Add two more recognizable names to the growing list of big names coming to FamilySearch's RootsTech Conference in 2015.
Former First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager will be keynote speakers at the largest family history conference in the world on Feb. 13 in Salt Lake City, FamilySearch International announced Thursday.
Laura Bush will discuss the importance of family and the years spent in the White House when her husband, George W. Bush, was president of the United States from 2001-09. According to a news release, Hager and Bush will participate in a "fireside chat" and share stories about family and motherhood.
Hager is a contributor for NBC’s "The Today Show" and editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine. She also delights in spending time with her daughter, Margaret Laura “Mila” Hager.
"As we celebrate families across generations this year, I can't think of more fitting guests to have join us," said Dennis Brimhall, FamilySearch CEO, in the news release. "This will be quite memorable."
The women join an impressive lineup of speakers and entertainers at the RootsTech conference, which is scheduled to take place Feb. 12-14 at the Salt Palace. The line up includes "American Idol" finalist David Archuleta, BYUtv's Studio C, prominent Latter-day Saint performers Donny Osmond (a keynote speaker) and singer Alex Boye, as well as Olympic silver medalist Noelle Pikus-Pace and popular blogger and speaker Al Fox Carraway. A.J. Jacobs, an author and lecturer, will also participate.
Elders Quentin L. Cook and Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve, as well as Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president, will also speak at RootsTech.
For more information, visit RootsTech.org.
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