The Greener Gadgets Conference, of which EarthTechling is a media partner, announced it has added new speakers and a sustainable design for the home panel chat to its agenda. The conference, focusing upon the greener side of consumer electronics, is set to take place on Feb. 25 at the McGraw-Hill Conference Center in New York City.
The two new speakers being added to the line up are Tom Hadfield, chief operating officer, LaboGroup and Leonardo Bonanni, founder and director of Sourcemap. Hadfield and his French company have worked on the development of the Andrea, a plant-based air purifier, as well as being “a member of the ArtScience Labs network of art and design labs experimenting on the frontiers of science.” Bonanni, a PhD candidate at MIT researching and teaching sustainable design, is the founder of the Sourcemap “social network and tool for Life Cycle Assessment and Supply Chain Transparency.”
The newly announced panel is called “Green Living Begins at Home.” It focuses upon and will include on it Ellen Honigstock, Architect P.C., residential green building advocate, Urban Green Council, NY Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council; Sarah Krasley, industry manager of sustainability, Autodesk; Kimberly Lancaster, founder, Green Life Smart Life Project and Jay McLellan, president and CEO, Home Automation Inc. (HAI).