Web Directions Summit 2017

Session Details

Amir Shevat

From Web & Mobile to Messaging - To Bot or Not to Bot

Amir Shevat Head of Developer Relations Slack

We are seeing a big move from web and mobile applications to conversational interfaces. The future of work is coming, and it does not include endless email chains, 30 open browser tabs, or siloed tools. Amir Shevat, Slack’s head of developer relations, will show you how outmoded ways of working can be made delightful through conversational UI.

You’ll learn how bot builders can enable teams across every function to complete high-frequency, low-effort tasks, and you’ll come away learning how to leverage platforms such as Slack’s to build powerful apps for your team. We will discuss what type of bot solutions we see in the market, which work and which do not, and when to bot or not to bot.

Amir Shevat

Author of the new Designing Bots (O'Reilly), Amir Shevat is the head of developer relations in Slack, working with bot developers and designers. Previously Amir managed the Google Startup outreach program, helping developers around the world design and build better products.

Amir has also created a product design course in Udacity, teaching product managers, designers & developers how to build products users love. Amir is the co-lead of the Botness community where bot platform leads and bot developers share best practices.

Don't miss your chance to see Amir Shevat and many other inspiring speakers at Web Directions Summit.

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Two big tracks, one Product/Design, one Developer focused, plus stellar keynotes and much more.

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Praise for past Web Directions events

Phil Whitehouse
Web Directions is the must-attend event of the year for anyone serious about web development.

Phil Whitehouse,
Innovation Lead DigitasLBi

Ethan Marcotte
I’ve been admiring the Web Directions events for years, and was honored to be part… What a fantastic event!

Ethan Marcotte,
inventor "responsive Web design"

Dave Greiner
Out of any conference, Web Directions is far and away our favourite

Dave Greiner,
founder Campaign Monitor

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