What is IAP2 Canada?
IAP2 Canada is an association of professionals in the field of public participation (P2), who seek to promote and improve the practice in relation to individuals, governments, institutions and other entities that affect the public interest in Canada and around the world.
IAP2 Canada carries out its mission by organizing and conducting activities to:
The IAP2 Canada Annual General Meeting was held Tuesday, June 21, in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting of IAP2 Canada Great Lakes Chapter. View the (webinar) recording here. Read the Agenda here; download the IAP2 Canada 2015 Annual Report here.
Opportunities for youth and IAP2
In increasing numbers, students across Canada and the United States are looking for ways of being involved in the events around them, and public participation activities provide that avenue! Getting involved with IAP2 has benefits for the students and the organization itself. Read what one student leader and the Past-President of IAP2 Canada have to say about youth/student involvement in IAP2 here and watch a webinar on student involvement here.
Member P2 Resources
Membership has its benefits:
Journal of Public Deliberation
IAP2 CANADA NEEDS YOU!
Do you have a background in Public Participation? Are you experienced in researching, interviewing and distilling information into a brief document, easily accessible across disciplines? If so, please consider applying to write a White Paper for IAP2 Canada.
The IAP2 Canada Research Committee is asking for Expression(s) of Interest to produce two White Papers:
DEADLINE TO APPLY (to email@example.com): February 17
For more information, please click here.
Read two previous White Papers from 2015-2016:
Emotion and Outrage! Designing for Diversity! Social Media! When Things go Sideways! Evaluation!
IAP2 members have been asking for learning opportunities on these topics, and these and many others will be on offer at the 2017 Skills Symposium, Feb. 27 - March 3 in San Diego, California!
Find out more here.
SAVE THE DATE: 09/06/17!
Get ready to pack for the Rockies!
The IAP2 2017 North American Conference will be held September 6 - 8 at the Westin Downtown in Denver, Colorado.
Organizing Committee is already hard at work, and the conference theme
and call for presentation submissions will be announced in the coming
GARDEZ LA DATE!
Montons dans les Rocheuses pour la Conférence nord-américaine 2017 de l'AIP2!
Assurez-vous dès maintenant de réserver les dates du 6 au 8 septembre 2017 à votre agenda et préparez-vous à vous envoler vers les Rocheuses, car la ville de Denver, au Colorado, accueillera la prochaine Conférence nord-américaine de l’AIP2!
THE IAP2 CANADA MENTORSHIP PROGRAM: THANK YOU!
One of the many benefits of being a member of IAP2 Canada is the Mentorship Program. This program connects newcomers to the profession (protégé(e)s) with established practitioners (mentors) for the purpose of one-on-one sharing of ideas, expertise and support. While the program was initially conceived to help newcomers develop, participants in past years' sessions agree that the benefits flow both ways.
Thank you to all those who applied for the 2017 program.
Read some of the testimonials from participants in previous sessions here.
2016 CORE VALUES AWARD WINNERS!
P2's "Best of the Best" from Canada and the USA were honoured at the 2016 IAP2 Core Values Awards gala and dinner cruise (sponsored by Hydro-Québec), Sept. 29, 2016. Find out more here.
Read here about the winners of the IAP2 Federation Core Values Awards for 2016.
Read about the Core Values Awards winners from around the world in the 2016 IAP2 Core Values Awards Showcase.
IAP2 2016 North American ConferenceMany thanks to the volunteers, staff, presenters and attendees who made the 2016 IAP2 North American Conference the success it was!
Conférence nord-américaine 2016 de l’AIP2Nous souhaitons remercier chaleureusement les membres du comité organisateur, les nombreux bénévoles, les conférenciers et tout ceux qui sont venus à notre Conférence à Montréal en septembre!
Lisez ici, les pensées du président Bruce Gilbert après la Conférence.