[DEADLINE DEC 12] Call for Submissions: Incubating the Global-to-Local Commons - XIX Biennial IASC Conference - Nairobi, 2023

Hello Again! :wave:t3:

I’m co-facilitating this panel (along with Open Source Hardware Commons I posted earlier) with IASC President-Elect Dr. Charles Schweik and we invite you to submit and/or share with folks who are interested!

Call for Submissions: Incubating Global-to-Local Commons, a facilitated panel to be held at the XIX Biennial IASC Conference, “The Commons We Want” in Nairobi, Kenya, June 19-24, 2023.

In this panel, members of the PP (peer production, or Commons-based Peer Production/CBPP) practitioner and researcher community will discuss the characteristics of OSS foundations as incubators, including which factors contribute to evolving OSS projects from nascency toward sustainability.

Panelists will share case analyses and research on what makes a successful OSS project, including the topics “how experienced members of commons guide new projects and gatekeep access,” and “open-source software foundation incubator program policy impact on the production of public goods” (Benkler, 2016).

Work on distinct research projects, Foundation(s) funding approaches to incubator programs, and policy are welcomed. To submit:

  • Visit the Paper Abstract Submission Form and Submit to Sub-theme 10
  • Enter submitter contact info (multiple authors can be listed)
  • Select the type of presentation: Part of an approved panel
  • Select panel 10.15
  • Enter a presentation title and 250 word abstract, and submit!

The submission deadline is December 12; all applicants will be notified by January 16, 2023. For a full outline of the panel topic, please see the Conference Panels overview, Section 10 Local institution building and radical futures for the commons, panel 10.15.

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch here, or sarah.hutton@interenetofproduction.org

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Deadline extended to December 19 :white_check_mark:

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