Saturday, March 7, 2020

RootsTech 2020 Salt Lake City Blog Compendium - Updated!

This blog post will attempt to capture a link to all of the genealogy blog posts available from the RootsTech 2020 Conference in Salt Lake City (held 26 February to 29 February 2020).  This includes RootsTech related posts from the conference goers, and announcements and session descriptions from non-conference goers.


1)  Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings:


*  FREE Education Opportunities at RootsTech 2020 Salt Lake City -- Starts on Wednesday, 26 February (posted 25 February 2020)
A RootsTech Retrospective - Then and Now (posted 26 February 2020)
*  Ancestry® Announces Digitization of All 36 Million Available US Draft Cards, Answering More Members’ Questions About Family History (27 February 2020)
*  MyHeritage Adds Fan View for Your Family Tree (27 February 2020)
*  RootsTech 2020 Innovation and Technology Forum Summary (28 February 2020)
*  MyHeritage Announces Their Aggregated City Directory Collection (28 February 2020)
*  Randy's RootsTech Recap - Day 1 (Wednesday) (29 February 2020)
*  Randy's RootsTech Recap - Day 2 (Thursday) (29 February 2020)
*  Randy's RootsTech Recap - Day 3 (Friday) (29 February 2020)
*  Randy's RootsTech Recap - Day 4 (Saturday) (1 March 2020)
*  The GeneaBloggers Lifetime Achievement Award (2 March 2020)
Relatives at RootsTech Mobile App (3 March 2020)
RootsTech 2020 SLC Expo Hall Photos (4 March 2020)

2)  James Tanner on Genealogy's Star:

*  Action in the Expo Hall: The Family History Guide Booth Goes Up for RootsTech 2020 (posted 25 February 2020)
*  Connecting and Reconnecting at RootsTech 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah (2 March 2020)

3)  Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained - Genetic Genealogy:

The Road to RootsTech 2020 (posted 24 February 2020)
*  RootsTech 2020: Day 1 – My Sessions, Announcements & Friends (27 February 2020)
 Sneak Preview: FamilyTreeDNA’s myOrigins Version 3.0 (28 February 2020)
 RootsTech 2020: It’s a Wrap (1 March 2020)

4)  Daniel Earl on Family History Guy:

*  RootsTech Vendor Hall Live Tweet Schedule (posted 25 February 2020)

5)  FamilyTreeDNA:

Come See us at RootsTech 2020 (posted 25 February 2020)

6)  Michaela Elliott on FOREVER:

*  RootsTech 2020: FOREVER Sponsors the World’s Largest Family History Conference (posted 25 February 2020)
RootsTech 2020 Recap (4 March 2020)

7)  MyHeritage Blog:

*  Meet us at RootsTech: Explore our Spectacular Booth! by Talya (posted 26 February 2020)
MyHeritage Adds Huge Collection of Historical U.S. City Directories (28 February 2020)
*  MyHeritage CEO Gilad Japhet Addresses RootsTech 2020 (4 March 2020)
We're Back From RootsTech 2020 (4 March 2020)

8)  Miles Meyer on Miles' Genealogy Tips:

*  RootsTech 2020 - The Day Before (posted 26 February 2020)
RootsTech 2020 - Day 1 (26 February 2020)
*  RootsTech2020 - Day 2 - Innovation Showcase (27 February 2020)
RootsTech2020 - Day 3 (29 February 2020)
RootsTech2020 - Day 4 (29 February 2020)
 RootsTech2020 Follow Up - Innovations from BYU Tech Lab (1 March 2020)
*  RootsTech2020 Follow Up - Innovations from BYU Tech Lab Part II (2 March 2020)
*  RootsTech2020 Follow Up - BYU Record Linking Lab (3 March 2020)
 RootsTech2020 Follow Up - Vintage Aerial (4 March 2020)

9)  Rhonda Lauritzen on Evalogue.Life:

RootsTech 2020 Resources (posted 25 February 2020)

10)  Michael Booth on RootsMagic Blog:

*  RootsTech 2020: Classes and Discounts (and Something for Those at Home, too) (posted 25 February 2020)

11)  FamilySearch Blog:

RootsTech Then and Now, by Sunny Morton (posted 25 February 2020)
RootsTech Celebrates 10 Years, by Brianna Taylor (posted 26 February 2020)
RootsTech 2020 in Review by Laurie Bradshaw (4 March 2020)
Emerging Tech at RootsTech by Kathryn Grant (6 March 2020)

12)  Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History:

Making the Most of RootsTech (posted 26 February 2020)

13)  Marie Beckman on MarieB's Genealogy Blog -- Southeastern USA:

*  RootsTech 2020--Day 1--Wed. Feb. 26th (posted 26 February 2020)
*  RootsTech 2020--Day 2--Thur. Feb. 27th (27 February 2020)
*  RootsTech 2020--Day 3--Fri. Feb 28th (28 February 2020)
*  RootsTech 2020--Day 4-- Sat. Feb 29th (29 February 2020)

14)  Laura Hedgecock onTreasure Chest of Memories:

*  Rootstech 2020 Day 1 Re-Cap (posted 26 February 2020)
*  The Story of Me: Reflections on RootsTech 2020 (SLC) (2 March 2020)

15) Drew Smith on The Genealogy Guys:

*  Genealogy Guys and Vivid-Pix Announce Unsung Heroes Awards at RootsTech 2020 (posted 27 Februry 2020)

16)  Shannon Combs-Bennett on Trials and Tribulations of a Family Historian:

*  Time flies when you are having fun at RootsTech (posted 27 February 2020)
*  RootsTech London Bound, tips you should think about (27 February 2020)
*  Award-winning filmmaker, Scott Wilhite, to introduce HeirloomStories.tv at RootsTech 2020 (28 February 2020)
*  FindMyPast Press Release: Findmypast’s archive is the fastest growing on the market (28 February 2020)
*  Press Release Heritage Storybooks (28 February 2020)
RootsTech London 2020 (2 March 2020)

17)  Ancestry.com Blog:

*  Ancestry® Announces Significant Content Additions and Improved Family History Research Tools at RootsTech, Empowering More Discoveries (posted 27 February 2020)
*  Ancestry® Announces Digitization of All 36 Million Available US Draft Cards, Answering More Members’ Questions About Family History (28 February 2020)

18)  Jenny Hawran on Like Herding Cats:

*  2020 RootsTech Day 1 Recap (posted 27 February 2020)
2020 RootsTech Day 2 (28 February 2020)

19)  Carole Steers on Davies of Mold:

RootsTech 2020 - 10 Years (posted 27 February 2020)

20)  Amie Bowser Tennant on The Genealogy Reporter:

*  RootsTech 2020: A Day in Review (27 February 2020)

21)  Janice Sellers on Ancestral Dscoveries:

*  RootsTech 2020: I'm Back in Salt Lake City! (27 February 2020)

22)  Dick Eastman on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:

*  Explore British & Irish roots through your Findmypast Family Tree (27 February 2020)
*  MyHeritage Introduces Fan View for Family Trees (27 February 2020)
*  Findmypast’s Newspaper Archive Goes Global (28 February 2020)
*  MyHeritage Adds Huge Collection of Historical U.S. City Directories (29 February 2020)
*  Gilad Japhet, MyHeritage Founder and CEO, RootsTech Address (4 March 2020)
*  My Photos from RootsTech2020 in Salt Lake City (5 February 2020)

23)  Anne Mitchell on Cluster Genealogy:

*  Slides for Newspaper and Cluster Genealogy RootsTech 2020 Talks (28 February 2020)

24)  Laura Hedgecock on GeneaBloggers:

*  Randy Seaver Receives Lifetime Achievement Award (29 February 2020)

25)  Carol Petranek on Spartan Roots:

*  RootsTech 2020: A Time for Greeks to Shine (1 Mqarch 2020)

26)  Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog:

*  Relive RootsTech 2020 Via Free Online Video (1 March 2020)

27)  Bob Taylor on The Family History Guide Blog:

 RootsTech Recap from The Family History Guide Association (1 March 2020)
More From RootsTech 2020 (8 March 2020)

28)  Ryan B on Extreme Genes:

RootsTech Rocks The House Again! (1 March 2020)

29)  Legacy Tree Genealogists:

 RootsTech 2020 Recap: Celebrating 10 Years of Connection (2 March 2020)

30)  Thomas McEntee on Abundant Genealogy:

View RootsTech 2020 Videos for FREE! (2 March 2020)


31)  Diane Gould Hall on Michigan Family Trails:

*  ROOTSTECH 2020 ~ We arrive in Salt Lake City and explore at the Family History Library
ROOTSTECH 2020 ~ The Classes I Took and Scenes From the Conference - See You Next Year (5 March 2020)

32)  Jenny Hansen on My Favorite Ancestor:

*  RootsTech 2020 Review (3 March 2020)

33)  Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog:

 RootsTech Wrap-Up: Questions Asked, Answers Given (4 March 2020)

34)  NextGen Genealogy Network:

NextGen @ RootsTech 2020 (5 March 2020)

35)  Diana Elder on Family Locket:

RootsTech 2020 and The Story of You (5 March 2020)

36)  Dave Robison on Old Bones of New England:

RootsTech 2021 - Here I Come! (4 March 2020)

37)  Katherine Schober on Katherine Schober, SK Translations:

RootsTech: The Conference of Kindness (5 March 2020)

38)  Dick Halsey on Dick's Genealogy & History Corner:

RootsTech 2020 - Expo Hall - #1 (4 March 2020)
RootsTech 2020 - Expo Hall - #2 (5 March 2020)
RootsTech 2020 - Sessions (6 March 2020)
RootsTech 2020 - Genealogy & Media (7 March 2020)
RootsTech 2020 - Discount Offers (7 March 2020)
RootsTech 2020 - Wrap-Up (8 March 2020)


39)  Amanda on Geni Blog:

RootsTech 2020 Highlights (6 March 2020)

40)  Rachel Trotter on Evalogue Life:

RootsTech 2020:  Turn Around to Capture Your Story (7 March 2020)


41)  Salt Lake County Archives:

RootsTech Debrief (9 March 2020)


42)  Devon Noel Lee on Family History Fanatics:

7 Ways RootsTech Has Changed Our World (10 March 2020)


43)  Marie Cappart on Histoires de Familles -- Families Stories:

*  RootsTech 2020 Wrapup: All the Great Fun We Had!!! (17 March 2020)


44) Amberly Beck on The Genealogy Girl:

RootsTech 2020 Recap (23 March 2020)

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This post will be updated on a regular basis until there are no more additions.

I may have missed a blog post from or about RootsTech.  If I have, please comment on this post and provide a link, and I will add it to the list.

First posted: 26 February 2020 - 12:40 p.m.  Last updated:  23 March 2020 - 3:40 p.m.



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1 comment:

Jenny said...

Hi Randy

http://like-herding-cats.com/2020/02/2020-rootstech-day-1-recap/

Jenny Hawran