RootsTech 2017 had so much to offer that it was impossible for people to see absolutely everything. Fortunately, RootsTech 2017 has put together a way for people to watch the sessions they missed out on. You can do it directly through the RootsTech 2017 website. Here are the Wednesday Sessions that you may have missed – or that you may want to take a second look at.
The Full Session video is over an hour in length. It includes the entire Innovator Summit General Session 2017. The video features Steve Rockwood, Liz Wiseman, and Family Search.
Liz Wiseman is President of the Wiseman Group, which is a research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley. Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives and emerging leaders from around the world. Her video from the RootsTech 2017 is about 50 minutes long.
Steve Rockwood is the CEO of FamilySearch. He has made it his mission to emphasize the emotional side of family history work, make family history exciting for everyone by involving people of all ages, and encourage the sharing and development of new technology to make records, photos, and memories more accessible. His video from RootsTech 2017 is about 15 minutes long.
Industry Trends and Outlook
This video is a panel discussion that is about 50 minutes long. The panel is hosted by Craig Bott. He is the President and CEO of Grow Utah. The panel features Heather Holmes from TapGenes, Nick Jones from JRNL Inc., and Robert Kehrer from Family Search.
Cydni Tetro is the Co-Founder of EnableMint. She is also the Co-Founder of the Women Tech Council. She spoke about best practices and applications in Innovation at RootsTech 2017. Her video is about 30 minutes long.
This video features the Innovator Showdown Semi-Finalists. The video is a little over an hour long.
Alison Taylor is the Creative Director of Pictures and Stories. She created a book called “How to Save Your Life”, which is a step-by-step guide to creating a life story book. Her Session was titled “Metadata – Writing on the Back of a Digital Photo”. The video is about 45 minutes long.
Tamra Stansfield’s Session is titled: “Family at the Center: Making FHC a Sacred Place”. FHC stands for Family History Center. Her video is about an hour long.
Grandma’s Syrup: Fortifying Your Home with Family History
This Session is about 45 minutes long. It features Allison Kimball, who is one of the four Social Media Missionaries with Family Search; Risa Baker, who is a “believer in the power of family history”; and Crystal Farish, who shares her love for family history.
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