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Two National Conferences Merge For One Great Family History Event

SALT LAKE CITY-RootsTech, the largest paid family history conference in the United States, is pleased to announce the addition of Story@Home, a two-day conference offering classes and workshops dedicated to the art and inspiration of connecting generations through stories. Story@Home will enrich the RootsTech experience for anyone interested in learning how to preserve and share their personal and family stories.

Held in Salt Lake City, March 21-23, 2013, RootsTech is a conference experience for young and old alike, regardless of expertise. World-class speakers including nationally renowned storytelling experts Syd Lieberman and Kim Weitkamp will offer the latest tools, techniques, and technology to help attendees find, organize, preserve, and share family connections, history and stories.

RootsTech 2013 will offer the following:

  • Full Story@Home - over 20 classes offer insight into how to successfully research, tell, record, publish, and share family stories.
  • Getting Started track - more than 30 classes and labs will help those new to family history learn where to start, how to build their family tree, and use technology to explore their connections.
  • Huge Expo Hall - a 40 percent bigger exhibit hall will bring in many new exhibitors, allowing attendees to discover all the latest products and services.
  • Over 250 Classes and Workshops - full conference attendees get access to more speakers, classes, and interactive workshops to choose from.

Conference Costs

Full 3-Day Pass $149 (Ends December 31, 2012)
Full One-Day Only Pass $89
Student 3-Day Pass $39 (School ID required)
Getting Started 3-Day Pass $39 (Early Bird)
Getting Started One-Day Pass $19 (Selection of fundamental classes)
Developer Day Pass $89 (Full-day technology program for developers)

About RootsTech

RootsTech is a unique conference focused on helping individuals learn and use the latest technology to get started or accelerate their efforts to find, organize, preserve and share their family's connections and history. The first annual conference was held in 2011, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hosted by FamilySearch and sponsored by leading genealogical organizations, the conference includes hands-on demonstrations and forums to provide a highly interactive environment and accelerate learning. Content is geared to young and old, beginner to advanced levels.

About Story@Home

Story@Home is a conference that celebrates the power of story. No matter how you tell your stories - through your family history, at your child¹s bedside, on your blog, or from a stage - the Story@Home conference will help you find, capture and share your stories. Workshops and performances by award-winning storytellers, performers, and speakers will help you explore ways to use the power of story in your home.

Cherish|Bound produces Story@Home. Cherish|Bound is a personal publishing company that specializes in helping you tell your stories. With an online publishing tool, hundreds of pre-designed templates, and a full product line of Story Starters, Cherish|Bound is the simplest way to tell your story - one chapter at a time.

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