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Road Trip to Rootstech - Day 1

So far I had a exciting and action packed morning. I toured the facilities with some of my fellow bloggers before it opened to the masses at 7:30am this morning. You gotta love genealogy to get up that early and be functioning.

We got reserved seating for the opening Keynote address, Paul Nuata is doing a great job of making us feel special.

I hoped you were watching on the live-streaming. It was an inspirational keynote address by Jay offering up the ideal scenario of where we could be headed  in the future by combining genealogy and technology. It can't happen fast enough for me.

 I then joined the masses in the exhibitors hall. Wow, it was busy. I stopped by a few booths to introduce myself, Flip-Pal my new favourite genealogy gadget. Chatted with Biff and Nancy at Stories to Tell. I also came across a brand new company, GenealogyWall When I get a few minutes I'm going to check out their website.

This afternoon I have a few sessions lined up for some personal learning.

Last night I blogged that the big message is the 1940 U.S. Census. Family Search needs your help indexing these records. Here's a cute video, to get you motivated.