Official Press Release
Laura Bush and Daughter Jenna to KeynoteRootsTech 2015
RootsTech 2015 attendees will get to hear firsthand how one of the nation’s most famous families celebrates their family across generations. RootsTech, the largest family history conference in the world, announced today that former First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager will be the keynote speakers during the morning general session on .
The former First Lady will talk about life in the White House and the importance of family during those eight years, as well as reflect on the difficult days following September 11th. Jenna Bush Hager will join her mother onstage for a fireside chat where they will share family stories as a new mother and grandmother.
FamilySearch CEO, Dennis Brimhall, is excited to welcome the Bush family. ”As we celebrate families across generations this year, I can’t think of more fitting guests to have join us. This will be quite memorable.” FamilySearchis the host organization for RootsTech.
Hager currently works as a contributor for NBC’s The Today Show and editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine. She enjoys spending as much time as possible with her daughter, Margaret Laura “Mila” Hager.
In addition to being a loving mother and grandmother, Mrs. Bush is a best-selling author, founder of the National Book Festival in Washington D.C. and Chair of the Women’s Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute. Laura Bush served as First Lady while her husband, George W. Bush was President of the United States from 2001-2009. Her father-in-law,George H.W. Bush was President of the United States from 1989-1993.
Visit RootsTech.org and reserve your seat to hear Laura Bush and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager. Passes start at just $19.
RootsTech, held - and hosted by FamilySearch, is the largest global family history event in the world! The fifth annual conference—celebrating families across generations—is the perfect place to discover and share your family's stories and connections through technology.