What Is RootsTech?
At RootsTech, we believe in the power of connecting family and finding belonging. RootsTech is presented by FamilySearch International. It is the goal of FamilySearch to help everyone discover, gather and connect families past, present and future. RootsTech is a 4-day event held annually in Salt Lake City, Utah, dedicated to celebrating family, discovering family histories, and connecting the living to their ancestors and each other. With over 300 breakout sessions, an exciting lineup of celebrity speakers, and a gigantic expo hall, we’ve got something we’re sure you’ll love.
What to Expect at RootsTech
One of the most important things we’ve learned is that celebrating families knows no limitations. From the newest newbie to the most advanced family historian, there’s a place at RootsTech for everyone who’s interested in discovering their roots.
300+ Breakout Sessions
At RootsTech, learning is priority number one. Choose from over 300 classes taught by industry experts, professional genealogists, and experienced storytellers. Learn about the tools, resources, and methods available to uncover and share your family’s story.
The Expo Hall features more than 200 companies offering products and services designed to help you discover and connect with family. Enjoy demonstrations, free swag, and the opportunity to test out the latest family history tech!
Inspirational Keynote Session
Be inspired and uplifted by an all-star lineup of keynote speakers. Past RootsTech keynote speakers include: LeVar Burton, The Property Brothers, Emmitt Smith, Scott Hamilton, Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro and Leigh Anne Tuohy.
The RootsTech Experience
Watch recorded sessions from past conferences and see why RootsTech sessions are so popular.
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“There are many great genealogical events all around the world, but RootsTech stands head and shoulders above them all. Nowhere else on earth can you meet so many like-minded individuals, new friends and even previously unknown relatives. The opportunities to learn, share, collaborate, and discover are endless.”—Myko Clelland, findmypast