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2024 IAP2 NAC
We are thrilled to announce Ottawa as the host city for the 2024 IAP2 North American Conference (NAC)! As Canada's vibrant capital, Ottawa is a hub of rich history, diverse culture, and stunning natural beauty. This announcement marks the beginning of an exciting journey towards an enriching conference experience in one of Canada's most iconic cities. Join us as we prepare to converge in a location renowned for its warm hospitality and an array of engaging attractions.
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P2 & Engagement
Learn how to take meaningful action toward real-life challenges in public participation (P2) and engagement, deliver results that matter, and implement transformational change that lasts.
Increase engagement and inclusion for all people including racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, and other groups who are more likely to be overlooked, identifying a wide range of ideas, views and concerns
Drive impact with better decision-making that reflects public interests and values making it easier to communicate, implement, and understand the process, decisions, and impact
Build capacity for collaborative decision-making over the long term by improving relationships and increasing trust between decision-makers and the public
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Training & PD
IAP2 Canada offers level-based public participation (P2) training and professional development through our learning pathway - designed for diverse audiences.
The Certified Public Participation Professional (CP3) and Master Certified Public Participation Professional (MCP3) Programs are available to all IAP2 Canada members.
Our members are a diverse community of professionals, citizens, academics, and decision-makers committed to involving the public in decisions that affect them.
Immerse yourself in the pulse of public participation and engagement through our member communities, including our member zone, IAP2 Canada chapters and communities of practice.
Our research committee focuses on identifying trends, best practices and areas of innovation to help members better understand current P2 activities in Canada.
Events & Learning
We offer offer both virtual and in-person activities for our members and P2 practitioners including webinars, communities of practice events & our annual conference.
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