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LiveStreaming sessions starting tomorrow

So you’re watching all the blog posts and social media action about RootsTech 2020 getting underway in Salt Lake City.

And you’re feeling left out.

No reason for that — you can join in from home, with all day live-streamed sessions starting tomorrow, Wednesday, February 26th.

RootsTech 2020

And every bit of the live-streaming — every single session — is free.

Here’s the 2020 RootsTech LiveStream schedule:

Wednesday, February 26

8 a.m. Mountain time | Photos Capture the Story
Speaker: Jens Nielsen

9:30 a.m. Mountain time | What’s New at Ancestry
Speaker: Crista Cowan

11 a.m. Mountain time | The Story of You on FamilySearch

1:30 p.m. Mountain time | Adding Branches to Your Family Tree Using DNA
Speaker: Angie Bush

3 p.m. Mountain time | Finding Your Elusive Female Ancestors
Speaker: Julie Stoddard

4:30 p.m. Mountain time | General Session – 10-year Celebration
Keynote: Steve Rockwood, CEO of FamilySearch International

Thursday, February 27

8 a.m. Mountain time | Unlocking the Power of the FamilySearch Wiki
Speakers: Danielle Batson, Jenny Hansen, Jeff Svare

9:30 a.m. Mountain time | German Research for the Everyday American
Speaker: Karynne Moses

11 a.m. Mountain time | General Session
Featuring Leigh Anne Tuohy

1:30 p.m. Mountain time | DNA, Genealogy, and Law Enforcement: All the Facts
Speaker: Blaine Bettinger

3 p.m. Mountain time | Tackling Difficult Chapters of our Family History
Speaker: Cheri Daniels

Friday, February 28

8 a.m. Mountain time | Discover Your Family with Interviews and Sources
Speakers: Mat and Rachel Trotter

9:30 a.m. Mountain time | 2019: Year of the Copyright
Speaker: Yours truly, Judy G. Russell

11 a.m. Mountain time | General Session
Featuring David Kennerly—Sponsored by Canon

1:30 p.m. Mountain time | City Directories and Other New Collections on MyHeritage
Speaker: Mike Mansfield

3 p.m. Mountain time | Preserving the Fabric of our Families
Speaker: Jennifer Hadley

Saturday, February 29

8 a.m. Mountain time | Ancestry On the Go: Ancestry App Suite
Speaker: Peter Drinkwater, Kenric Russell, Victoria Smith

9:30 a.m. Mountain time | FamilySearch App for Intermediate/Advanced Users
Speaker: Todd Powell

11 a.m. Mountain time | General Session
Featuring Emmitt Smith

1:30 p.m. Mountain time | Healing and Family History-The Emotional Side of DNA
Speaker: Robin Wirthlin

3 p.m. Mountain time | Introduction to What Are the Odds? (WATO)
Speaker: Leah Larkin

The full schedule is online here, and you can read more about any of these sessions online here (just click on the day and then the session for a more complete description).

If you can’t be there in person, live-streaming is the next best thing…

And if that’s not enough, there’s also a Virtual Pass — priced at $129 from home and a $79 add-on for attendees — that will open up 30 additional sessions. Read about that online here.

No need to feel left out of RootsTech at all!

Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “RootsTech from home,” The Legal Genealogist ( : posted 25 Feb 2020).

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