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Yuliya Voytenko Palgan

Synthesis report Sharing Cities: Exploring the Emerging Landscape of the Sharing Economy in Cities

Synthesis report Sharing Cities: Exploring the Emerging Landscape of the Sharing Economy in Cities

Urban Sharing researcher Yuliya Voytenko Palgan contributed to a synthesis report entitled Sharing Cities: Exploring the Emerging Landscape of the Sharing Economy in Cities, which was produced in April 2019 as part of the Sharing Cities Sweden programme. The report captures the lessons learned and ambitious goals of the sharing economy test-beds in Stockholm, Malmö, Umeå and Göteborg. Yuliya has contributed to this report with an article on insights into governing sharing cities. The document also contains articles on the journeys of the test-beds, a discussion of designing test-beds as urban living labs, and an overview of strategic thinking on sharing cities.

International Spring School and International Scientific-Practitioner Conference “European Dimensions of Sustainable Development”

International Spring School and International Scientific-Practitioner Conference “European Dimensions of Sustainable Development”

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Urban Sharing researcher Yuliya Voytenko Palgan presented at the International Spring School and International Scientific-Practitioner Conference “European Dimensions of Sustainable Development”, which was held at the National University of Food Technologies in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 23-24 April 2019. Yuliya welcomed the participants with a keynote speech and gave two presentations. She spoke on “Sustainable Consumption: Principles, Challenges and Solutions” as well as presented the results of her latest research done together with Urban Sharing programme coordinator Oksana Mont and Simo Sulkakoski on “The Role of City Governments in the Sharing Economy”. Both presentations were well-received by the audience and initiated lively discussions among the participants.

Webinar on “The Role of City Governments in the Sharing Economy”

Webinar on “The Role of City Governments in the Sharing Economy”

On 6 February 2019, Yuliya Voytenko Palgan presented in an online webinar on “The Role of City Governments in the Sharing Economy”. She has tested a newly developed framework on the governance mechanisms and roles that cities employ when engaging with the sharing economy with the representatives from the municipalities of Malmö, Gothenburg and Umeå. These cities are members in the Sharing Cities Sweden programme. The framework is developed as part of URBAN SHARING programme and Sharing and the City project.