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Streaming Sessions @ 2015 RootsTech

RootsTech is a genealogy conference geared towards technology that is held yearly in Salt Lake City, Utah, and will be held February 11–14, 2015. They are live-streaming several sessions later this week, and according to the streaming info page, they will be available on their website after the conference ends for a limited time. I've seen talks given by several of these speakers (virtually, that is) and even if it's a topic that you are familiar with, they often can come up with an angle that will provide some new info for you, or get you thinking about the subject in a slightly different way that might be helpful.

(I am assuming that these times are Mountain Time)

Thursday (Feb 12th):
8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Thursday General Session
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 30 Pieces of Tech I Can't Live Without (D. Joshua Taylor)
1:30 p.m.-2:20 p.m. You've Mastered the Census and Basic Search, What Next? (Karen Auman)
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. What's New at FamilySearch (Devin Ashby)
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Getting Started in Genetic Genealogy (Diahan Southard)

Friday (Feb 13th):
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Innovator Summit Challenge Event
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Building a Genealogy Research Toolbox (Thomas MacEntee)
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Bring Your Ancestor Back to the Future (Anne Leishman)
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. The Write Stuff. Leaving a Recorded Legacy: Personal Histories, Journals, Diaries, and Letters (Valerie Elkins)

Saturday (Feb 14th):
8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Saturday General Session
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Finding the Living among the Dead: Using the Internet to Find Your Living Cousins (Amy Archibald)
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Family History on the Go Using Phones and Tablet Apps (Crystal Beutler)
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Personal History Triage: How to Tell the Best Ten Stories of Your Life (Alison Taylor)
4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. Finding Your Family on Newspapers.com (Peter Drinkwater)

You can get a few more details on each session HERE.
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