Not Your Grandma’s Genealogy–Learn the Tech to Trace Your Roots

‘Not Your Grandma’s Genealogy’

Salt Lake Family History Expo Teaches ‘Tech to Trace Your Roots’

This is not your grandma’s genealogy. Family History Founder and President Holly T. Hansen says new techniques and technology have turned family history research into a happening industry that attracts fans from nearly every walk of life.

“You just can’t believe what’s happening out there,” Hansen said. “New developments, especially those associated with the Internet, are connecting people all over the world and bringing families together faster than we would have ever imagined.”

Family historians and genealogists can learn all the latest techniques and new technology at the Salt Lake City, Utah Family History Expo, Aug. 28 and 29, 2009.

The Salt Lake City, Utah Family History Expo will be held at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 South State Street, Sandy, Utah 84070. Free parking is available to everyone. The expo will take place Aug. 28 and 29, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. At the door registration begins at 7 a.m. on Friday and 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.

The exhibit hall is open to the public FREE during the event.   Don R. Anderson, senior vice president of services for FamilySearch, will deliver the Keynote address at 8:00 a.m. Friday morning.  This address is also open and FREE to the public. is co-sponsor of the Expo.

Paid registrants can sign up for two days chuck-full of classes on research techniques and new technology.  And once you register, you can access your class handouts online.  Or print copies for study before the Expo.

FamilySearch is in the process of releasing an updated version. Classes offered include instruction on using New FamilySearch as well as the new commercial software updates for your personal computers at home.

Register for classes online at  Or contact Holly Hansen, 801-829-3295 for more details.

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