Alert
Close

Take AARP’s Smart Driver course and you could save money on your car insurance. Learn more

Fall 2014 Ideas@50+ San Diego Event Banner - AARP

     

Event Details

When | Where

Sept. 4-6, 2014

San Diego
Convention Center

111 West Harbor Drive

San Diego, CA 92101

Contact

If you have questions about Ideas@50+, please contact us.

Attendee
Services & Offers

Scootaround logo

Scootaround Mobility Solutions will provide scooter and wheelchair rentals for Ideas@50+. Learn more »

180_line
Park Ride Fly USA logo

Pre-book your airport parking with Park Ride Fly USA using the coupon code IDEA50SAN and save 20 percent on your reservation. Learn more »

180_line

Shuttle Service

Shuttle service will be provided between all Ideas@50+ host hotels and the San Diego Convention Center throughout the event.

View the Shuttle Schedule »

Stay Informed

Email

Newsletter

AARP Events updates – Subscribe

Facebook

Facebook

AARP National Event & Expo – Be a Fan!

Twitter

AARP National Event & Expo – Follow Us!

Ideas@50+ San Diego
Speakers

The following celebrities and experts will be on stage to inform, entertain and engage with attendees at Ideas@50+ in San Diego:

Frank Abagnale appearing at Ideas@50+ in San Diego

Frank Abagnale

Saturday, Sept. 6, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

  • Fraud prevention expert
  • Best-selling author of Catch Me If You Can
Mara Abbott will appear at the AARP Ideas@50+ in San Diego.

Mara Abbott

Friday, Sept. 5, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • Member of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team
Jennifer Ashton, M.D. appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Jennifer Ashton, M.D.

Friday, Sept. 5, 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Co-host of The Doctors
  • Author of Your Body Beautiful
Myrna Blyth, appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Myrna Blyth

Saturday, Sept. 6, 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Best-selling author of Spin Sisters
  • AARP senior vice president and editorial director
Erin Brockovich, appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Erin Brockovich

Saturday, Sept. 6, 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Environmental activist
  • President of Brockovich Research & Consulting

James Brown

James "JB" Brown

Friday, Sept. 5, 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Samantha Brown, AARP Travel Expert

Samantha Brown

Friday, Sept. 5, 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

LeVar Burton, appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

LeVar Burton

Saturday, Sept. 6, 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

  • Award-winning actor and director
  • Host and producer of the Peabody Award-winning children’s series, Reading Rainbow

Lorrie Carlson will appear at the AARP Ideas@50+ in San Diego.

Lorrie Carlson

Friday, Sept. 5, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • Certified fitness instructor
  • National trainer for Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness program
Robert Carter appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Robert Carter

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

  • Senior vice president of automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc.
Jean Chatzky, AARP expert on money

Jean Chatzky

Friday, Sept. 5, 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Jeff Cole appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Jeffrey Cole, Ph.D.

Friday, Sept. 5, 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Expert in technology and emerging media
  • Founder of the World Internet Project
Maria Contreras-Sweet appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Maria Contreras-Sweet

Friday, Sept. 5, 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

  • Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Founder of ProAmérica Bank
Mary Furlong will appear at the AARP Ideas@50+ in San Diego.

Mary Furlong, Ed.D.

Friday, Sept. 5, 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Authority on boomers and social media
  • Author of Turning Silver into Gold: How to Profit in the New Boomer Marketplace
Dr. Adam Gazzaley appearing at Ideas@50+ in San Diego

Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D.

Saturday, Sept. 6, 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Neurologist specializing how brains handle memory, attention and aging
  • University professor
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Saturday, Sept. 6, 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Photographer and filmmaker
  • Director of American Masters: The Boomer List

Valerie Harper, appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Valerie Harper

Saturday, Sept. 6, 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

  • Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor
  • Former Radio City Music Hall corps de ballet dancer
Arianna Huffington appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Arianna Huffington

Saturday, Sept. 6, 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

  • Editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post
  • One of Forbes “Most Powerful Women”
Claire Hughes Johnson appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Claire Hughes Johnson

Friday, Sept. 5, 4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

  • Vice president of Google [X] Self-Driving Cars
  • Leads product, business and operations teams
James

James Huysman, Psy.D., LCSW

Saturday, Sept. 6, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

  • Caregiving expert
  • Vice president, UnitedHealthcare Medicare and Retirement
David Inns, appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

David Inns

Friday, Sept. 5, 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • President and CEO of GreatCall, Inc.
  • Innovation in Leadership and Technology Award winner
Michio Kaku appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Michio Kaku, Ph.D.

Saturday, Sept. 6, 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • Renowned theoretical physicist
  • Best-selling author of The Future of the Mind
Guy Kawasaki appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Guy Kawasaki

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

  • High-tech expert
  • Chief evangelist of Canva, a graphics-design online service
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Friday, Sept. 5, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • Four-time Emmy Award-winning actor
  • Portrayed Elaine Benes on NBC's Seinfeld
Joan Lunden appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Joan Lunden

Saturday, Sept. 6, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

  • Award-winning journalist
  • Best-selling author and caregiving advocate
AARP has hired Dan Marino to be a men's health and fitness expert

Dan Marino

Thursday, Sept. 4, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Soledad O'Brien appearing at the Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston.

Soledad O'Brien

Friday, Sept. 5, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 6, 11:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

  • Award-winning journalist and news anchor
  • Founder of Starfish Media Group

Tim O'Brien, appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Tim O'Brien

Saturday, Sept. 6, 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Vietnam veteran
  • Author of The Things They Carried

Alexis Ryan will appear at the AARP Ideas@50+ in San Diego.

Alexis Ryan

Saturday, Sept. 6, 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • Member of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team
  • Under 23 national criterium champion
Dr. Pepper Schwartz

Pepper Schwartz, Ph.D.

Thursday, Sept. 4, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Ian Smith, M.D. appearing at Ideas@50+ in San Diego

Ian Smith, M.D.

Friday, Sept. 5, 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Former co-host of The Doctors
  • Best-selling health care author
Kevin Spacey, appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Kevin Spacey

Friday, Sept. 5, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • Award-winning actor and executive producer
  • Director of The Old Vic Theatre Company in London

Martha Stewart appearing at the Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo in San Diego.

Martha Stewart

Friday, Sept. 5, 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

  • Emmy Award-winning television show host
  • Best-selling author and entrepreneur
Dr. Travis Stork appearing at Ideas@50+ in San Diego

Travis Stork, M.D.

Friday, Sept. 5, 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Co-host of The Doctors
  • Board-certified emergency medicine physician
Reed V. Tuckson, M.D. appearing at the Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Boston.

Reed Tuckson, M.D., FACP

Friday, Sept. 5, 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Author of Doctor in the Mirror
  • Managing director of Tuckson Health Connections

Ideas@50+ San Diego
Registration

Register for Ideas@50+ in San Diego using any of these options:

Ticket Costs*

AARP Members – $25

Non-members – $35


800-650-6839   

*Non-member registration includes a 1-year AARP membership.

   

Need Assistance With Registration?

Call 1-800-650-6839 and one of our registration specialists will be happy to assist you with your Ideas@50+ registration and hotel reservations, or contact us.

Sponsor & Exhibitor
Opportunities

Sponsor or Exhibit at Ideas@50+

The Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo offers flexible marketing opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors. Showcase your company in San Diego!

Press Registration

If you are with the media and would like to request media credentials to cover the AARP Ideas@50+ National Event and Expo in San Diego, please complete and submit the Press Registration form.

Featured Group

AARP Real Possibilities Presents Ideas@50+ Logo

Connect with Attendees

AARP has a variety of engaging sessions and exciting activities planned for the 2014 Ideas@50+ event in San Diego. Discuss

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Anna's Linens

Member save 10% every day at Anna's Linens and AnnasLinens.com.

Faanui Bay, as seen from beach on Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Members save up to $525 on vacations at AARP® Travel Center powered by Expedia®

Pepperoni Pizza, Papa Johns Superbowl promotion for AARP members

Members save 25% off regular price menu items at Papa John's

Member Benefits

Join or renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.