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2019 Marketplace Risk Management Conference

May 21, 2019 - May 22, 2019

The final agenda has been posted for the 2019 Marketplace Risk Management Conference. This year, they will feature more than 100 speakers including Shareable's executive director Neal Gorenflo who will be discussing the impact of ownership and governance over risk and safety. Use code: MRMC2019SPEAKER for $200 off registration.

Geographic: California, North America, San Francisco, United States

TRANSFORM 2019: Climate, Communities, Capital

May 22, 2019 - May 24, 2019

Ready to see what lies beyond sustainability, and beyond impact as usual? Then you need to be at TRANSFORM 2019. Transformation takes more than ideas and talk: it takes action. Transform is a gathering, a community, and series of labs that will equip leaders and doers to transform, not just sustain the status quo. Because we just can't afford to wait any longer. Learn more and register here.

Geographic: California, North America, San Francisco, United States

An Electricity System Structure for the 21st Century

May 22, 2019 - May 22, 2019

In this webinar, Lorenzo Kristov will describe a vision for the decentralized, democratized, and decarbonized electricity system that replaces the rigid and obsolete 100-year+ fossil and nuclear-based, regulated monopoly, central station model. Register here.

User, Worker, Owner! Building equitable ownership in tech

May 22, 2019 - May 22, 2019

How might users and workers keep the value we produce? How can we share in the benefits of ownership – power, wealth, and better tech? Come be a part of our gathering on May 22, 2019 Who's coming:

  • We’re a group of people building more equitable ownership models that unite users, workers, and owners, and an ecosystem to sustain them.
  • This event is for people developing a product in a startup or enterprise; offering services independently or in a collective; and organizing to improve the industry.
  • The talks and workshops feature teams building equitable ownership in a new accelerator called Start.coop, including a patient-owned health research platform, a data tool by & for rideshare drivers, an affordable housing construction co-op, and more. It also features speakers who have experience in land trusts, cooperatives, and allied efforts.
What you'll get:
  • Attendees will get ideas, connections, and resources necessary to build equitable ownership.
  • You'll come away with lessons on equitable ownership models for any group or project, at any stage or scale.
Our schedule so far:
  • 5:00pm - Doors open
  • 5:30pm - Welcome and opening
  • 5:40pm - Talks about equitable ownership
  • 6:00pm - Very delicious food and drinks for everyone
  • 6:15pm - Pitches for breakout groups around projects
  • 6:30pm - Featured workshop on shifting to equitable ownership
  • 8:00pm - Takeaways from breakouts, workshops, and the whole event
  • 8:20pm - Dessert, surprises, and closing
We welcome more projects and peers!

Geographic: California, North America, San Francisco, United States

Consideration, Conversation and Coffee: “Sharing Cities”

May 23, 2019 - May 23, 2019

Join Lonely Spaces for an afternoon of conversation and consideration given to building stronger, more sustainable, kinder communities; over great coffee. They would love to hear your thoughts on knowledge and skill sharing as a way to connect and strengthen communities. They will also be discussing and sharing the new book by Shareable's - "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons." Learn more here.

Geographic: Australia

ShareFest, Bring & Fix It: Strengthening Our Communities

May 25, 2019 - May 25, 2019

Everyone is welcome and everyone can participate in the ShareFest. Bring a friend (or three or more), items to share or give away, and/or something that needs to be fixed! Bring your skills or just come and share the fun, food and community! Register here.

Geographic: North America, Ohio, United States, Warren/Youngstown

2019 National Cohousing Conference

May 30, 2019 - Jun 02, 2019

Attend the 2019 National Cohousing Conference! The theme is Community for the Health of it. They’ll have tracks for those new to cohousing, in a forming community, living in cohousing and for mature communities. The conference is May 30–June 2 with Intensives and tours offered in advance.

Geographic: Portland

Global Degrowth Day 2019 — Good Life for All

Jun 01, 2019 - Jun 01, 2019

On 1st June 2019 there will again be many different public events all over the world to share alternatives to a growth based society. We want to show: A good life for all is possible! Learn more here.

Geographic: Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America

Global Sharing Week 2019

Jun 16, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019

The world is being transformed by sharing. And there's no better time to discover just how much impact it has than Global Sharing Week. Add your sharing event to the Global Sharing Week map and help us shift the focus away from what’s wrong with the world, to what’s right with it.