Event Information

September 13th from 2:00-4:00pm EDT

This audio-captioned event also offered a real-time Twitter feed, which is displayed below,with the hashtag #ePolicyWorks

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), Policy Development Think Tank Webcast: New Strategies for Successful Collaboration, was presented as part of the ePolicyWorks initiative. During this free event, panelists discussed their perspectives on the use of new and innovative open government strategies for policy development in such key areas as disability employment.

Hosted by:

  • Carl Fillichio, U.S. Department of Labor’s Senior Advisor for Communications and Public Affairs
  • Michael Reardon, ePolicyWorks Program Manager and ODEP Policy Advisor Team Lead, Employment-Related Support Policy, U.S. Department of Labor

Moderated by:

  • Chris Dorobek, journalist, commentator and radio host

Panel One: Federal Collaboration Strategies

  • Gadi Ben-Yehuda, Director of Innovation and Social Media, The Center for the Business of Government at IBM
  • Anthony Cossa, Acting Chief Technology Officer and Director of Emerging Technology, Federal Acquisition Service, Office of the Chief Information Officer, General Services Administration
  • Greg Elin, Chief Data Officer, Federal Communications Commission
  • Bryna Helfer, Director of Public Engagement, U.S. Department of Transportation

Panel Two: Collaboration Tools and Techniques in Action

  • Doug Birnie, Team Lead for United We Ride, Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Nadia Ibrahim, Public Health Analyst and Black Lung Grantee Program Manager, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Megan Kenny, IdeaFactory Acting Program Manager in the Office of Training and Workforce Engagement, Transportation Security Administration

Past ODEP technology events may be viewed at: http://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/Technology.htm.

More information about ePolicyWorks may be found at: http://www.epolicyworks.org/


This is a recorded archive of the live event from September 13th.


Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) is provided in order to facilitate communication accessibility and may not be a totally verbatim record of proceedings.

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