Who Do You Think You Are? Live: Ancestry Academy Livestream

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on February 22, 2013 in Social Media, Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are? Live is now upon us (22nd – 24thFebruary) and as always, there are lots of exciting and interesting things to see and do this year, so we wanted to let you know what we’ve got happening at the show then you can plan you day. So, grab your candy floss and toffee apples and get ready for the show.

We are bringing the Academy to you LIVE this year in a full live stream from The Olympia Exhibition Center in downtown London. Watch the live stream here below:

Watch live streaming video from ancestry at


See the Academy Schedule for the weekend below (times shown are in GMT):

Academy Schedule




1 Anybody Listening?February 22, 2013 at 6:03 am

What is the time zone referenced in this schedule?

Haven’t you Utah-centric people figured out that a supposedly global company needs to have some semblance of a global mindset.

2 Andy HatchettFebruary 22, 2013 at 6:14 am

The time shown is London time. Nothing Utah-centric about that at all.

Posted 7:14 Central Standard Time
Posted 7:14 London Time

3 Andy HatchettFebruary 22, 2013 at 6:15 am

opps! I meant 1:14 PM London Time.

4 Anybody Listening?February 22, 2013 at 7:04 am

“The time shown is London time.”

And you know this because? Since they make no indication of the time zone and their historic track record says they post most of this stuff in MST (including the time stamp on these posts), it’s anybody’s guess.

BTW, by the time the social media king posted this, the first 3 sessions were already over.

5 Andy HatchettFebruary 22, 2013 at 8:27 am

I know this because I asked someone I know who is there at the show.

6 Bertram Trumpington.February 22, 2013 at 8:43 am

It’s GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) there is no such thing as ‘London Time’.

7 Anybody Listening?February 22, 2013 at 9:13 am

Gee . . . with a little prodding some bright light in San Francisco is now awake and actually monitoring his creation. Now we all know that the time is GMT since we don’t have a friend there to tell us like Andy purports to have.

8 Andy HatchettFebruary 22, 2013 at 10:51 am

Actually- Nick isn’t in SF- He’s in London at WDYTYA Live.

9 Donna LawlorFebruary 23, 2013 at 2:26 pm

What about offering video clips that can be viewed later for subscribers.

10 JeanFebruary 24, 2013 at 5:13 am

What happened Sunday? Been up late (PST in USA) and so far none of the first 3 scheduled talks have “live streamed.” Was there not enough interest? It would have been nice to know that you were not planning to show the Sunday sessions so I wouldn’t have stayed up all night.

11 Nick CifuentesFebruary 24, 2013 at 7:05 am

Jean – Sorry for any confusion, we won’t be streaming today, we only were doing that Friday and Saturday.

12 ErinFebruary 24, 2013 at 7:18 am

Sunday streaming… was up ay 5:40 am on my day off to catch that last session on parish records. it has been offline until a few minutes ago and came in mid stream of the session. Is ancestry going to replay any of these videos on the blog or youtube?

13 Who Do You Think Is Confused?February 24, 2013 at 8:28 am

“Sorry for any confusion, we won’t be streaming today, we only were doing that Friday and Saturday.”

We are not confused, you people are.

You posted the message “Who Do You Think You Are? Live is now upon us (22nd – 24thFebruary), , ,” You put up a 3-day schedule. Why should we not think you are going to stream for 3 days?

Does anybody at this company take responsibility for their own actions? Is there any adult supervision?

14 Andy HatchettFebruary 24, 2013 at 10:42 pm


That posted schedule should have been very specific as to exactly what is was for; either what they were going to live stream or what their presentations at the exhibit would be.

I hope they learn to handle details better but- having observed them for years…

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