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.

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August Learning Webinar – "Meet the Authors — Public Participation for 21st Century Democracy"

Special Date: Tuesday, August 25, 11:00 AM (PDT) (not the second Tuesday of the month)

Longtime IAP2 member Matt Leighninger, executive director of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium, and Tina Nabatchi, associate professor of administration and public affairs at Syracuse University, have just published their book, Public Participation for 21st Century Democracy, and will be joining us live to talk about the book and the issues it raises, and give you new insights into activating the democratic, problem-solving potential of citizens. >>>Learn more and register

Please note: There is a two-stage process for registering for these webinars. The registration confirmation email you will receive contains a URL: follow that link to fill in a form and receive your login instructions.

Resources for the July webinar, "You the Jury" are now available.

NB: Due to the 2015 IAP2 North American Conference, there will be no September webinar. The next one after this will be on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

More than 50 sessions, incredible keynote speakers and more –
the IAP2 North American Conference in Portland

2015 North American Conference

Wow! Our keynote speakers are confirmed, more than 50 sessions are being offered, as well as sessions in the field. Plan on attending the many fun activities including the welcoming reception and the Core Values Awards Gala our opportunity to celebrate the best of the best in P2 from around the world. So much to choose from so plan to attend and make sure that you are registered.

But wait there is more… The IAP2 North American Conference is pleased to offer a pre-conference workshop on “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Portland-style” on Wednesday, Sept. 9. It’s FREE for conference registrants, $75 for IAP2 members and $100 for non-members. You can register here.

Find out about all the sessions in the Schedule-at-a-Glance, which is now online. Register now, and qualify for the Early-Bird conference rates. See you in Portland!

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