2024 RootsTech registration now open

The annual family history conference takes place Feb. 29-March 2, 2024, in Salt Lake City, Utah

Registration for the 2024 RootsTech Conference opened Monday, Sept. 18, FamilySearch announced.

The annual family history conference takes place Feb. 29 through March 2, 2024, in Salt Lake City, Utah, according to the event’s website.

Tickets are $99 for a three-day pass and $69 for a one-day pass. Individuals can also tune in online for free. Register for the in-person conference at, or register for the free online option at

The 2024 RootsTech Conference will include over 250 sessions available only in Salt Lake City, as well as more than 120 exhibitors and sponsors, the event website states. Online, there will be over 200 sessions available in 26 languages.

In-person speakers will include David Lambert, chief genealogist at American Ancestors by New England Historic Genealogical Society; Joshua Taylor, president of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society; and Jenny Hansen, PR commissioner at the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists.

Online speakers will include Andrew Koch, editor of Family Tree Magazine; Pamela E. Foster, research director for the; and Byron Holdiman, genealogy librarian at the St. Tammany Parish Library.

For the most current lineup of in-person and online speakers, see Additional speaker announcements are forthcoming.

The 2023 RootsTech Conference was held March 2-4 in Salt Lake City. It featured 304 online classes (pre-recorded, webinars, live stream events from Salt Lake City) for patrons of all ages and interest levels.

It also offered 205 in-person classes in 16 classrooms, with three rooms streamed online, as well as 50 sponsored classes. The expo hall hosted nearly 130 exhibitors and more than 20 sponsors.

Former American Idol winner Jordin Sparks was the first of three keynote speakers. Her message focused on the value of family.

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