Thursday, October 20, 2016

RootsTech 2017 News: LeVar Burton Speaking at RootsTech 2017

I received this in email from RootsTech this week:


LeVar Burton Speaking at RootsTech 2017

You know him from Reading Rainbow, Star Trek the Next Generation, and the impactful 1970s television miniseries that launched his career, Roots.

RootsTech is thrilled to announce LeVar Burton as a featured keynote speaker on Friday, February 10, 2017. This celebrated individual has touched countless lives in his various roles as actor, director, producer, writer, and speaker. His passion for literacy, storytelling, and imagination has generated millions of fans throughout the world. Come see why his inspiring life experiences make him a perfect match for the RootsTech stage. 

Book Your Hotel Room 

Need a place to stay? The Hilton Salt Lake City Center, Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek, Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, and Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown are offering reduced nightly rates to RootsTech conference attendees. Each hotel is conveniently located near the Salt Palace Convention Center. 

RootsTech will officially begin with two break-out sessions on Wednesday, February 8, at 3:00 p.m. so be sure to make your travel arrangements accordingly. Don’t wait. Hotels are close to sold out. For more information, visit


Disclosure:  I receive a free registration, and a media dinner pass, to the RootsTech conference each year as a RootsTech Ambassador.  

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