RootsTech 2017 is just around the corner! With thrilling keynote speakers, inspiring classes, and hundreds of exhibitors, the RootsTech conference is truly a can’t-miss event for anyone interested in storytelling and family history.
Whether it’s your first time to RootsTech or you’re a conference regular, you want to be as prepared as possible so that you can get the most out of the four-day event. Consider the following as you begin your conference prep:
The Official RootsTech App
The RootsTech 2017 app was recently made available for download from the App Store and the Google Play Store. Installing the app on your phone and tablet is an important part of making the most of your RootsTech experience.
After downloading and installing the app, sign in with your RootsTech user ID and password. From there you can do the following:
- Create a personalized class schedule. Browse an extensive list of workshops, classes, and activities happening at the conference. Choose the events that appeal to you and add them to your conference calendar.
- Find speaker and class information. Looking to find a class taught by a specific speaker? You can view a comprehensive list of speakers and the sessions when they’ll be presenting.
- Connect on social media. Follow the conversation on Twitter and Facebook, see what @RootsTechConf (the official RootsTech Twitter account) is tweeting, and read the latest posts from the official bloggers at the conference. Be sure to keep an eye out for special giveaways!
- Find your way around town. If you’re attending the conference for the first time and are worried about getting lost in the Salt Lake City area, take advantage of the Maps section. This tool provides you with the exact location of the Salt Palace Convention Center as well as phone and fax numbers for your convenience.