Upcoming Events

August 2018

August 25 (All day)
Featuring: panels of the co-op economy's leaders and pioneers, breakout discussions, tabling by cooperative organizations promoting and enrolling people in their programs, and the publishing of the first directory of Chicago's 250+ brick and mortar sites in the cooperative economy. $0-$20 donation.
August 28, 5:00 pm
Exchange Christchurch - XCHC 376 Wilsons Road North, Christchurch, New Zealand 8011
We're building a stronger peer-2-peer network of shared resources. Let's join the dots between these places, projects, and people so we can all benefit. We will be mapping grassroots sharing projects, cooperatives, the commons, and other community resources. Potluck dinner to start this free event.

September 2018

September 7 (All day)
Nagatacho GRID
Summit for sharing company operators in Japan.
September 8 (All day)
Shibuya Cast Square
Sharing fair for general public.
September 11, 10:00 am
La Raza Park, 2827 Cesar Chavez, San Francisco, CA 94110
At #Sol2Sol, we will illustrate how the most regenerative solutions to the climate crisis require not only decarbonization, but also strategies to decolonize, detoxify, demilitarize, de-gentrify and democratize our economies and our communities. This is part of a full week of free events & actions.
September 14 (All day) to September 16 (All day)
This three day conference in Los Angeles, California will make space for connection, education, skill-building, and sharing, for worker-owners and allied leaders who work to improve the lives of workers and their families. Register today!
September 15 (All day) to September 16 (All day)
The Open Streets Project is partnering with Walk Bike Places and the City of Gretna to deliver an educational Open Streets Summit in Gretna and New Orleans, from September 15-16 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 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 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 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.

November 2018

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.

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.