Wednesday, October 17, 2012

RootsTech 2013-Conference News & Updates

The following is from RootsTech.

RootsTech 2013 Updates

We're excited for you to join us as a registered participant of RootsTech 2013.  In preparation for the conference, we have the following updates to share:


Thursday-Join us for our Opening Social at the Leonardo, Salt Lake City's contemporary Science, Technology and Art museum. Hosted by , the evening will feature heavy appetizers and hors d'oeuvres and exclusive access to amazing interactive exhibits. 
  • Cost: $10 per attendee, $10 for guests
  • Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013
  • Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Friday-Enjoy Late Night at the Library with extended hours at the Family History library.  Both experienced genealogists and novices alike will discover this amazing resource in a whole new light.  
  • Cost: No charge for registered attendees and guests
  • Date: Friday, March 22, 2013
  • Time: 5:30 - 10:00 pm

    Maximize your conference experience and attend a lunch hosted by industry experts. For more information, including a lunch menu each day, please visit
    Cost: $25 per lunch
    • New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)
    • FamilySearch
    • Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)
    • National Genealogical Society (NGS)
    • Find My Past

        During RootsTech you can attend several workshop and labs to get hands-on experience and on-site application of the latest technology and tools.  Workshops are available each day at no cost. Seating is limited and filling up fast! To see the schedule of workshops being offered visit

        Evening events, lunches, and workshops require registration. To add one of these activities to your current registration, use the link in your confirmation email to modify your registration. Or, click on the "edit registration" button at and access your account with your username and password.


        RootsTech 2013 offers several official conference hotels, with special room rates for attendees.  If you are joining us from out of town, please book your hotel room soon as our first two hotels (Salt Lake Plaza and Radisson) have already sold out.  We're pleased to announce two additional hotel options:

        Little America Hotel is conveniently located on 10 acres in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, just 10 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport. The hotel is within walking distance from shopping, restaurants and cultural attractions. 
        Address: 500 S. Main Street, Salt lake City, Utah 84101
        Phone: 800-281-7899
        Rate: $101 - $128 per night
        Book Now! Use Corporate I.D. # 307323

        This three star hotel is just one mile from Historic Temple Square as well as the Salt Palace Convention Center. Also includes:
        • Free hot buffet breakfast
        • Free high speed wireless internet throughout the hotel
        • Free downtown and airport shuttle

        Address: 230 West 500 South, Salt lake City, Utah 84101
        Phone: 801-328-4466, press 0
        Rate: $109 per night
        Please call hotel directly and mention RootsTech 2013 to get the special discount when booking your room.

        If you have questions or need help modifying your registration please email us at or call866-845-9273.  We'll see you in March 2013!

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