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Sunday, February 08, 2015

FGS/RootsTech 2015 & Myrt's AmbushCAM




DearREADERS,
Genealogists have already started arriving from all over the world to attend the jointly sponsored conference known this year as FGS/RootsTech 2015. I can hardly wait to see everyone! Official hashtags:
  • #fgs
  • #rootstech



FEDERATION OF GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES
February 11 - 14, Salt Lake City, Utah
FGS 2015 National Conference — "Connect.Explore.Refresh" is a one-of-a-kind special family history event being held concurrently with Rootstech. The 2015 FGS Conference is a "Don't Miss Event!" FGS and Rootstech will be sharing the same venue and each offering a diverse selection of presentations from leading genealogy experts and organizations. Plus, the world's largest collection of family history materials will be just minutes away. Register now for FGS 2015.
 

INNOVATORS' SUMMIT
When: Wednesday, February 11
Where: Salt Palace Convention Center
9:00a.m. Keynote address—“How to Apply the Innovator’s Method to Increase Your Success and Decrease Your Risk” by Nathan Furr, Ph.D.
10:30a.m. Classes* (Download the Innovator Summit Class Schedule [PDF])
11:45a.m. Innovator Challenge Semifinal Round and Box Lunch (provided)
1:00p.m. Classes Resume
5:15p.m. Classes End
5:15p.m. Social (featuring Innovator Summit Sponsor, Ancestry.com)
8:00p.m. Hack-a-thon event

*Additional classes are available on Thursday, February 12 and Friday, February 13. (Download the Innovator Summit Class Schedule [PDF])

If you are a developer, business leader, or entrepreneur, you won't want to miss this event. Go to RootsTech.org/register, and purchase an Innovator Summit pass to attend.


ROOTSTECH 2015
12-14 Feb - Salt Palace.
  • Combined FGS/RootsTech schedule
  • Expo Hall with over 300 vendors. Click here to see where the Expo Hall will be at the Salt Pal Thursday, February 12, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
    Friday, February 13, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
    Saturday, February 14, 2015, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
REGISTRATION begins here.


Ol' Myrt here has packed up her AmbushCAM to interview attendees and vendors alike, giving remote attendees a bit of insight into the proceedings.


+Cousin Russ will post the links to each AmbushCAM at:
 Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
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