By Heloise Berkowitz (Ecole Polytechnique, i3-CRG)
We thank IBEI for graciously hosting the event and for Carlos, Helena and Gloria for their precious help in organizing the seminar. And we thank our three presentators : Ignasi Capdevila (PSB), Tomas Diez (Fab City Research Lab Director, Smart Citizen Co-founder) and Sergi Figueres Moret (former IBEI student, co-founder and CEO of “Worldcoo”).
On the 25th of May, Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals hosted a #RGCSBarcelona seminar on “Collaborative finance for collaborative spaces”. The objective was to open a dialogue between two dimensions of the collaborative economy: fab labs and crowdfunding. Indeed, the collaborative economy not only deeply transforms and challenges working practices, but also calls for rethinking funding models and financial systems.
A demonstration of percussions opened the seminar, right below the windows of the classroom.
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The seminar started with a presentation by Ignasi Capdevila… Read more
We will organize an off-the-track workshop this year at the Academy of Management (Anaheim, 5th-10th August).
Join us if you are interested in collaborative communities, collaborative spaces, collaborative movements (coworkers, makers, fabbers, hackers…) and work transformations at large (new mobilities, telework, digital nomads, slashers, etc).
Very good cookies will be waiting for you 🙂
To know more about our event: Invitation – Workshop AOM Off the track collaborative communities
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Please find below the Alpha version of our White paper (in French):
Livre blanc RGCS_Version Alpha bis
The English-speaking version will be put on line very soon.
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Please find below more information about RGCS White Paper
A process for RGCS White Paper
Version Alpha of the WP is already on line here
Version Omega, the final version of our White Paper, will be published in December in the context of RGCS Symposium in Paris
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We are pleased to announce the first international symposium of the RGCS network:
Friday, 16th December, 9:00 – 20:00 (9PM – 8PM) in Paris
Work and workplace transformations:
The new communities of makers and entrepreneurs in the city
Call for papers First RGCS symposium
- Topics of the symposium
This first international symposium will be a twofold opportunity.
Firstly, it aims at gathering academics and practitioners interested in work and workplace transformations, in particular at the level of collaborative communities and social movements (coworkers, hackers, makers, fab labers…) embodying and conveying them. The key topics discussed will be: the relationship between collaborative communities and work transformations as well as new collaborative spaces, the nature of their social movement, the new business models behind them, public policies and their impact on the collaborative dynamic, clusters and social hubs and their relationship with collaborative spaces, innovation and new innovative practices grounded … Read more