Genealogy from the perspective of a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon, LDS)

Friday, November 29, 2013

RootsTech 2014: Family Discovery Day and Youth Event

If you would like to get a feel for genealogy and family history without paying an admission fee, the FamilySearch RootsTech 2014 Family Discovery Day and Youth Event is the perfect way to get started in attending a major genealogy conference.  The day is designed as a free event created for LDS Church members and will include inspirational speakers with messages to strengthen families. Just-for-youth activities and classes.

You can find out more about the event by going to the RootsTech 2014 website. Here is a screenshot of the Family Discovery Day page:

The event will be held In conjunction with the third day of RootsTech, on Saturday, February 8, 2014, Family Discover Day is a day of devotionals, classes, and interactive experiences designed especially for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

As the page explains the agenda includes the opportunity to:
Hear inspirational messages from Elder Neil L. Andersen, Elder Allan F. Packer, Elder Bradley D. Foster, and popular speakers who will:
  • Help inspire you to record, preserve, and share your family stories.
  • Teach you to find and prepare your family names for temple work.
  • Teach you the powerful features of the Family Tree on FamilySearch.
  • Help those with family history callings with insightful training.
  • Help you get started on your family history.
In the meantime, if you go to the RootsTech 2014 website, you just may figure out that you would like to attend the main conference.

RootsTech 2013 is being held beginning on February 5th, 2014 with a Developers Day at the

Salt Palace Convention Center
100 South West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

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