One of the significant changes from past years is the proliferation of small in-Expo theaters. Lisa Louise Cooke started this several years ago, and now most of the major companies and some of the smaller companies have a small theater, with a large screen and microphone and 10 to 30 chairs, in their exhibits. There is a lot of education going on in these theaters and a lot of customer-to-supplier information exchanged.
1) Here is Russ Worthington teaching in the Family Tree Maker 2017 exhibit:
2) One of the FamilySearch theaters:
3) Diahan Southard teaching about DNA in Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems theater:
4) Paul Woodbury teaching about DNA in the MyHeritage exhibit theater:
5) At most conferences, geneabloggers collect the ribbons and attach them to their naetag badge. Roger Moffat has the longest "tail" that I've seen so far this RootsTech - it's down to the floor, but then he's relatively short. Don't look at his socks; I think he has another pair juyst like that at home.
6) Linda came over to the Expo Hall today and I introduced her to Jim Shaughnessy of Findmypast who worked on her story in the Findmypast brochure:
7) Near the main entrance, a young man dressed as a tree was advertising the new online family tree program called RootsFinder; if you look closely, you can see three birds on his branches:
I have more photos, but I'll share them another time.
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