LIVE @ RootsTech 2012

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on February 2, 2012 in Social Media is going to RootsTech 2012 and we want you to join us. We will be Livestreaming during the entire event, streaming various presentations from February 2 – February 4.

Watch the Livestream below:

Schedule includes:

February 2, 2011

Jack Reese – 3:45 pm EST (1:45 pm MST): Using Advanced Photographic Techniques to Recover Content from Damaged Documents
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Kory Meyerink – 5:00 pm EST (2:00 pm MST): One Hour with Kory Meyerink from ProGenealogists
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February 3, 2011

Crista Cowan & Anne Mitchell – 3:45 pm EST (1:45 pm MST): 5 New Things to Try at
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John Bacus – 5:00 pm EST (3:00 pm MST): What Does It Take to Get a Good Result? The Inner-workings of the Search Engine
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February 4, 2011

Tim Sullivan (CEO) – Panel – 10:30 am EST (8:30 am MST): Tim Sullivan and an Panel
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Peter Drinkwater – 1:00 pm EST (11:00 am MST): Everything You Wanted to Know About Fold3
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Kendall Hulet – 2:00 pm EST (12:00 pm MST): Roundtable Discussion
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At RootsTech, family historians of all skill levels will learn technology-based solutions to accelerate their research. Take a look at what you’ll experience at this year’s conference:

Discover how new and emerging technologies can simplify your research:

Learn from world leaders in genealogy and technology
Help leading-edge technology providers better understand your needs
Get a sneak peek at new products and services
Participate in hands-on workshops
Contribute to interactive presentations and panels
Take part in impromptu discussions with many of our sponsors

RootsTech is sponsored by, Microsoft, Dell, FamilySearch, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the National Genealogical Society, brightsolid,, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the Association of Professional Genealogists and Brigham Young University.



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2 John EarleyFebruary 4, 2012 at 9:45 am

The panel discussion on the live stream from the conference was outstanding. I am highly impressed with the expertise presented by the five panel members, Tim Sullivan, Eric Shoup, Scott Sorenson, Ken Chahine and Jonathon Young. It makes me feel that my annual subscription to is worth every penny.

3 swayaminfotechFebruary 5, 2012 at 10:06 pm

thanks for sharing….

4 Andy HatchettFebruary 6, 2012 at 6:39 am

When and where will the events Ancestry broadcast from RootsTech 2012?

I can’t locate them anywhere.

5 Nick CifuentesFebruary 6, 2012 at 8:22 am

Andy – We apologize, we ran into a number of network issues at the show that made us cancel a good portion of our originally scheduled broadcasts. You can catch a portion of the show’s recorded broadcasts here:

6 Andy HatchettFebruary 7, 2012 at 12:14 pm

Thanks Nick,

I appreciate the quick response.

Andy Hatchett

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