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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 Guideshttp://www.shareable.net/how-to-share – 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. http://www.shareable.net/blog/breaking-san-francisco-announces-sharing-economy-working-group
  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. http://www.shareable.net/blog/do-you-want-to-meet-other-sharers
  20. 20. Shareable AustraliaDarren Sharp, EditorEmail: darren@shareable.netTwitter: @Shareable @dasharp

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