26 October, ExCel London

Free Activities for Church Members at RootsTech London

Get ready to discover your family story like never before at RootsTech London!

Hosted by FamilySearch, RootsTech London has a number of free activities planned for members of the Church. These activities will help individuals and families discover, gather, and connect family relationships. Join us on Saturday, 26 October, 2019, starting at 1:00 p.m. at the ExCeL London for an afternoon of inspiration, learning, and celebration.

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What to Look Forward To

Elder Bednar

An Evening with Elder and Sister Bednar

Elder and Sister Bednar will share inspirational stories of faith and family from their own background as parents and as Church leaders. Don’t miss their special message, which is sure to bring your family together and help you make new connections to your family, past and present.

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Informational Classes

Select classes designed to teach you the basics of FamilySearch.org and other family history resources. See the full list of free classes below.

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Exhibition Hall

Access to the interactive exhibition hall, where you can see what’s new in the family history industry and participate in fun activities to help you discover and celebrate family traditions.

Schedule of Events

1:00 PM
What Is FamilySearch?
FamilySearch is the world’s largest genealogical organization, with the largest collection of free genealogical resources. With a network of over 5,000 family history centers, FamilySearch provides the best in-person and online experience for family history. Come learn about its global products and services.
David Rencher
Room:Room 8
2:00 PM
FamilySearch.org: 10 Easy Tasks
Come learn about 10 easy tasks at familysearch.org that can help you navigate your own family history. Learn how to upload and tag memories, explore your Tree in new ways, utilize hints, index historical records, navigate new apps, search records, and much more.
Gregg Richardson
Room:Room 8
3:30 PM
FamilySearch Mobile Apps: Family History into the Future
Warning! This app may become addicting. Use the FamilySearch mobile app to experience family history in a new way, using the latest tips and features of mobile computing. Find out how to easily complete simple family history tasks anywhere you go, including preserving photos and stories, discovering record hints, and sharing with others.
Todd Powell
Room:Room 8
4:30 PM
Family History That Won’t Put Your Kids to Sleep
Let’s be real. Not everyone is as excited as you and I when we crack open the dusty box from the attic. But FamilySearch has made huge strides to make family discovery interactive and fun. Yes, we said it: FUN! This class showcases the many engaging activities found on the FamilySearch Tree app and online. We promise these activities will have your family laughing, posting, and sharing in no time.
Mike Sandberg
Room:Room 8
5:30 PM
An Evening with Elder and Sister Bednar
Elder and Sister Bednar will share inspirational stories of faith and family from their own background as parents and as Church leaders. Don’t miss their special message, which is sure to bring your family together and help you make new connections to your family, past and present.
Room:ExCeL London Auditorium

RootsTech London Children and Youth Challenge

At RootsTech London, we have a number of fun activities planned for children and families to help you bring your own family history to life! These activities will take place on Saturday, 26 October throughout the venue.

 

 

 

Watch Live Online

An Evening with Elder and Sister Bednar will be streamed live on ChurchofJesusChrist.org. Click the link below to watch at the time of the event.
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Purchase a RootsTech London Pass and Experience Even More

RootsTech is the world’s largest family history conference! Join us for 3 huge days of discovery as you make connections to your past! A full RootsTech pass offers access to more than 150 class sessions, the exhibition hall, and inspiring keynote speakers. Members of the Church can attend RootsTech London for a discounted rate. Use the code 19LMEM to purchase a 1-day pass for only £39 or a 3-day pass for only £79.

RootsTech
24 – 26 October 2019

Inspiring Keynote Speakers

Be inspired and uplifted by an all-star lineup of celebrity keynote speakers, including world-renowned entertainer Donny Osmond. Purchase of a RootsTech pass is required.

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24 – 26 October 2019

150 Breakout Sessions

At RootsTech, learning is priority number one. Choose from over 150 class sessions taught by industry experts, professional genealogists, and experienced storytellers. Learn about the tools, resources, and methods available to help you uncover and share your family’s story. Purchase of a RootsTech pass is required.

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Use code 19LMEM to receive the church member discount. Passes start at just:
£39
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