Our Speakers

Robin Smail

UX Renegade, TLT Studio, Penn State

Robin Smail has focused on the connections between learning, community and user-centric design throughout her career. As the user experience designer in Penn State’s TLT Studio, she helps to imagine and build things that make the Penn State community more open and connected. Robin’s an award-winning speaker in the higher education community, and travels throughout North America to speak and teach on the user experience, universal design, and emerging trends and their integration into the teaching and learning process. She’s a passionate user advocate, and can be found online everywhere engaging community and misbehaving as Robin2go.

Robin's Talks

The Accessible User Experience

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Are UXperienced?

Monday, July 28, 2014

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