2024 Digital Discovery Workshop Series

Digital engagement tools are rapidly becoming essential for public participation. Susanna Haas Lyons is back with another season of the highly popular Digital Discovery Series.

Enhance your digital engagement skills for this changing world, with the highly popular Digital Discovery Series presented by IAP2 Canada and IAP2 USA. This suite of valuable webinars features experienced practitioners and explores essential aspects of digital civic participation.

Bundle & Save

Take advantage of this special "five-pack": choose all five of the Digital Discovery Series workshops for $140.00 for IAP2 members, or $200 for non-members -- 5 workshops for the price of 4!

Register for all 5 here or for each session below. 

Register by 2/28

Whether you're looking to enhance your digital advertising strategies, engage more effectively across multiple platforms, understand the intricacies of AI, foster diversity in digital engagement, or decode complex data, our Digital Discovery Series has you covered. Join us to stay ahead in the ever-evolving digital landscape!

What to expect in this five-part series:

Boost Your Impact: Digital Advertising Strategies for Public Participation (February 28)

To get participants’ attention in a noisy digital world, buying ads can be highly effective. Hear from digital advertising strategists who are using online ads to connect with, and engage communities.


Multi-Channel Engagement: Gathering Input across Multiple Digital Platforms (March 27)

P2 projects often have input coming in from a mix of sources including websites, social media, email, in-person events, and more. Hear lessons learned from engagement leaders about coordinating and making meaning from a mix of input “channels”.


AI Essentials: Tools and Policies for a Changing P2 Environment (April 24)

Dive into the world of artificial intelligence and understand how AI tools can be leveraged for public participation success. Hear about cutting edge tools, the ethics of using AI for engagement, and emerging organizational policies.


Inclusion and Digital Tools: Planning for Intersectionality in Online Engagement (May 29)

P2 participants have multiple and interconnected social identities; understanding this can improve how we design digital engagement. Learn how engagement leaders are applying an intersectional lens to their digital engagement content, formats, analysis and more.


Decoding Open-Ended Input: Analysis Tools (June 26)

Participant input is highly valuable, and so is your time. Learn about digital tools that will streamline the process of understanding and reporting on qualitative data. Hear lessons learned and see examples from engagement practitioners.


What Past Participants Have To Say!

"I really enjoyed these practical workshops. I could use what I learned right away."

"I found all of these extremely informative, the presenters and Susanna were all wonderful with great examples, and I liked the bite size format of 1.5 hours."

"I like this approach to learning, small digestible chunks that are tool based are extremely valuable."

About the Instructor

Susanna Haas Lyons, M.A., is a public engagement specialist who develops strategy and provides training for better conversations between the public and decision makers. She has about 20 years' international leadership experience in designing, facilitating, managing and evaluating complex civic engagement efforts.

Susanna is an instructor with the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2)as well as a post-secondary instructor for Simon Fraser University’s Dialogue and Civic Engagement certificate program and the Justice Institute of BC’s Centre for Leadership. Her courses cover topics such as deliberative dialogue, digital engagement, evaluation, large scale engagement and more. 

For more information, visit susannahaaslyons.com or follow her on Twitter @zannalyons.

New to the Digital Discovery Series?

If you're not sure what the Digital Discovery Series is all about, check out this workshop from last season, "Instagram and P2".

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