EU COST Action “From Sharing to Caring: Socio-Technical Aspects of the Collaborative Economy” Working Group Meetings and Core Management Meeting

Event title: EU COST Action “From Sharing to Caring: Socio-Technical Aspects of the Collaborative Economy” Working Group Meetings and Core Management Meeting

Date: 23 – 24 October

Full Day

Location: West Court, Main Building Edinburgh College of Art, 74 Lauriston Place

Host Organiser: Dr Penny Travlou (ESALA, University of Edinburgh)

Project Leader: Dr Gabriela Avram (University of Limerick, Ireland)

Website: http://sharingandcaring.eu/

The main objective of this EU COST Action is to develop a European network of actors (including scholars, practitioners, communities and policy makers) focusing on the development of collaborative economy models and platforms and on social and technological implications of the collaborative economy through a practice-focused approach.

On 23 and 24 October 2019, the Working Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4 will meet in Edinburgh to discuss their up-to-date activities and outputs for the COST Action. The programme includes a selection of invited speakers, as well as presentations by COST Action members. On 24 October (afternooon), there will also be the Core Management Committee meeting where the Project Leader, Dr Gabriela Avram (University of Limerick) together with the Working Group Leaders will report on the current activities of the COST Action.

The host organiser for all above meetings is Dr Penny Travlou (ESALA) who is part of the MC and WG1 Leader.