Showing posts with label RootsTech 2013. Show all posts
Showing posts with label RootsTech 2013. Show all posts

Thursday, March 21, 2013

RootsTech 2013 – Live Streaming Day 3

March the 23rd will be the last day of Live Streaming of the RootsTech 2013 Conference.

It is reported that there are 6,800+ people who have registered for the conference- which starts today! And that doesn’t count ‘walk ins’. So it should be a well attended conference.

Here is the schedule for Saturday –


10:30 AM Eastern  Keynote - David Pogue and Gilad Japhet

11:45 AM Eastern Using Technology to Solve Research Problems - Karen Clifford

1:00 AM Eastern Digital Storytelling: More than Bullet Points - Denise Olson

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Saturday, March 16, 2013

RootsTech 2013

RootsTech 2013 is almost upon us, and I am getting ready to live stream the 13 talks that the speakers will give at this year conference.

FamilySearch has a blog today in which Paul M. Nauta, marketing manager for FamilySearch says  “RootsTech has something for everyone, whether an avid genealogist or someone just getting started and interested in telling and sharing personal and family stories or simply to discover the latest technologies and solutions to better connect the family,” said Paul M. Nauta, marketing manager for FamilySearch, the Church’s organization providing service to family history enthusiasts worldwide regardless of religious persuasion”.

Among the Canadian blogger that will be there, are –

John D. Reid

Deborah Large Fox
Help! The Faerie Folk Hid My Ancestors!

M. Diane Rogers
CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane’s Your Aunt

Lorine McGinnis Schulze
The Olive Tree Genealogy

Attendance is expected to exceed last year’s event, which attracted more than 4,000 registrants and was seen by more than 50,000 viewers of live streaming sessions. They expect 5,000+ to attend this year’s conference!

To see the website, go to

Saturday, September 29, 2012

John D. Reid is Going to RootsTech

Earlier this week, I posted that RootsTech was staring to fill up with people going to their 2013 conference (held March 21 to 23, 2013 in Salt Lake City), and now I read where John D. Reid, a blogger of all things Anglo-Celtic in Canada, and the official blogger at BIFHSGO,, is going to take in next year’s conference.

I will be waiting here in Ottawa for his posts on the conference, as he always seems to be able to pick out interesting people to talk to and things to do, while at these gatherings.

Also, I noticed that he mentioned that I was in the Oct/Nov 2012 issue of Internet Genealogy with an article on “Researching English Ancestors in the Province of Quebec”.

We both agree with the statement that while “researching English-speaking ancestors in Quebec ...  the Quebec Family History Society is fast becoming the place to conduct initial research because of the databases they hold or access”.

If you want to hear what Gary Schroder, President of the Quebec Family History Society has to say about the “Cadastral Numbers System: The Key to Quebec Land Records” then you should listen to Brian Glenn's interview with him in a two-part series on