Being a part of this gathering was a pinnacle experience for Historical Family Connections. Under one roof, about 5,000 people came to partake of the information, energy, and influence of Family History. The classes covered ranges of abilities, areas of specialty, and a variety of technologies.
Every morning guest speakers and programs started our day with expert insight on what the future holds in this world wide endeavor. They each told personal stories that touch humanity with the love of family members, and how the family impacts individuals, communities and society. Each presenter's unique field of knowledge enhanced our understanding of the growth and possibilities that is forthcoming.
From cutout-paper dolls to cloud-saving technology, from hand-held devices to gigantic wall screens, family history specialist shared and enlightened any who desired to learn this work of connecting us to our past. This week was a treasure trove. This gathering, Roots Tech, lifts the lights of intelligence and enthusiasm for all those striving to restore the links of their families from the past to the present for the future.