Thursday, December 5, 2013

RootsTech 2014 Keynote Speakers Announced

I received this announcement today from RootsTech:

Exciting RootsTech 2014 Keynote Speaker Lineup Includes Ree Drummond - The Pioneer Woman
We're excited to announce an all-star lineup of keynote speakers at RootsTech 2014. They will inspire us all to discover and share the stories that connect our families-past, present, and future. 

Thursday, February 6

          Ree Drummond, blogger and author, The Pioneer Woman  Annelies van den Belt

Ree is an award-winning blogger and New York Times bestselling author. Her popular website, The Pioneer Woman, was founded in 2006 and showcases her cooking, photography, and stories about country life. 

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Annelies van den Belt, CEO, DC Thompson Family History

Annelies is changing the way digital genealogical records are published and organized. Her company hosts 1.8 billion genealogical records across a family of online brands.
 Friday, February 7
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Judy Russell, blogger and professional genealogist, The Legal Genealogist

Judy is a certified genealogist with a law degree who enjoys helping others understand the interplay between genealogy and the law. She blogs and maintains The Legal Genealogist website.

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Dr. Spencer Wells, project director, National Geographic Genographic Project

The indiana Jones of genetics, Dr. Wells has traveled the world and captured the DNA of more than a half-million people to tell the story of the human journey.
 Saturday, February 8
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Todd Hansen, TV host, The Story Trek

Behind every door there is a story. This TV series consists of random door-to-door interviews to discover who lives behind those doors and their real stories.

Stephanie Nielsen
Stephanie Nielsen, blogger and author, NieNie Dialogues 

Stephanie's story of survival and recovery after a plane crash captured the hearts of the nation. She has inspired others through interviews with Oprah Winfrey and on the Today Show.

The fourth annual RootsTech conference, hosted by FamilySearch, will be held February 6-8, 2014 at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition to renowned keynote speakers, the conference features over 200 classes, hundreds of booths in a huge Expo Hall, and evening events.

Early bird pricing is available until January 6, 2014. Register today!

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