Popular RootsTech 2017 Announces Free Online Broadcast Schedule
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 26, 2017)--Mark your calendars! RootsTech, the massive family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, , announced its free live online streaming schedule for 17 of its popular sessions including Jonathan and Drew Scott of HGTV's Property Brothers, Star Trek's Levar Burton, The Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, and the Genetic Genealogist, CeCe Moore, Liz Wiseman, and Steve Rockwood.. The live broadcasts online give those unable to attend in-person worldwide a sampling of the show's marquee content. Interested viewers will be able to watch the select broadcasts live at RootsTech.org.
"RootsTech 2017 offers over 200 sessions for those fortunate to attend in-person," said Chad Schumacher, RootsTech marketing manager. "However, the select sessions we will live stream for free will expand the show's reach significantly, giving many, many more the opportunity to participate remotely online in this world class conference." In 2016, over 150,000 viewers watched the conference sessions streamed live online. Even more are expected in 2017.
The streamed sessions will include the popular general sessions and a sampling of technology and family history presentations appealing to varied interests.
RootsTech Streaming Schedule
Watch at RootsTech.org. No registration is required to view the live streams. All times are in Mountain Standard Time (MST). The stream will automatically refresh at the beginning of each session (otherwise use the Refresh button on your browser).
|Innovator Summit General Session||Steve Rockwood (CEO, FamilySearch)|
Liz Wiseman (Author, Multipliers)
|Industry Trends and Outlook||Craig Bott and Guest Panel|
|Innovation - Best Practices and Applications||Cydni Tetro|
|RootsTech General Session||Steve Rockwood|
Jonathan and Drew Scott (HGTV's Property Brothers)
|Getting Started in Genealogy||Kelli Bergheimer|
|DNA: The Glue that Holds Families Together||Diahan Southard|
|DNA Matching on MyHeritage||Dana Drutman|
|Jewish Genealogy: Where to Look and What’s Available||Lara Diamond|
|Family History is Anything but Boring||Crystal Farish and Rhonna Farrer|
|RootsTech General Session||Levar Burton (Star Trek, RootsTech, Reading Rainbow)|
Special Guest Panel
|RootsTech Innovator Showdown Finals|
|Mother's, Daughters, Wives: Tracing Female Lines||Judy Russell (The Legal Genealogist)|
|Censational Census Strategies||Mary Kircher Roddy|
|Big 4: Comparing Ancestry, Findmypast, FamilySearch, and MyHeritage||Sunny Morton|
|Cross the Atlantic with Religious Records||Jen Baldwin|
|RootsTech General Session||Cece Moore (The Genetic Genealogist)|
Buddy Valastro (The Cake Boss)
|Journaling Principles that Work||Steve Reed|
|Don’t Just Be a Searcher, Be a Researcher||Crista Cowan|
|Creating Google Alerts for your Genealogy||Katherine R. Wilson|