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.
IAP2 2016 North American Conference
Montreal, QC, Sept. 28-30
Montreal is an incredibly vibrant city with a multitude of tourist attractions. A local team of volunteers have enthusiastically put together this resource so you can make the most of your visit during the conference. It will help you plan your stay and soak in the local culture. They suggest some “mustdos”, some places to just unwind and relax, and some off the beaten track insights that you can’t find in guidebooks. Click on the above image or here to review the digital copy; click here to print.
Conférence nord-américaine 2016 de l'AIP2
Montréal QC, du 28 au 30 septembre, 2016
Montréal est une ville incroyablement vibrante avec une multitude d’attraits touristiques. Afin de vous aider à planifier votre visite et pour que vous profitiez au maximum de la Conférence nord-américaine, notre fabuleuse équipe de bénévoles vous a préparé ce court document pour vous aider à vous y retrouver. Grâce à lui, vous pourrez vous préparer pour la conférence, vous orienter dans la ville et profiter de ce qu’elle a à vous offrir. Nous vous proposons des idées qui sortent des sentiers battus et que l’on ne retrouve pas nécessairement dans les guides, sans toutefois tout vous dire, car, après tout, c’est en errant que l’on découvre une ville! Cliquez sur l'image ci-dessus ou ici pour consulter la copie numérique; cliquez ici pour imprimer.
IAP2 Canada Professional Certification Program
IAP2 Canada's Professional Certification program in 2016. This program leads to the designation CP3 (Certified Public Participation Professional) and MCP3 (Master Certified Public Participation Professional) and is the indication that you have achieved a standard in the profession recognized the world-over.
The 6th Annual Summit on
Public Consultation & Engagement
Engaging speakers ... multiple aspects ... new or improved P2 tools! You'll find it at the 6th Annual Summit on Public Consultation and Engagement, Dec. 5-6 in Toronto!
IAP2 Canada is excited to be an Association Partner once again this year, and IAP2 Canada members can get 20% off the regular registration price! Find out more here.
Connect with an IAP2 Canada Chapter near you!
With six regional chapters, IAP2 Canada is truly a coast-to-coast organization! Each Chapter -- British Columbia, Wild Rose (Alberta), Prairies (Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Northern Ontario), Great Lakes (Southern Ontario), St Lawrence/Saint-Laurent (Eastern Ontario & Quebec) and Atlantic -- hosts its own events, activities and professional development opportunities. Please visit the Chapters section to find out what's happening region-by-region, and if you are in the area, you're welcome to attend an event. (Please note: the website for our newest chapter, Atlantic, is currently under development.) Check out the Events section to find out what's coming next.
Membership in IAP2 Canada has its benefits – such as lifelong learning, career enhancement and networking with others in the P2 field.
For information on adding additional members to your organization bundle, please review the tutorial.
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