APCUG’s FREE 2015 Summer Virtual Technology Conference (VTC) will be held on Saturday, August 15, from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Eastern Time.

APCUG’s FREE 2015 Summer Virtual Technology Conference (VTC) will be held on Saturday, August 15, from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Eastern Time. The sessions are 50 minutes in length and offer attendees the opportunity to ask questions via a chat window. Videos from earlier conferences can be found on APCUG’s YouTube channel www.youtube.com/apcugvideos.

  • To register for this VTC, please click on the below link:

http://bit.ly/APCUG_2015_Summer-VTC

  • This link is where you can view the presenter bios and, after the conference, you can download the handouts and get links to the videos.

http://apcug2.org/apcug-2015-summer-virtual-tech-conference-vtc16/

Spread the word by forwarding this e-mail to your members. VTCs are a great way for them to expand their technology experience and be introduced to new skills. Below are the sessions that are currently scheduled.

If you would like further information, please send an email to jtaylour@apcug.org

 

TRACK 1

Files, Folders and Management – How to operate like a pro

David Williams, APCUG Director; Secretary, Online Services and Programs, Central Iowa Computer User Group

This presentation is about file management and using Windows’ built-in file manager known as File Explorer or Windows Explorer. Whether you are just learning about Windows or are a seasoned user, you will get some important information on how to organize your files on your hard drive or in the cloud. We will also be talking about some tips and tricks for Dropbox, One Drive and Google Drive

Windows 10

Bill James, APCUG Advisor, Region 8; Vice President, Oklahoma City Computer Club

It was released on July 29! Free for 12 months to Windows 7 and 8.1 users! Bill will show us the ins and outs of Microsoft’s latest operating system. Bring your questions.

iPad 201

Jere Minich, APCUG Advisor, Region 5; Program Chair, Lake-Sumter Computer Society

Following up on Jere’s Spring VTC iPad 101 presentation, he will be taking you to the next level for effectively using your iPad: Settings, features, maintenance, resources and tips and tricks + Siri.

Is your group taking advantage of APCUG’s benefits?

Judy Taylour, BODA Chair; President, SCV Computer Club

I have received many e-mails from user group officers / members asking about how APCUG can benefit their group. We’ll go over how your benefits of membership can, in turn, benefit your members.

TRACK 2    

 

TechBoomers.com

Steve Black, President & CEO

TechBoomers

Techboomers.com is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.

Use the tutorials for SIG meetings, a hands-on presentation at your club meeting, put the tutorial into a PowerPoint presentation to give at your user group meeting, etc.

3D printer

Larry Fortna, Member, Lake Sumter Computer Society, Florida

3D printing has come into the mainstream and made affordable just within the past few years. It is now possible to purchase a 3D printer for under $500 that can reproduce objects of your imagination right in your own living room. Larry’s presentation will demonstrate one such 3D printer as well as some of the FREE tools that you can use to create 3D objects and even have them made on a 3D printer in your area.

Applian’s Replay Capture Suite

Cheryl Wester, APCUG Advisor, Region 10; Program Chair, Temecula Valley CUG

Do you like music?  Do you have favorite videos you like to record?  If so come to this workshop and see how easy it is to capture music, videos, and more.

 

​Judy Taylour, Chair
Virtual Technology Committee
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