Upcoming Events

September 2018

September 20 (All day) to September 23 (All day)
Solar Living Institute Hopland, CA
8 Stages • 5 Zones • 100+ Speakers & Workshops Live Music • Delicious Food • Visionary Art Installations On-site Camping • Family Friendly • Sustainable Living Demos Collaborative Councils with Courageous Conversations
September 20,
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
The Cooperative Economics Alliance of New York City and Seikatsu Club Consumer Cooperative Union invite you to join us at a reception and presentation to honor Seikatsu’s 50 years of groundbreaking cooperation among consumer and worker cooperatives in Japan.
September 20,
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Women's Building, 3543-18th Street, Audre Lord Room, San Francisco, CA 94110
At a time of widening crisis for journalism and our democracy, join us at an early-evening meetup and conversation about the potential for launching one or more journalism co-ops in the SF Bay Area. We are Bay Area journalists, advocates, and co-op organizers, and we need YOU to help make it real.
September 21 (All day) to September 23 (All day)
Amherst, MA
Attend the Northeast Cohousing Summit in Amherst, MA! This event is for folks interested or living in cohousing, as well as architects, developers, planners, and other professionals. Early bird rate ends August 20th. Register here: https://bit.ly/2NjPEIr
September 26, 11:00 am
Online
Join the Island Press for a live webinar with Barbara Brown Wilson, professor and author of Resilience for All, and ioby project leaders Jared Myers and Samoy Smith as we discuss how designing with your grassroots can strengthen your community project.
September 28 (All day) to September 29 (All day)
Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)
For the first time, participants from across Asia, the Pacific Rim, and beyond will meet to discuss how the platform model, rooted in the principles of broad-based ownership and democratic governance, could come to fruition in Asian countries. (Working language of the conference will be English)

October 2018

October 1 (All day) to October 3 (All day)
Bilbao, Spain
The central theme is “the Social Economy and Cities: Values and competitiveness for inclusive and sustainable local development” focussing on: Co-creation of public policies, Contribution of the SE to regional transformation, Challenges to the growth of SE entities & Future of work and employment.
October 2 (All day) to October 4 (All day)
Durham, NC
A thought-provoking, multi-day conversation discussing cross-cutting issues, such as place-based investing in regenerative agriculture and resilient, regional food systems; total portfolio approaches to impact investing in climate solutions, business and human rights, and more.
October 9 (All day)
78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG, UK
On Tuesday 9th October 2018 Stir to Action is hosting a one-day conference — Reimagining our Churches: Conservation to Co-operation — to bring together key people in the church, heritage sector, and those working in community economic development.
October 18, 6:00 pm
Löwelstraße 20, 1010 Vienna
We produce more than enough. Distributing fairly is unfortunately not our strength. How do we correct this? Time for us to get started! Agenda:• What are commons? Can we come to a common definition?• Commons Mindset - Where does it come from? Can you promote it?
October 19 (All day) to October 21 (All day)
William Angliss Institute Conference Centre, 555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne
The New Economy Network Australia's 2nd annual conference invites people to come together to share stories of success, address challenges and join the broader movement, to appreciate our shared purpose and create transformative approaches to a fairer and ecologically sustainable economy & society.
October 19, 9:00 am
Repeats daily until October 22, 2018.
KMT 73 street 15 Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
AltShift Festival is designed as a platform of humans, those who have a change maker DNA, to ask these critical questions and answer them together.
October 24,
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Community Wealth Building recognises that places do not necessarily need to attract new wealth to grow economically and socially. Instead they need to harness existing wealth which comes through their anchor institutions, procurement spend, complementary currencies, banking practices, and more.
October 24,
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
It’s not a coincidence that under neoliberal capitalism, racial inequality exists. Race is a social construct, and one that was used to further the colonial project, in pursuit of ever growing economic wealth and power.
October 24, 6:00 pm to October 28, 2:00 pm
Carnegie Institution for Science
Decentralization through Crowdsourcing is changing Innovation, Business, Individuals and Governments and this is your opportunity to join us in Washington D.C. this October at the Carnegie Institution for Science for the 5th annual CSW Global Conference.
October 25 (All day) to October 26 (All day)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reshaping Work is an international and multidisciplinary conference that offers a vibrant space to collectively rethink work in the platform economy.
October 27,
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Community businesses are on the rise, from farms to football clubs, piers to pubs. They can provide new life to old buildings, or keep a vital service running when no-one else thinks its viable. But what, exactly, is a community business and why are they on the rise?

November 2018

November 6 (All day)
Repeats daily until November 8, 2018.
Rotterdam, Netherlands
On 6 and 7 November 2018, the Swiss Mobility Academy organizes the 6th World Collaborative Mobility Congress - "wocomoco" - in Rotterdam. Major players from around the world gather here to share their views and present their latest innovations in the thriving markets of car, ride and bike sharing.
November 12 (All day)
Barcelona, Spain
Bringing together mayors and other leaders from the sharing ecosystem around the globe, this third annual event will feature discussions on creating a collaborative task force, present programs on sharing economy policies, and offer resources on policies for creating an inclusive sharing economy.
November 14 (All day) to November 16 (All day)
B.Amsterdam B.1 Building: Jonhan Huizingalaan, 763A 1066 – VA, AMSTERDAM
The Coworking Europe Conference 2018 is expecting +500 professionals from +45 countries in Amsterdam. The biggest international event dedicated to Coworking will address the different facets of the coworking industry and cover data, insights and a global overview of the sector.
November 24,
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Totnes Civic Hall (Market Square, High Street), Totnes, Devon, UK, TQ9 5QH
This event will celebrate all things related to sharing, repairing, swapping and making! It’ll also be an opportunity to connect with others who share this passion, and promote local collaboration.

January 2019

January 16,
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Community Wealth Building recognises that places do not necessarily need to attract new wealth to grow economically and socially. Instead they need to harness existing wealth which comes through their anchor institutions, procurement spend, complementary currencies, banking practices, and more.

February 2019

February 16,
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
It’s not a coincidence that under neoliberal capitalism, racial inequality exists. Race is a social construct, and one that was used to further the colonial project, in pursuit of ever growing economic wealth and power.

June 2019

June 13, 9:00 am
Recycling Expo 2019 47 Churchfield Road, London, W3 6AY
With immense pleasure and support, Conference series is honoured to announce “11th World Congress and Expo on Recycling” organized around the theme “Recycling: Creating a Sustainable World” to be held amid June 13-14, 2019 at Edinburgh, Scotland.

July 2019

July 13,
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Community businesses are on the rise, from farms to football clubs, piers to pubs. They can provide new life to old buildings, or keep a vital service running when no-one else thinks its viable. But what, exactly, is a community business and why are they on the rise?