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(Virtual Training) IAP2's Foundations in P2: Techniques for Effective Public Participation

  • 13 Jul 2021
  • (PDT)
  • 15 Jul 2021
  • (PDT)
  • 5 sessions
  • 13 Jul 2021, 8:00 AM 11:00 AM (PDT)
  • 13 Jul 2021, 12:00 PM 2:00 PM (PDT)
  • 14 Jul 2021, 8:00 AM 11:00 AM (PDT)
  • 14 Jul 2021, 12:00 PM 2:00 PM (PDT)
  • 15 Jul 2021, 8:00 AM 11:00 AM (PDT)
  • Zoom
  • 2


  • For members of the IAP2 Affiliates or IAP2 Federation International Associates.

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Once you’ve completed IAP2 Planning for Effective Public Participation, you are ready to add 50+ practical tools and methodologies to your public participation toolkit. Working experientially with seasoned IAP2 trainers and your peers, you’ll now learn powerful techniques you can put to immediate use in your next project.

This module breaks down specific methods including World Café, Interviews, Revolving Conversations, Deliberation, and Advisory Groups. You’ll leave armed with a wealth of reference material, IAP2 tipsheets, and the ability to select appropriate procedures for each new project. You’ll also learn how to establish and maintain effective communication during the process.

This is part two of Foundations two modulesThe Planning Module is a prerequisite to Techniques.

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

Please note that scheduling online training is very different from face-to-face. This virtual course will be offered in five, three and two hour segments with multiple sessions over the week (both in morning and afternoon). Just like the face-to-face training, we expect all participants to attend all sessions listed in the event.

To find out the time the training takes place in your time zone you can use this link

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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
    • Review of Planning for Effective Public Participation
    • Inclusive design
    • Techniques to Share information
    • Techniques to Collect & Compile Input
    • Online Engagement
    • Techniques to Bring People Together
    • Open Public Forums
    • Specialized Processes
    • Representative Processes
    • Advisory Committees
    • Technique Selection Exercise
    Trainer: Kim Hyshka, CP3

    Kim Hyshka, CP3 is a believer that just about anything is possible with a little dialogue. She’s on a mission, to chart a different course for public conversations. Better conversations that open possibility, cultivate collaboration and spark change through dialogue. 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. You’ll find her in the midst of both large and small-scale projects, bringing experience facilitating community forums in large urban centers or walking pipelines with Elders in the remote wilderness.

    Watch this short video to see Kim in action!

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