Family Discovery Day

March 3, 2018

This free, 1-day event will inspire you to discover, celebrate, and cherish your family relationships—past, present, and future. Enjoy devotionals from Latter-day Saint General Authorities, inspirational breakout sessions, and hands-on activities.

Keynote Speaker

President and Sister Oaks
March 3, 2018, 1 PM MST

President and Sister Oaks

President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency and his wife, Sister Kristen M. Oaks, will be sharing family history insight and experience at the RootsTech Family Discovery Day on March 3, 2018. This special event is sure to bring your family closer together, help you make new connections, and provide you with opportunities to discover fascinating details about where your family belongs in the vast tapestry of the human family.

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Join us for Family Discovery Day

Family Discovery Day is a free event, but registration is required. Register using the link below. Unable to attend? Watch from the comfort of your own home. Starting at 11:00 a.m. MST on Saturday, March 3, join the live stream on


Hands-On Breakout Sessions

Women looking at a book
March 3, 2018

Content Especially for Latter-day Saints

At Family Discovery Day, you can attend numerous sessions specifically designed for Latter-day Saints. Get help in your calling, learn about the latest tools and resources, and hear inspiring messages.

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There's Something for Everyone

Sheri Dew and Wendy Nelson

Special Guests

Hear inspiring messages from General Authorities, popular Latter-day Saint speakers, and Church members.

Helper at RootsTech

Help for Your Calling

Receive help for your family history calling, get familiar with new tools, and learn best practices.

Interactive Activities

Enjoy fun, interactive activities as a family or with your friends.

Crescent Super Band at RootsTech

Closing Event

Wrap up your conference experience with a good laugh and excellent music.

Purchase a RootsTech Pass, and Experience Even More

Donny Osmond at RootsTech
February 28–March 3, 2018


At RootsTech 2018, you'll experience an exciting lineup of entertaining keynotes that include well-known entertainers, authors, and industry experts. Registration is required. Registration passes start at $69.

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RootsTech Patrons
February 28–March 3, 2018

Getting Started Experience

New to family history? Try a Getting Started pass—an economical way to learn the fundamentals and discover what RootsTech is all about. Classes will be taught by some of the industry's most well-known and respected figures. RootsTech Getting Started passes start at $69.

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A family enjoying time together
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Light Keepers: A Family History Experience for Women

Light Keepers: A Family History Experience for Women is a hands-on experience that will take place during RootsTech on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Attendees will be introduced to the basics of family history by passionate and energetic experts and will learn simple, fun ways to incorporate them into everyday life. Register for Light Keepers for only $159.

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