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GSD&M @ SXSW – Calendar of Events

ALL WEEK – GSD&M presents Avoid Humans (online)

While SXSW is chock-full of fantastical things, sometimes, you need to hit the eject button and escape the insanity. To help, GSD&M presents “Avoid Humans” – a web based app that combs data from Foursquare check-ins and combines it with a GSD&M-curated list giving you the least crowded places in Austin. The app is divided into four categories – nightlife, food, coffee and refuge – and each location is color coded indicating the current level of human presence.

March 5 – GSD&M’s CEO Duff Stewart participates in AIMA’s panel: “The World Is Coming To Austin and Austin Marketing Itself To The World.” (6P – 9:30P at the Paramount)

March 6 – 11 – GSD&M’s Avoid Humans lounge open for business (2p – 8p; March 10 hours: 12p – 3p at GSD&M front patio)

March 8 – GSD&M’s Senior Integrated Business Affairs Manager, Jenn Kennedy, hosts an Agency Biz & Legal Affairs Meetup

March 8 – GSD&M’s President, Marianne Malina, attends Omnicom’s International Women’s Day Reception

March 10 – GSD&M’s Director of Analytics, Jonathan Hart, participates in PointRoll’s panel: “Shifting the Conversation: Does Big Data Demand Big Creative?” (2p – 3p at Maggie Mae’s)

March 10 – GSD&M’s SVP/Executive Media Director, Carmen Graf, participates in OMD’s WIMMI Unplugged Panel (2p – 3p at Blanton Museum of Art)

March 10 – GSD&M’s SXSW Party (7p – 12a at GSD&M)

Invite only.

March 12 – REVOLTNATION tour bus at GSD&M – with music. Breakfast served to GSD&M employees in the lobby (10a – 11a)

March 12 – GSD&M’s VP Community, David Rockwood, participates in APM Music’s panel: “Writing for Music Libraries is Now Officially Cool” (2P – 3P at the Convention Center)

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