Friday, February 13, 2015

What to Expect - Friday, February 13

The following is from RootsTech.

What to Expect Tomorrow—Friday, February 13
Friday is sponsored by findmypast.
General Keynote Session:
Join us for an experience not to be missed. First Lady Laura Bush and daughter Jenna Bush Hager will take the stage tomorrow morning to share with you and thousands of others personal family stories.

Former First Lady Laura Bush will talk about life in the White House and the importance of family during those eight years. Her daughter, Jenna Bush Hager, will join the former First Lady onstage for a fireside chat to share family stories as a new grandmother and mother. In 2013, Jenna Hager gave birth to daughter Margaret Laura “Mila” Hager, adding a new generation to the Bush family.

Doors to Hall D  will open at 7:30 a.m.
RootsTech Innovator Showdown
Sponsored by MyHeritage
RootsTech Innovator ShowdownInnovators take the stage and battle for the prize as they showcase the latest cutting edge technology in family history. Come help shape the future of the industry by deciding the winner with your live audience vote! This is an event with contestants, judges, demos, tough questions and $25,000 in total prize money. The show will be held in Hall D (keynote room) right after the keynote on Friday at 10:30 AM. Learn about the RootsTech Innovator Showdown semi-finalists.  

Celebrate Your Heritage (Cultural Night)
Sponsored by Pictureline
Celebrate Your HeritageCome back to the Expo Hall for an exclusive world party. Sights, sounds, and dancing from around the world will be highlighted as groups of performers showcase the world’s cultures. The Expo Hall will have extended hours for this entertaining trip around the world. That gives you more time to roam the hall packed with hundreds of interactive booths showing the latest in family history.

Need Help?
For any questions about registration, events, sessions, etc., visit the friendly staff at the information booth in the south foyer near the onsite registration area.

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