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Fall 2017 WTP Awardee Meeting

2017 Fall Awardee Meeting and Workshop

Awardee Meeting: Monday, October 16, 2017
Workshop: Tuesday – Wednesday, October 17 – 18, 2017

WTP Fall 2017 Awardee Meeting and Workshop Meeting Banner; October 16-18, 2017 in RTP, NC

Awardee Meeting Details

The NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) Awardee Meeting will be held on Monday, October 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the NIEHS campus in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Data Management System (DMS) training will be offered at 11:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Purpose of the Awardee Meeting
The semi-annual WTP Awardee Meeting brings awardees together to provide program updates, exchange information regarding training, and discover new areas of interest to awardees.

WTP Workshop Details

The WTP Workshop will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 17 – 18. The workshop is tentatively scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday. The workshop will also take place on the NIEHS campus in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Purpose and Scope of the Workshop

Last updated during a 2005 WTP workshop, the Minimum Health and Safety Training Criteria document is a national guidance document for training hazardous waste workers and emergency responders. It also serves as the primary quality control foundation for the WTP.

This workshop will primarily be a working meeting. Awardees will select from a limited number of topics addressed in the Minimum Criteria document, then break out into groups that will work to develop consensus on proposed revisions to the existing language.

Meeting Location

The meetings will be held at:

Building 101, Rodbell Auditorium
111 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709


Online registration is now closed. Please contact Suzanne France at 919-794-4700 or for assistance.


  • Awardee Meeting Agenda(1.2MB)
  • Workshop Agenda(2.1MB)
  • WTP grantee Shawn Gibbs (Indiana University) is giving a lecture on "Applied Research and Industry Sector Gap-Analysis to Inform Worker Training Program on Highly Infectious Diseases" at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18 in the Rodbell Auditorium. Details can be found on the flyer(130 KB) and his biography(133KB).

Accommodations and Transportation

Please visit the Accommodations page for more information.

Please note: There will be limited shuttle bus service for this meeting. You are encouraged to rent your own vehicle.

American Disabilities Act Accommodation Requests

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate in these events should contact Suzanne France at voice telephone: 919-794-4700 or email: TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.


Please contact Kerri Voelker at 919-794-4710 or with questions.

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