This year, the OPEN conference is going decentralised - bringing you a mixture of online webinars, Q&As and opportunities for collaboration, as well as some offline, London based presentations, discussions and "beer to beer learning" opportunities :)
Let's join the dots between all the organisations and communities that are working on building a new, regenerative economy - by acknowledging the shared purpose of our movement - and collaborate on a scale never seen before to build a world of abundance and equity for all.
Check out the EVENTS CALENDAR and let us know if you would like to add an event.
Defining a shared purpose for the progressive movement
*In this article I use the term ‘progressive movement’ to mean all the people and organisations that are working, orRead more.
OPEN 2019 joins IWGB boycott of University of London in solidarity with workers
The exploitation of temporary, freelance and out-sourced workers is a serious issue. As companies get bigger and more powerful, andRead more.
OPEN 2019 – Lightning talks – Solutions for the regenerative economy
The OPEN 2019 Community Gathering will feature a selection of lightning talks explaining ideas and solutions that support the developmentRead more.
The changing narrative – A new ontology for the progressive movement?
Have you ever wondered why the world works like it does? Why things seem skewed in favour of the richRead more.
RChain – a blockchain 3.0 framework for ‘glocal’ cooperation
In the run up to OPEN 2018, Oliver Sylvester-Bradley from The Open Co-op interviews Claire Tolan, a developer at Resonate,Read more.
Holochain – The commons engine for cooperation at scale
This article is the second part of our interview with Matthew Schutte, Communications Director at Holochain, which covers their plansRead more.
Holochain – the perfect framework for decentralised cooperation at scale
Holochain is a new technology project with huge potential for the cooperative economy. Members of The Open Co-op have beenRead more.
Hullcoin: can blockchain unlock the hidden value in Hull’s economy?
It might come as a surprise – but something innovative is happening in Hull. Hull is one of those cities,Read more.
Belonging is a superpower – Patterns for decentralised organising
If you work in any type of co-op, or non-hierarchical group, with open and inclusive values and aspirations for horizontalRead more.