Chapter News: Northern California
Following SFMTA and the City of Menlo Park, the City of Oakland has joined IAP2 USA, bringing NorCal close to 100 members! This makes IAP2 NorCal the largest and the fastest-growing IAP2 chapter in the United States. This is a great time to join! If you have friends and colleagues working in public participation, please spread the word!
April 23: Open Office Hour
Learn more about IAP2 USA! Get your chapter-related questions answered or get involved! Call in and say hi!
April 30: Paradigm Shift: How Facilitators Are Accelerating Their Practice Through Recent Developments on Audience Polling Systems, San Francisco
From the checkout line to customer service phone systems, our opinions are constantly being sought. Yet most in-person meetings don’t use instant polling technology. Dr. David Campt (@racedoctor), a public engagement specialist with over 20 years in the field, has written the first book about using audience response devices outside the classroom. In a combination of a speech and a demonstration of the technology, Dr. Campt will make the case why early adopters of polling technology will have definite advantages in creating meetings that are more engaging to participants and productive to clients.
Co-hosted with the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD).
Light refreshments will be served. Space is very limited!
May 7: “Facebook for Community Engagement” in Menlo Park
Co-hosted with the City of Menlo Park. Light refreshments will be served!