Training and Outreach

An outreach strategy should be developed to help industry, research and development organizations, and universities to understand Additional Protocol (AP) reporting requirements and Complementary Access (CA) activities. This could include developing a website, flyers, target mailings, contacts by telephone, meetings, or seminars on the AP.

AP Awareness - identifies the organizations and individuals who should be made aware of AP-related requirements and at what level (for example, data providers and declaration reviewers). How and when the outreach occurs, as well as the message(s) to be communicated are described.

Data Call Awareness - identify the organizations and individuals to be notified when collection of declaration data begins. This topic is especially important for the Initial Declaration. How and when the outreach occurs, as well as the message(s) to be communicated are considered.

Outreach Resources - addresses development of materials for education and outreach. Websites and brochures are frequently used for this purpose. Target audience, content, and who/how/when the material is created are described. AP Awareness and AP Training are the two primary outreach categories.

Government Training - for individuals who will be responsible for ensuring that requirements are met and includes those identified in the Roles and Responsibilities section above. The intent is to identify the organizations/individuals needing training on the AP reporting requirements and the reporting process. Who will be responsible for preparing for and conducting the training and when/where it will be offered may be included.

Field Training - for technical staff actually performing the work of a declarable activity (such as operators and researchers) and could also include the direct management of technical staff. Like Government Training, the purpose is to identify training needs for the organizations and individuals, including when and where it will be provided.