RootsTech London October 24-26 2019

The Society has received the following press release -

Salt Lake City – RootsTech is thrilled to announce the conference is expanding to international borders, beginning with the United Kingdom in 2019. RootsTech will host an event in London from 24-26 October 2019 at the ExCeL London Convention Centre.
 

“We are incredibly excited to take the learnings and excitement of RootsTech to London and to our friends in the United Kingdom and beyond,” said Steve Rockwood, FamilySearch International CEO.

“Interest in one’s family discovery is growing throughout the world, particularly throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia and this event will provide many people who are unable to attend  the conference in Salt Lake City with the same excitement, resources, learnings, and motivation to discover more about their families and themselves.”


The RootsTech London convention will follow a similar model that has proved successful over the past nine years the event has existed in Salt Lake City, Utah. RootsTech London will offer more than 150 informative lectures taught by industry experts, an exciting exhibit hall where vendors from around the world will display family history technology and services, entertainment, and inspirational keynote sessions.

“This event model has proven to be a great way for people to engage in family history, regardless of age or genealogical skill level. Everyone is welcome at RootsTech,” said Jen Allen, event director.

“We are excited to further position RootsTech as a global community for anyone to discover their family and deepen their sense of belonging that we all yearn for.”

The RootsTech London convention will not replace the annual conference in Salt Lake City, but will serve as an additional RootsTech event. All sessions of the RootsTech London conference will be conducted in English. Registration for RootsTech London will open in February 2019. To learn more, and to watch for continued updates, visit RootsTech.org/London.

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 event has become the largest of its kind in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants worldwide.

 

For more information see the RootsTech London website

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