IAP2 USA was organized in 2010 as an affiliate of the International Association for Public Participation, serving the needs of P2 practitioners specific to the United States while maintaining the standards set by the worldwide Federation. IAP2 USA improves and supports the field by advancing and advocating for public participation that aligns with our Core Values and Code of Ethics. Learn more.

2016 IAP2 North American Conference



Montréal, Québec, Sept. 28-30 2016

The excitement is building for the fifth annual IAP2 North American Conference: the once-a-year-get-together for learning and sharing about P2 and seeing old friends and making new ones – all of whom understand and appreciate P2.

The Schedule at a Glance showcases the sessions, the presenters and the various activities that will be happening during and around the Conference. We have presenters from across Canada, the United States, and around the world, and all of them address the Conference theme, “Who Cares About P2?”

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IAP2 July Webinar: IAP2 and UNDRIP

The Changing Face of Indigenous Engagement
June 14, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (PDT)

More and more, public entities and P2 practitioners alike are recognizing the importance of bringing Indigenous voices into processes. With the United Nations making its Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Persons, what effect does that have on public participation? Do IAP2 principles align with those of UNDRIP?

Bob Joseph

Anne Harding

Bob Joseph is the founder of Indigenous Corporate Training, Inc., in Port Coquitlam, BC, and will present this webinar on the way Indigenous engagement is changing. He'll be joined by Anne Harding, Indigenous engagement specialist with Suncor. Join us on Tuesday, July 12 at 2 pm Eastern (11 am Pacific) to learn more about this area that is sure to touch many in the P2 profession, one way or another.

Register today!

Please note: There is a two-stage process for signing up for webinars. The registration confirmation email you will receive contains a link to another web page. Please follow that link and fill in the form to receive your login information.


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