Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Tuesday's Tip: Live Streaming Classes From RootsTech 2016 This Week

This week's Tuesday's Tip is:  Watch, for FREE, the RootsTech 2016 Streaming Video on Thursday 2/4, Friday 2/5 and Saturday 2.6.

RootsTech, the world’s largest family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 4-6, 2016, announced recently that 15 of its popular sessions will be broadcast live and complimentary over the Internet. The live broadcasts will give those unable to attend in-person worldwide a sample of this year’s conference content. Interested viewers can watch the live presentations at RootsTech.org
The streamed RootsTech sessions include the general sessions and a sampling of technology and family history presentations.  Following are the broadcasted sessions and speakers. All times are in Mountain Standard Time (MST):
The live streamed sessions by day are:
1)  Thursday, 4 February 2016:
*  8:30 a.m. (90 minutes): RootsTech General Session - Steve Rockwood, Paula Madison, and Bruce Feiler
*  11:00 a.m. (60 minutes):  RT5352 Seven Unique Technologies for Genealogy Discoveries - Mike Mansfield
*  1:30 p.m. (60 minutes):  RT2390 Best Websites and Apps for Local History - Amy Johnson Crow 
*  3:00 p.m. (60 Minutes):  GS4310 What's New In Family Tree for 2015 - Ron Tanner

*  4:30 p.m. (60 Minutes):  GS2623 Virtual Family Reunions - Joseph Richardson

2)  Friday, 5 February 2016:
*  8:30 a.m. (90 minutes): RootsTech General Session - Josh and Naomi Davis, David Isay
*  10:30 a.m. (60 minutes):  GS3643 Innovator Showdown
*  1:30 p.m. (60 minutes):   GS2345 Proven Methology for Using Google for Genealogy - Lisa Louise Cooke
*  3:00 p.m. (60 Minutes):  RT7450 Finding Elusive Records on FamilySearch.or - Robert Kehrer

*  4:30 p.m. (60 Minutes):  RT1431 My Ancestors are From Britain, What Do I Do Next - Myko Clelland

3)  Saturday, 6 February 2016:
*  8:30 a.m. (90 minutes): RootsTech General Session - Michael Leavitt (Doris Kearns Goodwin will not be streamed)
*  11:00 a.m. (60 minutes):  RT2449 Photos - Emerging Technologies in Photography - Jens Nielsen
*  1:30 p.m. (60 minutes):   RT2560 Become a Master Searcher in Ancestry - Anne Mitchell
*  3:00 p.m. (60 Minutes):  RT1792 Homespun and Calico: Researching Our Foremothers - Peggy Laurtizen

*  4:30 p.m. (60 Minutes):  GS1532 Five Steps to Identify a Family Photo - Maureen Taylor

NOTE:  All of the times are Mountain Standard Time (MST), so add two hours for Eastern time (EST), add one hour for Central time (CST), subtract one hour for Pacific time (PST),. and add seven hours for GMT/UTC.


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