Who Owns the World? The State of Platform Cooperativism, Trebor Scholz

Tishman Auditorium - Room U100, Ground Floor
The University Center
63 Fifth Avenue, NYC

Trebor Scholz will provide an update on platform co-op activities around the world, introduce the newly founded Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy at The New School, and report on the progress of The Platform Co-op Development Kit. The Kit is a multi-year project, initiated by Scholz at the Platform Cooperativism Consortium in collaboration with Jutta Treviranus and the team at the Inclusive Design Research Centre at OCAD University in Toronto. 

The IDRC team members will briefly introduce their progress on the Kit and Travis Higgins, a PCC team member, will introduce the survey of the digital cooperative economy. It is the goal of the Kit to advance the cooperative digital economy. In the spirit of cooperativism, the kit is co-designed with prospective and current platform cooperative members.

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Speakers

  • Trebor Scholz Founding Director of the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy, Platform Cooperativism Consortium, The New School

  • Cheryl Li Designer at the Inclusive Design Research Centre at OCAD University

  • Jutta Treviranus Director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre

  • Photograph of a man, Ned Zimmerman, from the shoulders up standing against the backdrop of mountain with pine trees..

    Ned Zimmerman Senior Inclusive Developer, Inclusive Design Research Centre

  • Travis F. Higgins Global Survey Project Lead, Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy

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