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Fall 2023 WTP Awardee Meeting and Workshop

WTP Fall 2023 Awardee Meeting and Workshop Meeting Banner; October 17-19, 2023 in RTP, NC

Awardee Meeting: Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Workshop: Wednesday – Thursday, October 18 – 19, 2023

Awardee Meeting Details

The NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) Awardee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT on the NIEHS campus in Research Triangle Park, NC. The Awardee Meeting will be hybrid to allow for remote participation.

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.

WTP Workshop Details

The WTP Workshop will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, October 18 – 19, 2023. The workshop is tentatively scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday and 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday. The workshop will be in-person only and will take place on the NIEHS campus in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Overview of the Workshop
During this workshop, participants will discuss the role that WTP plays in workforce development in the 21st century. Participants will discuss challenges that exist in developing and equipping the workforce and strategies to enhance training models. Additionally, participants will address the implications of clean energy and new technologies in the workplace.

Meeting Location

The meetings will be held at:

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

Agendas and Meeting Materials

Awardee Meeting Presentations Workshop Presentations

We are in the process of making the workshop presentations Section 508-compliant. They will be posted in the coming weeks.

The Keystone Science Lecture

Economic Impacts of Workforce Development: Environmental Career Worker Training Program as a Case Study
Presented by Benjamin Artz, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Friday, October 20, 2023
11:00 a.m. - noon EDT
Building 101, Rall Lake View Conference Room
Zoom registration:
Event Flyer


Online registration is now closed. Please check in at the registration desk to register on-site.

Group Dinner

Tuesday, October 17 at 5:30 p.m.
Town Hall Burger Durham
7830 NC-751, Suite 100
Durham, NC 27713

The restaurant is next door to the Hyatt Place Hotel. Upon arrival you’ll order and pay at the counter and your food will be delivered to your table.

Accommodations and Transportation

Please visit the Accommodations page for information about the group room block.

Please note: The NIEHS shuttle bus is not running at this time. You are encouraged to rent a car, carpool with others, or take a cab/ride share. Please visit the Transportation and Security page for the latest details.

American Disabilities Act Accommodation Requests

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate in these events should contact Kerri Voelker at voice telephone: 919-794-4710 or email: TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least 5 business days in advance of the event.


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

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