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Join us for a full day of fun and learning!

9:45 am Onsite registration and preregistered packet pick-up. Coffee and snacks available for purchase.
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Lecture sessions
10:00 am to 3:00 pm EXPO with exhibitors and prizes
11:30 -1:30 pm Lunch available for purchase.

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Android: The other tablet and smartphone



Louis Nava
11:30-11:55
5 Must Have Android apps for Seniors – discussion of 5 essential apps to improve the digital lifestyle of seniors who use Android smartphones. For those who haven’t used an Android smartphone this presentation will help them understand what an Android phone has to offer.

Over 80 and Loving Technology


Moderator: Julie Van Fleet
Panelists: Hank Drayton
Gloria Mattson
Jay McNeece
Phyllis Skall
Bob Vendeland
Wil Wakely

11:30-12:25
Join us to learn how our panel of over-80 year olds learned to love technology and the Internet. They will discuss what devices and apps they use and how they stay up-to-date with technology trends.

A Closer Look at Facebook


Ambassadors
11:00-11:25
Do you have a Facebook account, but don’t really use it? Are you confused about how Facebook works? Do you wonder what happens when you use Facebook? This presentation will take a look at Facebook, as you discover apps, friends and liking. You will learn some tricks to make your account more private, the types of games and apps you can use on Facebook, and you may discover some unique ways that Facebook can benefit you.

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The Healthy Brain Program: Train and Maintain the Brain


Anette Asher
1:00-1:25
As the old saying goes, “An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away” and it is still true today. Using Apple’s iPad and Apps keeps the doctor away. A healthy and active brain gives us the cognition and functions to maintain a quality life in everyday living. You will learn about an internet resource to exercise the brain and an iPad application that will help keep your brain fit while collecting family history & memories. The Glenner Memory Care Centers is developing an app that is in Alpha Release, where you will be first to get a sneak peak. We will tour through the App where you can offer your feedback and suggestions. Join us in a lively discussion and share your experiences for keeping your brain healthy.

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Dropbox: Simplify Your Life


Joey Schmitt
12:30-12:55
This session will cover what dropbox is, and why it is useful to the everyday user. Additional topics will include, how to set up an account, how to get extra free space, creating links, and other useful tips.

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Connecting to the Internet

Bryan DeGenova
12:00-12:25
How to Maximize your Cox Communications Service.


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Enhance Your Email Experience


William Dentham
2:00-2:25
Description: We will be looking at an Email account to discover some of the tricks and tips to make your email more interesting and useful. We will be using Gmail to demonstrate.

What will you learn:
1. A variety of ways to format an e-mail
2. Attaching and opening a file or picture
3. Adding contacts

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Computer and the Programs on It


Hank Drayton
1:00-1:25
This course, which will be taught from the screen of a Windows 7 computer, will show you how to learn from the Help Screen of your computer. It will show you where to go to learn what your computer can do, what programs are on it, and how they work. It will help you find video tutorials to further that goal. If you always knew you wanted to do more with your computer than you are doing now, but didn’t know what was possible, this is the course for you.

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Exercise Technology: A look at some technology for your body


Mary Prine
12:00-12:25
Can technology help you become more healthy and fit? During this session, you will learn about the technology that surrounds the exercise and fitness world. You will learn about various types of exercise equipment which use technology to make your workout more effective and look at apps which enhance your fitness experience.

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From Flip Phone to iPhone: Why did I wait so long?


Judi Copeland
1:30-1:55
After being nagged by my children and my colleagues, I finally got an iPhone this year. I LOVE my iPhone and can't believe I didn't get it sooner. Learn how I overcame my technophobia and how I am doing with learning new apps and Siri.

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Google It!


Judi Bonilla
10:00-10:25
12:30-12:55
Whatever your question you can probably find the answer on a Google site. Many people do basic searches on the Internet using Google. However, if that's your only use for Google, you're missing a significant portion of what it has to offer. This class starts with simple searches then moves into other aspects provided by Google, such as maps, images, news, translation, and Google+.

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Home Networking for the Non-Geek


Melvin Weekley
11:30-11:55
This session will introduce the basic equipment required to setup a home network andhow to configure the equipment to provide the network within the home. You will also learn the basics of setting up security on your home network, including wireless networking.

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How to Write & Publish Ebooks


Andrea Glass
2:00-2:55
With the popular Kindle, Nook, and other handheld devices, Amazon is selling more ebooks than “tree” books. If you’re an individual, entrepreneur, retiree, coach, consultant, speaker, trainer—or anyone who wants to write an ebook for pleasure, profit, or promotion, you will learn what it takes to move from idea to published ebook! Discover what ebooks are and why you should write one. Learn to determine the author and reader motivations. Find out how to select the best subject and audience, and then how to create an outline, gather content, and promote and sell the ebook.

Identity Theft Trends and Developments


Brendan McHugh
10:30- 11:25
2:00-2:55
This presentation will explain the trends in Identity Theft and High Tech Crimes with a focus on what consumers can do to minimize vulnerability to crimes of this sort.

Introduction to Digital Photography


Larry McDaniel
10:00-10:25
12:00-12:25
Calumet Photographic is the top drawer in the photographer's toolbox. Whether you enjoy the slosh and spill of chemicals in the traditional darkroom or prefer the immediacy of the digital darkroom, Calumet has what you need from cameras and cables to studio lighting and computers. Photographers around the world have been depending on Calumet Photographic for over 70 years because they know where to go for the equipment they need and expert advice they can't get anywhere else. Our sales associates know the photo industry inside and out; we're here to answer questions and offer advice so you can make informed buying decisions. Whether you shoot digital, video or traditional, it's our commitment to help you get exactly what you need when you need it.

Introduction to Social Media


Annie Zuckerman
12:30-12:55
Get an overview of the many types of social media, the uses and the role they play in social networking. You will learn about and see demonstrations of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WordPress Blogs and Google Docs.

iPad Tips and Tricks


Judi Phillips
1:30-1:55
Come to this session to discover some unique tips and tricks for the iPad.
You’ll learn how to keep your iPad organized, how to use dictation to
write an email or note (with the new iPad), how to explore the web, and
how to add some personality when sending an email. Also if your iPad ‘acts
up’, you will learn some simple ways to fix some problems.

Laptops, iPads, Tablets and Smartphones: What is right for me?


Ambassadors
10:00-10:25
Are you in the market for a new device? This class looks at many of the options that you have, and will try to help you identify which would be best for you. It will look at the many factors which would go into your decision (cost, user friendly, brand, size, capabilities) as we try to break down the advantages and disadvantages of each device. You are welcome to bring your device to this class and offer your own feedback on how it rates.

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Medicare Online Resources


David Weil
1:30-1:55
A demonstration of where to find Medicare plan information, do comparisons of plans, providers and verify benefit eligibility. Also other resources related to Medicare, long-term care and retiree health issues.

Mac Tips and Tricks



Judi Phillips
12:00-12:25
This session will help you get the most out of your Apple Macintosh
computer, whether a laptop/ notebook or a iMac desktop. You’ll learn Mac
tips and tricks for the ‘Multi-Touch Trackpad’, for the ‘Magic Mouse’ and
for those built-in apps on the dock as well as learn why Flip4Mac WMV is
an essential plugin for Mac computers.

Nifty Free Things from the Internet


Sherman DeForest
2:00-2:55
Quick overview of how to determine if a download is safe. List some safe download sites. Discuss Ubuntu, LibreOffice, Inkscape, Audacity, Stellarium and whatever else there is time for. The intent is to raise consciousness, not make experts!

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Network of Care


Thai Sukrachan
11:30-11:55
Network of Care was created with a California Department of Aging innovation grant. The project is part of a broad effort by our county to improve and better coordinate long-term care services locally. This comprehensive, Internet-based resource is for the elderly and people with disabilities, as well as their caregivers and service providers.

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Online Navigation of Retirement Tools


Debbie Dalton
11:00-11:25
Learn about the Retirement Tools available through AARP's Website.

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Save Time and Money: Automate Your Finances


David Kershberg
10:30-10:55
One area we can free up time for ourselves is our finances. Consider the amount of time we spend looking for stuff, writing checks and paying bills, dealing with junk mail and sales calls and making trips to the bank. Learn how to automate transactions to simplify your life.

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Skype Me!


Susan Estrada
10:00-10:55
Learn how to get set up using Skype, an free video calling service. Learn how to select contacts and make a video call, anywhere in the world, for free.

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Social Networks: Tweets, Posts and Pins


Ambassadors
2:25-2:55
You have heard of Facebook and Twitter. You may have viewed a video on YouTube, or considered joining a group on Meetup. But what exactly are social networks? What are the advantages of joining a social network? What are the differences between them, and what type of social

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Spread the Word with Pinterest, Yelp, and Angie’s List


Ambassadors
12:30-12:55
One of the best things about technology is the ability to communicate with each other. Not only can we talk to friends and coworkers, we can also communicate with people who share our interests and goals. There are many ways that we can collaborate with others to discuss our interests, services, and more. We will look at 3 of these as we see how technology is evolving to help us spread the word

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The Role of Computers in Healthcare


Rocio Guillen
12:30-12:55
In today's world computers play increasingly significant roles in patient care. The fast processors and large memory capacity of computers, along with the Internet, have expanded the role of computers into virtually every aspect of health care. They are increasingly used by health-care practitioners for patient information, record keeping, communicating with colleagues, devising strategies for patient care, interpreting lab results, and research. Patients can check their medical records, research drug interaction information, or find information on clinical trials and experimental medical treatment. The role of computers in health care is changing the way health chare is received and provided.

Troubleshooting 101


Chris McLaughlin
11:00-11:25
Learn the 5 key concepts of DIY troubleshooting for your Intenret connection, computer, phone or tablet. Learn how to find online resources to help.

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Top Apps You Don’t Want to Miss


Ambassadors
1:30-1:55
You finally have that iPad or Tablet. Now what? This fun class looks at some of the apps which are available now for your device, most of them free. You will also learn how to find more apps, and some tips on keeping your apps organized

Using the Kindle Fire


Wil Wakely
10:30-10:55
The Kindle Fire is the latest model of Amazon’s popular e-book readers, and boasts many additional features that the earlier models lacked. If you are considering acquiring an e-book reader, this session may help you decide which one is best for you.

Webinars: A World of Help Comes to You


Marty Dare
10:00-10:25
A brief guide to webinars as a tool to gain information with San Diego's Caregiver Coalition Webinars as an example.

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eBooks@your Library


Angelica Fortin
1:00-1:25
Attendees will learn how to download free eBooks from the San Diego County Library