Technology and the Making of Europe

1st Global Thematic IASC Conference ‘Governing Pooled Knowledge Resources’

12 September - 14 September 2012
Location: Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Organizer: Tom Dedeurwaerdere & Tine de Moor

In September 2012 (12-14th), an interdisciplinary and international conference on the theme of Pooled Knowledge Resources will take place at Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium). The 1st Global Thematic IASC Conference on the Knowledge Commons aims to bring together leading people from a number of international scientific research communities, social science researchers, practitioners and policy analysts, to discuss the rationale and practical feasibility of institutional arrangements designed to emulate key public domain conditions for collaborative research. 

Organizers: Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium), and Utrecht University (The Netherlands).

Thematic sub‐areas that will be addressed in the conference:

  • Scientific Research and Innovation Commons
  • Digital Information Commons
  • Historical experience of the knowledge commons
  • Genetic Resource Commons
  • Cultural Commons
  • Climate change

Call for papers. Abstracts are due by the 15th of January.

Check the conference website for more information.