Re: [ox-en] [EVENT, CFP] CREATING VALUE THROUGH DIGITAL COMMONS (Jan 27)
- From: Michael Bauwens <michelsub2003 yahoo.com>
- Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 05:56:41 -0800 (PST)
thanks for the info.
I suppose participants have to self-fund their presence?
have their been any blogposts about communia yet?
The P2P Foundation researches, documents and promotes peer to peer alternatives.
----- Original Message ----
From: Andrea Glorioso <andrea digitalpolicy.it>
To: copywhat lists.copywhat.org
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 5:39:23 PM
Subject: [ox-en] [EVENT, CFP] CREATING VALUE THROUGH DIGITAL COMMONS (Jan 27)
CALL FOR PAPER
TRACK WITHIN THE EURAM Conference 2008
CREATING VALUE THROUGH DIGITAL COMMONS.
How collective management of IPRs, open innovation models,
communities shape the industrial dynamics in the XXI century.
Ljubljana & Blend - May 15^th -17^th 2008
The track, hosted within the EURAM Conference
focuses on how digital commons (DC) create value through open ways
knowledge and innovation. We encourage the submission of
open accessibility, mainly through digital networks, is
In recent years, information has become a primary
technological developments have transformed the production process from
physically-based to knowledge-based. As a consequence, the
technology and knowledge are key factors to compete on the markets.
Following this path, new ways of managing IPRs that foster instead
access to information (Benkler, 2006), have emerged as
opportunities for firms in different sectors
pharmaceutical, media, industrial design). Moreover, the creativity and
competitiveness of companies are benefiting from open production
methods (Chesbrough, 2003; von Hippel, 2005), relying on an
of labour, collective ownership of intellectual properties,
sharing in on-line communities. Leading examples of these new
success of Free/Open Source (FOSS) solutions; the increasing usage
Commons Licenses; the phenomenal success of the on-line
and, more generally, the flourishing of user generated contents.
This track aims at contributing to the research agenda on the economic
exploitation of digital commons, dealing with intriguing
as.: how is possible to profit from public knowledge? How does the
perform compared to the proprietary one? Do digital commons favour
of new ventures? How to manage incentives and the division of labour
environments? Which are the strategies to compete in such new markets?
Extended abstracts will be considered, but a preference will be
papers. We invite well-crafted papers contributing original ideas
sectors as software, biotechnology, media, pharmaceutical,
design. All submissions will receive a double blind review process.
A non-exhaustive list of themes is as follows:
l BUSINESS MODELS: taxonomies and case studies on how
From digital commons; sustainability of open business
between firms and virtual communities; division of labour
strategies in open environments;
l OPEN INSTITUTIONAL REGIMES: new ways of managing
between open and traditional IPRs regimes; free riding vs. trust
communities; policies to increase knowledge production by sharing
l FREE/OPEN SOURCE ENTREPRENEURSHIP: FOSS-based firms as a
New Technology-Based Firms; fund-rising of FOSS based enterprises; FOSS
strategies of large and small software companies; hybridization between
commercial and Free/Open Software; FOSS strategies in
l OPEN INNOVATION: internal vs. external sources of knowledge,
organising R&D; types of knowledge and models of governance;
and integration of intangible assets; assessment of users'
firms boundaries; on-line community building and management.
l COMMONS-BASED CREATIVITY: how public availability of
digital networks fosters creativity; analysis of
processes (Wikipedia, Linux, SETI home); reuse and mixing of
as lever of creativity; economic exploitation of public
We are making arrangements for a Special Issue of an
are planning to invite two keynote speakers among the most
in the field.
Cristina Rossi, Politecnico di Milano, cristina1.rossi polimi.it
Lorenzo Benussi, University of Turin, lorenzo.benussi unito.it
Jean Michel Dalle, UniversitÃ© Pierre et Marie
Authors should submit their potential contribution to this EURAM
January 2008 24:00 (CET)trough the conference Web site (see http://
Decisions of paper acceptance will be made by FEBRUARY 22^TH 2008
Andrea Glorioso || http://people.digitalpolicy.it/sama/cv/
M: +32-488-409-055 F: +39-051-930-31-133
"Every honest researcher I know admits he's just a professional
amateur. He's doing whatever he's doing for the first time. That
makes him an amateur. He has sense enough to know that he's going
to have a lot of trouble, so that makes him a professional."
Charles Franklin Kettering (1876-1958)
Be a better friend, newshound, and
know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now. http://mobile.yahoo.com/;_ylt=Ahu06i62sR8HDtDypao8Wcj9tAcJ
Contact: projekt oekonux.de