Good People

I joined IAP2 USA about three years ago after learning about it when a team leader mentioned it on a CPAT I coordinated. The team leader, Marijoan “MJ” Bull, spoke positively about the organization and demonstrated her P2 expertise during the community meetings." - Eric Roach 

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Building Good Skills

The 2018 North American Conference is going to Victoria, BC! This year's theme is "Growing a culture of P2".

Registration is now open for the 2018 IAP2 North American Conference

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A World of Good

The 2018 National Dialogue has begun! This year's National Dialogue is a critical question that strikes right to the heart of what our members do. At a time when highly technical and complex projects  are on the rise, more stakeholder groups are clamoring for a greater role! Be a part of the conversation!

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with members in 197 cities and 40 states

Upcoming Events

Deep discussions! Scintillating sessions! Preeminent presenters! All in Vibrant Victoria! Registration is now open for the 2018 IAP2 North American Conference

Register before June 30, 2018 and get the early-bird rates! And check out our partner hotels, offering special conference rates and all within easy walking distance of the Victoria Conference Center. Visit the website often and follow #iap2nac18 on Twitter and Facebook for updates!

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IAP2 August Learning Webinar

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PDT)

Few things affect people the way their transportation system does, and our next webinar, in partnership with Rail~volution, looks at examples of the public getting engaged. Bakari Height of the MARTA Army, a citizen-advocacy group in Atlanta, Georgia, will share how his group has moved from "activism" to "actionism"; Andrew Devlin of TransLink in Metro Vancouver, BC, will show how his agency has been connecting with the people in its 2-year fare review; and we'll learn about the health impacts of public transportation in Minneapolis. Join us August 14 at 11am PDT.

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Please also note: The two-stage process for signing up for webinars. The registration confirmation email you will receive contains a link to another web page. Please follow that link and fill in the form to receive your login information.


In the 2018 IAP2 USA National Dialogue, we hope to learn what P2 practitioners and other community engagement professionals say about the P2 practices currently being used in these projects and how the public can be engaged more successfully in the future. Over the coming year, we want to learn how the revived spirit of "localism" in large and small communities across the country is impacting decision-making where we live and work.

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The IAP2 USA Ambassador Program is new in 2018 and was created to give practitioners tools, resources and support to broaden the reach and implementation of good P2. In addition to the altruistic element of the program, Ambassadors have the opportunity to be seen as best practices experts, engage in best practices conversations, collaboratively brainstorm opportunities and problems, and meet potential new clients.

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Monthly Learning Webinars give IAP2 members a chance to hear about ideas, trends, technologies and approaches that can enhance their practice. Our presenters also provide links and other collateral material to help promote your professional development!

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Check the Calendar to develop your skills as a P2 professional! 

Professional Certification
Become an IAP2 Certified Public Participation Practitioner! you have what it takes?

Core Values Awards
Celebrate Excellence in Public Participation — participate in the annual Core Values Awards program! 

Mentorship Program
Connects those new to the profession with experienced P2 practitioners.
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Student Services
Growing the next generation of P2 practitioners through the mentorship and student scholarship programs.

1,101 members in 40 states are pursuing the greater good. Find one near you.

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