Stay, Learn, Connect: 2019 Skills Symposium

Early Bird Discounted Pricing ends in...

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Are you troubleshooting current processes, or looking back, and thinking "there has to be another way?" The 2019 IAP2 USA Skills Symposium is just the place to meet other professionals in your field and acquire applicable tools and techniques to help you glean knowledge from the past, and streamline your processes in the future.

Early Bird pricing ends December 14, 2018!

Join us! Learn. Stay. Connect. 

All courses eligible for AICP CM CreditsThe 2019 IAP2 USA Skills Symposium will offer a variety of training in public participation processes and methods. Join us in Austin, Texas dive into courses covering a range of topics including: mastering facilitation skills, using social media, and working with an angry public. Other topics include designing for diversity, and evaluating public participation initiatives. 1, 2, and 3 day courses are offered featuring experts in the practice of in community engagement. Attendees will engage in hands-on exploration and leave with many lessons learned on designing and managing effective public participation.

Are you an APA AICP? Did you know that ALL Skills Symposium Courses are eligible for AICP Certification Maintenance Credits? To learn more, check out their website!

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Course Fees

2019 Skills Symposium Course Rates  Member Early Bird Rate Non-Member Early Bird Rate

Regular Member Rate Regular Non-Member Rate
IAP2 Flagship Courses          
   IAP2 Planning for Public Participation (3-Days) $1,050 $1,200      $1,125  $1,275   
   IAP2 Techniques for Public Participation (2-Days)  $700 $800
 $750 $850
   Strategies for Dealing with Opposition & Outrage in P2 (Formerly EOP2)
 $700 $800
 $750 $850
Two-Day Courses $600  $700 $650  $750
   Social Media and P2          
   Evaluating & Measuring Public Participation            
   Designing for Diversity          
   Group Facilitation for Public Involvement          
   DRUMBEAT as a Tool for P2          
One-Day Courses $300  $350 $325  $375
   When Things Go Sideways          
   Making Public Meetings Work for You & Your Stakeholders          
   Brave Conversations, Powerful Techniques          
   Building Public Trust          
   Large Scale Engagement Techniques          
   Investing in your P2 Infrastructure          
   A Strategic Approach to Online Engagement          
   Building Trust through Civic Communications          

A student rate will be established based on course availability. Full-time students and active AmeriCorps members who wish to attend the Symposium should click here to receive information on special registration rates. Discounted Student and AmeriCorps Registration will be opened in late January/early February.





All cancellations and requests for refunds for the 2019 IAP2 USA Skills Symposium must be made in writing as indicated below. Requests must be sent to IAP2 USA at info@iap2usa.org.

Telephone requests will not be honored.

Full Refunds require at least 30 days' written notice and must be submitted by the end of the day Friday, January 25, 2019. Those cancelling will receive a full refund, minus an administrative fee of $50.00.

No Refunds – There will be no refunds for cancellation requests received less than 30 days prior to the start of the Skills Symposium on February 25. However, a substitute may be named and that registration will be honored. Please email your substitution information to info@iap2usa.org prior to the start date of the Symposium.

IAP2 USA reserves the right to cancel courses not meeting the required 8 person minimum by the end of the day January 25, 2019. In the event a course is cancelled, registrants will be given the option to transfer to another course with invoice adjustments made to reflect the new course cost or will receive a full refund. Cancellation of a course does not in any way impact the terms for cancellation by the registrant described above.



Hotel Information

Lone Star Court - AustinThe IAP2 Conference Block rate guarantee of $149.00/night + tax expires on February 8th, 2019. Reservations made after February 8th will be offered at that rate on a space available basis.

Arrive early, stay late! Conference rates will be provided two days before and after the scheduled conference dates based on availability. For these extended reservations, call the reservation line at
855/596-3398.

Cancellation policy: Individual reservations will automatically be billed for one night unless canceled 72 hours prior to arrival.


To reserve your room under the discounted rate in the IAP2 USA Block go to the Lonestart Court webpage: https://www.lonestarcourt.com/. After selecing "Book Now" and filling in your information, select "Group/Block Code" from the promotion drop down and enter the this discount code: 2SS395

A valid credit card is required to hold each reservation. To avoid a one (1) night’s cancellation fee, guests must cancel their reservation forty-eight (48) hours before the scheduled day of arrival.





To reserve your room under the discounted rate in the IAP2 USA Block please call (855) 596-3398 and identify yourself as being part of the 2019 Skills Symposium block.

A valid credit card is required to hold each reservation. To avoid a one (1) night’s cancellation fee, guests must cancel their reservation forty-eight (48) hours before the scheduled day of arrival.



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