Montreal, July 12-15, 2017
Startupfest is a global gathering of the world’s best entrepreneurs, founders, investors, and mentors. It features world-class content, from back-of-napkin ideas to champagne-popping exits, across three days of keynotes, interactive how-to-sessions, thought-provoking predictions, and a healthy dose of irreverence.
Skoll World Forum
Oxford, April 4-7, 2017
Skoll World Forum brings together nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders, and strategic partners. The gathering takes place at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School where people exchange ideas, solutions and information.
Disruptive Innovation Festival
Online, late 2017
The Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) is an online, open access event that invites thought-provoking, entrepreneurs, innovators, businesses, makers and learners to explore the question: “The economy was changing – what do I need to know, experience and do?”
Paris, Autumn 2017
Ouishare Fest is an interdisciplinary festival that gathers creative leaders, entrepreneurs, movement builders, purpose-driven organisations and communities from across sectors and countries who want to drive systemic and meaningful change.
Arusha, Tanzania – August 20-30, 2017
TEDGlobal 2017 brings together an incredible group of speakers who can collectively help shape how things play out. Dreamers and doers. Technologists and entrepreneurs. Business leaders and creatives.
Creative Commons 2017 Global Summit – Sharing and the Commons
Toronto, April 28-30, 2017
The 2017 CC Global Summit launches a new chapter for Creative Commons as a movement. The Global Summit will provide a collaborative and fun space for anyone in the world to explore the future of the commons and sharing for users, creators, and activists.
NESI Global Forum 2017
Malaga, 19-22 April, 2017
Open 2017 aims to accelerate the development of alternative organisational models to increase democracy. The Open 2017: Platform Cooperatives conference aims to develop the growth of platform co-operatives within the UK.
Cardigan, Wales, July 6-9, 2017
A gathering interesting people for a few days of camping and inspiration in the Welsh countryside. Do Wales 2016 sold out in a day, and applications for 2017 are open now.