We’re Heading to RootsTech 2017!


We’re excited to be returning Platinum sponsors at the world’s most important annual genealogy conference, RootsTech 2017, taking place February 8-11, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The conference features classes and keynote sessions for seasoned genealogist as well as for those just beginning to research their family history. There will also be great entertainment and networking events for all to enjoy.

On the way to RootsTech! Left to right: VP Marketing Aaron Godfrey, Support Manager Tabea Naeder, and VP of Customer Relations Yakir Lasry.

We have many different types of lectures, and demos about MyHeritage planned over the conference. They will be advertised on the large TV screens between booth demos, and on posters. We’ll also be offering live demonstrations at the MyHeritage booth throughout RootsTech.

MyHeritage RootsTech 2017 Booth Demo Schedule (Click to zoom)

Several MyHeritage team members will also be presenting at the conference. Genealogy Expert Daniel Horowitz will be speaking on “How to prepare for a cemetery search, photo & index trip” and “Basic Steps for Genealogy and DNA”. Director of Content Production Mike Mansfield will be speaking about “MyHeritage’s Powerful & Unique Technologies for Genealogy Discoveries”. Senior Program Manager Jason Oler will be speaking about “Finding the Roots in Your Danish Tree”. Product Manager Dana Drutman will talk about “DNA Matching on MyHeritage” . VP Marketing Aaron Godfrey will give an overview called “MyHeritage 101 – From web to your DNA”.

Additional highlights that we’re looking forward to are the MyHeritage lunch, where Gilad Japhet, MyHeritage Founder and CEO, will be talking about MyHeritage DNA and the world’s largest Founder Population project, and a special MyHeritage event for guests at RootsTech on Friday night.

We have an amazing schedule lined up, so if you’re attending RootsTech, make sure to stop by the MyHeritage booth #502, to look through our extensive list of classes and activities to choose which to attend, and to plan your program.

We’ll be offering great discounts at the booth, and if you haven’t ordered one yet, we’ll be selling MyHeritage DNA kits. There will also be daily raffles at our booth for MyHeritage DNA tests and other prizes.

We’ll also be blogging and tweeting during the conference, so make sure to stay tuned!

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