Please read this post as well as the others linked to in it. I find the lack of adequate planning unreasonable. I also want to make sure that others in the genealogy community are aware of this as well as RootsTech. Perhaps a more virtual conference would make more sense. Certainly something must change for RootsTech to continue.
I just returned home from the 2018 RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City yesterday. And what a conference it was.
This was my first experience at RootsTech, and I’ve shared it day-by-day with my readers.
- RootsTech – Ummm, Math is Your Friend
- RootsTech Meetup and Super-Cool DNA Finds
- Day 2 RootsTech – Vendors, Visits and MyHeritage is Smokin’ Hot
- Rootstech Day 3 – Jewish DNA, Schmoozing and the Flapper Party
- RootsTech Day 4 – My Inner Child…and Genealogist
Truthfully, although I did have a lot of fun, it wasn’t BECAUSE of the conference sessions, but IN SPITE of the problems. I was intent on making lemonade out of lemons. The conference itself was very disappointing in many ways, but awesome in others – and has so much rich, unfulfilled potential.
RootsTech, I think, based on the attendance and facility, you’ve become a victim of your own success. Perhaps…
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