r Congratulations to Tony Oxborrow who was the lucky winner of the RootsTech tuition contest on Nov. 15. He will be able to attend all days of the RootsTech conference scheduled February 8 through 11, 2017. He can also choose from more than 200 classes covering a wide spectrum of knowledge and expertise given by experts in their fields.
The Expo Hall at RootsTech will have hundreds of vendors and inventions relating to family history that Oxborrow can explore in his off time. There are many events that he can choose from to enjoy, two of which are on Friday; the innovator showdown where inventors are judged and awarded prizes for their family history products, and the Cultural Celebration, “Celebrate Your Heritage.”
Special keynote speakers will include Buddy Valastro (Cake Boss), LaVar Burton and Jonathan and Drew Scott. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, is the free LDS Family Discovery Day that features President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy Watson Nelson, who will address the attendees along with Hank Smith, Vai Sikahema and Kalani Sitake. Go to https://www.rootstech.org/family-discovery-day to register and explore more fully what is being offered at Family Discovery Day.