Google will be holding an interactive seniors workshop at ACCAN and Telstra's upcoming M-Enabling Australasia 2013 conference, being held on 14-15 August in Sydney. This is the perfect opportunity for seniors of all technical abilities to ask Google volunteers some questions and learn plenty of valuable new skills.

When and where?
Thursday 15 August 2013 (day 2 of the conference) from 11:15am-12:15pm, Australian Technology Park, Sydney.

What will I learn?
The "Getting online with Google" workshop will focus on how to get started on the web, best practice for accessibility and security on the web, and how to get the most out of Google Search, Maps, email, and Hangouts. You'll also have the opportunity to ask Google volunteers personal questions about different things that you'd like help with on the web.

How do I register?
1. If you haven't already registered for M-Enabling Australasia 2013, register via There is a special price for seniors/concessions that includes: Google workshop; lunch, morning and afternoon tea on both days; networking drinks; access to all conference sessions and the conference showcase (which includes apps for the elderly such as the SOS Mobile Watch, Silverline and Tapestry).

2. Pre-register for the workshop by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by COB 31 July 2013 and please make sure you list any accessibility requirements.

Note: As there are a limited number of places available, workshop attendees will be decided on a "first in, best dressed" basis. The viability of this workshop will depend on enough people registering before 31 July 2013.

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