RootsTech 2018

Today this year’s RootsTech starts in Salt Lake City, Utah. By March 3rd, more than 13,000 conference attendees are expected at the largest genealogy and family history conference held in North America.

The RootsTech opens its doors this year for the eighth time. The first RootsTech was held in February 2011, drawing around 3,000 people. In 2013,it drew 6,700 registered attendees and over 13,600 remote attendees. Nearly 13,000 attended the 2014 RootsTech Conference in person, with over 100,000 remote participants. Once again this year, people who are not present on site will have the opportunity to follow up on some lectures in the livestream at

Lecture by Dr. Rolf Sutter

In 2015, our former head of research Dr. Rolf Sutter has given a lecture entitled “The Art of Contemporary Heraldry“ together with Petra Heimbach.

In 2018, there will be another lecture by Pro Heraldica. Dr. Rolf Sutter will give a lecture on “The Secret of a Family Treasure” tomorrow, Thursday (The complete program of Rootstech is available here).

This year our CEO Harald Heimbach and Dr. Rolf Sutter travelled to Salt Lake City to join the conference at the Salt Palace. We are looking forward to hearing what we get from Utah in the next few days.

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