Recently, FGS and RootsTech have announced that best-selling author A. J. Jacobs will be a keynote speaker at the 2015 FGS/Rootstech conference. A. J. Jacobs is the founder of the upcoming Global Family Reunion event. Jacobs hopes to show how we are all connected to one another in a large, global family, and how genealogy, and DNA, can bring us closer together. RootsTech, FamilySearch, FGS, and Family Tree DNA are all sponsors of the Global Family Reunion, which promises to be the largest and most inclusive event of its kind. In addition, the admission fee will go to Alzheimer’s research. To learn more about the Global Family Reunion, visit the site, here.