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Citizen Participation Network: 2nd Webinar

On 25th November, IPM is hosting the second seminar in online series around Citizen Participation in place development.

Aim of the series is to consolidate an existing network of experts, collect ideas, methods, and best practices of Citizen Participation internationally, but also to discuss both conceptual and institutional limitations in its implementation. The conclusions of each seminar will be published on the IPM blog ( By the end of the series, we will have a collected body of knowledge that will assist both researchers and practitioners in thinking about and implementing Citizen Participation.

Building on the first session in October, we are happy to announce we have confirmed the speakers for the seminar on 25th of the month:

Prof Ares Kalandides, Director at IPM

Laura Sanderson, Manchester School of Architecture

Phil Prentice, Scotland's Towns Partnership

Vidhya Alakeson, Power to Change

The webinar will take place on Wednesday 25th November 4pm -5.30pm. Click here to register for the event.


Who should participate in Citizen Participation Network online seminars? The seminars are for anybody interested in Citizen Participation in place development – researchers, practitioners, elected officials, place managers and citizens.

Is there a fee for the Citizen Participation Network online seminars? The seminars are free of charge. You can consider becoming a member of the Institute of Place Management and joining an international network of experts. You can find more about membership here:

Who are the speakers of the Citizen Participation Network online seminars? Speakers will include researchers and practitioners with extensive experience on issues of Citizen Participation around the world. The seminars will be moderated by Prof Ares Kalandides.

How can I join the Citizen Participation Network online seminars? Whilst the seminars are free of charge, registration is necessary. The registration link for the seminars is:

How can I find out more? Please visit the IPM Blog for articles on Citizen Participation



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Formed in 2006, the Institute of Place Management is the international professional body that supports people committed to developing, managing and making places better.

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