Norwegian Genealogy Lag Research Trip to the Salt Lake City, Utah
Roots Tech is February 8-11, 2017
Norwegian Lag Week is February 12-18, 2017
Anouncing an Opportunity for persons interested in Norwegian genealogy and the Roots
Tech Conference to attend both events.
to download a flyer with the latest information on
the 2017 Norwegian Lag Week (.pdf format).
Save the dates and consider attending
Norwegian Lag Week is February 12-18, 2017--Salt Lake City, Utah
Norwegian Lag Week is a time when persons interested in Norwegian
genealogy meet together in Salt Lake City at the Family History
Library to research and learn together. We work diligently to plan
some special classes about Norwegian research and new developments
to help with our research. There is time available for research and
also time to learn together. Sunday evening our group gathers at the
hotel to get acquainted so we can help each other at the library to
make the experience more meaningful.
This will be our 12th annual Norwegian Lag Week. There were two lag
weeks prior to this that were both exploratory and a pilot for this
annual event. We have been fortunate to work with two organizations
in planning our week. One is the Bygdelagenes Fellesraad (umbrella
organization for the bygdelag) and Family Search (related to the
Family History Library in Salt Lake City). Our event could not be
planned without them. Information about our event is posted on the
Fellesraad website www.fellesraad.org. Various bygdelag publish
information in their newsletters. Family Search is our key help for
organizing the activities in Salt Lake City.
Official days of the Norwegian Lag Week are Sunday, February 12 to
February 18, 2017. Lag week follows a major genealogy/technology
conference called Roots Tech. Hotel we selected is the Salt Lake
Plaza Hotel which is next door to the library. A block of rooms is
available by contacting Rich Williams at 801-606-2410. You must work
directly with him. Room rates for the Norwegian Lag week are $87.00-
$97.00 plus tax for a single or double room. This block of rooms and
special rate are available until January 12, 2017. If rooms are
available after that they will honor our rate for the days relating
to the Norwegian Lag Week February 12-18, 2017. Cost for the week
will be your transportation, hotel room and food. The Family History
Library and Family Search Center are open to the public at no
For information about the Roots Tech Conference which is
from February 8 to February 11, 2017, please go to their web page
for further information. It has a separate registration fee. There
are many hotels in the area and they have special Roots Tech
conference rates. It is a huge conference so hotels fill up fast.
If you are planning to attend the Norwegian Lag Week, please let us
know as it helps with planning our events. Last year we had an
enthusiastic group and several are returning this year. Direct
questions and whether you will be attending the Salt Lake City,
Norwegian Lag Week to Marilyn Sorensen, 651-633-1329 or e-mail to
rddlagen @ usfamily . net.
Our facebook group is managed by Steve Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Currently there are 51 members and anyone may request to join. The
title is Norwegian SLC Annual Lag Week Group and the link is:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/245268492220695. You may post
photos, files, events, successes and goals. Join us and have fun.
You may share on facebook that you will be attending 2017 Lag week
if you wish.