Legacy Tree Genealogists RootsTech 2024 Schedule
RootsTech 2024 in Salt Lake City, Utah from Thursday February 29th – Saturday March 2nd. The theme this year is Remember, and we invite you all to join, learn, and remember your ancestors.
Check out the RootsTech Legacy Tree Genealogists schedule of events below, and be sure to stop by our booth (#1619) and say hello!
RootsTech is the world’s largest family history conference. With hundreds of classes to choose from and keynote speakers like comedian Henry Cho, Lynne M. Jackson, and Nancy Borowick; a world-renowned Sony Artisan photographer, it will be a memorable conference.
Legacy Tree Genealogists will be there in full force–exhibiting in the Expo Hall, teaching classes, and hosting Facebook Live Q&As from our booth.
Check out the RootsTech Legacy Tree Genealogists schedule of events below, and be sure to stop by our booth (#1619) and say hello! We will have researchers on hand throughout the event who specialize in different geographic areas, time periods and specialties. Come chat with a genealogist and ask your questions. (These are not structured presentations, but an opportunity to ask professional genealogists about your specific research questions.)
THURSDAY: February 29, 2024 Legacy Tree Genealogists Booth #1619
8:00 A.M. LIVE Facebook: Getting Started in Asian Family History Research with Ryan Rockwood
We’re kicking off RootsTech with a fascinating conversation with our Asian research expert, Ryan Rockwood. Please send us your questions about Asian genealogy on Instagram or Facebook, or click here to send your questions in directly. Join us for this LIVE conversation on our Facebook page.
9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. & 2:00P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Asian Genealogy Research with Ryan Rockwood
If you have questions about Asian research and know your ancestors come from these countries and regions, come by and see us at booth #1619.
- Methodological Differences Between Eastern and Western Genealogy
- Japanese Genealogy
- Korean Genealogy
- Japanese Immigration Patterns
- Asian Genealogy
11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Latin American, Spanish and Great Lakes Region with Cristi Reed.
Do you have questions about researching your Latin American Family? Our expert in Latin American research, Cristi Reed, will be ready and eager to answer your questions.
- Latin American Research
- Finding Ancestors in Spain
- Researching Family in the Great Lakes Region
3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M. What to Expect When Working with a Professional Genealogist with Tani Anderson.
Have you ever been curious about what it would be like to have a professional helping you find your family and ancestors? What questions do you have about the process, the experience, and the cost? Tani will be at the booth to help you understand all the ins and outs of working with a professional.
- How to Prepare for a Successful Genealogy Project
- What to Expect When Hiring a Genealogist
- Hiring a Genealogist 101
- When to Hire a Professional Genealogist
5:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. English, German and DNA Research with Sarah Stoddard.
If you have family in England, Germany or need DNA research help, come by our booth and visit with Sarah Stoddard. She’ll be there to help answer your questions.
- Beginning English Research
- Beginning German Research
- Using DNA to Solve Genealogy ‘Brick Walls’
FRIDAY: MARCH 1, 2024 Legacy Tree Genealogists Booth #1619
8:00 A.M. LIVE Facebook: French Research Tips and Strategies with Paul Woodbury
While Paul Woodbury is a DNA Expert, he also has extensive experience in French research and will be answering questions about French research during this Facebook Live. Please send us your questions about French genealogy reserach on Instagram or Facebook, or click here to send your questions in directly. Join us for this LIVE conversation on our Facebook page.
9:00 A.M – 12:00 P.M. Explore your DNA questions with Paul Woodbury.
- Understanding Ethnicity Estimates
- Creating a DNA Testing Plan
- The Different Types of DNA
12:00 P.M – 3:00 P.M. Bring Your British and Australian Research questions and chat with Jamie Kay.
- Exploring the British Isles
- Researching British Ancestors
- Connecting to Australian Roots
3:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Finding Family in the UK and Southern United States with Christy Fillerup.
- Discovering Ancestors in the Former British Empire
- Early Southern United States Research
- Finding Your Scottish & Irish Ancestors
SATURDAY: MARCH 2, 2023 Legacy Tree Genealogists Booth #1619
8:00 A.M. LIVE Facebook: Searching for German Ancestors with Beccy Martin.
Family Discovery Day:
Crack the Code activity for kids! Bring your kids by to learn some Old English words and how to write them.
9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Genealogy Research in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany with Beccy Martin.
It’s not always as easy as you’d hope to find ancestors, even in countries with great resources. Bring your questions about researching in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany and Beccy will be on hand to answer them.
- Beginning German Genealogy
- Finding Ancestors in the United Kingdom
- Researching Your United States Ancestors
12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. Genealogy Basics and Getting Started with Sheri Bennett
- Genealogy for Beginners
- Defining Your Research Goals
- Getting Started with Your Genealogy Research
We hope this RootsTech Legacy Tree Genealogists schedule or events is helpful! If you can’t join us in person at RootsTech this year, you can attend RootsTech virtually for FREE. We hope to see you there! You can schedule a consultation here if you’d like to work with our expert genealogist team personally.