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Shareable Australia Launch

  1. 1. Shareable AustraliaLaunchWednesday 14 November 2012Event Sponsor: Hub MelbourneDarren Sharp, Editor AustraliaEmail: darren@shareable.netTwitter: @Shareable @dasharp
  2. 2. Global Sharing Day – 14 Nov• Organised by ThePeopleWhoShare #GlobalSharingDay
  3. 3. Guest Panelists• Tom Amos - Sidekicker• Liisa Vurma - Eat With Me• Jodi Jackson - The Lemon Tree Project• Will Emmett - MeeMeep• Tom LeGrice - PetHomeStay
  4. 4. the (new) evolution of sharing.information people people people people stuff
  5. 5. The state of physical sharingAfter information and media, the mostshared categories are, respectively:• Living space (58%)• Work space (57%)• Food preparation/meal-sharing (57%)• Household items/appliances (53%)• Apparel (50%)
  6. 6. Drivers: Social, Ecological &Economic Crisis• 40% more resources used / year than the earth produces• 50% world in poverty• Youth crisis: 15% unemployment for 20-24 year olds• Many developed countries in deep fiscal crisis
  7. 7. Drivers: Idle AssetsMost of our stuff is idle most of the time:• Cars idle 22 hours a day• Most lawn mowers are used 4 hrs / year• Drills are used 20 minutes totalAnd..• 99% of stuff made is trashed after 6 months
  8. 8. THEMES in the Sharing Economy
  9. 9. Access Over Ownership
  10. 10. Peer to Peer Resource Exchange • Time • Relationships • Know how • Experiences
  11. 11. Trust & ReputationFrictionless Sharing requirestrust in p2p marketplaces…
  12. 12. New modes of working together Hackerspaces [~400 worldwide]Worker coops Coworking spaces[11K started in past 30 years, US.] [~600 worldwide]
  13. 13. FUN: Sharing createsexperiences money can’t buy Couchsurfing pillowfighters, originally uploaded by blmurch
  14. 14. DIY- Maker Faire- Food- Open Hardware-Transition Towns
  15. 15. Australia Channel objectives…How to Share Guides – Housing Food Family Community Cities Neighbourhoods Transportation Technology Work Entrepreneurship
  16. 16. Australia Channel objectives…• Article suggestions on the solidarity economy and collaborative consumption – People – Projects – Worker coops – Time banks – Alternative currencies – Public banks
  17. 17. Australia Channel objectives…SHARE Melbourne (+ other cities):unconference exploring how to strengthenour cities as platforms for sharing.
  18. 18. Australia Channel objectives…• Sharing Economy Working Groups – Public education, policy, research, events, networking and advocacy • Mayor Edwin M. Lee of San Francisco announcing the formation of The Sharing Economy Working Group. The purpose of the working group, "is to take a comprehensive look at the economic benefits, innovative companies and emerging policy issues around the growing sharing economy”. This could catalyze other cities to take similar action.
  19. 19. Australia Channel objectives…Meet the sharers – events network• Clothing swaps, hackathons, sharing markets, and swap meets are some of the events that would be included in the Events Network.
  20. 20. Shareable AustraliaDarren Sharp, EditorEmail: darren@shareable.netTwitter: @Shareable @dasharp