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Your Opinion Matters: Avenidas Tech Conference Bridges Gap Between Seniors and Technology
[June 13, 2018]

Your Opinion Matters: Avenidas Tech Conference Bridges Gap Between Seniors and Technology


Avenidas:





Who:

  Avenidas, a non-profit that provides programs and services to keep older adults active, safe and connected, has partnered with Google (News - Alert) and other sponsors for the event.
 

What:

2nd Annual Technology Conference: Seniors Shaping Technology: Your Opinion Matters
 

Why:

To have older adults engage with technology and provide feedback to help shape technology.
 

Tickets:

$15 general public
$10 Avenidas member/youth

Purchase online at: https://www.avenidas.org/conferences-events/avenidas-presents-2nd-annual-tech-conference/

 

When:

Thursday, June 14, 4-7pm

 

Where:

Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. Mountain View
 

Highlights:

"Shark Tank"-like pitch event where start-ups will pitch their new product ideas to seniors for their on-the-spot opinions

Keynote speaker, Dennis Boyle, founding member of IDEO, will speak on "Design Thinking and Thinking Like a Designer"

Avenidas' Generations Lab Manager Eric Gee presents "How Seniors Can Shape Future Technology"

Hands-On Happy Hour: Interactive exploration of 30+ exhibits such as consumer goods, robotics, health tech, financial tech, care giving, memories and local services, plus beer, wine, appetizers and desserts

Raffle drawing to win both high-tech and high-touch items

 


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