Professor Oksana Mont and PhD student Lucie Zvolska from the Urban Sharing team brought their work to the 4th International Conference of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption in Hong Kong, which took place on 26th-29th June.

Professor Oksana Mont presenting at the 4th International Conference of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption

Professor Oksana Mont presenting at the 4th International Conference of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption

Lucie Zvolska presenting at the 4th International Conference of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption

Lucie Zvolska presenting at the 4th International Conference of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption

At the concurrent session on Sharing Economy Transitions, Professor Oksana Mont presented a paper co-authored with Taein Jung titled “Sharing City Seoul: Transition to a citizen-led sharing economy”. Lucie Zvolska presented preliminary work co-authored with Prof. Oksana Mont, exploring whether the sharing economy gains legitimacy through sustainability. The following day, Lucie Zvolska presented a paper co-authored with Dr. Jagdeep Singh at the concurrent session “Sustainability of Sharing Economy and Rebound Effects.” The name of her presentation was “System-wide impacts of the sharing economy: A causal loop diagram of short-term accommodation sharing.” We appreciate the feedback our presentations received, and look forward to sharing our work with wider audiences.