If you are unable to attend you should sort out alternative dates or opportunities.
You should receive a personalised invitation to these activities, indicating the next scheduled date.
You need to build on this by developing your own programme.
Work out who you need to meet and what you need to learn to be able to do your job more effectively.
It is therefore important that each new staff member's induction programme be tailored to meet their individual needs.
It also means that it is impossible to anticipate or accommodate every need, so individuals must recognise that they have responsibility for their own induction programmes.