Saturday, January 30, 2016

Welcome to RootsTech!

Welcome to RootsTech 2016!
Thank you for registering for RootsTech 2016. We’re excited to have you join us!
Watch for email updates with information about the conference and details to help you prepare for RootsTech, the largest family history conference in the world.
RootsTech Keynotes and Entertainment
Download the RootsTech Mobile App
Find your favorite classes, create your conference schedule, and plan for each day of the conference with the RootsTech 2016 mobile app. The mobile app also includes maps of the venue and expo hall and a full listing of conference speakers and exhibitors. Plan your RootsTech experience today by downloading the conference app.

Plan for RootsTech, and download the RootsTech 2016 conference app today at the App Store and Google Play.
REMEMBER! RootsTech Classes Start Wednesday, February 3, 2016!
Don’t forget, RootsTech will officially begin with two class sessions on Wednesday, February 3, starting at 3:00 p.m. and will end two class sessions earlier on Saturday, February 6. The last RootsTech class session ends at 2:30. As usual, the expo hall will remain open Thursday (10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.), Friday (10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.) and Saturday (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). Be sure to make your travel arrangements accordingly.

Onsite Check-In 
Conference check-in will take place at the registration area in the south lobby of the Salt Palace Convention Center. Upon check-in, you will receive your badge, any add-on tickets previously purchased, a conference guide, and other essential conference materials. A photo ID is required. To avoid the long lines, come at your earliest convenience.
Conference registration will be open during the following times:
Wednesday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For more details about RootsTech 2016, visit

Thanks to our Platinum and Gold Sponsors!
Platinum Sponsors is the company that helped pioneer the market for online family research. Over the last 17 years, they have digitized, indexed, and put online 15 billion records to go along with 60 million user-generated family trees. also operates a suite of online family history brands, including AncestryDNA, Family Tree Maker, and Fold3.
findmypast (previously DC Thomson Family History) is a British-owned world leader in online genealogy. It has an unrivalled record of online innovation in the field of family history and 18 million registered users across its family of online brands, which includes Mocavo, Genes Reunited, The British Newspaper Archive, amongst others.
MyHeritage is the most popular family network on the web. Millions of families around the world enjoy having a private and secure place to explore their family history, share photos and special family moments, and keep in touch. With 40 languages, 75 million users, 1.5 billion profiles, and 27 million family trees, MyHeritage is uniting families worldwide.
Gold Sponsor
Forever, Inc. owns and manages, the world’s first permanent online archive for people, families, and organizations. At Forever, information is triple-backed up and encrypted, and members own all of their information. There is no advertising and no data mining. Both storage and availability is guaranteed for generations. Forever was founded in 2012 by Glen Meakem.

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