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Sunday, February 08, 2015

FGS/RootsTech 2015 & Myrt's AmbushCAM

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

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.

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,
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, and purchase an Innovator Summit pass to attend.

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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