Sunday, January 09, 2011

RootsTech 2011 Early Bird Registration Ends January 15

The following is from the National Genealogical Society.

If you are interested in new technologies to make family history easier, RootsTech is for you! Don’t miss this brand-new conference February 10-12, 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The early bird registration price of $99 is valid through Saturday, January 15.

At RootsTech, family historians of all skill levels will learn technology-based solutions to accelerate their research. Here is a sampling of what you will experience at this unique conference:

ü  Discover how new and emerging technologies can simplify your research
ü  Learn from world leaders in genealogy and technology, including Curt Witcher, Shane Robison, Brewster Kahle, and Jay Verkler
ü  Help leading-edge technology providers better understand your needs
ü  Get a sneak peek at new products and services
ü  Participate in hands-on workshops
ü  Contribute to interactive presentations and panels
ü  Take part in unconferencing (impromptu discussions driven by attendees)
ü  Enjoy an out-of-this world event at the Clark Planetarium

RootsTech will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center, just a short walk from the world-famous Family History Library.  Take advantage of extended Library hours on Friday, especially for RootsTech attendees.

Whether you are new to genealogy or an experienced researcher, RootsTech is the ideal place to discover the latest tools for climbing your family tree. Please visit to see the full list of topics and sessions.

$99 through January 15, 2011
$150 beginning January 16, 2011

RootsTech is sponsored by Microsoft, Dell, FamilySearch, the National Genealogical Society, brightsolid,, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, and Brigham Young University.

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