Entries by Emina Dervisevic

Engagement with Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing Stakeholders during the Time of COVID-19

by Emina Dervisevic, Director, Engagement + Communications As you all might have guessed, the global pandemic has affected the world of engagement. We are in the business of getting people together and receiving their input, and the social distancing measures in place in British Columbia, across Canada and around the world have had an impact […]

Engagement Best Practices – Lessons Learned

by Emina Dervisevic, Director, Engagement + Communications In 2019, one of my most interesting projects tasked me with research of citizen engagement practices across jurisdictions in Canada and internationally.  For this project, I needed to identify and interview engagement leads in Canada and beyond. Needless to say, this was an exciting project where I was […]

Culture of Consultation Webinar: Q+A Follow-Up

It was one for the record books! On Oct. 30 Delaney + Associates (D+A) partnered with Providence Healthcare in Ontario to deliver a webinar on how the organization is using the D+A Culture of Consultation Assessment Tool to benchmark and grow its capacity and organizational aptitude for community engagement, with patients, local residents, family members, […]

NCI Charrette Blog Day 2: In a Week, You Can Change the World

As mentioned in our blog post yesterday, the Delaney + Associates team is attending the Michigan State University (MSU) National Charrette Institute (NCI) Charrette System™ training this week, and today was our second full day of training. For us, as a team of engagement experts, many of the NCI Charrette principles and processes are very […]

Webinar: An Organization-Wide Approach to Engagement

If you are a project manager, a communications specialist, a business/policy analyst, a program evaluation specialist, a planner, or you have any “strategic bones” in your body, then we have a free upcoming webinar opportunity for you: Date: October 30, 2017 at 2 p.m. (EST) Webinar Topic: Assessing your organization’s culture of consultation Registration: CLICK […]

Explore Your ‘Culture of Consultation’ in Upcoming Webinar

Are you currently developing a community engagement plan? Considering how you engage with your clients and stakeholders? Perhaps developing or using an engagement framework, tools and/or platforms? In short – are you working to build your organization’s culture of consultation? You are invited to participate in an interactive and informative webinar with other engagement professionals […]

Calling All Facilitators: IAF Conference Submissions Now Open

Are you a facilitator or a workshop leader? Do you have a fun and interactive workshop idea to share with fellow facilitators? The IAF (International Association of Facilitators) is hosting its North America and Caribbean Conference in Ottawa in May 2018, and the Conference Planning Committee has just issued a call for submissions for workshop […]

Unique Opportunity to Train with National Charrette Institute

Are you a planner, engagement professional, a municipal staffer or a developer ready to take your public consultation skills to the next level? If so, we have an ideal opportunity for you. In just two months – November 14-16, 2017 – the University of Michigan’s National Charrette Institute (NCI) will be in Vancouver to deliver […]