Frontiers London: Breakout Sessions

The Frontiers agenda features breakout sessions organzied into 2 tracks:

Connecting the Enterprise
Explore the shifting organisation and practices of high-performing teams. Learn how Slack influences the culture and structure that connects teams and propels them to success.
Channelling the New Way of Work
Focus on creating the right conditions for teamwork in your workplace. Gain practical knowledge about how to make your team more productive with Slack’s collaboration hub.

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Day 1

2:00 PMRegistration + Sponsor Expo Open

Grab your badge and come explore the event ahead of the opening keynote

4:00 PMFuture of Work Keynote and Executive Welcome

Hear from Slack CEO, Stewart Butterfield and industry experts on the forces at work shaping technology and relationships and the role of innovation.

Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack

Lindsay McGregor, Co-founder of Vega Factor, and co-author of Primed to Perform

5:30 PMSponsor Reception

Connect with our sponsors while enjoying some good eats and drinks on the Expo Floor.

Day 2

8:00 AMBreakfast + Sponsor Expo Open

Join us in the expo hall for some coffee, breakfast, and networking as we kick off day two!

9:00 AMProduct & Customer Innovation Keynote

Hear from Slack product executives and special guests from Slack customers leading the charge in organisational transformation today.

April Underwood, Chief Product Officer, Slack

Bob Frati, SVP Sales & Customer Success, Slack

Meri Williams, CTO, Monzo

Nigel Miller, SVP Technology & Broadcast Operations, Europe, 21st Century Fox

10:15 AMBreak

Recharge with a morning coffee before continuing onto the breakout sessions!

10:30 AMSession: Good Enough Isn't Good Enough Anymore

See why "good enough" technology isn’t cutting it with the modern workforce. Today’s innovative companies are embracing best-of-breed technology to attract and retain engaged employees and gain a competitive advantage.

Neil Shah, Senior Director, Strategy & Analytics, Slack

Mattias Hindfelt, CIO, EQT

10:30 AMSession: Next-Level Collaboration: What’s Coming to Slack

How does Slack streamline communication and foster deeper collaboration? Be among the first to preview our product roadmap and learn what Slack is building next to bring teams together and help your organisation work more productively.

Jaime DeLanghe, Head of Search, Learning, & Intelligence Product, Slack

Ilan Frank, Head of Enterprise Product, Slack

11:20 AMSession: Working Securely in Today's Changing Workplace

Business leaders have a mandate to ensure their organisations operate with the agility required to be competitive while keeping information secure. In this two-part session, you’ll hear from Slack and IT leaders about how you can adapt to today's changing workplace and set their organisations up for success — without sacrificing security or productivity.

Larkin Ryder, Director, Risk and Compliance, Slack

Richard Crowley, Operations Architect, Slack

Meri Williams, CTO, Monzo

11:20 AMSession: Breaking Silos and Building Bridges: Getting in Lockstep with Your Team

With Slack, teams break down silos and work more effectively across departmental lines. Hear how people from companies like yours have tackled common challenges and adopted new processes and tools to collaborate with their teammates across the aisle.

Stuart Templeton, Head of UK Sales, Slack

Sebastian Neylan, Director of Online Marketing, Lonely Planet

Diego Jiménez, Head of Mobile Design, Lonely Planet

James Smart, Director of Online Marketing, Destination Editor

12:00 PMLunch + Sponsor Expo Open

Grab some lunch, connect with peers, and keep the conversation going on with our sponsors on the Expo Floor.

1:30 PMSession: The Power of Connected Tools and Teams

As software powers more of our day-to-day work, individuals become more powerful and collaboration becomes even more important. Hear from teams who are increasing their productivity by integrating their business critical tools in Slack and learn how to apply integration best practices at your company.

Jassim Latif, Director of Platform Partnerships, Slack

Julie Haynes, Platform Product Marketing Manager, Slack

1:30 PMSession: Managing Slack at Scale

Exploring new ways of working requires IT administrators to venture outside the typical playbook. Hear from veteran admins on how they’ve launched new organisational tools at scale and supersonic speed, along with the critical lessons learned along the way.

Dave Macnee, Manager, Customer Success, Slack

Cristiana Umbelino, Tech Lead, Digital Workplace OutSystems

2:20 PMSession: Making Better Decisions Quickly

From newspapers delivering up-to-the-minute breaking news to suppliers looking to cut minutes off of shipment, leading teams connect the right people with the right information at the right time to make better decisions, faster.

Ali Rayl, VP, Customer Experience, Slack

Russell Warman, Head of Infrastructure and Operations, Auto Trader

2:20 PMSession: No Two Workspaces Alike: How Custom Apps Enable Businesses to Get More from Slack

Help your team collaborate better, save time, and get more from their tools with custom Slack integrations. Get inspired with real-life customer stories, and learn what Slack is building to enable businesses to get more work done in Slack – without writing code.

Karishma Kothari, Manager, Solutions Engineering, Slack

Mike Brevoort, Missions Product Lead, Slack

3:00 PMAfternoon Break + Sponsor Expo Open

Recharge and refuel with a quick snack on the Expo Floor.

3:30 PMSession: Agile, Flexible Teams Are the New Competitive Advantage

See how you, as a leader of an organisation, can harness collective knowledge and create the conditions for effective cross-functional collaboration.

Rav Dhaliwal, Head of Customer Success EMEA, Slack

Craig Butler, VP, Engineering, Spotify

Sara Wood, Global VP of Product, Farfetch

Alun Coppack, Partner, Equal Experts

3:30 PMSession: Building Meaningful Workspaces: The Alignment of Tools, Culture and Space

Beyond free cupcakes and proximity to the boss, what can workspace design do (or not do) for organisational success? Join us as we discuss ways to bring alignment between your tools, culture, and physical spaces, to create meaningful and productive workspaces.

Deano Roberts, Senior Director of Global Workplace and Real Estate, Slack

Pauline Tordeur, Co-founder, Hivy

4:20 PMClosing Keynote feat. Special Guests

Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack

Dr. Holly Branson, Senior Executive, Virgin Group