RootsTech Events

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Celebrate Family History Connections

Attending the exciting events scheduled throughout the RootsTech conference is a fun way to celebrate your own family history experiences and connect with friends and colleagues. Plan on enjoying live music, tasty food, beautiful cultural performances, and more.

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RootsTech 2017
Wednesday, February 28, 4:30 P.M., Main Stage

Innovation Showcase

Following Steve Rockwood's general keynote address will be the all-new Innovation Showcase. You won't want to miss this exciting event that will feature innovative technologies and products from around the world. Come see who will be named to the list of "Top Family History Innovations of 2018."

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Wednesday, February 28, 6:00–8:00 P.M., Expo Hall

Expo Hall Preview Night

Want to get hands-on experience with the latest and greatest innovations in the industry? Visit the gigantic RootsTech Expo Hall for a sneak peak. Now open on Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 

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Thursday, March 1, 6:00 P.M., Main Stage

RootsTech Opening Event: Celebrating the Greatest Generation

Join us for a humdinger of a good time at the RootsTech 2018 opening event! This event will feature vignettes of 1940s era dance, music, and narration to celebrate the greatest generation. Enjoy entertainment from the internationally recognized BYU Ballroom Dance Company and Synthesis, an award-winning swing, blues, and jazz musical group, also hailing from Brigham Young University. The event will be narrated by the Emmy award-winning Bruce Lindsay. 

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Saturday, March 3, 6:00 P.M., LDS Conference Center on Temple Square

Closing Event: My Family. Mi Herencia. Featuring Luz de Las Naciones.

Wrap up your conference experience with the closing event "My Family, Mi Herencia"; a Luz de Las Naciones production that celebrates cultures and stories from  Latin America! This event features over 1,000 people in the cast, including a youth and young adult choir, musicians, storytellers, and dance groups. They will be performing a variety of contemporary and traditional dances and songs from a number of different regions of Latin America. The event will be multilingual and easily understood and enjoyed regardless of language.

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