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Mary Lou Jepsen with XO Laptop, via Inhabitat

GREENER GADGETS 2009

WHAT: The Second Annual Greener Gadgets Conference is a revolutionary event and exhibition promoting the importance of environmental stewardship in consumer technology innovation. This one day conference brings together electronics industry leaders, entrepreneurs, journalists and designers to address key green topics including sustainable design and lifestyles, product marketing, energy efficiency and more.

The event also will feature the Greener Gadgets Design Competition, an awards program to recognize forward thinking and eco-conscious designers for their hard work, environmental awareness and creativity.

Greener Gadgets offers an excellent platform for environmental discussion and serves as an opportunity to visualize the potential for a greener CE industry.

WHEN: Friday, February 27, 2009

WHERE: McGraw-Hill Conference Center, New York, NY

No speakers announced yet, but “Last year’s keynoters included electronics engineer Mary Lou Jepsen of PixelQi and One Laptop Per Child, environmental photo artist Chris Jordan, and digital artist and inventor Natalie Jeremijenko.”