IPA-Affiliated Events

You can register for most of our events online with either a major credit card or online check.


Creating a Flood Ready Community (PLN 201)
This popular course returns for the fourth year. “Planning 201” reviews the multiple sources of flood risks to Delaware communities that can be addressed and mitigated through planning, codes, and ordinances. It covers floodplain requirements for municipalities and tools for adapting to flood risk. Sources of funding and technical assistance will also be presented.

May 11, 2018 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Danielle Swallow, Greg Williams, and Kelly Valencik

Register now | download event flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: May 10


Freedom of Information Act and Ethics for Local Officials (LGL 101)
“Local Government Leadership 101” will provide information for all officials dedicated to ensuring open, transparent, and honest government.

June 1, 2018 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Max Walton, Esq.; Kyle Evans Gay, Esq.; Deborah Moreau, Esq.

Register now | download event flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: May 31

Basic Mediation Training
During this four-day training, participants will:

  • Develop effective problem-solving techniques that can be applied immediately to all environments.
  • Acquire techniques for dealing with emotions and difficult dynamics.
  • Understand the source of conflict from multiple perspectives.
  • Develop strategies to move from confrontation to collaboration.
  • Enhance their negotiation style and skills.
  • Learn how to resolve disputes before they escalate to litigation.

October 10–11 & 17–18, 2018 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Buena Vista Conference Center | New Castle, Del.

Cost: $725
(includes continental breakfast, lunch, beverages and materials)
Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: September 10
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