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Monday, February 4, 2013

RootsTech Keynote Speakers

We are rapidly coming up on RootsTech 2013 and the identity keynote speakers for this year have been released to the RootsTech Bloggers. Here is the line up for this year:


Dennis Brimhall is currently the President and CEO of FamilySearch International. FamilySearch International is a worldwide organization helping individuals find, preserve, catalogue, and search genealogical information. I first met Dennis Brimhall at RootsTech but have had opportunity to communicate with him on various projects.


Syd is a nationally acclaimed storyteller, an author, and an award-winning teacher. Many of his best-loved stories deal with growing up in Chicago and raising a family in Evanston, Illinois. Syd is also known for his original historical pieces. I met Syd at the Story@Home event last year and truly enjoyed is storytelling personality.


D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS is the Business Development Manager – North America for brightsolid online publishing, the creator of A nationally known and recognized professional genealogist, lecturer, genealogical author, and researcher, Taylor is the current president of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS). Josh and I met years ago while serving the Utah Genealogical Association and he is truly committed once he takes on a project.

I hope to see you there.

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