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RootsTech Introduces New Tools to Enhance Participant Experience

RootsTech enthusiasts can now filter through hundreds of classes and sessions to create a customized list for global family history conference

RootsTech is making a new tool available to help participants — online and in person — create a schedule of classes and sessions in advance of the global conference scheduled for February 29-March 2, 2024.© 2024 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.

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By Trent Toone, Church News

RootsTech has created new digital tools to help participants — both online and in-person — have a better user experience as they engage in the global, three-day family history conference, scheduled for February 29 through March 2, 2024.

RootsTech introduced its new session scheduler, its RootsTech 2024 mobile app and plans for a new live chat feature in a FamilySearch news release on January 29.

Attending RootsTech Online

For those following RootsTech online, the 2024 scheduler allows attendees to preview hundreds of classes and events; filter by day, skill level and speaker; and craft a personalized online watch list.

Attending RootsTech in Person

The new RootsTech 2024 mobile app provides the following features for those attending the event in person:

  • Session schedules — to see updates on the latest sessions, times and locations.
  • Customizable schedule — to help find and schedule classes and sessions for personal interests, research goals and availability.
  • Interactive maps — to assist navigate the Salt Palace Convention Center.
  • Networking opportunities — to connect and network with other attendees.
  • Real-time support — to communicate with RootsTech staff and receive instant assistance.
  • Local exploration — to access information on recommended local eateries and accommodations within walking distance.

New Live Chat Feature

On February 29, the opening day of the conference, RootsTech.org will launch a new live chat feature that will enable online and in person participants to watch classes and chat with other viewers in real time.

How to Register for RootsTech 2024

Learn more about RootsTech 2024 and register at RootsTech.org.

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