Sunday, August 16, 2015

RootsTech 2016 Registration Opens 15 Sep 2015

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was received over the weekend from our friends at RootsTech. Please note that today, if you click to visit the website here: you'll find archived 2015 live-streamed and recorded sessions. Official 2016 Ambassadors and speakers had until this past Friday to accept offers to participate. This means the next month will be a busy one for the RT web designers. As an official RootsTech Ambassador, Ol' Myrt here will keep her DearREADERS in the loop as new details unfold.

February 3-6 2016
Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Lake City, Utah

One Month Away: RootsTech 2016 Registration Opens!
Registration for RootsTech 2016 will open on Tuesday, September 15, 2015! For a limited time, exclusive early bird discount pricing will be available on the RootsTech pass and the RootsTech and Innovator Summit pass, which will be available for $149 and $169 respectively. Mark your calendars today to be one of the first to register for what will be the most inspiring RootsTech ever.
Join us and celebrate your family across generations. As always, there will be a full lineup of inspirational keynote speakers, over 200 educational classes, exciting hands-on activities in the expo hall, and entertaining evening events.

NEW! RootsTech Classes Start Wednesday, February 3, 2016!
The RootsTech 2016 class schedule is shifting—starting earlier in the week. RootsTech will officially begin with two class sessions on Wednesday, February 3, starting at 1:30 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 am to 7:00 pm) and Saturday (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). Be sure to make your travel arrangements accordingly. Click HERE to make a reservation with one of the four sponsoring hotels.

NEW! RootsTech Scheduling Tool
Along with registration on September 15, all RootsTech and Innovator Summit classes, including speakers, class titles, and descriptions, will be made available through our registration portal. Also available within the registration portal is a scheduling tool where you will be able to build, edit, and even print your RootsTech 2016 schedule. We encourage all attendees to build a schedule in order to have a better, more comfortable experience while at the conference. 

NOTE: Account creation is required to register, view classes, and build a class schedule. Building a RootsTech 2016 class schedule does not reserve or guarantee a seat in the classes you have chosen. 

Family Discovery Day
Registration for Family Discovery Day at RootsTech happening Saturday, February 6, 2016, will be available on September 15 for families and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This free one-day event includes devotionals, classes, interactive activities, and entertainment to help families and members discover, preserve, and share their family connections. Event details, including speakers and classes, will be made available soon. 

About RootsTech
RootsTech, hosted by FamilySearch, is a global conference celebrating families across generations, where people of all ages are inspired to discover and share their memories and connections. This annual event has become the largest of its kind in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants worldwide.

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