Public Engagement

Jean uses a variety of techniques, primarily based on the inform, consult and involve levels on the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Spectrum of Public Engagement. Examples of tools include: sharing techniques such as bill stuffers, community information sessions, media articles (inform) on-line surveys and comment forms (consult), project ranking exercises using computer apps (consult & involve), walk-about sessions and Ideas Fairs (consult & involve), Public Working sessions which might include neighbourhood characterization sessions, pop-up planning, mapping exercises or other means of gathering information, Studio Drop-ins (inform, consult & involve) and PowerPoint Presentation & Question Period (inform).

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