Last Chance to Register for Greener Gadgets Conference (for Less Green!)

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The Greener Gadgets conference is back, and the third time’s the charm if you’re as eager as we are to hear keynoter Yves Behar discuss how to use design to make the world a better place (hint: it involves underwear and laptops that cost less than your shoes). Come for Behar, stay for co-keynoter Robert Fabricant, who leads frog design’s Design for Impact initiatives. Also on the agenda are speakers from Autodesk, MIT Media Lab, Dwell, U.S. Green Building Council, and ReadyMade. The exploration of sustainable alternatives for everyday electronics—we’re looking at you, drawerful of orphan chargers—takes place next Thursday, February 25 in New York City, and you have until Friday at 8:00 p.m. to reserve your seat. Enter code BLOG10 to save $50 on your registration fee. Meanwhile, peruse this year’s crop of finalists in the Greener Gadgets design competition, which highlights product concepts that create their own energy and those that minimize the need for any electricity at all.