The 2020 IAP2 USA Skills Symposium is set for March 9 - 13, 2020 at the Hilton Sacramento Arden West in Sacramento, California!

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 2020 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 January 10, 2020!

Join us! Learn. Stay. Connect. 

All courses eligible for AICP CM CreditsThe 2020 IAP2 USA Skills Symposium will offer a variety of training in public participation processes and methods. Join us in Sacramento, CA for 1, 2, and 3 day courses offering featured experts in the practice of 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!

Course Listings

Course Fees

2020 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
   Brave, Honest Conversations: Bravely Leading Challenging Conversations
   
   
   Design, Facilitate, Connect: curating powerful meetings and events
   
   
   Designing for Diversity: Engaging Underrepresented Stakeholders
   
   
   Evaluating and Measuring Public Participation
   
   
One-Day Courses $300  $350 $325  $375
   Engaging Immigrants and Other Underserved Communities in Public Engagement
   
   
   The Nimble Facilitator: Off the Rails but still on Track
   
   
   When Things Go Sideways
   
   
   Meaningful Tools, Powerful Outcomes
   
   
    Large Scale Engagement Techniques
   
   
   Making a Difference: Advancing Equity in Practice
   
   

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 2020 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 written notice and must be submitted by the end of the day Friday, February 7, 2020. 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 after Februaruy 7th, 2020. 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 February 7, 2020. 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

The IAP2 Conference Block rate guarantee of $129.00/night + tax expires on February 16th, 2020. Reservations made after February 16th 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
+1-916-922-4700.

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 Hilton Sacramento Arden West webpage. The IAP2 USA group code is: IAP

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 +1-916-922-4700 and identify yourself as being part of the 2020 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.



Questions? Comments? Contact amelia@iap2usa.org




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