Events and Training

In 2017, IAP2 Canada is launching a Training Committee to develop a Training Strategy to better meet the needs of its members. For information on that, please visit the IAP2 Canada Training page.

How do I register?
  To register for an event, simply click on the event name. If online registration is available, click on the registration link. 

If online registration is not available please download the registration form and fax or mail it in to the appropriate location. Please note that the majority of our courses are handled by independent consultants and inquiries should be sent directly to them.

For a list of all international IAP2 event opportunities, please visit their webpage.

Upcoming events

    • 11 Dec 2017
    • 13 Dec 2017
    • Calgary, AB

    The Canadian Trainers' Collective presents this 3-day module in the IAP2 Canada Foundations course in Calgary. The second module will take place December 14 & 15. The Foundations course is a prerequisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 14 Dec 2017
    • 15 Dec 2017
    • Calgary AB

    The Canadian Trainers' Collective presents the second module in the IAP2 Canada Foundations course in Calgary. The Foundations course is a pre-requisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 09 Jan 2018
    • 11:00 AM (PST)
    • online
    Register
    Digital engagement tools and techniques continue to evolve and intrigue, and the 2017 IAP2 North American Conference in Denver included a panel workshop, featuring some of the top leaders in the industry. What are the trends? How can you use them for greatest effect? Join Matthew Crozier of Bang The Table and other members of the panel, and bring your questions and observations!

    When you register, remember the two-stage process: your confirmation email will contain a link to our webinar provider site. Just fill in that form to receive your login information.


    • 22 Jan 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (MST)
    • University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Dr. NW, Edmonton AB
    • 146
    Register

    Using a collaborative approach, the City of Edmonton has recently concluded their 3-year-long Council-sponsored Initiative on Public Engagement, resulting in significant changes to Edmonton’s engagement policy and approach.  Wanting to model engagement best practice, the process included over 1000 community voices through workshops, a joint community/city Advisory Committee, and five joint working groups. At the session, Jane will review the history of P2 at the City of Edmonton, the context of the Council Initiative, the process (including techniques used – consensus workshops, storytelling, collaborative working groups, joint community-City advisory committee, surveys, focus groups, online community opinion panel), results, and preliminary outcomes.

    Jane's presentation starts at 12:10pm. 


    The U of A Faculty Club's renowned Buffet Lunch and dessert will be provided which has a wide variety of options. 

    Invitation Link


    Early Bird Registration: Expires Jan. 9 2018

    $25 plus GST for members

    $30 plus GST for non-members


    Registration: As of Jan. 10th 2018

    $35 plus GST for members

    $40 plus GST for non-members


    Cancellation Policy

    No refunds will be provided for cancellations.


    GST

    If your employer is exempt from paying GST, you may apply to get a refund for the GST paid.  Please send an email to iap2wildrose@gmail.com stating your name, organization and GST exemption number.

    IAP2 Wild Rose GST: 89950 6075 RT0001


    Please visit iap2wildrose.ca for more details and updates on training opportunities.

    • 29 Jan 2018
    • 30 Jan 2018
    • DeBolt, AB

    The Canadian Trainers Collective is pleased to join the M.D. of Greenview in co-hosting the IAP2 Foundations Program in Public Participation in DeBolt, AB. The Foundations course is a pre-requisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 29 Jan 2018
    • 31 Jan 2018
    • Winnipeg

    This three-day module is the first section of the IAP2 Foundations course.

    Completion of Foundations is a pre-requisite for IAP2 Certification.

    Find more information and register here.

    • 13 Feb 2018
    • 11:00 AM (PST)
    • online
    Register

    The Great Divide. "Echo Chambers". Thinking in silos. Mistrust of authority. It all comes with the territory for a P2 practitioner, and requires a special kind of approach, especially when these conditions manifest themselves unexpectedly.

    Any P2 process expects and encourages various points of view, so how do you deal with strong opposition and entrenched positions? Master Certified P2 Professional John Godec has many years of experience in dealing with such situations and has taken a deep dive into some of the psychology behind people's attitudes. Join us for this webinar, where John will share what he's learned and you'll be encouraged to bring your experiences, lessons, and insights.

    When you register, remember the two-stage process: your confirmation email will contain a link to our webinar provider site. Just fill in that form to receive your login information.

    • 14 Feb 2018
    • (PST)
    • 16 Feb 2018
    • (PST)
    • Nanaimo, BC

    The Canadian Trainers' Collective presents this 3-day module in the IAP2 Canada Foundations course in Nanaimo. The second module will take place in Nanaimo February 19-20. The Foundations course is a prerequisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 19 Feb 2018
    • (PST)
    • 20 Feb 2018
    • (PST)
    • Nanaimo

    The Canadian Trainers' Collective presents the second module in the IAP2 Canada Foundations course in Nanaimo. The Foundations course is a prerequisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 20 Feb 2018
    • 21 Feb 2018
    • Winnipeg MB

    This is the second module in the IAP2 Foundations course. Completion of this course is a prerequisite for IAP2 professional certification.

    Find more information and register here.

    • 05 Mar 2018
    • 07 Mar 2018
    • Calgary

    Part 1 of the IAP2 Foundations program, which is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information about the Foundations course here.

    Part 2 of the program will take place March 8-9, in Calgary.

    Click here to register.

    • 08 Mar 2018
    • 09 Mar 2018
    • Calgary

    This is Part 2 of the IAP2 Foundations course.

    This is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information here.

    Click here to register.


    • 08 Mar 2018
    • 09 Mar 2018
    • Calgary

    This is Part 2 of the IAP2 Foundations course.

    This is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information here.

    Click here to register.


    • 12 Mar 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 14 Mar 2018
    • (PDT)
    • Vancouver, BC

    The Canadian Trainers' Collective presents this 3-day module in the IAP2 Canada Foundations course in Vancouver. The second module will take place in Vancouver March 15-16. The Foundations course is a prerequisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 13 Mar 2018
    • 11:00 AM (PDT)
    • online
    Register
    Have you applied for the 2018 IAP2 Core Values Awards yet? Here's a chance to get inspired with winners of the 2017 Core Values Awards! The Richmond, BC, School District, working with Rockandel and Associates, won the award for Respect for Diversity, Inclusion and Culture for its approach to a budget shortfall that threatened to force some schools to close. (Watch their Core Values Award video here.)

    The Tennessee Department of Transportation won Project of the Year (General Category) for its long-range transportation strategy that worked to address an $8-billion backlog of projects. (Watch their Core Values Award video here.)

    The Liard Aboriginal Women's Society (LAWS) in Watson Lake, Yukon, in partnership with Beringia Community Planning, won the IAP2 Canada award for Indigenous Engagement. LAWS and Beringia set up a process to address a growing problem of assaults on Indigenous women and girls in the community, which brought together Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth to raise awareness and work through solutions. (Watch their Core Values Award video here.)

    The USA Core Values Award for Creativity and Innovation went to a project that set out to bridge the gap between rural and urban/suburban thinking on climate change. The Jefferson Center and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy set up the Rural Climate Dialogues to see how rural communities might pro-actively respond to environmental challenges. (Watch their Core Values Award video here.)

    When you register, remember the two-stage process: your confirmation email will contain a link to our webinar provider site. Just fill in that form to receive your login information.

    • 15 Mar 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 16 Mar 2018
    • (PDT)
    • Vancouver, BC

    The Canadian Trainers' Collective presents the second module in the IAP2 Canada Foundations course in Vancouver. The Foundations course is a prerequisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 19 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 16
    Register

    Six proven “core capacities” for policy-oriented engagement on challenging topics with diverse stakeholders

    What are the key steps in designing, implementing, and evaluating an effective engagement process? What are the 6 core capacities needed to engage diverse stakeholders on a given policy or program?
    This course covers the entire design process for engagement on even the most “wicked” problems facing policymakers. Using generative dialogue tools, we will explore how to identify opportunities, who to involve and how, keys to gathering input and holding focused conversations, and reporting back.
    Participants will discuss and learn how to apply both theory and best practices from the rapidly evolving P2 and engagement fields within various institutional and social contexts.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this one-day course, participants will be able to:

    • Properly define public participation, engagement, co-creation and generative dialogue
    • Understand and internalize the values and ethical commitment required to do engagement well
    • Know about and can execute a set of 6 “process design fundamentals”
    • Support and expand the range of voices and viewpoints in the process – why and how
    • Host powerful conversations with different audiences, suited to the issues and process
    • Report back at all critical stages and can evaluate engagement activities
    • Identify the challenges to evaluation


    Course Overview

    Agenda
    8:45 - 9:30 Introductions, course overview, materials review, the challenge map.
    9:30 - 10:00
    Purpose Exercise
    10:00 - 10:45 Capacity 1: Key Terms and Practices
    10:45 - 11:00 Capacity 2: The Engagement Ethic
    11:00 - 12:00 Capacity 3: Designing a Phased Engagement process
    12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
    1:00 - 1:30 Reflection Sharing
    1:30 - 2:15
    Capacity 4: Ensuring Diverse Voices
    2:15 - 3:00 Capacity 5: Hosting Conversations
    3:00 - 3:10
    Quick Break
    3:10 - 3:45 Capacity 6: Reporting back/Evaluation
    3:45 - 4:45 Your challenges
    4:45 - 5:00 Closing

    Trainer: Vince Verlaan

    Vince Verlaan has practiced dialogue, engagement, facilitation, co-creation and capacity-building in international and domestic settings for 25+ years. He has worked on more than 100 successful Federal, provincial, regional and municipal initiatives, with a focus on co-creation and action-learning on social, environmental and health topics. He teaches the practice of action-oriented engagement at SFU through their “certificate in dialogue and engagement”. An associate of the SFU Centre for Dialogue, he has spoken/been featured at numerous IAP2BC, PIBC and CIP events, and leads an award-winning team of 15 MODUS consultants delivering cutting-edge projects and training across North America.

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 19 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 25
    Register

    Does this sound familiar?

    • Are your conversations going sideways?
    • Are you constantly running into conflict, opposition or uncomfortable situations?
    • Are the practices that have served you in the past not working?
    • Are you not getting the results or progress you hope for?

    Its time to build your leadership skills – to practice courage, compassion and responsibility for impact. When you build your ability to lead others, groups and the world around you, you create the momentum for positive change and the opportunity to move from stuck to possible. Learn new ways of being and showing up in tough situations, and also find some new tangible, practical tools to improve your work in the world.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    During this one-day workshop, participants will learn how to:

    • Courageously show up as a brave, compassionate leader in life, your organization and community;
    • Cultivate and enhance a mindset of service and commitment to brave, honest conversations and integrity of practice;
    • Create a space for brave, honest conversations that encourage positive participation;
    • Enroll others in your and create opportunities for alignment and common ground;
    • Understand your impact on others, a group and the space, and to take responsibility for that impact;
    • Work tangibly with the chaos and emotions in a room or group; and
    • Recover when you get thrown off course and re-engage effectively.


    Course Overview

    Agenda
    Course Topic Content
    Welcome & Check-in
    • Introductions
    • Hopes and Expectations
    • Agenda Review
    What is a leader? Finding the leader in YOU
    • Defining what it means to be a leader.
    • Reviewing common leadership styles
    • Why courageous leadership? What is brave?
    • How do you want to show up in your life, organization or the world?
    • Finding your own style of authentic leadership
    • What are you in service to? What are you committed to as a leader?
    Mind the Gap
    • What do we normally do? What space do we want to create instead?
    • How do we bridge the gap?
    • What do you need to DO and how do you need to BE to create a space that bridges the divide?
    Lunch
    Digging into high emotion, conflict and controversy
    • When the going gets tough...it looks like this
    • What can go wrong?
    • Why do things go wrong?
    Courageously Leading brave, honest conversations
    • Digging into discomfort – yours, and participants
    • Tools and approaches to change the space
    • Standing in the fire
    • Recovering to courageous leadership
    Closing & Evaluation
    • Closing Exercise
    • Evaluation

    Trainer: Stephani Roy McCallum

    Stephani Roy McCallum is the Chief Storm Rider at the Courageous Leadership Project and also the Founder and a team member at Dialogue Partners Inc. Steph is a Leadership Coach, Certified Professional Facilitator and a seasoned leader specializing in conflict, high emotion and controversy. She has facilitated conversations on 5 continents, engaging people in dialogue on controversial projects, working with individuals, organizations and communities to transform conflict and create momentum for positive change. Stephani believes that brave, honest conversations create radical new futures – for all of us.

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 19 Mar 2018
    • 20 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 25
    Register

    Synthèse de 30 ans d’expérience terrain, cette formation explore les trois composantes de la participation publique : l’enjeux, les personnes et le processus. Elle offre une méthode pratique pour concevoir, mettre en œuvre et évaluer un programme efficace de participation. À partir de mises en situations, de faits tirés d’exemples vécus et de présentations, les participants sont confrontés aux défis et risques associés aux activités publiques et font l’apprentissage des approches pour les contrer. S’appuyant sur les travaux du Project on Negotiation, la session examine l’efficacité des principes et des outils de négociation pour minimiser le risque d’opposition systématique.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Politique d’annulation

    Objectifs d’apprentissage

    Au terme de la session, les participants auront eu l’occasion de :

    • Savoir identifier ce qu’est un bon résultat d’une activité de participation;
    • Reconnaître les défis et les risques associés à l’espace de participation publique;
    • Reconnaître l’importance de minimiser les risques dès la planification.

    Ils auront acquis les connaissances pratiques permettant de :

    • Choisir les activités de participation adaptées aux divers publics;
    • Concevoir, mettre en œuvre et évaluer un programme de participation;
    • Mieux gérer les publics réfractaires;
    • Doter les équipes chargées de la participation d’une compréhension partagée et d’un langage commun de la participation publique.


    Plan de cours
    Pré-session; recueil des attentes : deux semaines précédant la session, un formulaire sera envoyé aux participants inscrits afin de recueillir des informations sur leur niveau de connaissances, leurs expériences de la participation publique, les défis auxquels ils font face et les situations qu’ils souhaitent maîtriser.
    Le programme : les trois composantes de l’espace de participation publique : l’enjeux, les personnes et le processus forment trois volets de la session et un volet est consacré à la gestion des publics réfractaires. Chaque volet est construit à partir d’une approche similaire : une présentation formelle, suivi d’une mise en situation ou d’une étude de cas et d’un retour pour approfondir les concepts et les apprentissages. Lorsque possible et avec l’accord du participant, les cas soumis à l’étude sont choisis parmi ceux des participants.
    Introduction
    • Les définitions de la participation publique
    • Les composantes de l’espace de participation publique
    • Les caractéristiques d’une activité exemplaire
    L’enjeu
    • Les pièges associés à l’espace public
    • Cerner le problème, définir le projet
    • Situer l’étape d’exécution
    • Déterminer l’intention
    • Les actions liées à l’enjeu
    Les personnes
    • Les types de participants
    • Les mesures du succès
    • Les freins à la participation
    • Diminuer les stress de la participation publique
    • Les actions liées aux personnes
    Le processus
    • Les différentes approches
    • Un bon résultat
    • La relation entre les activités de participation et les types de participants
    • Établir un programme de participation
    • Les actions liées au processus
    Les publics réfractaires
    • L’opposition systématique; quand plus rien ne va!
    • L’échelle d’opposition
    • La réponse à l’opposition; Ce qu’on peut apprendre de la négociation
    • Les actions liées aux publics réfractaires
    L’activité synthèse : La dernière séance est une mise en situation qui récapitule l’ensemble des apprentissages.

    Trainer: Constance Ramacieri

    Constance Ramacieri est consultante en design et en animation d’activités de participation publique. Elle a animé des consultations dans divers domaines dont ; l’énergie, l’environnement, l’éducation, l’urbanisme. On fait appel à ses services pour gérer des réunions hautement stratégiques et médiatisées, devant des publics réfractaires et avec plus de 400 participants, notamment : la gestion des déchets nucléaires, l’implantation de parcs d’éoliennes, la construction de pipelines.
    Constance a été formatrice en négociation et en médiation pour le Centre Canadien de gestion ainsi qu’en animation et en gestion des publics réfractaires pour des agences environnementales des Territoires du Nord-Ouest, la Ville de Montréal et Hydro-Québec.

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 19 Mar 2018
    • 20 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 24
    Register

    This two-day workshop will focus on learning and practicing the skills and methods facilitators require to guide effective public meetings and consultations. You will experience facilitation methods that maximize participant engagement and encourage meaningful and respectful conversations.

    The workshop contains a facilitator’s toolkit of seven facilitation methods that are particularly effective when hosting collaborative engagement sessions. As a participant you will be provided with the opportunity to co-facilitate one of these methods in a small group setting during the workshop and receive feedback from your peers and the instructors.

    The workshop presentation material and practice facilitation are designed to prepare you to facilitate small and large scale public meetings, group gatherings, and community consultations that solicit community feedback with skill and confidence.

    Learning Credit: Workshop and training experience are recognized by the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and the Ontario Association of School Board Officials (OASBO). The proposed Facilitation Skills and Methods for Community Engagement Workshop for the IAP2 Canada 2018 Skills Symposium has been successfully delivered to members of OPPI and OASBO more than 25 times.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Course Learning Objectives

    Support participants to design and facilitate stakeholder and community engagement processes by understanding:

    • Understanding effective facilitator roles, responsibilities, skills and core values
    • Understand the dynamics of working with groups and the changing role of the facilitator
    • Understanding the IAP2 Public Engagement Continuum and Levels of Involvement
    • Planning for Public Engagement & Tools of Engagement

    Learn facilitation methods (FM) techniques, including:

    • FM1: Interview Matrix (IM)
    • FM2: Affinity Clustering (AC)
    • FM3: Nominal Group Technique (NGT)
    • FM4: World Café (WC)
    • FM5: Force Field Analysis (FFA)
    • FM6: Focussed Conversation (FC)
    • FM7: Brainstorming (B)
    • FM8: Issue Analysis (IA)
    • Practice and learn your own skills and attributes as a workshop facilitator

    Practice, learn and develop your skills and attributes as a session facilitator and community engagement host.


    Course Outline
    Day 1
    Welcome
    • Introductions, Overview of the Workshop Objectives, and Agenda
    • Getting-Acquainted Exercise
    Facilitation Method #1: Interview Matrix Process & Debrief of Method
    Foundational Theory:
    • Facilitation Roles, Attributes and Core Values
    • Understanding Group Development Theory and the Role of the Facilitator
    Lunch
    International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) Community Engagement Spectrum – Linking Session Design to Desired Level of Engagement
    Designing Community Engagement Sessions: Planning for Effective Public Participation Sessions
    Facilitation Method #2: Affinity Clustering (AC)
    Preparing for Day Two: Co-Facilitation Practice Sessions
    Facilitation Method #3: Nominal Group Technique (NGT)
    Day One Review and Day Two Preview
    Day 2
    Welcome back
    • Reflections on Day One and Preview of Day Two
    Facilitation Method #4: World Café (WC).
    Facilitation Practice Sessions - Prep Time for Co-facilitation Teams
    Facilitator Communication Practices
    Facilitation Practice Sessions on Case Studies #1
    Lunch
    Facilitation Practice Sessions on Case Studies #2-4
    Designing Community Engagement Sessions: Planning for Effective Public Participation Sessions
    Wrap-up Discussion: Participants Panel
    Closing Reflections and Workshop Evaluation
    Workshop complete.

    Trainer: Brian Benn & Lauri Prest

    Brian Benn has extensive skill and experience as a trainer, course designer, facilitator, and change leader. He has more than 20 years of experience in designing and facilitating community engagement consultations, strategic planning and decision-making forums. He has been recognized as an effective presenter and facilitator who engages his audience in interactive and meaningful dialogues.

    Lauri Prest is an experienced organizational and community development practitioner specializing in change management and leadership capacity building. She is a skilled facilitation process designer with expertise in creating innovative and a collaborative environment that engages people in conversations that lead to wise actions. Lauri is an accredited certified professional coach who co-creates outstanding personal and professional transformation with teams and individuals.

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 19 Mar 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 21 Mar 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 18
    Register

    IAP2 Foundations in Effective Public Participation will let you hit the ground running armed with the knowledge and confidence you need to plan and execute effective initiatives for any area in which you may be working. This course is divided into two modules, each focusing on one of the two major phases of public participation, planning and techniques. Upon completion of both modules, you will receive a certificate of completion from IAP2.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    Participants who complete the Planning course will be able to:

    • Understand and apply the IAP2 Foundations for effective public participation.
    • Articulate and assess the benefits and risks of integrating public participation into decision- making.
    • Develop appropriate public participation objectives that clarify the public’s role and are aligned with and support the decision process.
    • Identify stakeholders and their needs and expectations, and select ways to effectively engage them in a decision process.
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive and effective public participation plan.
    • Integrate communication strategies to reach and engage the public and support the public participation process.
    • Evaluate public participation processes being used and outcomes

    Course Overview

    • What is Public Participation?
    • Who is the Public?
      • The Orbits of Public Participation
      • Hard-to-Reach Stakeholders and Striving for Inclusive Participation
    • IAP2’s Foundations of Public Participation
      • Foundation 1: Values-Based What are Values? and why are they important in P2?
        —IAP2’s Core Values for the Practice of Public Participation
        —IAP2's Code of Ethics
      • Foundation 2: Decision-Oriented
      • Foundation 3: Goal-Driven
        —IAP2s Public Participation Spectrum

    • IAP2’s Five Steps for Public Participation Planning
      • Planning Step 1: Gain Internal Commitment -- the decision maker; organization; and preliminary decision description, stakeholder list, spectrum level
      • Planning Step 2: Learn from the Public
      • Planning Step 3: Select the Level of Participation
      • Planning Step 4: Define the Decision Process and Identify the Public Participation and Communication Objectives
      • Planning Step 5: Write the P2 plan including selecting techniques, assessing needed and available resources and planning for evaluation
    • Digging Deeper
      • Public Participation Planning and Effective Communication
      • Learning Styles and Public Participation
      • Helping People Move from Positions to Interests
      • Engaging Indigenous, Marginalized and Other Excluded Groups or Missing Voices
      • Dealing with Emotions—Outrage, Fear and Anger—in Public Settings and the Importance of Empathy and Building Relationships
      • Closing the Loop with Stakeholders
      • Attitude is Everything
    • Wrap up & Closure

    Trainer: Tannis Topolnisky

    Tannis Topolnisky has 15 years experience as a Public Participation practitioner, 11 years experience training other P2 practitioners and 6 years experience as a licensed IAP2 trainer. Tannis has been an IAP2 mentor for new practitioners for the last 3 years and is currently an assessor for new IAP2 Foundations candidate trainers.
    Tannis's expertise is in the strategic and detailed planning, design, implementation, evaluation, analysis and reporting of public participation initiatives. Tannis has worked in a wide diversity of projects where impacts on health, livelihood, relationships, well-being and community are most common.

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 20 Mar 2018
    • 21 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 23
    Register

    How to design & host effective online engagement

    We know that online tools reach new participants and enable different kinds of conversation. But, it’s an emerging field and there is still much trial and error, so this course will give you a leg up by examining what’s worked and what’s failed. This interactive course will teach you to create social media campaigns that gather input creatively, enable collaborative online interactions, and sustain participation over time. You'll also learn how to use social media for participant recruitment, and how to integrate mobile communication into your participation strategy. Bring your computer; this course gives you an opportunity to experience both the convenor and participant sides of online participation.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    Participants completing this course can:

    • Define objectives for their engagement efforts and understand how to apply these objectives to develop an online participation strategy
    • Describe positive and negative characteristics of online engagement tools
    • Use simple online tools to “listen” to what people are saying online about a project’s key issues and people
    • Begin to write content appropriate for social media public participation projects and understand the importance of two-way communication in this medium
    • Identify challenges to participation in digital environments and be aware of approaches that may address these challenges
    • Recognize the value and capabilities of online advertising
    • Understand the range of ways people may participate online, and be able to design an online strategy to engage people at all levels of involvement and at various stages of the project
    • Design a basic measurement and evaluation plan for their online engagement efforts


    Agenda
    Day 1
    8:30 Welcome
    • Objective driven engagement
    • Online listening
    10:15 Break
    • Canadians online and the digital divide
    • Effective social media content production
    12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
    1:00 Foundational online tools
    • Making sense of what you hear online
    2:30 Break
    • Experiencing online participation tools as the user
    4:00 Adjourn
    Day 2
    8:30 Building online audiences
    10:15 Break
    • Online advertising
    • Designing online engagement for different audiences
    12:00 - 1\:00 Lunch
    1:00 Mobile engagement
    • Comprehensive engagement
    2:30 Break
    • Addressing key issues in digital engagement
    4:00 Adjourn

    Trainer: Susanna Haas Lyons, M.A.

    Susanna Haas Lyons, M.A. Susanna Haas Lyons, M.A., is a civic engagement specialist. Bridging online and face-to- face methods, she has worked for over 15-years on some of North America’s largest and most complex citizen and stakeholder engagement projects. Susanna designs participation strategies, facilitates complex meetings, and provides training for better conversations between decision-makers and those most impacted by the issue. Susanna is a judge for IAP2 Canada’s annual Core Values Awards, which recognize excellence and innovation in public participation. susannahaaslyons.com

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 20 Mar 2018
    • 21 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 24
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    This two-day training course combines the work of risk communication expert Dr. Peter Sandman with the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) core concepts for meaningful and effective public participation and stakeholder engagement. In these challenging times of environmental, health, cultural, economic and social changes this course will give participants strategies and behaviours to enhance quality outcomes, even when communities and stakeholders are emotional or outraged.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    When participants have completed this course, they will have:

    • Learned how to identify and assess outrage and its causes
    • Gained new knowledge about strategies that will reduce outrage in public engagement
    • Learned how and when to implement strategies to reduce outrage, applying them in the planning of P2 and in the moment
    • Practiced applying strategies and approaches to respond to and address outrage and emotion
    • Come away with a new way of thinking and analyzing outrage, and with enhanced skills, knowledge and behaviours to apply in their next public engagement challenge
    Agenda
    Day 1
    8:30 Getting Acquainted and Course Expectations
    • Establish group expectations and build trust, comfort and expectations for the journey ahead
    9:00 Identifying and Assessing Outrage
    • Establish a common understanding of outrage
    • Identifying the causes of outrage
    10:30 Break
    10:45 Cont’d: Identifying and Assessing Outrage
    11:45 Break for Lunch
    12:45 Establishing the Foundation – Linking Meaningful Public Participation (P2) & Outrage Management (OM)
    • Establish a common understanding of authentic public participation
    • Examine the link the relationship between P2 and OM
    1:15 Strategies & Approaches for OM (Strategies 1 through 3)
    • Strategies & approaches for dealing with outrage
    • Understanding the approach, the application and the results to be achieved
    • Link to experience and context
    2:00 Afternoon Refreshment Break
    2:15 Cont’d: Strategies & Approaches for OM (Strategies 1 through 3)
    4:00 Closing, Review and Questions
    • Reflection and Linking Learning Together
    Day 2
    8:30 Opening of Day 2
    9:00 Strategies & Approaches for OM (Strategies 4 through 6)
    10:30 Refreshment Break
    10:45 Carrying out Strategies in a P2 Context
    • Planning for & implementing OM strategies in P2
    • Looking at stakeholders differently, from a values based perspective
    11:45 Break for Lunch
    12:45 Self-Awareness in Outrage Management
    • Linking attitude & behaviour with outrage
    1:45 Break
    2:00 Addressing Barriers to implementing outrage management strategies
    2:45 Assessing, Planning & Implementing OM & P2
    • Building & practicing skills and reinforcing learning by applying concepts and approach to a situation
    4:00 Wrap-up & Closing - Review, Reflection & Closing

    Trainer: Stephani Roy McCallum

    Stephani Roy McCallum is the Chief Storm Rider at the Courageous Leadership Project and also the Founder and a team member at Dialogue Partners Inc. Steph is a Leadership Coach, Certified Professional Facilitator and a seasoned leader specializing in conflict, high emotion and controversy. She was the Lead Developer for IAP2 of the Strategies for Public Opposition & Outrage training course, and was President of IAP2 International. She has facilitated conversations on 5 continents, engaging people in dialogue on controversial projects, working with individuals, organizations and communities to transform conflict and create momentum for positive change. Stephani believes that brave, honest conversations create radical new futures – for all of us.

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 21 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 18
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    Les administrations et organismes publics optent de plus en plus souvent pour la création de comités-conseil formés de citoyens représentatifs de la population afin de recueillir des avis non-experts sur des enjeux d’intérêt public. Dans cette formation, les participants parcourront des approches de design participatif qui permettent de faire cheminer des petits groupes de citoyens vers la formulation de recommandations. Elle outillera également les participants à assurer l’inclusivité dans leur animation de groupes hétérogènes, tout étant garant du respect des objectifs à atteindre. Des stratégies permettant la prise en compte constructive de l’émotion et la gestion des conflits seront également abordés.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Objectifs d’apprentissage

    Au terme de la formation, les participants pourront :

    • Être en mesure de concevoir un processus de délibération par étapes qui fait cheminer des citoyens non-experts dans le but de produire des recommandations.
    • Savoir assurer l’apprentissage continu des citoyens dans un processus délibératif sur des sujets techniques ou complexes.
    • Savoir comment gérer et canaliser positivement la partisannerie, l’émotivité ou le conflit qui peuvent survenir lors de délibérations citoyennes sur des sujets adjacents à la politique.
    • Savoir comment gérer et canaliser positivement la partisannerie, l’émotivité ou le conflit qui peuvent survenir lors de délibérations citoyennes.
    • Apprendre comment incarner, par des stratégies et postures d’animation, l’inclusivité qui est un fondement de la participation publique dans les démocraties avancées pluralistes.


    Plan de cours
    Introduction
    • Présentation de la formation, de ses objectifs et du déroulement.
    • Tour de table
    • Rappel des fondements de la participation publique. Situer les comités de citoyens dans le continuum de la PP. Présentation brève des contextes (politique, administratifs, autres) où les comités-conseils sont appropriés.
    Le design participatif menant à des recommandations
    • La délibération : fondements et pratiques
    • Formules d’animation en vue d’une délibération menant à des recommandations.
    • L’apprentissage en continu : comment délibérer à partir de savoirs au fur et à mesures qu’ils sont acquis.
    Les normes du groupe
    • Le rôle de l’animateur, les différentes postures qu’il peut adopter et sa responsabilité dans l’établissement de normes pour le groupe.
    • Les défis liés à la délibération citoyenne sur des sujets d’intérêt public (partisannerie, émotivité, conflit) et les stratégies d’adaptation.
    Conclusion
    • Évaluation de la formation par écrit et feedback en groupe.

    Trainer: Miriam Fahmy

    Miriam Fahmy Miriam Fahmy est chercheuse, éditrice et animatrice indépendante. De 2004 à 2014 elle a occupé plusieurs fonctions à l'Institut du Nouveau Monde, dont celle de Directrice de la recherche et des publications. Elle a dirigé une vingtaine d’ouvrages collectifs, dont L’état du Québec (de 2008 à 2014). De 2014 à 2016 elle a tenu une chronique hebdomadaire d’affaires publiques dans le journal Métro.
    Miriam a animé près d’une centaine de débats publics, de délibérations citoyennes et d’ateliers de discussion, notamment le Jury citoyen de Je vois Mtl, et le Panel de citoyens du Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.
    Miriam enseigne les fondements de la participation publique au Département de science politique de l’Université de Montréal et collabore au CIRCEM (Université d’Ottawa). Elle siège au comité éditorial du magazine Nouveau Projet.
    www.miriamfahmy.com

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 21 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 20
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    Building partner capacity to carry your message

    Engaging a team or a network of partners to carry your message not only expands your audience, it also strengthens the message itself by adapting it to the context, by the people who know it best. FCM works with Canadian municipalities on international development issues, and has 30 years’ of experience of working together with local champions on programs both overseas and here in Canada: This course will provide you a suite of engagement ideas, tools and evaluative resources that draw on best practices for busy engagement practitioners. Find out how you too can reach out to community partners to create a team of “champions,” and begin to build your own strategy for effective partner engagement.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    During this one-day course, participants will...

    • Expand their awareness and reflect on the tangible benefits of working with community partners, using best practices from municipal international engagement;
    • Initiate a stakeholder mapping of potential local partners, including recognition of “natural” champions already working on their behalf;
    • Incorporate priorities for partner capacity building to the goals and strategies of their own public engagement plans, and
    • Develop evaluative measures, milestones and opportunities to improve your own capacity in developing effective working relationships with partners.


    Course Overview

    Agenda
    9:00 - 9:30 Introduction
    • Icebreaker: What is an engagement partner?
    • Review of course objectives and agenda
    • A story of champions: How FCM realized the value of their own engagement
    9:30 - 10:00 Defining the benefits of partner engagement
    • Saving time
    • Problem-solving with target audiences
    • A better message
    • Small group discussion: When does it make sense to work with partners? What problems do you need to solve in your own outreach strategies that might be addressed by partner engagement?
    10:50 - 12:00 Recruiting your team of champions
    • Introduction to the PMI-LED Municipal Engagement Plans
    • Stakeholder mapping exercise of potential local partners
    12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
    13:00 - 14:20 Building their skills
    • Finding the shared story, and highlighting the shared benefits
    • Partner capacity building: Tools, templates, and key opportunities
    14:20 - 16:00 Measuring your results
    • Self-evaluation: Developing indicators, targets and milestones along the IAP2 spectrum
    • External evaluation: How will your champions rate their own involvement?
    • Sensemaking: Where do you need to improve?

    Trainer: Carilynn Siemens & Mélanie Amyotte

    Carilynn Siemens is an innovative leader in public engagement at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. For the past 10 years, she has managed international programs, and recently seized the opportunity to grow and strengthen the organization’s strategy for engaging Canadians internationally. Her work balances recruitment and program training for Canadians and their communities, as well as monitoring and evaluation for the program overall. Carilynn admits that her first experience delivering training in citizen engagement to government staff in China was “terrifying,” but says now that one of her work’s greatest rewards is to leverage networks and resources to meet shared objectives.

    Mélanie Amyotte is a communications professional with more than 20 years’ experience in planning, developing and implementing communications and engagement strategies for a wide range of public- and private-sector clients. As a Communications Advisor for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Mélanie manages communications for five international programs operating in 27 countries and valued at over 100M$. She cut her communications teeth on Parliament Hill, providing communications, strategic engagement and policy support to Members of Parliament, Ministers and the Prime Minister’s Office.

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    • 22 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 25
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    définitions, conditions et évaluation d’une notion incontournable

    La notion d’acceptabilité sociale est sur toutes les lèvres aujourd’hui. Mais quel est son véritable sens et comment peut-on l’atteindre? Cette formation jette de la lumière sur cette notion complexe et avance les conditions qui favoriseront l’acceptabilité sociale des projets. Les intervenants de tous les domaines, agricole, minier, énergétique ou de gestion des matières résiduelles, qu’ils soient des secteurs privé, public ou communautaire, trouveront leur compte dans cette formation dynamique et interactive. Le duo de formatrices, Marie Beaubien et Janis Crawford, spécialisées en gestion sociale des projets et en communication participative, créent à la fois un espace de dialogue et un laboratoire pour appliquer des outils concrets. Les participants ressortiront de la formation mieux outillés pour évaluer l’acceptabilité sociale et jeter les bases d’une démarche de participation publique véritable.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Politique d’annulation

    Objectifs d’apprentissage

    • Clarifier et solidifier la compréhension d’une notion incontournable et complexe en participation publique, soit l’acceptabilité sociale.
    • Connaître les conditions essentielles à viser et à mettre en place pour une démarche de participation publique véritable.
    • Se familiariser avec un outil d’évaluation de l’acceptabilité sociale dans le but de l’appliquer à son contexte d’intervention.
    • Concevoir et mettre en œuvre un processus de participation publique aligné sur les valeurs essentielles de la participation du public de l’AIP2.


    Plan de cours
    Introduction : Un peu d'histoire...
    • La démocratie : des Grecs à aujourd'hui
    • Les mécanismes de participation publique au fil du temps
    Les conditions d'une véritable participation publique
    Cette section du cours aborde les conditions de base pour réaliser une démarche de participation publique véritable. Les contenus référeront aux valeurs essentielles de la participation publique d’IAP2.
    • Volonté et disponibilité
    • Écoute et réciprocité
    • Engagements partagés
    • Acceptation et motivation
    • Mécanismes adaptés au contexte et variés en fonction des publics
    L'acceptabilité sociale
    Cette section du cours aborde la notion incontournable de l’acceptabilité sociale dans un cadre d’échanges interactifs. Le format permettra aux participants d’exprimer leur perception et leur vision de l’acceptabilité sociale, tous en s’inspirant de définitions courantes des meilleures pratiques pour appliquer cette notion à la participation publique dans différents contextes.
    • Définitions : De quoi on parle ? L'interprétation, qui la fait ? Comment la définir ? Comment la traiter ?
    • Acceptabilité sociale et participation publique : Peut-il y avoir participation des publics s'il n'y a pas d'acceptabilité sociale ? Ou l'inverse : peut-il y avoir acceptabilité sociale s'il n'y a pas de participation des publics ?
    • Application de la participation publique pour atteindre l’acceptabilité sociale : Comment intégrer la participation publique dans les projets publics et privés ? Quel est le terreau fertile ? Qui peut influencer? Quelles ressources sont requises? Est-il possible de l'amont à l'aval ?
    Le dîner
    Comment évaluer l'acceptabilité sociale en amont ?
    • Présentation d’une grille d’évaluation de l’acceptabilité sociale versatile
    • Comment utiliser la grille ?
    • Exemples concrets d’application de la grille
    Essai de la grille : évaluons l’acceptabilité sociale ensemble
    • Présentation de cas vécus à des degrés variés d’acceptabilité sociale dans différents domaines (public et privé, projet et politique, dans les secteurs minier, agricole ou de la gestion des matières résiduelles). Les cas seront anonymisés afin de protéger les intervenants réels.
    • Évaluation participative en petits groupes de l’acceptabilité sociale d’un cas vécu.
    • Partage des résultats de l’évaluation participative avec l’ensemble des participants.
    Conclusion et pistes de développement
    Le cours se terminera par une plénière ouverte interactive sur un modèle différent de participation publique qui tient compte de la notion incontournable de l’acceptabilité sociale. En guise de conclusion on cherchera à identifier des pistes de développement de nouveaux outils et approches en acceptabilité sociale et en participation publique.

    Trainer: Madame Marie Beaubien & Mme Janis Crawford

    Madame Marie Beaubien détient une formation en communication et trente ans d’expérience comme spécialiste de la participation sociale. Elle a développé une expertise visant la réalisation de projets sensibles en conciliant les divers intérêts des groupes de la société. Les bases de son approche s’appuient essentiellement sur la communication qui implique des intervenants diversifiés. Ses principaux champs d’activités sont le conseil stratégique, les plans de communication, la médiation et l’animation sociale, les consultations publiques, les études d’acceptabilité sociale et la production de documents d’information de tout type.

    Elle a donné de nombreuses conférences et offert plusieurs ateliers de formation sur la communication participative et l’acceptabilité sociale auprès d’organisations publiques et privées.

    Mme Janis Crawford est une gestionnaire spécialisée en participation publique, en environnement et en communications. Son profil est le résultat de 20 ans d'expérience en engagement des parties prenantes, concertation et communications, et gestion de l’environnement. Ses forces résident dans une connaissance approfondie des enjeux d'acceptabilité sociale, l'analyse et le conseil stratégique, le coaching et la formation des équipes ainsi que la gestion multipartite. Ses domaines d'expertise sont les projets énergétiques, miniers et d'aménagement du territoire. 

    Elle offre régulièrement des formations sur différentes thématiques telles que l’acceptabilité sociale, la participation publique dans les contextes difficiles et la préparation à une audience publique.

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    • 22 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 20
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    Focus on Inclusion of Online Engagement

    This course focuses on the development of a consistent and strategic approach including online tools specifically chosen to broaden the reach of the complete engagement process.  Participants will work through a ten-step checklist to design a public participation process and leave with a toolkit to assess and build individual and organizational consultation capability. Session concludes with a participant debrief to evaluate and improve course for future deployment.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    On completion of the workshop, participants will have achieved the following learning outcomes:

    • Examine current processes and how they impact your organization and the community
    • Address the value of an organizational framework for community engagement
    • Identify where and how online tools can enhance your projects
    • Look at audience identification, tool selection, the management of risks and analysis of results
    • Initiate the development of a strategic checklist for your organization’s engagement processes
    • Debrief and evaluate the course as viewed as a potential course for future IAP2 or other host deployment

    Participants will leave with a statement of work that walks through the 10 strategic steps outlined in the course agenda—having utilized one of the examples provided by a small group member. Those who choose to make notes in their workbook regarding their own pending project will also have those to apply to their checklist for their own pending process after the conclusion of the course.


    Course Overview

    Agenda
    Course Introduction: IAP2 Spectrum, Research Design and Design Thinking Concepts, Overview of Online Tools and Use of Media
    1. Clear Problem Statement
    This step focuses on work by Hans and Annemarie Bleiker regarding the Standard Development of Informed Consent and Simon Sinek’s book, Start with Why while connecting with the introduction of Research and Design Thinking concepts.
    2.  Context. Background Information. Data.
    Understanding supporting documents and need for data and information for good public participation.
    3. Who? After Why, Start with Who.
    Identifying target groups and key ways to reach them; setting goals as you go.
    4. Risk Analysis
    Identify clear risks and potential impact of those risks to make good budgetary and process decisions.
    5. Tool Selection
    • Role Identification/Internal Processes
    • Integration of Face-to- Face and Online Engagement
    • Scheduling
    • Targets/Objective
    6. Communication Channels, Social Media and More
    How all things work together for good of public participation; how to manage them in a coordinated fashion.
    7. Implementation
    • Engaging Questions
    • Engaging Information
    • Branding
    8. Reporting, Analysis and Feedback Loop
    Tips on how to do this effectively and how online resources can expedite and ease demands on staff.
    9. Evaluating, Improvising and Closing the Project
    • Monitoring
    • Evaluation
    • Data Analysis
    10. Community Capacity Building
    • Systems vs. Tools
    • Managing Community Data and Privacy
    • Moderation
    • Consistency
    Debrief:
    Utilize variety of tools to gather feedback about materials and delivery as consideration for reproduction and consider feasibility for this to be delivered as a “train the trainer” module.

    Trainer: Anthea Brown & Amanda Nagl

    Anthea Brown has been working with Bang the Table since 2012 as an Engagement Manager training and onboarding clients to get the most out of their online engagement efforts. With her extensive experience in strategic communications and public relations, working with both the government and private sector, Anthea brings a unique perspective and understanding of sound practices in community engagement. Using the right language and tools online to strategically and effectively achieve set objectives, her focus is always on reaching the community. Anthea has a degree in Communication Science with a major in journalism and public relations.

    Amanda Nagl has led community conversations and engagement efforts in three of Colorado’s front-range cities as a professional problem solver, in local government, for almost 20 years. Her work, with Bang the Table, is now to assist governments in the creation of consistent, comprehensive community engagement strategies, utilizing online tools as a mechanism for inclusion. Amanda has degrees in Psychology and Organizational Leadership and Human Resources; graduated from Colorado Chiefs of Police Command School and IACP Leadership in Police Organizations. Her work in Restorative Justice has been recognized by Harvard as a “Bright Idea in Government.”

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 22 Mar 2018
    • 23 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 15
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    As project stakeholders and their perspectives become increasingly diverse, practitioners are challenged to intentionally design and successfully implement robust and inclusive engagement processes that ethically and equitably engage all key stakeholder groups. Participants leave this highly-participatory and practical course with a deeper understanding of the “spectrum of diversity,” skills and tools to design robust and inclusive engagement processes, and explicit guidance on how to develop a comprehensive and effective implementation plan using the right tools and techniques – plus a great cohort of colleagues to help you with this work over time.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this two-day course, participants will:

    • Appreciate the “spectrum of diversity,” and understand the value and critical importance of bringing multiple perspectives forward to address complex community issues
    • Learn how to define clear engagement objectives for increasing and deepening diversity within public engagement efforts
    • Gain experience in stakeholder identification and appropriate participation tools
    • Understand the essential art and science of ethical and equitable engagement design, and how to translate that into effective and successful implementation
    • Develop ethical and effective approaches and techniques for supporting and engaging diverse participants
    • Explore underrepresentation, how to recognize and explain it, and what to do to ensure all stakeholder voices are heard
    • Understand how to evaluate and redesign during implementation
    • Know how to translate new learnings into successful and inclusive practice


    Agenda
    Below is the Table of Contents from the most recently updated Participant Manual, showing how it splits over the two days. Note references to three cases; these are custom-developed or refined to meet the needs and address the interests of course participants.
    Day 1
    Introduction and Background
    • Trainer Background Information
    • Course Overview
    • Learning Objectives
    • Course Evaluation (part 1)
    Awareness: Seeing and Hearing Diversity
    • Awareness-Raising Exercise
    • “Voices from the Other Side” Segment 1 Transcripts
    • Reflections “Voices from the Other Side” (Segment 1)
    Walking the Talk: Designing for Diversity
    • Authentic Design Overview
    • P2 Provides Essential Support
    • IAP2’s Public Participation Spectrum
    • IAP2’s Core Values for the Practice of Public Participation
    • “Voices from the Other Side” Segment 2 Transcripts
    • Reflections “Voices from the Other Side” (Segment 2)
    • Authentic Design Process
    • Stakeholder Identification and Analysis
    • Authentic Design Tool: Exploring/Addressing the Spectrum of Diversity
    • Authentic Design Tool: Examples of Spectrum of Diversity
    • Authentic Design: Case 1 Instructions
    • Case 1
    • Authentic Design: Case 2 Instructions
    • Case 2
    Below is the Table of Contents from the most recently updated Participant Manual, showing how it splits over the two days. Note references to three cases; these are custom-developed or refined to meet the needs and address the interests of course participants.
    Day 2: (continuation of…) Walking the Talk: Designing for Diversity
    Authentic Design; Case 3 Instructions & Case 3 instructions
    Making it Work: Completing a Plan; Selecting Tools; Monitoring, Redesigning, and Evaluating during Implementation
    • Creating a Stakeholder Engagement Plan
      • Overview
      • Sample Outline and Format
    • Selecting Tools and Techniques
      • Matrix: Engagement Techniques by Engagement Level, Objective, Group Size
      • Tools and Techniques: Exercise
    • Monitoring, Redesigning, and Evaluating during Implementation
      • Evaluation Exercise
    Close: Reflections and Echoes
    • Reflections
    • Evaluation (part 2)

    Trainer: Anne Carroll

    Anne Carroll has been a consultant and trainer in public involvement and strategic planning for many years, serving primarily the public sector in both the USA and Canada. She focuses on designing and implementing inclusive and meaningful stakeholder engagement on important public issues, reaching out to and engaging diverse groups of people and perspectives, and tackling complex and multi-stakeholder environments. She served for 16 years as an elected member of the citywide St. Paul (Minnesota, USA) Board of Education, and serves as a board member or committee chair with the International Association for Public Participation USA, Minnesota Education Equity Partnership, and E- Democracy.org. See more information at www.carrollfranck.com.

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    • 22 Mar 2018
    • 23 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 25
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    This course is designed to expand understanding of meaningful community engagement with the public and community stakeholders after a disaster. The importance of encouraging meaningful involvement of all stakeholders, especially vulnerable populations, in the planning process, and increasing skills, knowledge and capacity to implement meaningful programs will be a major focus along with providing tools and techniques to use in conducting community engagement in recovery situations. We will explore the impact of disaster on community conflict and emotion and provide tangible tools that result in a plan and approach for moving forward.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    During this course...

    • Participants will experience a highly participatory and experiential session that models skills, techniques and approaches they may use in the future
    • Distinguish community led recovery from community recovery overall and to identify the role of the public / agencies and organizations in the process
    • Build foundational understanding about disaster impacts on individuals and communities
    • Explore methodologies and techniques that support empowering communities to affect change
    • Develop goals, objectives and priorities with impacted communities
    • Explore techniques, questions, skills, attitudes and approaches for the future
    • Build understanding, confidence and skill in using the tools and approaches


    Day 1
    8:30 Welcome, Introduction and Reflections
    • Trainer and participant introductions
    • Session expectations and understanding what people want to achieve
    • Understanding people’s personal experience with the topic
    • Icebreaker exercise
    • Agenda review
    9:00
    Creating a shared meaning of community engagement and community led recovery
    • Definition of community engagement aligned across organizations
    • What does community led recovery look like?
    • What is the role of community / public in recovery process?
    • What is the role of organizations and agencies?
    10:00 Morning Refreshment Break
    10:15 Cont: Creating a shared meaning of community engagement and community led
    • Guiding principles for long-term recovery from disaster, trauma and tragedy
    • International best practices and effective examples
    11:00 Understanding impacts of disaster, tragedy and trauma on individuals and communities
    • Disaster, tragedy and trauma situation impacts
    • Community recovery process and system
    • Helpful and harmful roles
    • Identify what is happening to people – identity, personality, emotions
    • Power dynamics
    11:30 Planning to engage in a community-led recovery process
    • Levels of engagement, activities and focus
    12:00 Lunch
    1:00
    Con’t: Planning to engage in a community-led recovery process
    • Planning steps for community engagement in recovery processes
    • Incorporating lessons learned and best practices into your work
    2:00 Community identification and engagement in recovery process
    • Working within fractured and impacted social systems
    • What to do – and what not to do
    • Who to engage
    • How to find people
    3:15
    Afternoon Refreshment Break
    3:30 Identifying Values and Working to Common Ground
    • Creating relationship based strategies
    • Special emphasis on low-income and marginalized populations and how to access their voice and understand needs
    4:15 Closing & Reflection
    • Review of day’s learning
    • What stands out for you and what would you like to explore further tomorrow?
    Day 2
    8:30 Welcome back & what do we remember?
    • Reflection
    • Agenda review
    • New techniques
    9:00
    Continuing the planning process
    • Building community resiliency and understanding what was present before disaster, tragedy or trauma
    • How to empower communities to participate in creating and affecting change
    • The role of community leaders and networks in building grassroots engagement opportunities
    • Making progress, creating positive momentum
    10:00 Morning Refreshment Break
    10:15 Cont: Continuing the planning process
    • What works – and what doesn’t
    • Techniques, tools and approaches that are useful
    • Mapping the conversation – with technology and tools
    11:15 Critical considerations for effective engagement
    • Listening based strategies
    • Supporting participants in constructive conversations
    • Identifying emerging conflict
    • Connecting community members and stakeholders to each other
    12:00 Lunch
    1:00 Pulling it all together and building a plan for moving forward
    • Pulling all the learning together into a comprehensive plan that includes community identification, approaches, goals, objectives, priorities and techniques
    • Creating an approach for community led long-term recovery and increased resilience over time
    • Documenting the plan
    3:15 Afternoon Refreshment Break
    3:30 Cont: Pulling it all together and building a plan for moving forward
    • What can go right and what can go wrong?
    • Peer review and feedback
    4:15 Closing and Reflection
    • Reflect on the time together and gather input on what worked / what didn’t
    • Evaluation

    Trainer: Kim Hyshka, Erin Pote, & Stephani Roy McCallum

    Kim Hyshka , based in Edmonton AB, is a Principal with Dialogue Partners Inc. With over 10 years working in the field of engagement, she has developed a passion for designing and facilitating conversations that matter and creating engagement experiences where participants feel valued, relationships are built and initiatives and projects move forward.  Experienced in both large and small-scale projects, she has facilitated community forums in large urban centers as well as walked pipelines with Elders in the remote wilderness. Kim is an active member of IAP2 Canada and is a licensed IAP2 Foundations trainer and co-develops and trains Dialogue Partners’ courses.

    Erin Pote brings her background as a teacher, along with skills and experience as a facilitator on complex, emotional issues. She is a trainer and developer of Dialogue Partners’ courses and advanced training programs in Public Engagement. She has assisted in the design and delivery of countless client custom courses and regularly supports the creation of new material and exercises for these courses. She specializes in design and implementation techniques for public participation that support a shift from conflict to constructive participation. She regularly teaches courses and workshops on techniques for high emotion public participation, including photo voice and Socratic circle.

    Stephani Roy McCallum  is the Chief Storm Rider at the Courageous Leadership Project and also the Founder and a team member at Dialogue Partners Inc. Steph is a Leadership Coach, Certified Professional Facilitator and a seasoned leader specializing in conflict, high emotion and controversy. She has facilitated conversations on 5 continents, engaging people in dialogue on controversial projects, working with individuals, organizations and communities to transform conflict and create momentum for positive change. Stephani believes that brave, honest conversations create radical new futures – for all of us.

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 22 Mar 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 23 Mar 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 22
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    IAP2 Foundations in Effective Public Participation will let you hit the ground running armed with the knowledge and confidence you need to plan and execute effective initiatives for any area in which you may be working. This course is divided into two modules, each focusing on one of the two major phases of public participation, planning and techniques. Upon completion of both modules, you will receive a certificate of completion from IAP2.

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    Participants who have completed the Techniques course will be able to:

    • Understand key characteristics of a wide variety of traditional and emerging techniques and technologies
    • Assess and select techniques to meet identified public participation objectives
    • Modify and combine techniques to meet various objectives and circumstances
    • Determine the skills and resources needed to use different techniques effectively


    Course Overview

    • Overview of course objectives
    • Trying a technique right out of the gate using World Café
    • Quick Review of the Foundations of Public Participation
    • A survey of techniques
      • Techniques for Sharing Information
      • 5 Techniques for Collecting and Compiling Information
      • 20+ Techniques for Bringing People Together
    • Advisory committees in depth, how to do them better
    • Matching techniques to the objectives of a public participation plan
    • Selecting techniques
    • Modifying when challenges arise.
    • Evaluating techniques

    Trainer: Tannis Topolnisky

    Tannis Topolnisky has 15 years experience as a Public Participation practitioner, 11 years experience training other P2 practitioners and 6 years experience as a licensed IAP2 trainer. Tannis has been an IAP2 mentor for new practitioners for the last 3 years and is currently an assessor for new IAP2 Foundations candidate trainers.
    Tannis's expertise is in the strategic and detailed planning, design, implementation, evaluation, analysis and reporting of public participation initiatives. Tannis has worked in a wide diversity of projects where impacts on health, livelihood, relationships, well-being and community are most common.

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 23 Mar 2018
    • 35 Laurier St, Gatineau, QC J8X 4E9, Canada
    • 20
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    Through a combination of interactive PowerPoint, oral storytelling, and the importance of ceremony, participants will gain an applied understanding of current and historical Indigenous issues through interactive exercises designed to create a multi-step authentic learning experience. The current barriers that prevent cultural understanding will be examined, such as: lack of knowledge, personal and societal mental models as well as ways that all Canadians could move forward in integrating the principles of reconciliation into their lives and the organizations they work with.

    Small class size will enable an intimate environment of immersion in “doing” rather than “reading”. Role-play helps to personalize and sharpen our critical thinking, and develop an appreciation of the subtleties of our biases and deepen our self-understanding, self-awareness and compassion.

    The day concludes with participants framing an answer to the question “What is reconciliation.” A well framed answer to this question will act as a beacon attracting companions that care enough to join in the journey.

    The interaction is designed around four topics.

    1. Indigenous Ceremony and Protocol
    2. Colonization
    3. Privilege
    4. Reconciliation

    PLEASE NOTE: International IAP2 members require a code to register. Please contact info@iap2canada.ca to obtain it.

    Cancellation and Substitution policy

    Learning Objectives

    During this one-day course, participants will...

    • Come to their own personal interpretation of what reconciliation means to them and the ways in which they can bring this interactive experience into their work going forward.
    • Realize the importance of Indigenous ceremony and protocol and its place in the engagement process.
    • Understand and discover personal biases currently affecting our critical thinking.

    Trainer: Lloyd Ewenin & Greg Kozokowsky

    Lloyd Ewenin achieved his BA in Aboriginal history through the University of Calgary in 1991. Witnessing first-hand the challenges and struggles of Indigenous Peoples and the effects of residential schools and intergenerational trauma, Ewenin educates using the same principles, ideals and beliefs mandated by the TRC and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

    Ewenin educates and creates awareness of historical and contemporary issues, while having a strong emphasis on spiritual and cultural perspectives of both urban and rural Indigenous settings. Ewenin understands and articulates complex issues and his role as a consultant leads to effective communication and solutions. He has created educational and cultural programs for Correctional Services Canada, Calgary District Parole Offices, University of Calgary, (Faculty of Medicine), Alberta Health Services, Bow Valley College and works with several not-for-profit organizations. Ewenin has experience working with Indigenous youth, men, women and elders.

    Greg Kozokowsky , B.Sc. Eng., worked for the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), previously the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB), as a geological engineer during the ‘80’s and ‘90’s. He was involved in the development of enhanced oil sands technologies as well as the regulation and implementation of applications for experimental and commercial projects. He was involved in several public hearings regarding development and environmental impact.

    Shortly after leaving the AER, elder Lloyd Ewenin introduced Kozokowsky to Indigenous ways through the sweat lodge and has been a mentor and friend for over 25-years. Kozokowsky has dedicated himself to helping others through Indigenous practices. His unique perspective and authentic style of curriculum instruction, allows him valuable insight and understanding of communication between cultures.

    #Schedule at a Glance   

    • 09 Apr 2018
    • 11 Apr 2018
    • Toronto

    Part 1 of the IAP2 Foundations program, which is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information about the Foundations course here.

    Part 2 of the program is scheduled for April 12-13, 2018 in Toronto.

    Click here to register.

    • 12 Apr 2018
    • 13 Apr 2018
    • Vancouver

    This is Part 2 of the IAP2 Foundations course.

    This is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information here.

    Click here to register.


    • 16 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 18 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • Edmonton, AB

    The Canadian Trainers' Collective presents this 3-day module in the IAP2 Canada Foundations course in Vancouver. The second module will take place in Edmonton April 19-20. The Foundations course is a prerequisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 19 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 20 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • Edmonton, AB

    The Canadian Trainers' Collective presents the second module in the IAP2 Canada Foundations course in Edmonton. The Foundations course is a prerequisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 02 May 2018
    • (EDT)
    • 05 May 2018
    • (EDT)
    • Ottawa

    International Association of Facilitators 2018 North American and Caribbean Conference, Ottawa, May 2 to 5, 2018.

    The conference theme is Expanding Our Facilitation Horizons, addressing the following questions:

    • What are the philosophical roots of facilitation, and how do they influence our work?
    • How can facilitators positively contribute to organizations, communities, and the world in transition?
    • How can we enrich our facilitation horizons in the digital era?
    • How does facilitation aid and support other professions, and how are other professions influencing the practice of facilitation?

    Super early bird registration is also now open and can be accessed HERE.

    • 08 May 2018
    • 11:00 AM (PDT)
    • online
    Register
    When a crisis arises that threatens lives and property, it's a time for quick, decisive action, taken by a small group of experts in charge, right? There's no time for public engagement, right? 

    Wrong, according to Kristi Celico and Doug Sarno, MCP3. In our May webinar, Kristi and Doug reprise their presentation from the 2017 IAP2 North American Conference, where they look at a situation in which a community had already experienced some of the effects of having millions of pounds of unstable explosives nearby -- like explosions, broken windows and shattered nerves. Experts studied the problem and came back with a solution that seemed even worse. was left vulnerable to a devastating explosion.

    How do you achieve "consensus in a hurry"? How do you weigh the risks and benefits and make sure local residents are involved in the decision? Join us to find out how this community solved the problem and how you can apply that to your own work.

    When you register, remember the two-stage process: your confirmation email will contain a link to our webinar provider site. Just fill in that form to receive your login information.
    • 28 May 2018
    • 30 May 2018
    • Vancouver

    Part 1 of the IAP2 Foundations program, which is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information about the Foundations course here.

    Part 2 of the program will take place May 31-June 1 in Vancouver.

    Click here to register.

    • 28 May 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 29 May 2018
    • (MDT)
    • Edmonton, AB

    The world has changed since IAP2 first rolled out the EOP2 course a few years ago. Global polls find people are more suspicious and distrustful of large institutions, including government, business, media and even large non-governmental organizations. Angry people can’t represent their interests very well in participatory processes, and ignoring their emotions isn’t productive.

    IAP2 has expanded and refreshed the course material and renamed it Strategies for Dealing with Opposition and Outrage in Public Participation with the intention of better meeting today’s practitioners’ needs for information and skill building. This 2-day session will help people understand the human behavior and emotional intelligence of working with angry and cynical people and why doing so is foundational to the P2 practice.

    Find out more -- and register -- here.

    • 31 May 2018
    • 01 Jun 2018
    • Vancouver

    This is Part 2 of the IAP2 Foundations course.

    This is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information here.

    Click here to register.


    • 04 Jun 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 06 Jun 2018
    • (PDT)
    • Calgary, AB

    The Canadian Trainers' Collective presents this 3-day module in the IAP2 Canada Foundations course in Calgary. The second module will take place June 7-8. The Foundations course is a prerequisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 07 Jun 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 08 Jun 2018
    • (PDT)
    • Calgary AB

    The Canadian Trainers' Collective presents the second module in the IAP2 Canada Foundations course in Calgary. The Foundations course is a prerequisite for IAP2 Certification. Click here for more information and to download the registration form.

    • 24 Sep 2018
    • 26 Sep 2018
    • Kelowna

    Part 1 of the IAP2 Foundations program, which is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information about the Foundations course here.

    Part 2 of the program will take place in Kelowna September 27-28.

    Click here to register.

    • 27 Sep 2018
    • 28 Sep 2018
    • Kelowna

    This is Part 2 of the IAP2 Foundations course.

    This is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information here.

    Click here to register.


    • 15 Oct 2018
    • 17 Oct 2018
    • Vancouver

    Part 1 of the IAP2 Foundations program, which is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information about the Foundations course here.

    Part 2 of the program will take place October 18-19 in Vancouver.

    Click here to register.

    • 18 Oct 2018
    • 19 Oct 2018
    • Vancouver

    This is Part 2 of the IAP2 Foundations course.

    This is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information here.

    Click here to register.


    • 29 Oct 2018
    • 31 Oct 2018
    • Calgary

    Part 1 of the IAP2 Foundations program, which is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information about the Foundations course here.

    Part 2 of the program will take place November 1-2, in Calgary.

    Click here to register.

    • 01 Nov 2018
    • 02 Nov 2018
    • Calgary

    This is Part 2 of the IAP2 Foundations course.

    This is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information here.

    Click here to register.


    • 26 Nov 2018
    • 28 Nov 2018
    • Toronto

    Part 1 of the IAP2 Foundations program, which is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information about the Foundations course here.

    Part 2 of the program is scheduled for November 29-30, 2018 in Toronto.

    Click here to register.

    • 29 Nov 2018
    • 30 Nov 2018
    • Toronto

    This is Part 2 of the IAP2 Foundations course.

    This is a prerequisite for IAP2 Professional Certification.

    Find more information here.

    Click here to register.


Past events

12 Dec 2017 IAP2 December Webinar - Denver Encore: "Beginning with the Brain in Mind"
06 Dec 2017 7th Annual Summit on Public Consultation and Engagement
23 Nov 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Toronto)
23 Nov 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Vancouver)
22 Nov 2017 IAP2 Wild Rose - Connections
22 Nov 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (DeBolt, AB)
20 Nov 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Toronto)
20 Nov 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Vancouver)
16 Nov 2017 Lunch-and-Learn (Regina) - "Engagement, Traditional Knowledge and Environmental Assessment: Notes from the Field"
16 Nov 2017 Lunch-and-Learn (Saskatoon) - "Engagement, Traditional Knowledge and Environmental Assessment: Notes from the Field"
16 Nov 2017 IAP2 Training (Canadian Trainers Collective): Strategies for Dealing with Opposition and Outrage in P2 (formerly Emotion, Outrage & P2) - Calgary AB
08 Nov 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Dawson Creek, BC)
07 Nov 2017 IAP2 Monthly Webinar: 2017 Core Values Awards: Projects of the Year
02 Nov 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Edmonton)
30 Oct 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Edmonton)
26 Oct 2017 IAP2 Wild Rose Lunch & Learn - Brain Science of Communication
26 Oct 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Calgary)
23 Oct 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Calgary)
11 Oct 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Dawson Creek, BC)
10 Oct 2017 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - 2017 Core Values Awards - Organizations of the Year
05 Oct 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Vancouver)
02 Oct 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Vancouver)
21 Sep 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Kelowna)
18 Sep 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Kelowna)
12 Sep 2017 SPECIAL WEBINAR - IAP2 Research Committee Update
06 Sep 2017 2017 IAP2 North American Conference - Denver, Colorado
16 Aug 2017 IAP2 Canada Certification Application Fee
15 Aug 2017 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - Montreal Encore: "Are We Smarter Together?" + "Understanding the Squishy Stuff"
11 Jul 2017 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - Montreal Encore: "Is Your Organization P2-Centric?"
11 Jul 2017 WEBINAR (MetroQuest): "A Recipe for Award-Winning Online Community Engagement"
16 Jun 2017 IAP2 Saint-Laurent/St Lawrence - Assemblée générale / Annual General Meeting
16 Jun 2017 17th Conference, International Observatory for Participatory Democracy (OIDP)
14 Jun 2017 Lunch-and-Learn (Winnipeg): Indigenous Engagement - What to Expect in Light of UNDRIP
14 Jun 2017 IAP2 Canada 2017 Annual General Meeting
13 Jun 2017 IAP2 BC "P2 Drinks" - Duncan, BC
13 Jun 2017 IAP2 Learning Webinar - Montreal Encore: "Facilitation Matters"
01 Jun 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Calgary)
01 Jun 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Vancouver)
29 May 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Calgary)
29 May 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Vancouver)
25 May 2017 IAP2 Third Tuesday: "Open Government & Public Engagement - Getting our Bearings"
09 May 2017 IAP2 Learning Webinar - Montreal Encore: "Duh, Make It Interesting""
04 May 2017 Wild Rose Signature Event - Walking Together: Reconciliation and Public Participation
02 May 2017 IAP2 Canada Board Membership 101 (Webinar)
27 Apr 2017 IAP2 BC "Deep Dive" Series: Evaluation (Vancouver)
27 Apr 2017 IAP2 BC "Deep Dive" Series: BC Government and P2 (Victoria)
27 Apr 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Edmonton)
24 Apr 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Edmonton)
20 Apr 2017 IAP2 Wild Rose Spring Mixer
19 Apr 2017 (Dialogue Partners) Training: Techniques for Effective Public Participation (Regina)
11 Apr 2017 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - Core Values Award winners - Creativity, Innovation & the Greater Good
06 Apr 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Toronto)
03 Apr 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Toronto)
21 Mar 2017 IAP2 Canada - 2017 Core Values Awards - Application Payment
16 Mar 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Vancouver)
14 Mar 2017 IAP2 Prairies Chapter presents "Socratic Circles: powerful questions, burning issues and the future of P2"
14 Mar 2017 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - Core Values Award winners - Respect for Diversity
14 Mar 2017 (Dialogue Partners) Training: Planning for Effective Public Participation (Regina)
14 Mar 2017 (Dialogue Partners) Emotion, Outrage and Public Participation - Montreal
13 Mar 2017 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Vancouver)
09 Mar 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Calgary)
06 Mar 2017 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Calgary)
04 Mar 2017 IAP2 Canada Certification Assessment Fee
22 Feb 2017 SPECIAL WEBINAR: Applying for IAP2 Certification
16 Feb 2017 (Canadian Trainers Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective Public Participation (Vernon, BC)
14 Feb 2017 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - Montreal Encore: Making Engagement Meaningful with P2 Toolkits
14 Feb 2017 IAP2 Canada Certification Application Fee
30 Jan 2017 (Dialogue Partners) Training: Techniques for Effective Public Participation (Winnipeg)
10 Jan 2017 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - Participatory Budgeting
13 Dec 2016 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - Social Media & P2
08 Dec 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Calgary)
05 Dec 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Calgary)
05 Dec 2016 6th Annual Summit on Public Consultation and Engagement
01 Dec 2016 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Toronto)
28 Nov 2016 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Toronto)
23 Nov 2016 (Canadian Trainers Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective Public Participation (Vernon, BC)
19 Nov 2016 IAP2 Professional Certification Assessment Centre
17 Nov 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Vancouver)
16 Nov 2016 IAP2 Prairies Chapter Lunch & Learn: Let's Get Digital - Strategies & Techniques for Online P2 (Saskatoon)
16 Nov 2016 IAP2 Prairies Chapter Lunch & Learn: Let's Get Digital - Strategies & Techniques for Online P2 (Regina)
16 Nov 2016 (Dialogue Partners) Training: Planning for Effective Public Participation (Winnipeg)
14 Nov 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Vancouver)
08 Nov 2016 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - Core Values Award winners; Organizations & Research Project of the Year
27 Oct 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Edmonton)
24 Oct 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Edmonton)
20 Oct 2016 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Calgary)
18 Oct 2016 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - Projects of the Year
17 Oct 2016 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Calgary)
28 Sep 2016 Pre-Conference Tour: A visit to Mile End / une visite au quartier Mile End
28 Sep 2016 2016 IAP2 North American Conference
28 Sep 2016 Pre-Conference Session: The Inside Story on Public Participation in Quebec
28 Sep 2016 Pre-Conference Event: Indigenous Engagement Workshop
22 Sep 2016 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Techniques (Vancouver)
19 Sep 2016 IAP2 Monthly Webinar - P2 and Decision-Makers
19 Sep 2016 (Delaney + Associates) IAP2 Foundations Training: Planning (Vancouver)
12 Aug 2016 IAP2 Certification Program: Assessment Process Fee
09 Aug 2016 IAP2 Monthly Webinar: White Papers - Research on Conflict Management and Evaluation
27 Jul 2016 (Dialogue Partners) Emotion, Outrage and Public Participation (EOP2) - Halifax
18 Jul 2016 IAP2 Canada Certification - Information Webinar
12 Jul 2016 IAP2 Monthly Webinar: The New Face of Indigenous Consultation
05 Jul 2016 IAP2 Canada Certification - Information Webinar
23 Jun 2016 IAP2 Certification Program - Payment of Application Fee
21 Jun 2016 IAP2 Canada Annual General Meeting
16 Jun 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Calgary)
15 Jun 2016 IAP2 Prairies Lunch & Learn (Regina): Community Contributions to a Mega-Project
14 Jun 2016 Favorites from Portland - 3: "It's Geek to Me"
13 Jun 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Calgary)
06 Jun 2016 (Dialogue Partners) IAP2 Foundations Course - Techniques (Halifax)
02 Jun 2016 (Delaney & Associates) Techniques for Effective Public Participation (Vancouver)
30 May 2016 (Delaney & Associates) Planning for Effective Public Participation (Vancouver)
19 May 2016 (Wild Rose Chapter) Raising the Bar for Indigenous Engagement
13 May 2016 Rencontre annuelle des membres de la section Saint-Laurent de AIP2 Canada / Annual members meeting of IAP2 Canada’s St. Lawrence chapter
11 May 2016 IAP2 Canada Board Membership 101 (Webinar)
10 May 2016 IAP2 May Webinar -- Tools and Traps of Online Engagement
05 May 2016 (Dialogue Partners) Emotion, Outrage and Public Participation (EOP2) - Whitehorse
05 May 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Edmonton)
02 May 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Edmonton)
02 May 2016 (Dialogue Partners) IAP2 Foundations Course - Techniques (Whitehorse YT)
28 Apr 2016 The Deep Waters of Public Participation -- Questions and Answers Night (Kamloops, BC)
28 Apr 2016 IAP2 Deep Dive -- IAP2 BC (Kamloops, BC)
21 Apr 2016 IAP2 Canada - Core Values Award - Application Payment
19 Apr 2016 (Dialogue Partners) IAP2 Foundations Course - Planning (Whitehorse YT)
15 Apr 2016 Special Meeting of IAP2 Canada Members
15 Apr 2016 IAP2 Wild Rose Chapter Collaborative Negotiation Session and Annual General Meeting
12 Apr 2016 IAP2 April Webinar -- Core Values Award Winners-2: Projects of the Year
05 Apr 2016 P2 Drinks - IAP2 BC (Victoria)
21 Mar 2016 (Dialogue Partners) IAP2 Foundations Course - Planning (Halifax)
10 Mar 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Vancouver)
09 Mar 2016 IAP2 Prairies Lunch & Learn: Building Relationships with Indigenous Peoples (Winnipeg)
08 Mar 2016 IAP2 March Webinar -- Favourites from Portland 2015: "Engagement Triangle" and "Innovative Visual Public Engagement" from "It's Geek to Me"
08 Mar 2016 Des consultations municipales qui ont du mordant! : Comment mettre à contribution les citoyens dans la planification municipale
07 Mar 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Vancouver)
09 Feb 2016 IAP2 February Webinar - Participatory Budgeting and the Balancing Act
04 Feb 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Calgary)
04 Feb 2016 (Delaney & Associates) Techniques for Effective Public Participation (Toronto)
01 Feb 2016 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Calgary)
01 Feb 2016 (Delaney & Associates) Planning for Effective Public Participation (Toronto)
13 Jan 2016 IAP2 Monthly Webinar -- Core Values Award Winners-1: Organizations of the Year
10 Dec 2015 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Calgary)
08 Dec 2015 IAP2 Monthly Webinar: Social Media & P2
07 Dec 2015 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Calgary)
01 Dec 2015 5th Annual Summit on Public Engagement, presented by Strategy Institute
19 Nov 2015 (Delaney & Associates) Techniques for Effective Public Participation (Toronto)
19 Nov 2015 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Vancouver)
17 Nov 2015 IAP2 Monthly Webinar: Research and Practice
16 Nov 2015 (Delaney & Associates) Planning for Effective Public Participation (Toronto)
16 Nov 2015 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Vancouver)
16 Nov 2015 (Dialogue Partners) Emotion, Outrage and Public Participation (EOP2) -- Calgary, AB
29 Oct 2015 IAP2 Training: Designing as if Stakeholders Matter 2nd session (Winnipeg)
29 Oct 2015 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Techniques for Effective P2 (Edmonton)
27 Oct 2015 IAP2 Training: Designing as if Stakeholders Matter (Winnipeg)
26 Oct 2015 (Canadian Trainers' Collective) Training: IAP2 Foundations - Planning for Effective P2 (Edmonton)
22 Oct 2015 (Delaney & Associates) Techniques for Effective Public Participation (Calgary)
19 Oct 2015 (Delaney & Associates) Planning for Effective Public Participation (Calgary)
14 Oct 2015 IAP2 Australasia Conference
13 Oct 2015 IAP2 October Webinar: "Getting Engaged - Staying Engaged"