The next event of RGCS Amsterdam will take place on Friday October 27th, at 3 pm at B.Amsterdam.

At this meeting, Joris Ebbers, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Amsterdam Business School, will be presenting his ongoing research on B.Amsterdam. To get the program and abstract of our event, click here.


Geneva (Switzerland) – OSI-UN

The Research Group on Collaborative Spaces (RGCS) will be represented at the conference on CrowdInnovation and FabLabs at the United Nations (UN) in Geneva on Wednesday 13th December 2017.

The CFL conference, jointly organized by the UN and the OSI organization.

Aurore Dandoy (PSL, Université Paris-dauphine) and Serge Bolidum (McErnest Group), respectively coordinators of RGCS Paris and RGCS Berlin, will present the events and experimentations organized by the RGCS between 2015 and 2017, and how they draw on third-places cultures, techniques and governance to produce transformative effects on academic practices and the city.

This will be a great opportunity to talk about meta-organizations in the context of the epitome of meta-organizations (UN).

PDF to download : OWEE expedition ONU

Contact: aurore.dandoy@dauphine.eu and serge.bolidum@mc-ernest.com


November, 16th, 6.30 PM: meeting point at the Maison de l’institut de France

Discussion about the 2nd RGCS Symposium in London

Presentation of the OWEE method

8 Queen’s Gate Terrace
London, SW7 5PF

Contact: collaborativespaces@gmail.com



Mercredi 01/11/2017 : “Manager autrement ? Manager en commun ? Design du management” 

Atelier de co-construction organisé par le laboratoire Triangle (http://triangle.ens-lyon.fr), La Myne (http://www.lamyne.org) et RGCS (https://collaborativespacesstudy.wordpress.com) à la Pré-Fabrique de l’Innovation (sous le) bâtiment quai 43 – 28-30 boulevard du 11 novembre 1918, 69100 Villeurbanne.

A noter que c’est le 01/11 matin (férié) de manière à nous laisser le temps de travailler dans un rythme lent.

La participation est gratuite sous réserve d’inscription :


PDF à télécharger

Contact (RGCS) : fabbri@em-lyon.com ; david.vallat@univ-lyon1.fr (port. 07 82 36 84 36)


28th September, 6 PM: Special seminar about fablabs at La Paillasse ( 226 Rue St Denis, 75002 Paris)

Presentation by Amadou Lô (Toulouse Business School): “Réinventer les processus d’innovation des entreprises à l’aide des Fab Labs

Feedback about Fab labs in Africa by Alexis Janicot.

To get the full program, click here

For more information: aurore.dandoy@dauphine.eu or devaujany@dauphine.fr



11th October, 9 AM: Visit and meeting in a different place from usual : Regus!

For teasing, let’s have few keywords : collaborative spaces – New Work Practices – Organization Studies – Space – Geography – Californian Dreams about Entrepreneurship

Imagine a cross-combined view from above by researchers in geography, from below by researchers in management and from outside/inside by researchers in philosophy… Join and create science with researchers and practitionners !


Presentation 1 by Johanna Voll (European University Viadrina): Insights from a doctoral project about Coworking Spaces:  Notes on the movement

Presentation 2 by Anna Glaser (ESCP Europe) & François-Xavier de Vaujany (PSL, Université Paris-Dauphine):  Fiction Works: Exploring the Californian Dream at the Heart of New Work Practices (work in progress)


Address: 4th Floor, Gontardstraße 11, 10178 Berlin – http://www.regus.com/office-space/germany/berlin/berlin-alexanderplatz

– 10 of October : meeting point 7:00pm at http://www.panam-lounge.de
– 11 of October : at Regus Alexander Platz from 9:00am to 1:00pm
– 11 of October : lunch together ! An opportunity to talk about the OWEE method…