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IAP2 BC Strategic Plan 2017-2020

After several months of planning, the IAP2 BC board is pleased to share the three year strategic plan with our members, IAP2 BC Strategic Plan 2017-2020.  This plan sets out the direction and the actions your executive will pursue on behalf of our members and P2 practitioners in British Columbia.  If there is a particular strategy that interests you, we welcome your participation on one of the many IAP2 committees. If you have questions or comments about the strategy please do not hesitate to contact Read more [...]

Donald Golob Award Nominations Being Accepted

IAP2 BC and IAP2 Canada are please to announce a new award for our members. The Donald Golob award provide recognition to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in advancing IAP2 Core Values, and has made valuable contributions to the IAP2 organization as a “voice of the membership” by advocating for strong governance and values-based processes either through their practice and/or through their service on the IAP2 BC Executive and/or in their own practice’s noteworthy actions Read more [...]

IAP2 North America Conference

Montreal, Québec, Canada September 28 - 30, 2016, Le Sofitel Golden Mile "WHO CARES ABOUT PUBLIC PARTICIPATION?" THANK YOU to all who submitted proposals! Who cares about Public Participation? How can we get more people to care? What happened if we stopped caring? These are some of the questions that challenge us and make us take a step back and re-think the foundation of the profession. As always, the Conference is also an opportunity to re-new old acquaintances, make new friends Read more [...]

IAP2 BC Strategic Plan 2013-2016

After several months of planning, the IAP2 BC board is pleased to share the three year strategic plan with our members, IAP2 BC strategicplan 2013-2016.  This plan sets out the direction and the actions your executive will pursue on behalf of our members and P2 practitioners in British Columbia.  If there is a particular strategy that interests you, we welcome your participation on one of the many IAP2 committees. If you have questions or comments about the strategy please do not hesitate to contact Read more [...]

IAP2 2013 Federation Report

Interested in what is happening worldwide with IAP2. Check out the IAP2 Federation Report that indicates Canada (551 members) is the second largest affiliate worldwide after Australasia (1454 members). http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.iap2.org/resource/resmgr/2013_Annual_Report_DRAFT_v4.pdf Read more [...]

“Getting Past the Usual Suspects” – March 2014 Vancouver Event Summary

  How to increase the amount and diversity of engagement is a familiar problem for P2 practitioners, and in March, IAP2 BC hosted “Getting Past the Usual Suspects,” a networking social and speaker panel event in Vancouver. The event brought out more than 40 members, professionals, and students, eager to learn and share experiences. There were even visitors from California, Oregon and Alaska taking part. Claire Havens, Program Manager at Carbon Talks, kicked off the panel describing Read more [...]

P2 in the News

March 8, 2014: Vancouver Sun_ Let’s get unbiased input on planning – 8 Mar 2014 – Page #91

2014 North American Conference September 28-30: Register Now

The world of Public Participation is constantly changing. This September in Winnipeg, we’ll hear about what our colleagues have learned and look at new and dynamic developments in the practice. To learn about the conference or to register.