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A Greener CES Kicks Off This Week

Posted By Jill Fehrenbacher On January 6, 2009 @ 4:30 pm In Announcements,green gadgets,Greener Gadgets,Innovation,Interactive Objects | No Comments

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The world famous Consumer Electronics Show [2] kicks off this week in Las Vegas, and this year the CEA [3] (Consumer Electronics Association) has joined forces with Greener Gadgets [4] to produce the greenest CES ever! We’re thrilled to see the event getting greener and greener each year with new initiatives to reduce the event’s carbon footprint, energy use, and promote more sustainable electronics products. We’ll be reporting on all the latest and greatest green electronics news from CES, so stay tuned to Inhabitat for up-to-the-minute coverage.

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We’re excited to announce that this year there is a Greener Gadget tech zone [5] at CES to show off up-and-coming innovations in clean tech. News is already trickling in from this year’s CES [2], and we’re excited to see that many big name electronics companies are unveiling great innovations in green tech. From energy-efficient designs to eco-friendly materials and innovative new applications, this year’s show is shaping up to be the greenest event yet.

GREENER GADGETS PANEL AT CES – Saturday, Jan 10th – 1:30pm [6]

We’re also excited to announce that this year CES will host a Greener Gadgets Panel [6] on Sat Jan 10th, entitled The Future Of Consumer Technology [6]. Moderated by our friend (and Greener Gadgets partner) Marc Al [7]t, this panel will feature Mary Lou Jepsen [8] from One Laptop Per Child [9] and PixelQi [10], David Floyd from Freeplay Energy [11], and Jeff Omelchuck from the Green Electronics Council [12]. Greener Gadgets will also be setting up a Clean TechZone [13] featuring some great new technologies that benefit both the environment and the sustainability of the global economy.

We also have a couple exciting new announcements about the Greener Gadgets Conference [4] on February 27th in NYC, so stay tuned!

+ Consumer Electronics Show [2]

+ Greener Gadgets Conference [4]

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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/01/06/a-greener-ces-kicks-off-this-week/

[2] Consumer Electronics Show: http://www.cesweb.org/

[3] CEA: http://www.ce.org/

[4] Greener Gadgets: http://www.greenergadgets.com/

[5] Greener Gadget tech zone: http://www.cesweb.org/exhibits/displays/techZones.asp#1926

[6] GREENER GADGETS PANEL AT CES – Saturday, Jan 10th – 1:30pm: http://www.cesweb.org/sessions/search/sessionDetail.asp?ID_session=GT7&ID_track=GT_CES09

[7] Marc Al: http://www.marcalt.com/

[8] Mary Lou Jepsen: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/02/20/mary-lou-jepsen-at-greener-gadgets/

[9] One Laptop Per Child: http://www.inhabitat.com/2006/12/20/fuseprojects-award-winning-xo-laptop/

[10] PixelQi: http://www.pixelqi.com/

[11] Freeplay Energy: http://www.freeplayenergy.com/

[12] Green Electronics Council: http://www.greenelectronicscouncil.org/

[13] Clean TechZone: http://cesweb.org/exhibits/displays/techZones.asp

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