International interdisciplinary Seminar

Socio-technical aspects of the circular and colaborative economy

University Rovira i Virgili

Tarragona, 16th March 2018

Directors: Prof. Sergio Nasarre-Aznar, Dr. Maria del Mar Alonso-Almeida, Dr. Estela Rivas-Nieto

Venue: Campus Catalunya, University Rovira i Virgili,

Av. Catalunya, 35 – 43002, Tarragona, Spain.

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Office and further queries: Mrs. Alba Madrid (

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9-10 h. Registration

10 h. Welcome and “Sharing and Caring” COST Action presentation

Prof. Dr. Josep A. Ferré, Rector of University Rovira i Virgili (PC)

Prof. Dr. Gabriela Avram, Chair of the Action

Prof. Dr. Sergio Nasarre-Aznar, Co-coordinator of the International Seminar

10:30 h. Invited Keynote speaker

Prof. Dr. Gabriela Avram, “Towards a Collaborative Future”

11:15 h. Coffe-break

11:30 h. Parallel sessions

Workshop 1. Sharing tourism (Room X)

Workshop 2. Sharing mobility (Room Y)

Workshop 3. Co-working (Room Z)

Workshop 4. Crowdfunding (Room A)

Workshop 5. Collaborative housing and cities (Room B)

Workshop 6. Blockchain (Room C)

13:30 h. Lunch

14:30 h. Plenary session. Discussions about the presentations and outcomes of the morning session. “What are the enables and barriers for the collaborative economy in the cases presented, and what are the possible solutions for challenges?”

16:30 h. Round table (professionals and academics)

Moderator: Dr. Christoph Lutz (Nordic Centre for Internet & Society)

Speakers: Albert Cañigueral (Ouishare connector BCN,, Lucía Hernández (Ouishare, Consultancy on Collaborative Tourism)

18 h. Conclusions

20 h. Optional dinner (max. 25 €) (place PC)