Friday, January 29, 2016

#RootsTech Posts Syllabi, Streaming Schedule

The Ancestry Insider is a RootsTech 2016 AmbassadorRootsTech 2016 has posted the Syllabi for streaming schedule for access by the public. To access the most up to date streaming schedule, go to Here is the schedule as of this morning.

Day Time Class Title Speaker
Thursday 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Thursday General Session

Steve Rockwood
Stan Ellsworth
Paula Madison
Bruce Feiler
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 7 Unique Technologies for Genealogy Discoveries
Mike Mansfield
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Best Websites and Apps for Local History
Amy Crow
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. What’s New in Family Tree in 2016
Ron Tanner
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Virtual Family Reunions
Joseph Richardson
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Friday General Session
A.J. Jacobs
Ben Bennet (14:05)
Josh and Naomi Davis (Love Taza - No recording)
David Isay
10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. RootsTech Innovator Showdown Finals  
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Proven Methodology for Using Google for Genealogy
Lisa Louise Cooke
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Finding Elusive Records on

Robert Kehrer
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. My Ancestors Are from Britain—What Do I Do Next?
Myko Clelland
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Saturday General Session Michael Leavitt
11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Photos—Emerging Technologies in Photography
(Another no show syllabus. RT2449)
Jens Nielsen
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Become a Master Searcher on Ancestry
Anne Mitchell
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Homespun and Calico: Researching our Foremothers
Peggy Lauritzen
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Using the Genealogical Proof Standard for Success
James Ison

All times are Mountain Standard Time. Add two hours for EST and subtract one for PST.

All the syllabi are available at


  1. Thank you for sharing this, especially the syllabi links! The link to Amy Crow's syllabus is broken, but I was able to find it through the link.

    1. Sorry. Meant to include the correct link for others...

  2. Thank you, especially for posting links to the syllabus.

  3. Here's the link to RT7450,"Finding Elusive Records on" by Robert Kehrer:

  4. 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Best Websites and Apps for Local History
    (Syllabus) Amy Crow

    I can't seem to open this.....

    1. I need to get that fixed. MAHaferkamp found it at


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