What You Need to Know about RootsTech

January 30, 2019  - by 

What Is RootsTech?

The RootsTech genealogy conference is the world’s largest family history conference. It is dedicated to helping people discover their personal and family stories. Sponsored by FamilySearch, RootsTech is held every year and includes expert and beginner classes, a giant expo hall, and celebrity keynote speakers.

Where Is It?

RootsTech is held annually in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2019, RootsTech will also expand to London, England. 2020 has seen the installment of RootsTech Connect, an online version of the RootsTech conference.

Why You Should Attend

No matter your age or skill level, RootsTech has something for you. At this global event, you can discover more about yourself and your family, attend classes, and explore emerging technologies. Learn tips and tricks that can help you find your family and connect with family history experts and other attendees.

RootsTech offers more than classes. The expo hall can help you connect with all kinds of cool technologies and services that are dedicated to family history. Keynote sessions at RootsTech are also designed to celebrate family and inspire you to record and discover your own family stories.

Find Out More about RootsTech and What It Offers

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  2. May I receive roots tech NEWSLETTER please? I have subscribed for the FS blog. I already received the FS regular email (I tell lots of people (FB FHistory GROUPS) of your amazing work)….thought I saw a newsletter from rootstech?
    Please send monthly? lj2333@hotmail.com since I am a pensioner and live in Western Australia I CANT attend conference. Lorna McLean

    1. RootsTech will be happening again next year, Feb. 26-29, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT. You can register in September this year.

  3. Es muy interesante, ver las nuevas posibilidades de aprender genealogía, a través de las nuevas tecnologías, que nos brindan la posibilidad de asistir en forma virtual, a eventos internacionales como éste.Teniendo en cuentaq, que uno no necesita tener una gran experiencia o estudios sobre este tema.


    It is very interesting, to see the new possibilities of learning genealogy, through the new technologies, that give us the possibility to attend virtual events, such as this one virtual. Taking into account, that one does not need to have a great experience or studies about this theme.

    1. Session recordings will begin posting 10-15 days after the conference. You will receive an email alerting you when the videos are available to view. When that happens, log in to the Virtual Pass page, and select the sessions you want to watch. Hope this helps!