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==== Friday, February 11th  ====
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*TU037: Easy Digital Newsletters - class taught by Pat Richley-Ericson (aka [http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/ DearMyrtle]).  Read Joan Miller's [http://www.luxegen.ca/genealogy/rootstech-takeaways-easy-digital-newsletters/ blog post about her experience as a participant]. 
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Revision as of 18:47, 19 February 2011


The first annual RootsTech conference was held February 10-12, 2011 in Salt Lake City.  The conference is designed to bring together both genealogists and technologists to shape the future of Family History. RootsTech is sponsored by FamilySearch and several genealogy & technology partners. The official conference page is at http://rootstech.familysearch.org/.  

KeyNote Speakers

RootsTech 2011 featured 4 keynote speakers.  Their presentations were broadcast via live streaming. 

To learn more about each of the keynote speakers, visit the Keynote Speakers page on the Rootstech website.

Conference Courses

Classes at Rootstech 2011 were organized into two tracks: Tech Users (TU) and Tech Creators (TC). In addition, there were multiple luncheon events and unconference sessions. Courses are listed at http://rootstech.familysearch.org/sessions.php.

More detailed information is available for each of the following courses.

Thursday, February 10th

Friday, February 11th

Saturday, February 12th

Guidance for RootsTech Presenters was available online

Official Conference Bloggers

RoosTech invited 16 genealogy bloggers to serve as Official Conference Bloggers. 

Bloggers (official & unofficial) and those on Twitter sure had a lot to report! To view posts and tweets, visit the Geneabloggers RootsTech blogroll


The following companies exhibited at RootsTech 2011 Expo Hall:

View the floor plan map at the RootsTech site.


Attendees of RootsTech 2011