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Saturday, April 29 • 11:30 - 11:50
Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons

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Sharing resources has the potential to address cities’ most pressing challenges including inequality, pollution, and social isolation. While sharing cities programs in Seoul, Milan, and London share commonalities, the sharing city concept is not well defined and it risks being commercialized. We will illustrate a commons-based vision for this movement using case studies and model policies from Shareable’s new Creative Commons-licensed book, "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons." The session will include an open discussion inviting participants to describe initiatives that are aligned with a commons-based vision for sharing cities.

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Maira Sutton

Community Engagement Manager, Shareable
I'm with Shareable working on campaigns to promote sharing and solidarity economics. We're coming out with a book titled "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons" which is full of case studies and policies based on sharing and commons-based solutions to meet basic human needs... Read More →

Saturday April 29, 2017 11:30 - 11:50 EDT
Parkdale Room (full room)