# BuenConocer summit came to an end. But the road to building a social knowledge economy is just beginning. “Now it’s your turn. The community must finish editing these texts, fight them, encourage them and try to extend them, “said Daniel Vazquez, director of BuenConocer / FLOK Society project in his speech at the closing plenary.
“A community organizes the distribution of key productive assets (such as land or fishing rights or water) on the road. This was consistent with many people (farmers and their families, for example) that share a common resource. “
This is the interview with Robin Murray, English industrial economist whose work has focused on cooperation between enterprises and social economy projects.
“Free technologies have proven to be important for rapid and shared development of many products and services.”
We introduce the interview with Massimo Menichinelli italian designer who researches and develops open projects, collaboration and co-design.
The following public policy draft, produce by the researcher of the Buen conocer project / FLOK Society, George Dafermos, examines the application of the principles of social knowledge economy in the secondary industry (industry and on the processing of primary products sector), with emphasis on manufacturing.
“The social knowledge economy allows the empowerment of the citizen and to create wealth.”
Rafael, president of ASLE (Association of Free Software Ecuador) considers social knowledge economy is characterized by generating processes of empowerment and participation of citizens. As the knowledge a public good, it should not be considered a commodity.