RootsTech Announces 2019 London Conference

By Ashlee Peck

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We’ve been anxiously awaiting big news from RootsTech, and their announcement certainly didn’t disappoint! On Tuesday, August 28, the company shared that in addition to the incredibly popular RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City, they will be adding a conference in London for 2019. In their email announcement, RootsTech shared:

“We are excited to further position RootsTech as a global community for everyone to discover their family and deepen their sense of belonging that we all yearn for,” said Jen Allen, event director.

When and where

RootsTech London will take place October 24–26, 2019, at the ExCeL London Convention Centre. Registration for RootsTech London will open in late February 2019. To receive the latest updates and announcements, visit

What you can expect

  • 3 exciting days of discovery
  • 150 hands-on lectures on topics such as DNA, records, and preserving family memories
  • Test out the latest tech in the exhibition hall, enjoy world-class entertainment, and much more!

Featured speaker

Nick Barratt is an author, broadcaster, and historian best known for his work on BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? series. He is an honorary associate professor of public history at the University of Nottingham, director for the University of London’s Senate House Library, and a teaching fellow at the University of Dundee. He is currently the President of the Federation of Family History Societies and sits on the Executive Committee of the Community Archives and Heritage Group.

Stay tuned, we will be sharing more updates on the event as they become available!

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