Our Speakers

Melissa Cheater

Digital Content Manager, Western University

Melissa Cheater has been building & studying community longer than ER was a TV show – helping cities rethink youth services, working with Canada’s best minds working to understand online identity, and showing universities how to reconnect.  She studied Media & Public Interest at Western University, has worked across non-profit, government and private sectors and throughout her career has been breaking new ground in digital strategy (featured in publications such as Maclean’s), helping institutions negotiate the digital shift in communications. Melissa is digital strategist & speaker, specializing in post-secondary education and social network theory, founder of the #PSEWEB conference, and a member of the Department of Communications & Public Affairs at Western University. Melissa maintains an independent blog at melissamae.ca.     

Melissa's Talks

#shortvideo

Monday, July 25, 2016

That Buzzfeed Though

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Let’s Engage: Social Media Panel

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Recent Blog Posts

#psewebWESTERNU is here!

Welcome to the 100+ webbies, social media gurus, UX fiends and conversion aficionados from across Western’s campus, its affiliated university colleges, the #ldnont communications community and our neighbouring universities and... Read more

uSask and WesternU launch first #PSEWEB locals

We are over the moon to announce that our first two local #PSEWEB meetups have been confirmed! The University of Saskatchewan will be the first ever regional #PSEWEB event. They are offering a half-day mini-conference for folks in the... Read more

#PSEWEB 2017: It’s a little bit different this year

We’ve been going through some changes. One exciting change is that we’ve incorporated and are becoming a not-for-profit! We’ve always operated with a mission to keep costs low and return profits to the community, but this... Read more