBC’s Who Do You think You Are? As part of the move […]

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The following announcement was written by FamilySearch: “SALT LAKE CITY—RootsTech, a new family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 10-12, 2011, announced today that six of its popular sessions will be broadcasted live and complimentary over the Internet. The live broadcasts will give those unable to attend worldwide a sample […]

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