Fireside chat with Stewart Butterfield

Slack Community HQ
Tue, Feb 2, 2021, 9:00 AM (PST)

A lot has happened at Slack in the past few months! Moderated by Bear Douglas, Slack’s director of developer relations, this chat with Slack CEO and co-founder Stewart Butterfield will cover a variety of topics, with a primary focus on questions from the community. Submit your questions in advance of the chat using the Ask Stewart workflow in #slack-ama in the community workspace. See you there!

About this event

We did it, folks. We wrangled some time on Stewart’s calendar to come chat with the community, and we’re pretty excited about it!

A lot has happened at Slack over the past year, and we know you’ve got questions. Moderated by Bear Douglas, Slack’s director of developer relations, this fireside chat with Slack’s CEO and co-founder is all about getting as much info for the community as possible. Whether you’re curious about recent platform developments, the Salesforce acquisition or Stewart’s take on the future of work, we want to hear about it! Submit your questions in advance, and we’ll make sure to surface the community’s pressing issues. This event will not be recorded, so be sure to RSVP and join us on the day.

Let’s go!

How it will work

  • RSVP for the event. If you aren’t already a member of the community workspace, your RSVP confirmation will include a link to join!
  • Hop over to #slack-ama in the community workspace.
  • Use the blue lightning bolt shortcut to kick off the workflow (it’s at the left of the message compose box).
  • Submit your question for Stewart using the Ask Stewart workflow.
  • The Slack Platform Community team will aggregate questions from the community to be asked during the fireside chat.
  • Join the meetup on the day of the event by clicking on the “join event” button on this page.

The deadline to submit your question is 5PM Pacific Time on Friday, January 29.

A gentle reminder

All attendees are expected to behave respectfully and appropriately, including during casual conversations. By attending an event or joining the workspace, you agree to follow these expectations. If you or anyone you notice feels uncomfortable, please reach out to the organizers. Please review the Code of Conduct before the event. 

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  • Elizabeth Kinsey

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