2011 Conference Collage

13th Australian Computer Conference for Seniors

16th & 17th  November 2011, Rydges World Square

Now everyone can share in the experience by downloading many of the excellent presentations from our website. The conference was packed with wonderful experiences of learning, sharing and socializing and those who were there are already looking forward to our 14th Conference in 2012.

Papers that are available have a blue title. Click the title to view them.

Day 1 - Wednesday, 16th November ............... Speakers List Day 1

Reaching Connected Communities
>> Paul Wallbank - Writer and broadcaster

Keynote Speech
>> Senator the Hon. Stephen Conroy
>> Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Emerging trends are reshaping the way we do business
>> Gianpaolo Carraro - Microsoft

Links with Japan
>> Ms Wakamiya

Volunteers - Where do you get 'em?
>> Lyn Dalton - Centre for Volunteering

XP and the move to Windows 7
>> Deeps de Silva - Microsoft

Centrelink Online Services
>> Leonie Erikson - Centrelink

Improving access for people from non English speaking backgrounds
>> Caroline Romeo - HACC

Windows Live & Skydrive
>> Adam Ireland - Microsoft

Apple iPad
>> Teresa Wilson - ASCCA trainer

Tips and Tricks with Word 2010 Graphics
>> Graham Clark - Computer Pals for Seniors Manly Inc


Day 2 - Thursday, 17th November ............. Speakers List Day 2

Computing in the post-PC era
>> Steve Dunscombe - Choice

Language IS Culture
>> Daryn McKenny - Miromaa Aboriginal Language & Technology Centre

Finding Family Skeletons in Cyberspace
>> Heather Garnsey - Society of Australian Genealogists

Web tools to manage your money and overview of the MoneySmart website
>> Nicole Hoschke - ASIC

Assistance for non-profits through programs like DonorTec and the National Nonprofit Directory
>> Simon Gee - Connecting Up

Introduce Apple Macs to your Club
>> David Bennett - Avalon Computer Pals/ASCCA Director

Holiday Blogging - A Surprisingly Good Choice
>> JoanCraymer - ASCCA Vice President, Computer Pals for Seniors Epping Vice President

Assistive Technology:  Looking Back, Looking Forward
>> Rob Drummond - Quantum RLV

Welcome to eBay
>> Diane Brentnall - ASCCA Training Coordinator

Android Smart Phone - tips and tricks for beginners
>> Sandra Brophey - ASCCA Director, Forest Computer Pals for Seniors Secretary

FamilySearch - Research Tools for all Family Historians
>> Paul Parton - FamilySearch

Club Speak!
>> Contributed by Jeannette Waites