Monday, September 15, 2014

LDSTech Newsletter, September 2014

The following is from LDSTech.

LDSTech Newsletter

LDSTech Conference: More Details! 

Registration is now open and available for the 1014 LDSTech Conference, October 16 & 17.

Register now for many exciting opportunities to meet with your teams and others at the conference as LDSTech hosts work on projects, forums to share your own ideas and developments, and presentations to learn more about mobile applications, LDS.orgtools, and meetinghouse technology. 

It is never too early to make flight reservations and lodging arrangements.

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Elder Bednar Awaits a "Flood of Righteousness"

Monday, 25 August, 2014
The Devotional talk at Education Week 2014, by Elder David A.Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, will be remembered as an important moment in the use of social media by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  (You can watch the entire talk at this link.)

Conference Keynote: Blaine Maxfield

Wednesday, 3 September, 2014
Blaine Maxfield is the CIO of the Church and the Managing Director of ICS, the Church's IT department. Prior to joining Church employment, Blaine worked for SunGard, a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest business software IT services providers in the world.

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Church News Article on Gospel App and Game Contest

Monday, 26 August 2014
The August 24 issue of the Church News contained an article entitled LDSTech Game Contest.  To see the article, follow the link:
The link to the contest rules and information 

Friday, 1 August 2014
The Joseph Smith Papers Project is a fascinating trip into the early history of the Church. The project, led by the Church Historian’s Office, gathers documents that pertain to the Prophet Joseph Smith. The project’s purpose is to provide a record of the life and history of the Joseph Smith, Jr. so scholars and students can easily access the foundational documents of the Church.


Developers and Programmers Conference Announced

Friday, 22 August 2014
FamilySearch DevCon (Developer Conference) 2014 will be heldSeptember 25-26 at the BYU Conference Center in Provo, Utah. The 2-day price is $95.00, for keynote, sessions, discussions, demos, food, information, networking opportunities, and prizes.

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Watch Previous 2014 LDSTech Broadcasts 

DateStreamPresenter & Topic
2014—JUL –11
2014 – JUN – 06
Jesh Barlow – FamilySearch Mobile Apps
Mike Madsen – Youth Activity Pages on
2014 – MAY – 02Michael Colemere – Four Elements of Successful Communication Strategies
2014 – MAR – 14Mel Broberg – Church Directory of Organizations and Leaders (CDOL)
2014 – FEB – 07Jim Byer – Windows 8 Gospel Library
2014 – JAN – 10Hal Rushton – Gospel Content on the Feature Phone

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