Our Speakers

JP Rains

Director of Digital Strategy, Laurentian University

Now back at Laurentian University, JP will leverage his experience as former VP of Strategy at Soshal, a digital agency and consultant group. JP has worked with over two dozen university and college clients on anything from the impact of digital on student recruitment to redesigning websites. Before his two years at Soshal, JP led digital strategy at Laurentian University. JP has given multiple national-level presentations. JP is also the board chair of PSEWEB and holds an MBA from, you guessed it, Laurentian University.

Recent Blog Posts

Accommodations at #PSEWEB

Stay close to the fun right on campus at Ontario Hall Suites, the university’s newest suite-style residence space. There’s a block of private and semi-private rooms for folks who would like to bunk with a friend. Private room... Read more


While 2017 brought some new and exciting adventures to #PSEWEB –looking at you folks, Western and USask– it also brought about some behind-the-scenes changes to our leadership and planning team. After a successful national conference... Read more

Hi There! Call for Speakers 2018: Now Open.

The All-Canada #PSEWEB National Conference is confirmed for 2018! We will have our date and location for you any day now – as soon as we find one of those old timey pens to sign the paperwork. Our Apple Pencil wasn’t compatible... Read more