Sunday, February 15, 2015

RootsTech 2015 and FGS 2015 Conference Blog Post Compendium

This is a compendium of all of the genealogy blog posts I've found about activities, classes and meetings at the RootsTech 2015 and Federation of Genealogical Societies 2015 Conferences, held 11-14 February 2015 in the Salt Palace Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, written by attendees.


I will add content as often as is needed.  If you have a blog post from these conferences and want to be listed in this post, please comment on this post with a link to your blog post.

1)  Randy Seaver, on the Genea-Musings blog:

*  FindMyPast Continues to Grow (11 February 2015)
*  FindMyPast to Host the Digital Library of New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (11 February 2015)
*  Ancestry.com Announces 2015 Product and Content Lineup (11 February 2015)
*  Treasure Chest Thursday - Family History Library Research (12 February 2015)
*  FindMyPast Offering DNA Testing to Customers (12 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 - Thursday Keynote Talks (12 February 2015)
*  RootsTech Expo Hall Photos Post #1 (12 February 2015)
*  Innovator Showdown is Friday at RootsTech 2015 (12 February 2015)
*  Findmypast Partners with StoryPress to Bring Family History to Life Through Storytelling (13 February 2015)
*  RootsTech Expo Hall Photos #2 (13 February 2015)
*  Innovator Showdown Winner is StoryWorth! (13 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 Expo Photos #3 (13 February 2015)
*  And the Crowd Went Wild at RootsTech 2015 (14 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 Expo Hall Photos #4 (14 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015 Geneablogger After-Party Photos - Post 1 (15 February 2015)
*  "She's my seventh cousin!" - I was quoted in the Daily Herald newspaper (16 February 2015)
*  Tuesday's Tip: Watch RootsTech 2015 Livestreamed Sessions (17 February 2015)
*  DearMYRTLE AmbushCAM and other Videos from FGS/RootsTech 2015 (17 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015 Geneablogger After-Party Photos - Post 2 (17 February 2015)
*  Linda and Donny at RootsTech -- Week 347 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday (18 February 2015)
*  Ten Takeaways From the FGS/RootsTech 2015 Conferences (18 February 2015)

2)  James Tanner, on the Genealogy's Star blog:


*  Welcome to the Innovators Summit (11 February 2015)
*  Inside Look at Ancestry's Innovation and Product Development (11 February 2015)
*  Innovator Summit - Mission Impossible? Tough Challenges, Which Need Automated Solutions (11 February 2015)
*  New Developments at findmypast.com (11 February 2015)
*  FamilySearch Opens First Discovery Center in Salt Lake City (11 February 2015)
*  Four Finalists Announced by FamilySearch in Innovators Challenge (11 February 2015)
*  #RootsTech -- Opening Day is Finally Here (12 February 2015)
*  #RootsTech Opening -- Hold onto your seats, here we go (12 February 2015)
*   #RootsTech -- More of the Opening and on the morning (12 February 2015)
*  #RootsTech -- Moving on Through Day One (12 February 2015)
*  #RootsTech – Day Two; Laura Bush Day (13 February 2015)
*  BillionGraves and Findmypast enter into partnership (13 February 2015)
*  Findmypast partners with StoryPress (13 February 2015)
*  Watch #RootsTech Live or on YouTube (13 February 2015)
*  #RootsTech 2015 Updates on YouTube (13 February 2015)
*  StoryWorth the Winner of the Innovator Showdown at #RootsTech (14 February 2015)
*  #RootsTech: "I am a Cousin" GlobalFamilyReunion.com and Donny Osmond (14 February 2014)
*  Announcements from BillionGraves (14 February 2014)
*  Adiós muchachos (y muchachas) compañeros de mi vida, (14 February 2015)
*  #RootsTech on YouTube.com and RootsTech.org (15 February 2015)
*  Video coverage of #RootsTech 2015 (17 February 2015)
* A.J. Jacobs and the Global Family Reunion (19 February 2015)
*  31 Sessions of RootsTech 2015 Now Online (26 February 2015)

3)  Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree blog:

*  DAY 1 – OPENING OF FGS CONFERENCE 2015, SALT LAKE CITY (11 February 2015)

*  DAY 2 – THURSDAY OPENING OF FGS-ROOTSTECH 2015 (12 February 2015)
*  DAY 3 – FGS- ROOTSTECH 2015 (13 February 2015)
*  DAY 4 - CLOSING DAY OF FGS-ROOTSTECH 2015 (15 February 2015)
*  FGS-ROOTSTECH 2015 - NEW VENDORS (16 FEBRUARY 2015)
*  FGS-ROOTSTECH 2015 - NEW VENDORS PART 2 (17 February 2015)

4)  Ruby's Ruby's Genealogical Ramblings blog:

*  RootsTech, Day One (12 February 2015)

*  Evening Event (13 February 2015)
*  Friday RootsTech (14 February 2015)
*  Saturday RootsTech: Family Discovery Day (14 February 2015)

5)  Hilary Gadsby on the Worldwide Genealogy Blog:

*  Salt Lake City The Rootstech 2015/ FGS Conference First Impressions (12 February 2015)

6)  Dick Eastman on the Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter blog:

*  Findmypast Continues to Grow (11 February 2015)
*  Findmypast Partners with New York’s Largest Genealogical Organization to Bring Wider Access to New York Records (11 February 2015)
*  Ancestry Announces 2015 Product and Content Lineup (11 February 2015)
*  FamilySearch Opens First Family Discovery Center in Salt Lake City (11 February 2015)
*  The Innovation Summit and the First Day of the FGS Conference in Salt Lake City (11 February 2015)
*  Findmypast Begins Offering DNA Testing to Customers (12 February 2015)
*  Findmypast Begins Offering DNA Testing to Customers    (12 February 2015) 
*   Today’s Report from the RootsTech and FGS Conferences  (12 February 2015)  
*  Findmypast and BillionGraves Announce Partnership  (15 February 2015)
*  Here is the Video I Told You About  (15 February 2015)
*  StoryWorth Wins First Place at RootsTech Innovator Showdown (16 February 2015)
*  20,000+ Family Historians Under One Roof (16 February 2015)
*  My Pictures from the RootsTech and FGS Conferences (18 February 2015)

7)  Jill Ball on the GeniAus blog:

*  New York Geneanews (12 February 2015)
*  A Quick Geneavlog Post from Salt Lake City (12 February 2015)
*  Rootstech Media Dinner (12 February 2015)
*  Rootstech Expo Hall (13 February 2015)
*  Australian Pride at Rootstech (13 February 2015)
Caitlin and The Camera - at Rootstech (14 February 2015)
*  A Scots Invasion at Rootstech (14 February 2015)
*  Sensatinoal Saturday (15 February 2015)
*  The Greatest Show on Earth (19 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 - Interview with AFFHO Presenter Josh Taylor (20 February 2015)
*  Myrt's Mission Control Center (22 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 - a Chat with Martyn and Heather (27 February 2015)

8)  Bloggers on the FamilySearch Blog:

*  RootsTech 2015 Streaming Schedule by Steve Anderson (10 February 2015)
*  5 Tips to Ensure a Pleasant Live Stream Experience by Megan Chipman (11 February 2015)
*  10 Ways to Make the Most of Your RootsTech Experience by Megan Chipman (11 February 2015)
*  FamilySearch Opens First Discovery Center in Salt Lake City by Paul Nauta (11 February 2015)
*  FamilySearch Announces 4 Innovator Showdown Finalists by Alison J. Herzog (11 February 2015)
*  Who to Follow on Twitter at RootsTech 2015 by Alison J. Herzog (12 February 2015)
*  Reimagining the Family Tree by Debra Woods (12 February 2015)
*  Storytelling in the Cloud by Ellen Bahr (13 February 2015)
*  First Lady Laura Bush Shares Touching Stories of Bush Family for RootsTech Crowds by Steve Anderson (13 February 2015)
*  StoryWorth Sweeps RootsTech Innovator Showdown by Paul Nauta (13 February 2015)
*  Infected Young by Debra Woods (20 February 2015)
*  Top 2-0 Family History Tweets from RootsTech by Alison J. Herzog (20 February 2015)
*  The MyHeritage Treasure Trove: An Overview of all MyHeritage Products and Features for Family Historians by Debra Woods (5 March 2015)

9)  Pat Richley-Erickson on the DearMYRTLE's Genealogy Blog:


*  FGS/RootsTech 2015 & Myrt's AmbushCAM (8 February 2
015)

*  FindMyPast: FTDNA Partnership (12 February 2015)
*  Storyworth Sweeps RootsTech Innovator Showdown (16 February 2016)

10)  Thomas MacEntee on the GeneaPress blog:

*  Findmypast continues to grow as Ancestry loses subscribers (11 February 2015)

*  Findmypast, one of the world’s fastest growing family history companies, partners with New York’s largest genealogical organization to bring wider access to New York records (11 February 2015)
*  Industry Leader Talks Innovation and New Collections at Annual RootsTech Conference (11 February 2015)
*  Findmypast begins offering DNA testing to customers (12 February 2015)
*  Findmypast and BillionGraves announce partnership to make rich historical content accessible to everyone for free (13 February 2015)
*  Findmypast partners with StoryPress to bring family history to life through the power of storytelling (13 February 2015)

11)  
Laila Normann Christensen on the Slekt og Slikt! blog (select the English translation on the right-hand side):

*  Roots Tech 2015 - Live Streaming (or: how to be with without being there?) (12 Febuary 2015)
*  Rootstech2015 - report no. 1 (12 February 2013)
*  Rootstech2015 - report no.2 (13 February 2015)
*  Rootstech2015 - report no.3 (13 February 2015)
*  Rootstech2015 - Questions answered Legacy (13 February 2015)
 Rootstech2015 - Report No.4 (13 February 2015)
*  Rootstech2015 - Report No.4 (or: Hvermansens Who Do You Think You Are?) (14 February 2015)
*  Rootstech2015 - Report No.5 (or - Everything is big in America ...) (15 February 2015)

12)  Scott Fisher on the Extreme Genes blog:

*  Roots Tech is About to Begin! (11 February 2015)

*  FamilySearch’s Brimhall Opens the Convention, Sets Theme (12 February 2015)
*  Laura Bush and Jenna Hager Open Day 2 of Roots Tech (13 February 2015)
*  Roots Tech Action in the Exhibition Hall (13 February 2015)
*  Roots Tech: Day 3 Kicks Off With AJ Jacobs and Donny Osmond (14 February 2015)
*  Congrats to Nick Baum’s StoryWorth, Winner of Roots Tech 2015 Innovator Showdown!  (14 February 2015)
*  AJ Jacobs, Roots Tech Key Note Speaker, Is Fisher’s Cousin! (14 February 2015)
*  Genie Gallery from RootsTech 2015! (21 February 2015

13)  Elise Ann Wormuth on the Living in the Past: A Family History blog:


*  Salt Lake Update: Part 1 (10 February 2015)

*  Salt Lake Update: Part 2 (11 February 2015)
*  Salt Lake Update: RootsTech Day 1 (12 February 2015)
*  Salt Lake Wrapup: Final Thoughts (16 February 2015)

14)  Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist blog:

*  Salt Lake City: DNA (10 February 2015)
*  Streaming from RootsTech (11 February 2015)
*  On the record: FGS 2015 (12 February 2015)
*  Halfway Home (13 February 2015)
*  DNA in SLC (15 February 2015)

15)  The writer of The Ancestry Insider blog:


*  Inside Look at Ancestry.com’s Product Development (#RootsTech #RTATEAM) (11 February 2015)

*  Ancestry.com Releases 2015 Product Plan at #FGS2015/#RootsTech   (11 February 2015)
*  Ancestry.com’s Scott Sorensen Addresses #InnovatorSummit @ #RootsTech (#RTATEAM) (11 February 2015)
*  FamilySearch Opens First Discovery Center at #RootsTech/#FGS2015 (#RTATEAM) (11 February 2015)
*  Watch #RootsTech Free, Online (#RTATeam) (11 February 2015)
*  #RootsTech and #FGS2015 Opening Session (#RTATEAM) (12 February 2015
*  GEDCOM Replacement is Here (#RootsTech #RTATEAM) (12 February 2015)
*  Friday the 13th at #RootsTech #FGS2015 (#RTATEAM) (13 February 2015)
*  FamilySearch App Gallery Highlighted at #RootsTech (#RTATEAM) (13 February 2015)
*  Laura Bush and Daughter Jenna ar #RootsTech / #FGS2015 (#RTATEAM) (14 February 2014)
*  FamilySearch Roadmap at #RootsTech (#RTATEAM) (14 February 2015)
*  FamilySearch Partnerships: Get the Inside Scoop! (#RootsTech #RTATEAM) (14 February 2015)
*  #RootsTech/#FGS2015 Keynote: We Are All Cousins (#RTATEAM) (17 February 2015)
*  “Who Do You Think You Are? Story” at #RootsTech (#RTATEAM) (18 February 2015)
*   NewsBank and FamilySearch Obituary Partnership (#RootsTech #RTATEAM) (19 February 2015)
*  Search Ancestry Like a Pro (#RootsTech #RTATEAM) (26 February 2015)
*  Partnership Town Hall With FamilySearch Executives: Partnerships (#RootsTech #RTATEAM) (28 February 2015)
*  Donny Osmond Keynote at #RootsTech/#FGS (2 March 2015)
*  David Archuleta at #RootsTech/#FGS 2015 Closing Social (#RTA2015) (3 March 2015)
*  Studio C's Handy Book for Genealogists (#RootsTech/#FGS 2015) (3 March 2015)
*  FamilySearch Family Tree 2014 and Beyond (#RootsTech #RTATEAM) (5 March 2015)

16)  Amy Urman on The Genealogy Search blog:


*  And we're off! FGS is off to a great start (11 February 2015)
*  FGS Society Day (11 February 2015)
*  #FGS2015 End of day three FGS (13 February 2015)
*  #2015 FGS/Rootstech and 2016 FGS in Springfield Illinois (16 February 2015)
*  2015 RootsTech Free Videos (17 February 2015)

17)  Gayle on the Family Roots and Branches blog:

*  Ancestry Announces 2015 Product and Content Lineup (12 February 2015)
*  Ancestry Will Expand DNA Circles in 2015 (13 February 2015)

18)  Bloggers on the MyHeritage Blog:

*  RootsTech 2015: Day 1 by Emma (13 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015: Day 2 by Aaron Godfrey (14 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015: Day 3 by Aaron Godfrey (15 February 2015)

19)  Amy Coffin on The We Tree Genealogy Blog:


*  FamilySearch 2015 RootsTech Media Dinner (11 February 2015) *  RootsTech and FGS2015 Opening Day (13 February 2015)

20)  Pauleen Cass on the Family History Across the Seas blog and the Worldwide Genealogy blog:


*  Genealogy Heaven (14 February 2015)
*  Reviewing RootsTech 2015: The Highlights (17 February 2015)
*  Congress 2015 Meets RootsTech/FGS (20 February 2015)
*  Genetic Genealogy at RootsTech and FGS 2015 (20 February 2015)
*  Incidental Sightseeing Part 1: Salt Lake City (20 February 2015)
*  Incidental Sghtseeing Part 2: Salt Lake City (22 February 2015)
*  Exploring the Expo Hall at RootsTech/FGS (23 February 2015)

21)  Linda McCauley and Caroline Pointer on the FGS Voice blog:

*  Wednesday FGS 2015 Delegate of the Day (11 February 2015)
*  FGS 2015: Librarians' Day (12 February 2015)
*  Thursday FGS 2015 Delegate of the Day (12 February 2015)
*  FGS 2015: Wednesday (13 February 2015)
*  Friday FGS Delegate of the Day (13 February 2015)
*  FGS 2015 Delegate of the Conference (14 February 2015)
*  FGS 2015: A Look Back in Pictures (16 February 2015)

22)  Diane Haddad on The Genealogy Insider blog:


*  News From FamilySearch's RootsTech Conference in Salt Lake City (13 February 2015)
*  Exploring Your Family Tree in FamilySearch's New Family Discovery Center (17 February 2015)

23)  Gayle Ficarra Wolcott on the Genealogy Dragnet blog:


*  FGS/RootsTech Conference - Day 1 (13 February 2015)
*  FGS RootsTech Conference - Day 2 (14 February 2015)
*  FGS RootsTech Conference - Day 3 (15 February 2015)

24)  Leland Meitzler on the GenealogyBlog:

*  Leland Attended a #RootsTech Opening Session… (12 February 2015)
*  StoryWorth Wins the RootsTech 2015 Innovator Showdown (13 February 2015)
*  I’m Having Way Too Much Fun at #RootsTech (13 February 2015)
*  A Sweetheart of a deal… #RootsTech #Genealogy (14 February 2015)
*  The New FamilySearch Discovery Center (16 February 2015)
*  Full Access to MyHeritage – Premium Plus Family Site & Data Plan – Just $99.95! (17 February 2015)

25)  Bloggers on The In-Depth Genealogist blog:

*  RootsTech’s Innovator Summit vy Hennifer Alford (12 February 2015)
*  Opening Night Event: Behind the Scenes of Genealogy Television Shows by Shannon Combs Bennett (13 February 2015)
*  FGS Society Day: DNA Interest Groups with CeCe Moore  by Michelle Goodrum (17 February 2015)
*  Wandering in the RootsTech Exhibit Hall by Michelle Goodrum (18 February 2015)
*  RootsTech/FGS 2015 Recap by Shannon Bennett (20 February 2015)

26)  Janice Sellers on the Ancestral Discoveries blog:


*  FGS Conference: Society Day and Librarians' Day (12 February 2015)
*  FGS and RootsTech: Thursday and Friday (14 February 2015)
*  FGS and RootsTech: Saturday and Overall Impressions (15 February 2015)

27)  Helen V. Smith on the From Helen V. Smith's Keyboard blog:


*  RootsTech Setup Day: the Expo Hall (14 February 2015)
*  Federation of Genealogical Societies: Society Day (15 February 2015)
*  My GeneaJar for GeneaGoodies (15 February 2015)

28)  Emily Garber on the (Going) the Extra Yad blog:

*  FGS conference 2015: Day 1, opening session (11 February 2015)
*  FGS conference 2015, Day 1, Focus on Societies (11 February 2015)
*  FGS conference, Day 1 - social life (11 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech conference 2015, Day 2 (beginning and ending) (12 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech conference 2015, Day 2 (the middle) (13 February 2015)

29)  Renee Zamora on Renee's Genealogy Blog:

*  RootsTech 2015 Starts Tomorrow! (11 February 2015)
*  Saturday is Family Discovery Day! (11 February 2015)
*  RootsMagic at RootsTech: Discounts, Exhibit Hall, Instruction, and a Prize Patrol! (11 February 2015)
*  RootsTech's Innovator Summit and FGS (12 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 - Thursday Events (12 February 2015)
*  What to Expect - Friday, February 13 (12 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 - Friday Events (13 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 - Friday Recap and Photos (24 February 2015)
  
30)  Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog:
*  Rootstech 2015: My One World Tree Presentation (14 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 (17 February 2015)
31) Susan Bankhead on the Brick Wall Genealogy blog:

*  Feeling Left Out? There’s Hope: FGS/RootsTech 2015 (12 February 2015)

*  Gone to Heaven: FGS/RootsTech 2015: Thursday (13 February 2015)
*   On Top Of The World! FGS/RootsTech 2015: Friday (14 February 2015)
*  Tipping My Hat To FGS/RootsTech 2015: Saturday (15 February 2015)
*  Revisit RootsTech for Free (17 February 2015)
*  I Have Some Deals For YOU FGS/RootsTech Vendors (18 February 2015)

32)  Sue Maxwell on the Granite Genealogy blog:


*  FamilySearch Family Discovery Center - New in Salt Lake City (10 February 2015)

*  What is Your Story? - RootsTech 2015 Update (13 February 2015)

33)  Angela Walton-Raji on the My Ancestor's Name and  African Roots Podcast.com blogs:


*  On the Eve of RootsTech (11 February 2015) *  African Roots Podcast Episode #306 February 13, 2015 (13 February 2015)

34)  Roger Moffat on the Roger's Ramblings blog:

*  When the Undertaker isn’t the Informant (10 February 2015)
*  FGS 2015 and RootsTech – Wednesday (12 February 2015)
*  FGS 2015 and RootsTech – Thursday (13 February 2015)
*  FGS 2015 and RootsTech -- Friday (9 March 2015)

35)  Bloggers on Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems blog:

*  New Interactive Exhibit Brings Family History to the Public: FamilySearch Discovery Center by Sunny Morton (12 February 2015)
*  DNA Was a HOT Topic at RootsTech 2015! by Diahan Southard (15 February 2015)
*  RootsTech Roundup, Writing Family History and More by Sunny Morton (25 February 2015)

36)  Alona Tester on the LoneTester HQ blog:

*  RootsTech - Let's Do It Again (11 February 2015)
*  Pre-RootsTech - A Wander Around Salt Lake City (12 February 2015)
*  RootsTech - Setup Day (and a Few Talks) (14 February 2015)
*  RootsTech - Day 1 It Begins!! (15 February 2015)
*  RootsTech - The Bling! (15 February 2015)
*  RootsTech - Day 2 The Fun Continues (16 February 2015)
*  RootsTech - Day 3 All Good Things Come to an End (18 February 2015)
*  RootsTech - The People You Meet (24 February 2015)

37)  Eric Jelle on the GeneDocs: Family Research and Legacy Preservation blog:

*  RootsTech 2015 - Day 1 (12 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 Days 2 and 3 (15 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2016 (15 February 2015)

38)  Bloggers on the Ku-ring-gai Historical Society blog:

*  Greetings from Salt Lake City by Jill Ball (12 February 2015)
*  RootsTech Report by Jill Ball (15 February 2015)

39)  W. David Samuelsen on the SAMPUBCO blog:

*  Seen at RootsTech 2015 (15 February 2015)

40)  Heather Thomas on the FindMyPast Blog:

*  Findmypast subscriber numbers grow, as fantastic new developments and partnerships are announced at RootsTech 2015 (16 February 2015)

41)  Banai Feldstein on The  Genealogy Nitpicker blog:

*  RootsTech 2015 Review (16 February 2015)

42)  Paula Stuart-Warren on the Genealogy by Paula blog:

*  Federation of Genealogical Societies/Rootstech joint conference notes (15 February 2015)

43) Daniel Hubbard on the Personal Past Meditations - A Genealogical Blog:

*  RootsTech & FGS (16 February 2015)

44)  Biff Barnes on the Stories To Tell Blog:

*  RootsTech 2015: What Technology Can’t Do For a Family History Writer (11 February 2015)


45) Donna Peterson on the Hanging From the Family Tree blog:

*  FGS 2015 Day 1 - Society Day (11 February 2015)
*  FGS 2014 and FGS/RootsTech 2015 Reflections (23 February 2015)

46)  Devon Lee on A Patient Genealogist blog:

*  Initial RootsTech Impressions (16 February 2015)
*  A Second RootsTech Streaming Recap (17 February 2015)

47)  Jenny Joyce on the Jennyalogy blog:


*  Nearly Time for RootsTech (11 February 2015)
*  Curt Witcher Says Societies Should Embrace Change (12 February 2015)
*  RootsTech Official Opening (13 February 2015)
*  RootsTech Speakers (14 February 2015)
*  Final RootsTech Keynotes (16 February 2015)
*  More RootsTech Lectures (18 February 2015)

48)  Becky Jamison on the Grace and Glory blog:

*  My Out-takes From RootsTech 2015 (16 February 2015)
*  I Visited the Family Discovery Center and Made a Great New Discovery (21 February 2015)

49)  Diane Boumenot on the One Rhode Island Family blog:

*  A Lesson in Family History at the FGS Conference (17 February 2015)

50)  Janine Adams on the Organize Your Family History blog:

*  Off to RootsTech 2015 (10 February 2015)
*  Can't Be At RootsTech? Watch From Home (13 February 2015)
*  It's Not About Climbing the Tree (17 February 2015)

51)  Amy Johnson Crow on the No Story Too Small blog:

*  Genealogy Conferences as Group Therapy (17 February 2015)
*  Stories at FGS / RootsTech, or, Why I'm Not Brandishing a Pitchfork (20 February 2015)

52)  Carol Kostakos Petranek on the Spartan Roots blog:

*  RootsTech, DNA and New Cousins (16 February 2015)

53)  Lise Harding on the Genealogical Jamboree Blog:

*  SCGS and Jamboree at RootsTech 2015 and FGS  (16 February 2015)

54)  Janet Hovorka on The Chart Chick blog:

*  My RootsTech Highlights (16 February 2015)

55)  Tammy Hepps on the Treelines blog:

*  On Margarine, Microfilm, and Chance Meetings (17 February 2015)

56)  Denise Levenick on The Family Curator blog:

*  RootsTech 2015 Photo Album (17 February 2015)
*  About Genealogy Conferences and Salt Lake City ... One More Thing (28 February 2015)

57) Caroline Cohoe Schultz on the Calling all Cousins blog:

*  #RootsTech 2015 (16 February 2015)

58)  Beverley Fieg on the Knit Genealogists blog:

*  Home From RootsTech 2015 (18 February 2015)

59)  J. Paul Hawthorne on the GeneaSpy blog:

*  FGS/RootsTech 2015: A Photo Recap; Day 1 (18 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015: A Photo Recap; Day 2 (19 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015: A Photo Recap; Day 3 (Part 1) (20 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015: A Photo Recap; Day 3 (Part 2) (21 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015: A Photo Recap; Day 3 (Part 3) (23 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015: A Photo Recap; Day 4 (Part 1) (24 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015: A Photo Recap; Day 4 (Part 2) (25 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015: A Photo Recap; Day 5 (Part 1) (26 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015: A Photo Recap; Day 5 (Part 2) (27 February 2015)

60)  Tim Firkowski on the Sherlock's Genealogical Adventures blog:

*  Sherlock at FGS/RootsTech 2015 (19 February 2015)

61)  Michael McCormick on the Enduring Legacy Genealogy blog:

*  My #RootsTecvh and FGS 2015 Impressions (19 February 2015)

62) Michelle Goodrum on The Turning of Generations blog:

*  FGS/RootsTech 2015: What I Learned on Thursday (19 February 2015)
*  What I Learned Friday - 2015 FGS/RootsTech (20 February 2015)
*  What I Learned Saturday at the FGS/RootsTech Conference (21 February 2015)

63)  Amy Archibald on the Revealing Roots and Branches blog:

*  Innovator Summit - RootsTech 2015 (11 February 2015) *  RootsTech 2015 - Day 1 - February 12th (16 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 - Day 2 - February 13th (18 February 2015)
*  RootsTech 2015 - Day 3 - February 14th (20 February 2015)
*  Finding the Living among the Dead: Using the Internet to Find Your Living Cousins (23 February 2015)
*  FamilySearch Discovery Center (25 February 2015)

64)  Fran Kitto on the TravelGenee.com blog:

*  RootsTech  Roundup for 2015 (20 February 2015)

65)  Donna Phillips on the Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Blog:

*  Serendiptiy Friday, February 20, 2015 (20 February 2015)

66)  Cheryl Hudson Passey on the Carolina Girl Genealogy blog:

*  My First Day at FGS 2015 ~ Learning, Socializing, and Having Fun (20 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015 Day 2 ~ The Fun Continues! (21 February 2015)
*  FGS/RootsTech 2015 Day 3 ~ It Just Keeps Getting Better (22 February 2015)
*  DONNY!!! I Mean Day 4 FGS/RootsTech 2015 (23 February 2015)
*  My Last Day in Salt Lake City ~ The Family History Library and Temple Square (24 February 2015)

67)  Linda Robbins on the Hollingsworth Robbins Family Tree blog:

*  Sharing My Thoughts About FGS/RootsTech 2015 in Salt Lake City , February 10-15, 2015 (21 February 2015)

68)  Laura Hedgecock on the Treasure Chest of Memories blog:

*  Why Go to a National Conference? (29 January 2015)
*  Who Inspires You? (13 February 2015)

69)  Joy Stubbs on the Family History Writing blog:

*  RootsTech -- Saving the World (22 February 2015)

70)  Tonia Kendrick on the Tonia's Roots blog:

*  FGS 2015 Session Highlights (23 February 2015)

71)  Tessa Keough on The Keough Corner blog:

*  A Little Late - RootsTech/FGS: My Week in Review (23 February 2015)
*  Society Do-Over (Or Do Better) - FGS Society Day 2015 (24 February 2015)
*  RootsTech and FGS Built It - and We All Came to the Exhibit Hall (25 February 2015)
*  It's All About the Learning - So Many Choices! (26 February 2015)
*  Looking Back on Tessa's Excellent RootsTech/FGS Adventure (# March 2015)

72)  Rosemary Morgan on the London Roots Research blog;

*  RootsTech and FGS 2015 - A British Overview (23 February 2015)
*  Day 1 of RootsTech 2015 and the DNA Story (26 February 2015)
*  Day 2 of RootsTech 2015 and My Interview with Tahitia McCabe, from Srathclyde Genealogical Studies (9 March 2015)
*  Day 3 of RootsTech 2015 and My Interviews with Mykos Clelland of FindMyPast, Paul howes and Tessa Keough (11 March 2015)

73)  Lindsay Fulton on the Vita Brevis blog:

*  RootsTech Wrap Up (23 February 2015)

74)  Sandra Gardner-Benward on the Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society blog:

*  Wordless Wednesday - Live Streaming from RootsTech 2015 (11 February 2015)
*  Follow Friday -  It's Society Day (13 February 2015)
*  Tuesday's Tip - FGS/RootsTech2015 OVER (17 February 2015)
*  Society Saturday - Root Cellar SGS on Display (21 February 2015)

75)  Shelley Murphy on the familytreegirldotcom blog:

*  The Aftermath of 2015 RootsTech/FGS, Salt Lake City (16 February 2015)

76)  The writer of the Family Sleuther blog:

*  RootsTech + FGS: 2015's Genealogical Extravaganza (16 February 2015)

77)  Donna Moughty on Donna's Irish Genealogy Resources blog:

*  RootsTech/FGS Roundup (16 February 2015)

78)  Colleen Greene on the Colleen Greene blog:

*  Learning Material From My TootsTech 2015 Session on APIs for Genealogy (24 February 2015)

79) The writer of The Intrepid Sleuth blog:

*  RootsTech 2015 Review (Sorta) (16 February 2015)
*  RootaTech 2015, Online Genealogy Marketplace Sites Review (24 February 2015)

80)  Caitlin Gow on the Genealogically Speaking blog:

*  Waking Up in Salt Lake City (2 March 2015)
*  Ready to Learn at FGS! (3 March 2015)

81)  Laurie Desmarais on the ConfuseTheDead.com blog:

*  FGS-RootsTech Monday (2 March 2015)
*  Keynotes From FGS/RootsTech (2 March 2015)
*  FGS - RootsTech Classes (2 March 2015)
*  Things to Remember for the Next Time (2 March 2015)

82)  Valerie Elkins on the Family Cherished blog:

*  RootsTech 2015 and Is It Worth Attending Again? (5 March 2015)

If I've missed a blog post of yours about RootsTech, please let me know in a comment.

Last updated:  11 March 2015  3 p.m. Pacific Time.


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15 comments:

Jana Last said...

Thank you for this blog post compendium Randy!

bgwiehle said...

The Ancestry Insider [http://www.ancestryinsider.org] has 6 or more conference-related posts, as of this morning, depending on when you start counting.

Elizabeth Lapointe said...

Hello, Randy,

I have put on blog posts of each day's live streaming, plus I have covered DearMyrt's AmbushCAM each day at genealogycanada.blogspot.com

Thanks, Randy.

Regards,

Elizabeth

Jill Ball said...

Thanks for the inclusion Randy. Lots to keep me amused here.

Jill Ball said...

Thanks for including the Ku-ring-gai blog Randy. Sharn Qhite Familyhistory4u at blogger may have also blogged. If not she intends to.

Jill Ball said...

That's Sharn White. I'm on a bumpy bus.

Laila N. Christiansen said...

Thank you for including my blog Randy - even if it has to be red through Google Translate...

Beverley Fieg said...

Great idea Randy.
my blog is at: knitgenie.net

Devon Lee said...

Thanks for including my Monday Morning Quarter back posts.

Caroline Cohoe Shultz said...

Thanks for including my RootsTech blog!

TravelGenee said...

Randy, thanks heaps for including my post. Appreciated!!!!

L. Hedgecock said...

Hi Randy,
Great summary.
I (Laura Hedgecock) had two on my Treasure Chest of Memories blog.

Why go to a national genealogy conference? http://treasurechestofmemories.com/go-national-genealogy-conference

and

Who inspires you?

http://treasurechestofmemories.com/who-inspires-you/

Thanks
Laura Hedgecok

Unknown said...

What a truly amazing list of blog posts. Surely no other genie event in the world has this much written about it.

And thankyou for your efforts in creating a single list for everyone. It really is appreciated. - Alona Tester (Lonetester HQ)

Amy Archibald said...

Thank you Randy for including my blog posts!

Drew Watts said...

Very interesting post! I am so glad to read about these conference meetings. I am a businessman and usually I have to organize so many meetings. Presently I am busy in organizing a business meeting at a domestic rental conference room. It is really a big headache!! Isn’t that true?