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
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!
Welcome to a nationwide community
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!
IAP2 July Learning Webinar
Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PDT)
Once again this month, we are excited to present one of the sessions from the 2017 IAP2 North American Conference in Denver. Addressing many of today’s most pressing societal, economic and environmental problems requires both engaging broad public audiences and working with complex systems of institutions, actors and drivers.
Governments are democratically elected to address these problems—but can’t do so alone. Success requires a systems-based approach that takes into account the values of citizens, identifies leverage points for intervention, and builds collaboration among multiple actors.
How to achieve that? Sebastian Merz and Robin Prest of the Morris Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC, and Dr Martin Carcasson of Colorado State University, will discuss how to achieve that participatory systems change. Their work builds on the work of over a dozen thought leaders, who met in Whistler, BC, in 2016.
Read more about their Conference presentation here.
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.
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.
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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