How This Works
To participate in the ePolicyWorks online dialogues, you must first Log In using your email and password from our past dialogues. If you are new to the dialogues and this is your first engagement, please Register. The Log In and Register links are located at the top right-hand corner of each dialogue page. An image of the Log In and Register links are shown below:
Once you have logged in, you can access the online dialogue topics by clicking on one of the dialogue topic buttons highlighted in the middle of the page. An image of the dialogue topic buttons are shown below:
On the dialogue topic pages you can read more information about the dialogue topic by clicking the More About This Topic link under the dialogue description. An image of the More About This Topic link is show below:
You can post your ideas to the dialogue by clicking the Submit New Idea button. An image of the Submit New Idea button is shown below:
If you would like to submit an idea, click on the Submit New Idea button and then fill out the idea form. An image of the idea form is shown below:
- In the pop up box that appears on your screen, type in a title that describes your idea in the "Title" field.
- Type in the details you would like to include about your idea in the "Description" field.
- Choose a topic from the drop down list. You can only choose one of these topics, so please select the one that best fits your idea.
- Click the "Submit" button to post your idea to the dialogue. Please note that the "Title," "Description," and "Topic," fields are mandatory, so you must complete all three items in order for your idea to successfully post.
To read an idea, simply click on the idea title. Each idea is individually listed in its own box under the "Ideas By Most Recent" and "Ideas by Most Popular" tabs.
To vote on an idea, simply click the up arrow to support the idea. The arrow is located to the right of each individual idea box as highlighted in the image below:
To submit a comment, select the link "Add Your Comment" located in the bottom left hand corner of each idea.
Using Assistive Technology
If you are using assistive technology, such as a screen reader or voice recognition software, please note that all of the features described above contain links that can be accessed through link lists or by tabbing through the page. If you experience any technical difficulty or accessibility issues, please email the ePolicyWorks team at ePolicyWorks@dol.gov.