rootstech-2016-ldsRegistration for RootsTech 2016 is now open. RootsTech 2016 will be held February 3–6, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The website for registration is

RootsTech is a global conference where people of all ages celebrate family and are inspired to share their memories and connections. The annual event attracts tens of thousands of people worldwide.

The conference includes inspirational keynote speakers, over 200 educational classes, exciting hands-on activities in the expo hall, and entertaining evening events, all designed to help celebrate families across generations! This year, classes will start earlier in the week, on Wednesday, February 3, with the first class beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Early bird discount pricing is available now for full passes starting at just $149 and $169 for the RootsTech plus Innovator Summit pass.  Passes for the Getting Started track start at $19 for a limited single day and $39 for a limited 3-day.

Family Discovery Day

Registration for Family Discovery Day is also now open. This event will be Saturday, February 6, 2016, and is designed for families and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. You can register as families and  groups up to 10 at a time. This free one-day event includes devotionals, classes, interactive activities, and entertainment to help families and members discover, preserve, and share their family connections. Event details, including speakers and classes, will be made available soon at

Scheduling Tool

For RootsTech 2016, you will be able to use a new scheduling tool at to build, edit, and print your class schedule. All RootsTech and Innovator Summit classes, including speakers, class titles, and descriptions, are now available in the scheduling tool. Start now to create and edit your schedules. The online tool will sync with the mobile app available later this year.

Innovator Summit & Showdown

As part of RootsTech, the Innovator Summit returns to offer developers, business leaders, and entrepreneurs access to the latest content and resources that provide insight on family history data, services, and inspiration for current and future projects.

Along with the Innovator Summit, the Innovator Showdown also returns to RootsTech 2016 and is even bigger than before. Innovators of all kinds in any industry are invited to compete with their latest hardware and software apps and services. The top six finalists will be invited to demo live onstage for over 23,000 people. The audience and a panel of renowned judges will decide the winners!


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