Technology Fair2020-10-14T16:40:06-07:00

Welcome to our Virtual 2020 Get Connected:
Technology Fair for Adults 50+

Tuesday – Friday, October 20 – 23 from 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM PT
Registration is now open!

San Diego Oasis is excited to host its first ever online technology fair. Previous years have taken place on a single day.  This year, we are spreading our themed Tech Talks over four power-packed days. This means you will be able to participate in every session presented by knowledgeable speakers that address a wide variety of technology-related topics.

WITHIN THIS SITE YOU’LL FIND:

We encourage you to browse the contents in order to make the most of your virtual Tech Fair experience.  Invite your friends and family to join you for this week of all things technology!

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Welcome! Click here for an overview of our first ever virtual technology fair.

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Browse through our 2020 Tech Talks to get familiar with this year’s topics

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Get to know our Tech Fair Speakers! Click here to read their Profiles.

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New to Zoom? We have all the resources you need for the Tech Fair.

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AT&T, Cox and San Diego Oasis team up to bring you free tech classes.

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Thank you to our generous Sponsors for supporting this Technology Fair

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Join us on Social Media to stay up-to-date on the latest Tech Fair news

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Need help? We’ll help you make the most of your user-experience.

Overview

San Diego Oasis is excited to host its 8th annual Get Connected: Technology Fair for Adults 50+, the region’s largest technology fair for adults 50+. This year is completely virtual…you can join us online from anywhere!

Enjoy 12 FREE workshops on a wide variety of topics, presented by knowledgeable speakers, experts in their respective technology-related fields. This exciting four-day event is free, but registration is required.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN AT THE TECH FAIR

Enjoy brief Tech Talks themed by topics such as:

  • Every Day Technology
  • Healthcare Technology
  • Online Security Technology
  • Smart Home & Smart Wallet Technology

Register today and be sure to invite your friends and family so they can benefit from cutting edge technology advances.

Click link to download the 2020 Get Connected: Technology Fair Program:

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2020 Tech Fair Brochure

Technology is life-changing and changing all the time.  That is why this Technology Fair is for you.

From phones, computers and tablets, to drones, robotics and entertainment, technology shapes and influences our every day activities in a myriad of ways. San Diego Oasis is passionate about bringing tools and resources to our members that help make life easier, more efficient, safer, and fun.  By attending the Technology Fair, you will hear from experts in their field about advances in technology from which you can benefit.  Whether you are tech-savvy or hesitant to jump in and try something new, the Tech Fair will give you an overview that we trust will pique your interest, and ultimately, improve your life.

The 2020 Get Connected: Technology Fair is a must for anyone who is open to learning new tools and using new resources for many of our every day activities.  You don’t want to miss it!

We want to hear from you! 

Our post-Tech Fair survey is how you can provide us with valuable insights, suggestions, and ways to improve the user experience so that we can bring future events that are better than ever.  Look for information about the survey at the end of the Tech Fair. We thank you in advance for your time.

Oasis Is Here For You

Our priority is ensuring older adults are safe from COVID-19, but we also know that social isolation is a real physical and emotional health risk, and we know Oasis programs are important to our participants. During this time of social distancing, Oasis has pivoted our delivery model to offer programs and content online through Zoom, our website, by phone and through partnerships with other virtual class platforms and providers.

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Investing in San Diego Oasis means investing in the lives of senior adults throughout San Diego County.

Through your donation, you help us ensure that adults age 50+ have opportunities to pursue vibrant, healthy, productive and meaningful lives. We seek to positively impact their lives through partnerships to share knowledge, offer evidence- and research-based programs, conduct evaluations and adapt to meet the needs of diverse audiences. Our approach includes the following key areas:

Lifelong Learning
Health and Wellness
Community Involvement through intergenerational programs

Make a donation today

Do you have questions about your Smartphone, Tablet, or Computer? Spend 15 minutes with a Tech Volunteer who will help answer those questions for you. Click here to submit your question and to be contacted by phone for a free one-on-one session.

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Tech Talks

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Speaker Profiles

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Our Generous Sponsors

Sponsorship Overview

San Diego Oasis wishes to thank the Sponsors of the 2020 Get Connected: Technology Fair for Adults 50+ for their generous support.  We encourage you to visit their websites to learn more about these organizations. Just click on the logo above to be directed to their respective sites.

If you are interested in sponsoring a day, a track, a commercial break or being included in our Resource page, please contact Jolyn Parker at (858) 353-0439 or or download the Sponsorship Packet.

SUPPORT THE MISSION OF SAN DIEGO OASIS

If you would like to support the mission of San Diego Oasis – to ensure that adults age 50+ have opportunities to pursue vibrant, healthy, productive and meaningful lives – we encourage you to make a donation. Whether large or small, you contribution will make a difference throughout San Diego County.  Together, we can reach our senior adult population in an impactful way.

We have many sponsorship levels; please contact Jolyn Parker to learn more: or (858) 353-0439.

Sponsorship Package Overview

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Spotlight your organization to thousands of senior adults by being a sponsor at this year’s Technology Fair.  As a virtual event, our attendance is anticipated to reach far beyond San Diego County. Join us today by reaching out to Jolyn Parker at (858) 353-0439 or to discuss the range of opportunities at this 4-day online event.

Download sponsorship package
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Zoom Resources

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If you are new to Zoom, we have resources to help familiarize you with downloading it to the device of your choice, how to request technical support, online etiquette, and more.  Just visit our Zoom Resource page and start Zooming!

Click Here to Visit the Zoom Download Center

We want to ensure your Technology Fair experience goes as smoothly as possible.  If you have a connectivity issue that you could use some help resolving, please take a moment to fill out our questionnaire and we’ll do all we can to get it resolved.

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Typically, when you register for any class at San Diego Oasis, that information is automatically included in your MyOasis account where you can access it any time.  This is also where you will find Zoom login information (if you need assistance, please take a moment to read through our step-by-step guide.). However, as we are using Eventbrite for our registration process for the Tech Fair, you will receive the Zoom login information via email shortly before opening day.

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Press Releases

PR Coming Soon

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Simona Valanciute, President & CEO of San Diego Oasis, is available for interviews by contacting Denise Scatena at .

Oasis is a unique educational program for adults 50+ who want to continue to learn and be productive throughout life. Membership is free and open to anyone 50 or older. Join Oasis and enjoy stimulating classes and opportunities to serve your community.

The mission of San Diego Oasis is to ensure that adults age 50+ have opportunities to pursue vibrant, healthy, productive and meaningful lives. We seek to positively impact their lives through partnerships to share knowledge, offer evidence- and research-based programs, conduct evaluations and adapt to meet the needs of diverse audiences. Our approach includes the following key areas:

• Lifelong Learning
• Health and Wellness
• Community Involvement through intergenerational programs

Our team is thrilled to present to you our current online offerings. You will find exciting opportunities to participate in classes, lectures, discussion groups, performances, trips, off-site adventures, and mentoring children in our community through our intergenerational tutoring program.

Learn more>>

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Cox Presents | Technology Classes

Cox Communications, one of this year’s sponsors, has teamed up with San Diego Oasis to provide free online classes for seniors in an effort to ensure that technology training is available to everyone who wants it.  Cox and Oasis strongly believe now more than ever that seniors need to be connected, engaged and involved in the world.  Cox is providing these classes as a service to all members of San Diego Oasis.

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OCTOBER

Staying Safe on the Internet | October 15 | 10:00
Empowered – Facebook | October 15 | 1:00
Buying and Selling Online | October 26 | 1:00
Hooked on Podcasts | October 28 | 10:00
Tips for Effective Internet Searching | October 29 | 10:00

NOVEMBER

Updating Your Smartphone: What to Look For | November 5 | 10:00
Virtual Reality 101 | November 11 | 1:00
iPad Accessories: More Power & Versatility | November 13 | 11:00

DECEMBER

Gadgets and Gizmos | December 2 | 10:00
Voice First Technology in the Time of COVID | December 9 | 1:00
5G: The Next Generation of Wireless | December 10 | 10:00

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