Nicholas Ramfos, Chief, Alternate Commute Programs, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments; Jennifer Alcott, Telework!VA Program Manager, Commonwealth of Virginia; and and Karen Jackson , Deputy Secretary of Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia.

How can municipal and regional governments best promote telework? This case study highlights the telework program that originated in the Washington DC area in 1996, and the state-wide program that was subsequently established in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The later offers cost reimbursement (up to $35,000 per business), free personal assistance, and promotional “Telework Days.” Both programs have impressive impact data. $70 , 90 minutes. 12 noon to 1:30 pm Eastern Time.