With all the talk at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show about ‘going green’, we have to say that if you are really interested in exploring the issue of sustainable design innovation in the consumer electronics space, the Greener Gadgets Conference on February 1st in NYC is the place to be. A small and intimate one-day event in NYC, the Greener Gadgets Conference will focus entirely on design innovation in the critical issues of environmental sustainability: social ecology, energy usage, materials and product lifecycle.

FOR ONE MORE DAY ONLY Inhabitat is providing a special discount on tickets for Inhabitat readers. For a 20% discount on tickets to this event, type INHABITAT20 into the coupon code. This discount is available for ONLY ONE MORE DAY – so act now if you want the double discount!

Featuring groundbreaking designers and artists like Chris Jordan and Natalie Jeremijenko, as well sustainability leaders from the world’s biggest consumer electronics brands, this first-of-its-kind Greener Gadgets Conference will take place at the McGraw-Hill Conference Center in midtown Manhattan, and shouldn’t be missed. Inhabitat is organizing this event and we are selling a limited number of student and discounted tickets to the event until January 15th. If you are interested in attending the event, and want to snag a good deal on a ticket, better act fast before they are all gone!


Greener Gadgets Conference – February 1st in NYC

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The agenda of the Greener Gadgets Conference is to uncover green design and technology innovations that will open new business opportunities and shape the future of the consumer electronics industry.

Inhabitat is working with Marc Alt of MAP to put together a top-notch, dynamic program of consumer electronics industry leaders, innovators, artists, and environmental experts. Speakers include:

Mary Lou Jepsen
Chief Technology Officer, One Laptop Per Child Project

Natalie Jeremijenko
Inventor, Engineer & Technoartist, Director of the xDesign Environmental Health Clinic at NYU

Chris Jordan
Digital Artist, Environmental Advocate

Markus Terho
Director of Environmental Affairs, Nokia

Renee St. Denis
Director of Product Take Back and Recycling, HP

Douglas Smith

Director, Corporate Environment, Safety, and Health, Sony

Jeff Omelchuck
Executive Director, EPEAT
Director, Green Electronics Council

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Generous exhibitors and sponsors for the event include: HP, Nokia and BusinessWeek, as well as media sponsors Earth2TEch.com, and Engadget.com

Additional speakers and sponsors will be announced in the coming weeks.

Learn more about the Greener Gadgets Conference by visiting:


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For information about exhibiting, attending, or sponsoring the Greener Gadgets
Conference, please contact:

Marc Alt
Co-Chair, Greener Gadgets Conference
(917) 621-6501
(917) 207-5387
[email protected]

Press inquiries:
[email protected]

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