Family Discovery Day

February 11, 2017

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

Keynote Speakers

Join Family Discovery Day through Live Stream

Watch Family Discovery Day from the comfort of your own home. Starting at 1:00 P.M. MST on Saturday, February 11, join the live stream on
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There's Something for Everyone

Sheri Dew and Wendy Nelson

Special Guests

Hear inspiring messages from general authorities, popular LDS speakers, and Church members.

Helper at RootsTech

One-on-One Help

Receive one-on-one help to find temple opportunities in your family tree.

RootsTech Expo Hall

Expo Hall

Discover the latest technology, products, and services in the family history industry.

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.

Fun Breakout Sessions for Everyone

Family Discovery Day has fun-filled breakout sessions, activities, training, and tools for all ages.

Families with Children and Youth

Doing family history as a family is fun! Play games like Family Feud and Twisted Family History. Help your kids earn merit badges and Personal Progress value experiences. Provide your kids the opportunity to become family history consultants and more.

Young Single Adults

Attend Family Discovery Day with your friends, and participate in some of these fun sessions: #Myfabfamily Photography Contest, Family History in Emoji, Record Your Story, and Replace a Face.

Family History Leaders

Do you have a family history calling? Don't pass up our awesome training sessions. Learn how organize family history efforts, work with youth consultants, and take advantage of new tools and techniques.

All Attendees

Get tips on how to use FamilySearch, and receive one-on-one instruction for discovering family temple opportunities.

Check Out What's Happening at RootsTech

Donny Osmond at RootsTech
February 8–11, 2017


At RootsTech 2017 you'll experience an exciting lineup of entertaining keynotes that include well-known entertainers, authors, and industry experts. Registration is required. RootsTech passes start at $49.

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RootsTech Patrons
February 9–11, 2017

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 $49. Choose from a 1-day or 3-day pass.

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Elder Quentin L. Cook with his family
February 9–11, 2017

Tracks Especially for Latter-day Saints

RootsTech offers a track specifically with LDS content, including calling helps, new tools and resources, and inspiring messages. A RootsTech pass is required to attend this special track on Thursday and Friday. Passes start at $99. Choose from a 1-day or 3-day pass.

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Find. Take. Teach.

Find family names. Take them to the temple. Teach others to do the same.
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