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Telework Exchange and Adobe hosted the 2011 Telework in a Box complimentary event series.

Telework Exchange and Adobe hosted the complimentary Telework in a Box event in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Government agency and industry professionals discussed telework best practices in telework management and technology. The event focused on the requirements of Public Law 111-292, the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, and addressed key considerations when establishing a telework program. Panelists also discussed how to manage a distributed workforce and leverage collaborative technologies that support a telework environment.

Speaker Faculty:
  • Cindy Auten, General Manager, Telework Exchange
  • Lucia Bruce, Regional Administrator, Women's Bureau, Region III, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Bobby Caudill, Solution Architect, Global Government Solutions, Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Joseph Hvorecky, Deputy Regional Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Michael McGill, Acting Supervisor, Advanced Problem Resolution Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • John Rogge, Branch Chief, Engineering Branch 3, Division of Reactor Safety, Region I - King of Prussia, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Judith Royal, Human Resources Officer, Region I - King of Prussia, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Attendees Learned:

  • Key considerations when establishing or expanding a telework program
  • Lessons learned and best practices in telework management and technology
  • A review of Public Law 111-292, the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010
  • How to manage a more distributed workforce
  • How agencies can leverage technology to help maintain collaboration in a telework environment
  • Available technology and training support that enables effective management and maintains normal business operations for teleworkers
Photo Gallery:
Joseph Hvorecky of GSA discussed the agency's telework dashboard, a collaborative measurement tool to capture the benefits of telework.
  • Joseph Hvorecky

    Joseph Hvorecky of GSA discussed the agency's telework dashboard, a collaborative measurement tool to capture the benefits of telework.

  • Judith Royal

    Judith Royal of NRC shared the key elements of the agency's telework program success and noted how it has helped the agency to earn recognition as one of the best places to work for several years.

  • Second Panel

    The second panel of the morning included representatives from Adobe, Patent and Trademark Office, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

  • Michael McGill

    Michael McGill of PTO provided great insight on the technology solutions PTO uses and the agency's successful pilot programs.

  • Cindy Auten

    John Rogge of NRC discussed the many components and considerations that go into developing and maintaining the agency's telework program.


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For additional information on the Telework in a Box event series, contact Nancy Whitman at nwhitman@teleworkexchange.com or (703) 859-1898.