Upcoming Events

July 2017

July 27, 9:00 am to July 31, 5:00 pm
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
1st Transition US National Gathering, “Growing a Movement for Resilient Communities: Broadening, Deepening, and Scaling Up.” Pre-gathering workshop intensives 7/27-28; main gathering 7/28-7/30; movement strategy session 7/31-8/1. Workshops, participatory sessions, connection, celebration, and more!

August 2017

August 7 (All day) to August 13 (All day)
Highlander Research and Education Center, New Market, TN
Summer Co-op Academy is a weeklong cooperative business boot camp that promotes education for transformation and liberation. Students at 2- or 4-year higher education institutions can apply to join our 2017 Cohort and gain the skills required to start or scale a campus food co-op.
August 18 (All day) to August 20 (All day)
Pie in the Sky Farm Bed and Breakfast/Retreat Center in Marshfield, Vermont
Engaging political discussion, great food, and a chance to socialize with other social ecologists and fellow travelers in the beautiful Vermont countryside. This is a unique opportunity to renew the Social Ecology community in person and make and renew new and old friendships .
August 30 (All day) to September 2 (All day)
Buenos Aires/Pigüé, Argentina
We invite the participation of all workers from recuperated and self-managed enterprises, cooperatives and social and popular economy organizations, as well as trade unions and academics interested in and committed to self-management practices and the project of a new workers' economy.

September 2017

September 1 (All day) to September 3 (All day)
Thessaloniki, Greece
The theme, The Right to the City and Social Ecology – Towards Ecological and Democratic Cities, addresses the dire need to re-build our cities and urban environments –from their physical structures to their social and political realities. Call for papers: http://trise.org/2017/05/01/call-for-papers
September 1, 9:00 am to September 3, 5:00 pm
The Edge, State Library, Southbank + Griffith University Southbank Campus
The 2017 New Economy Conference will launch powerful new collective strategies for creating positive social and economic change, to achieve long term, liveable economies that fit within the productive capacity of a healthy environment, and initiate a New Economy Network/Coalition for Australia.
September 13 (All day) to September 15 (All day)
CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA
Convening 350 delegates and community leaders from across Canada and abroad for 3 days of learning, connecting, and celebrating local economies. We’ll get delegates moving, exploring and interacting with Calgary and each other. Not just envisioning, but experiencing an economy that works for all.
September 16 (All day)
1121 64th Street, Oakland, CA
We are looking forward to our 5th annual Creating Commons Festival (an extraordinary place making event) with some new and old allies and neighbors, including: Grid Alternatives, The Butterfly Movement, NorCal Resilience Network, Permaculture Action Network, Bay Bucks, Planting Justice, and more!
September 22 (All day) to September 24 (All day)
Hawkwood College in Stroud, UK
This is hosted jointly by the Network of Wellbeing (NOW) and Hawkwood College and will bring together thought leaders and practitioners, performers, artists and teachers from many disciplines to reflect, share and experience how we can build personal, societal and environmental wellbeing together.

October 2017

October 5 (All day) to October 8 (All day)
Solar Living Institute 13771 S. Hwy 101 Hopland, CA 95449
The goal of the Convergence: to design, build, and strengthen sustainable communities and habitats, in accordance with nature, for humans, plants, animals, the greater bioregion, and the Earth at large. The theme for this years’ convergence is “Cultivating Unity in a Divided World”.
October 5 (All day)
Seattle, Washington
The event will bring crowdsourcing and the second wave of the crowd economy to centre stage, focusing on trending topics such as collective intelligence (AI + HI), crowdsourcing in the gaming industry, the latest developments in crowdsourced innovation, crowdfunding and blockchain enabled economy.
October 19 (All day) to October 20 (All day)
amsterdam
ShareNL together with the University of Amsterdam, will convene academics, policymakers, business leaders and platform workers will come together to experience the future of work and find ways to shape it. More details: www.reshping-work.com
October 31 (All day) to November 5 (All day)
Galamares, Portugal
The purpose of our first Village 3.0 Summit is to bring together expert village builders from across the world to share their vision and experience, and in doing so, catalyse the Village 3.0 Movement. Experts and entrepreneurs will speak about their journey building villages and their visions.

November 2017

November 8, 8:45 am to November 10, 5:30 pm
Croke Park Stadium. Jones’ Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin 3. Dublin, Ireland
The most insightful event in Europe regarding the rise of Coworking and its impact on entrepreneurship, innovation and, overall, the future of the workplace. 500 attendees from all around Europe, North America and beyond, will gather during three days at the Croke Park in Dublin.
November 10 (All day) to November 11 (All day)
New School, New York City, NY
The third edition of this annual event will zero in on ways that platform cooperatives can help to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges. The fairer digital economy we need is already emerging everywhere around us. Check the website for updates, more information, and ticket sales.
November 15 (All day) to November 17 (All day)
PARC TECNOLÒGIC BARCELONA ACTIVA
Building a constructive critical discourse that reconciles innovation & social progress, generating spaces of conversation between all the actors who are leading the digital & collaborative transformation for 3 key themes:Educational Innovation, Future of Work, Society in Transition & Conscious Life
November 15 (All day) to November 19 (All day)
Arts District Los Angeles, California
LA CoMotion is the world’s most important annual gathering of the movers and shakers powering the urban mobility revolution transforming cities from Los Angeles to London, Jakarta to Rio de Janeiro.
November 28, 7:00 am to November 30, 12:00 am
Take part in the Inclusive Integration Policy lab to debate with Mayors & Ministers about building effective multi-level governance of diversity.

December 2017

December 8 (All day) to December 9 (All day)
Barcelona, Spain
BITS seminars, work streams, and research lines are geared towards ‘what’s to be done?’ sort of questions. Its members and audience include prominent academics, journalists, researchers, social movement activists, campaigners, entrepreneurs, & public officials from municipal and national governments