The first group of keynote speakers have just been announced, and they are a truly international group Lorena Ochoa of Mexico, a retired top female world golfer, Nick Vujicic, New York Times bestselling author and international motivational speaker from Australia, Francesco Lotoro of Italy, musician, composer and collector of music composed in captivity during the Holocaust; and from the U.S. Sharon Leslie Morgan, author and genealogist dedicated to promoting healing by providing resources for African American genealogical research.
A further eight keynote speakers will be announced in due course.
You can read more about the speakers by clicking the link below
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The genealogy community is gathering in Salt Lake City for the start of RootsTech2018, and I am delighted to be an Ambassador this year. I will be writing more blogs, tweeting and keeping my followers in the UK and around the world with events.
Some statistics from RootsTech:
More than 14,000 advance ticket sales.
380 Computers installed, over 8000 feet of network cable.
182 plug strips.
197 exhibitors, with 50 new companies exhibiting for the first time and 65 companies having exhibited for 4 consecutive years.
There are 300 classes available for delegates and a number of these are being streamed live, as are the Keynote speeches. You can see the schedule by following the link: https://www.rootstech.org/
Although classes have started already, the first keynote speech is at 4.30 today when Steve Redwood, the CEO of Family Search International will be taking to the stage, and the all new Innovation Showcase will be introduced .
Keep an eye on my Twitter feed @historylady2013 for updates.