MPPI e-bulletin September 16, 2010 MPPI EVENTS 1. Walking tour of Central Park redevelopment, September 30 2. Meet and Mingle with Dr. Ralph Stern, October 6 3. MPPI Breakfast Seminar with Libby Porter, October 12 4. MPPI Annual General Meeting, November 9 OTHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES 1. MPPI & Winnipeg Parking Authority present CPTED Basic 1 Course, September 27-30, 2010 2. National CIP 2010 Conference, October 2-5 in Montreal: Register now! 3. International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Certificate Program in Public Participation: October 18-20, 2010 Walking Tour of Central Park Redevelopment Bob Somers and Derek Eno of Scatliff+Miller+Murray CPL Units: 1 Thursday, September 30, 2010 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Tour will start from the middle of the park directly across from Knox United Church / Daycare entrance on Edmonton Street. Join us for drinks and appetizers at the Lo Pub afterwards (located in the Hostel) - a great chance to reconnect after the summer and meet the new students! Please RSVP by Tuesday, September 28, 2010 to Meagan Boles, Event Coordinator at email@example.com Meet and Mingle with Dr. Ralph Stern Wednesday, October 6, 2010 5:30 - 8:30 pm Rooftop Sculpture Garden Winnipeg Art Gallery Join us to welcome the new Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba. Presented by the Partners Program, in conjunction with MAA, MALA, MPPI and PIDIM. Please see the invitation (attached or on the web). MPPI Breakfast Seminar with Libby Porter “Creating terra nullius: The long shadow of colonialism in planning” CPL Units: 1 Tuesday, October 12, 2010 7:00 - 9:00 am Fort Garry Hotel Libby Porter teaches and researches in city planning at the University of Glasgow, in Scotland. She is the author of Unlearning the Colonial Cultures of Planning and co-editor with Kate Shaw of Whose Urban Renaissance? She is Assistant Editor of the journal Planning Theory and Practice, and co-founder and coordinator of Planners Network UK. Before joining the academic community in Australia and now the UK, Libby was a senior researcher on urban and planning policy with the Victorian State Government, Australia and practised as a planner in local government. Register by Monday, October 4, 2010 to ensure your spot! Registration information and pricing attached or on the web. Save the Date: MPPI Annual General Meeting Tuesday, November 9, 2010 More details to follow! Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Basic Level 1 Course Sept 27 – 20, 2010 Holiday Inn, Downtown MPPI and the Winnipeg Parking Authority welcome everyone who is involved or interested in designing a safer, sustainable and more profitable environment. CPTED will consist of a three and one-half day course offered by Security Through Safe Design Inc. This intensive certificate course will incorporate the basic fundamentals of CPTED and provide each participant with the skill set that they will require to conduct infield CPTED assessments. The knowledge gained from the class will allow the participants the opportunity to face daily challenges equipped with a new skill set. View the attachments, or visit the online advertisement or registration form for more information. CIP 2010 Conference – Climate Change + Communities: A Call to Action Register Now! Conference organizers are making greener choices and have recently launched online registration as well as providing downloadable PDFs of the preliminary program and registration form. As part of our commitment to reducing paper use, all correspondence on conference details and programming will be distributed via e-mail. Online registration is now open. Please visit http://www.qvc.qc.ca/CIP2010. Visit http://www.planningforclimatechange.ca to view the preliminary program and up-to-date conference information at a glance to help you make your travel plans. Certificate Program in Public Participation International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) October 18 – 20, 2010 The IAP2 Certificate Program is a 5 day, 3 module program designed to provide a broad based learning experience covering all the foundations of effective and authentic public participation. Developed in consultation with practitioners from around the world, the training provides useful tools for designing and implementing effective public participation programs. Students will receive credit from IAP2 for completing each module, and on completion of all 3 modules will receive an IAP2 Certificate in Public Participation. If you are working in the field of citizen engagement, public involvement or stakeholder relations, whether as a beginner or a seasoned practitioner involved at any level of government, the private sector or a non-profit organization, these courses will help you to build your skills and knowledge for designing and implementing effective public engagement programs. For more information see the attached or online brochure and registration form for the training. More information about IAP2 is available at http://www.iap2.org.
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