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SANDAG to Host Free Telework Webinars April 2 – 3

Telework Webinars to Provide Support for Local Businesses and Employees Navigating a New Normal

San Diego CA— The SANDAG iCommute team will host free telework webinars to support regional employers and employees in the shift to teleworking amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Webinar One: New to Telework Culture? How to overcome challenges and prepare employees for success

Thursday, April 2, 11 a.m.

Learn how employers are juggling equipment and IT requirements, communication systems, and setting up new protocols with employees, while keeping the lights on for customers and business operations. Brian Nordmann, Chief Information Officer at Dudek, and Domenic Lupo, Department Manager of Transportation Planning at AECOM, will highlight what has worked well for their organizations and the challenges they have overcome.

Webinar Two: Seasoned Telework Programs: Expanding and adapting for company-wide remote work

Friday, April 3, 11 a.m.

Learn tips from employers and teleworkers with existing telework programs. The focus will be on overcoming challenges when shifting the rest of an organization’s workforce to working remotely. Productivity and communication tips will be provided. Tom Harrington, Global Commute Solutions Leader at Intuit, and Melissa Coffelt, Director of Organization Effectiveness at SANDAG will share advice to rapidly expand employers’ telework programs.

To register for webinars, learn more about resources for employers and teleworkers, including sample policies, guidelines, case studies, and articles, visit iCommuteSD.com/telework. Webinar recordings will be available following live events.

About iCommute

Powered by SANDAG and in cooperation with the 511 transportation information service, iCommute is the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program for the San Diego region. iCommute encourages use of transportation alternatives to help reduce traffic congestion and greenhouse gas emissions. iCommute aids local businesses, helping them develop and implement customized employee commuter benefit programs that lower costs, increase productivity, and help the environment. iCommute also assists commuters by providing information about carpool services, a subsidized vanpool program, transit solutions, regional support for biking, the Guaranteed Ride Home program, information about teleworking, and bike and pedestrian safety program support for schools.



The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is the San Diego region’s primary public planning, transportation, and research agency, providing the public forum for regional policy decisions about growth, transportation planning and construction, environmental management, housing, open space, energy, public safety, and binational topics. SANDAG is governed by a Board of Directors composed of mayors, council members, and supervisors from each of the region’s 18 cities and the county government.

To protect the health and safety of staff, partners, and the general public, SANDAG offices are closed to the public. Staff continues to review the calendar of events and will recommend changes, cancellations, or postponements on a case by case basis. Our team is working remotely during this time to provide essential services, and to continue progress on critical regional projects. SANDAG will continue to monitor the development of COVID-19 in the region and follow guidance from the  San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.

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