Why Attend

Presentations by MyHeritage staff

International guest speakers

Hands-on workshops

Beginner and advanced sessions

Nightly events and parties

Feedback sessions + Q&As

About the Event

MyHeritage LIVE 2018 is the first-ever MyHeritage User Conference. It is open to anyone who would like to learn more about MyHeritage.

Bringing together MyHeritage staff and internationally renowned genealogists, this conference offers you the opportunity to expand your knowledge, ask questions, and give feedback.

As well as keynote talks from Founder and CEO Gilad Japhet, there will be genealogy and DNA lecture tracks and hands-on workshops to take you through MyHeritage tools and features step-by-step. If you have a specific question, our support staff will be on hand throughout to assist you.

Special evening events and lunches, included in your registration fee, will give you the chance to meet other MyHeritage users from around the world and mingle with MyHeritage staff and experts.

Register now and enjoy an Early Bird discount until 24 September 2018. Hurry as space is limited!


Gilad Japhet

Founder and CEO, MyHeritage

    Prof. Yaniv Erlich

    Chief Science Officer, MyHeritage

      Maya Lerner

      VP Product, MyHeritage

        Geoff Rasmussen

        Founder and Host, Legacy Family Tree Webinars

          Dick Eastman

          Founder, Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

            Thomas MacEntee

            Founder, Abundant Genealogy

              Diahan Southard

              Your DNA Guide

                Roberta Estes

                Founder, DNAeXplained

                  Lisa Louise Cooke

                  Founder, Genealogy Gems

                    Mike Mansfield

                    Director of Content Operations, MyHeritage

                      Daniel Horowitz

                      Genealogy Expert, MyHeritage

                        Mike Stangel

                        General Manager, Geni.com


                          There will be three lecture tracks: Genealogy, DNA, and workshops.
                          Times and speakers are subject to change.

                          2:00 PM- 6:00 PM
                          8:00 PM- 10:00 PM
                          Welcome Drinks
                          9:00 AM

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                          Gilad Japhet, MyHeritage Founder & CEO
                          1:30 PM
                          8:00 PM
                          Party With Live Entertainment


                          Book now as places are limited.

                          Invite your friends along

                          Share MyHeritage LIVE now


                          The conference will be held at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia hotel in Oslo, Norway. The hotel is located in the center of Oslo, near the Royal Palace and its magnificent gardens.


                          Where should I stay?

                          We have a limited number of discounted rooms for MyHeritage LIVE attendees at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia hotel. Once the hotel is fully booked, please check the alternative hotels listed below.

                          What other hotels are nearby?

                          In addition to the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Oslo, there are a number of hotels nearby to suit a range of budgets, including:

                          Scandic Holberg ( 1 min)
                          4-star hotel
                          Address: Holbergs Plass 1, 0166 Oslo, Norway
                          Phone: +47 23 15 72 00

                          Clarion Collection Hotel Savoy ( 7 min)
                          4-star hotel
                          Address: Universitetsgata 11, 0164 Oslo, Norway
                          Phone: +47 23 35 42 00

                          Thon Hotel Europa ( 3 min)
                          3-star hotel
                          Address: St. Olavs Gate 31, 0166 Oslo, Norway
                          Phone: +47 23 25 63 00

                          Smarthotel Oslo ( 4 min)
                          3-star hotel
                          Address: St. Olavs Gate 26, 0166 Oslo, Norway
                          Phone: +47 415 36 500

                          Can I book more than one ticket?

                          Yes. You can book up to five tickets. Please make sure you have the email addresses of the other people in your party when you fill in the online registration form.

                          Will the conference be in English?

                          Yes, all sessions will be in English. There will be simultaneous interpretation via headsets into Norwegian. Additional languages may be offered depending on the attendees’ preferred languages.

                          Are meals included?

                          The following meals will be provided for free:
                          Friday: a light dinner buffet/canapes and drinks
                          Saturday: lunch; breaks: coffee/tea/pastries and a full dinner buffet
                          Sunday: lunch; breaks: coffee/tea/pastries

                          How do I get to the hotel from Oslo Gardermoen Airport?

                          The Flytoget Airport Express Train runs between the airport and Nationaltheateret Station. 
The journey takes approximately 20 minutes. Nationaltheateret Station is a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

                          The airport express bus, Flybussen, takes approximately 1 hour, with departures every 30 minutes throughout the day. 
Hotel guests receive a 25% discount.

                          If you drive or take a taxi, the journey will take approximately 45 minutes. If you are arriving by car, the Slottsparken P-Hus parking facility is directly connected to the hotel.

                          What is the weather like in Oslo this time of year?

                          The temperature in Oslo in November ranges between 0 and 4 degrees Celsius (32 to 39 degrees Fahrenheit) and rain is likely, so please pack accordingly.

                          What if I need to cancel my ticket?

                          If you need to cancel your ticket, a full refund is available if the cancellation is made at least 30 days before the conference. Refunds are only available before 2 October 2018.