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

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Kalani Sitake, Hank Smith, and Vai Sikahema Speaking at RootsTech Family Discovery Day

We are getting regular announcements now about the keynote speakers for RootsTech 2017 and the Family Discovery Day on Saturday. The lineup for this next year's event for Saturday, February 11, 2017 is as follows:RootsTech is thrilled to announce BYU football head coach Kalani Sitake, popular LDS speaker and BYU professor Hank Smith, and former NFL football player and television news anchor Vai Sikahema as featured speakers at the popular RootsTech Family Discovery Day event happening Saturday, February 11, 2017. More speakers and guests will be announced soon.

Some of the other featured events are also outlined. In addition to hearing inspiring messages from Kalani Sitake, Hank Smith, and Vai Sikahema, you will:
  • Hear inspiring messages from General Authorities and other Church leaders to be announced in November.
  • Experience the interactive expo hall, where families and friends can create a visual family tree, scan photos, and more.
  • Be entertained at the RootsTech closing event with comedic entertainer Jason Hewlett, BYU men’s a cappella chorus, Vocal Point, and a cappella women’s chorus, Noteworthy.
  • Attend a selection of classes designed to teach you how to find family names, prepare them for temple blessings, and teach others how to get started on building connections with their own families.
As I have been since the event first started, I will be a featured RootsTech 2017 Ambassador. We used to be called bloggers but I guess they decided to expand the category and call us something less techy. 

RootsTech Family Discovery Day is a FREE one-day event for families and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints but registration is required. There’s something for everyone at Family Discovery Day. Attendees are invited to come and hear inspiring messages, engage in interactive activities for all ages, and discover the latest technology, products and services in the family history industry by touring the expansive expo hall.

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