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Church’s FamilySearch.org Works to Put World’s Historical Records Online in One Generation

The largest family history conference in the U.S. starts this week (5-8 February) in Salt Lake City. RootsTech 2014 offers explanation and application through presentations and activities, helping people of all ages discover and share family information through technology. FamilySearch.org cosponsors the worldwide family history event and will feature information about a monumental collaborative effort to make available online 5.3 billion historic records from around the world, such as birth, death and census records.

The Innovator Summit Offers an Amazing Peak Into the Future

RootsTech 2014 opened yesterday with the Innovator Summit held at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah. This year RootsTech set aside an entire day to focus on innovative ways to address the issues that affect genealogists and look to the future. The conference is being held in a bigger venue this year allowing more people the opportunity to attend the largest genealogy conference in North America. Projected numbers indicate that RootsTech 2014 will qualify as the largest genealogy conference in the world!