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  • Howes, D.A., VanderPas, A., Robertson, W., and Ames, L. 2024. Finding Your Way: Approaching GIS from Different Directions. Collaboration session conducted as part of the 2024 Intermountain GIS Conference, Post Falls, Idaho, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2024. ArcGIS Experience Builder Development Considerations. Collaboration session conducted as part of the 2024 Intermountain GIS Conference, Post Falls, Idaho, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Jacobus, D., and Paul, A. 2024. ArcGIS Experience Builder Development Considerations. Collaboration session conducted as part of GIS In Action 2024, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2024. ArcGIS Experience Builder Development Considerations. Collaboration session conducted as part of Big Sky GeoCon 2024, Billings, Montana, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Fashoway, E., Macholz, L., Kohley, T., Vaughn, A., and Powell, M. 2024. Wisdom, Guidance, and Inspiration from the World of the GIS Coordinator. Collaboration session conducted as part of Big Sky GeoCon 2024, Billings, Montana, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2024. ArcGIS Experience Builder Development Considerations. Collaboration session conducted as part of the Willamette Valley GIS Users Group Winter 2024 Quarterly Meeting, Eugene, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2023. ArcGIS Experience Builder: No Widget Required. Presentation given as part of the Washington State 12th Annual Joint Agency GIS Day, Olympia, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2023. ArcGIS Experience Builder: Widget or Not?. Collaboration session conducted as part of Northwest GIS 2023, Yakima, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2023. Guidance for ArcGIS Pro Tools and Processes Development. Collaboration session conducted as part of Northwest GIS 2023, Yakima, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2023. ArcGIS Pro Add-Ins: Characteristics and Development Considerations. Collaboration session conducted as part of Northwest GIS 2023, Yakima, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2023. The Value of Respectful ArcGIS Pro Add-In Development. Collaboration session conducted as part of the Willamette Valley GIS Users Group Spring 2023 Quarterly Meeting, Albany, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Bailey, J., Haggen, R, Colpitt, J., and Webster, D. 2023. The Ups and Downs of Being a GIS Analyst. Collaboration session conducted as part of GIS In Action 2023, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2023. Guidance for ArcGIS Pro Tools and Processes Development. Collaboration session conducted as part of GIS In Action 2023, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2023. Guidance for ArcGIS Pro Tools and Processes Development. Collaboration session conducted as part of Big Sky GeoCon 2023, Bozeman, Montana, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Ketner, K., Raznoff, S., and Wall, K. 2023. The Importance of Coding for GIS. Collaboration session conducted as part of Big Sky GeoCon 2023, Bozeman, Montana, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2022. ArcGIS Pro Add-In Development: An Introduction for the GIS Layperson. Collaboration session conducted at URISA GIS-Pro & NWGIS 2022, Boise, Idaho, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2022. The Value of Modern and Respectful Coding: A Guide for the GIS Layperson. Collaboration session conducted online as part of GIS In Action 2022, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Montgomery, G., Radcliff, J., and Kauhi, T. 2022. >A Guide to Managing Application Updates for the Mere Mortal. Collaboration session conducted online as part of GIS In Action 2022, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Montgomery, G., and Jacobus, D. 2022. ArcGIS Pro SDK for .NET Development Considerations. Collaboration session conducted online as part of GIS In Action 2022, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2021. The Value of Modern and Respectful Coding: A Guide for the GIS Layperson. Collaboration session conducted online as part of Washington State Joint Agency GIS Week
  • Howes, D.A., Montgomery, G., Radcliff, J., and Kauhi, T. 2021. Yours to Make: Building Your Success as a GIS Professional. Collaboration session conducted online as part of Northwest GIS 2021
  • Howes, D.A., Sharrard, J., McAvoy, E., and Jacobus, D. 2021. ArcGIS Pro: Adapting to the Modern GIS World. Collaboration session conducted online as part of Northwest GIS 2021
  • Howes, D.A. 2021. It's Time to Move On: A Persuasive Case for Transitioning from ArcGIS Desktop to ArcGIS Pro. Collaboration session conducted online for the Alaska Arc User Group June 2021 Monthly Meeting
  • Howes, D.A. 2021. It's Time to Move On: A Persuasive Case for Transitioning from ArcGIS Desktop to ArcGIS Pro. Collaboration session conducted online as part of the 2021 Washington GIS Conference
  • Howes, D.A., Sharrard, J., McAvoy, E., and Jacobus, D. 2021. ArcGIS Experience Builder: Development, Implementation, and Associated Considerations. Collaboration session conducted online as part of the 2021 Washington GIS Conference
  • Howes, D.A. 2021. It's Time to Move On: A Persuasive Case for Transitioning from ArcGIS Desktop to ArcGIS Pro. Collaboration session conducted online as part of the Intermountain GIS 2021 Conference
  • Howes, D.A., McAvoy, E., Sharrard, J., and Cunningham, J. 2021. ArcGIS Experience Builder: Development, Implementation, and Associated Considerations. Collaboration session conducted online as part of the Intermountain GIS 2021 Conference
  • Howes, D.A., McAvoy, E., Sharrard, J., and Ruffing, J. 2021. ArcGIS Experience Builder: Development, Implementation, and Associated Considerations. Collaboration session conducted online as part of GIS In Action 2021
  • Howes, D.A. and McAvoy, E. 2021. ArcGIS Experience Builder: Development, Implementation, and Associated Considerations. Collaboration session conducted online as part of the 2021 Alaska Virtual Geospatial Gathering
  • Howes, D.A. 2020. ArcGIS Experience Builder Widget Development. Demonstration supporting John Sharrard, Solutions Engineer, Esri at MAGIP Mini GeoCon 2020
  • Howes, D.A. 2020. ArcGIS Experience Builder Widget Development: An Introduction for the GIS Layperson. Presentation given online as part of Northwest GIS 2020
  • Howes, D.A. 2020. ArcGIS Pro Add-In Development: An Introduction for the GIS Layperson. Presentation given online as part of Northwest GIS 2020
  • Howes, D.A. 2020. Securing Related ArcGIS Online Data by Owner to Support Reporting Via a Custom Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS Widget. Presentation given online as part of Northwest GIS 2020
  • Howes, D.A. 2019. ArcGIS Pro Add-ins: An Introduction for the GIS Layperson. Collaboration session conducted at Northwest GIS 2019, Bend, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Falkner, A. 2019. Models, Scripts, and Consultants: Guidance for Ensuring Successful Geoprocessing Outcomes. Collaboration session conducted at Northwest GIS 2019, Bend, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Sant, E. 2019. Python Geoprocessing for Rangeland Management: Guidance for Developing Efficient Tools and Processes. Presentation given at Northwest GIS 2019, Bend, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Falkner, A. 2019. Models, Scripts, and Consultants: Guidance for Ensuring Successful Geoprocessing Outcomes. Presentation given at the 2019 Washington GIS Conference, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Falkner, A. 2019. Models, Scripts, and Consultants: Guidance for Ensuring Successful Geoprocessing Outcomes. Presentation at GIS In Action 2019, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2018. Guidance for Web AppBuilder Widget Development. Presentation given at Northwest GIS 2018, Bremerton, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2018. Guidance for Web AppBuilder Widget Development.. Presentation given at the 2018 Washington GIS Conference, Olympia, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and McAvoy, E. 2018. Guidance for Web AppBuilder Widget Development. Presentation at GIS In Action 2018, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Sant, E. 2017. >Parallelizing a Python Geoprocessing Tool. Lightning talk at the 2017 Northwest GIS Conference, Boise, Idaho, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2017. The Art of the Helpful Lightning Talk. Lightning talk at the 2017 Northwest GIS Conference, Boise, Idaho, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2017. Guidance for Web AppBuilder Widget Development. Presentation at the 2017 Northwest GIS Conference, Boise, Idaho, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2017. The Art of the Helpful Lightning Talk. Lightning talk at the June 13th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Boise, Idaho, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2017. Building Web AppBuilder Widgets. Lightning talk at the June 13th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Boise, Idaho, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2017. The Value of Coding for GIS. Presentation given to the University of Washington Master of Geographic Information Systems GIS Programming class (Geog 565), Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2017. Building Web AppBuilder Widgets. Lightning talk at the June 13th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2016. The Value of Coding for GIS. Presentation given to the University of Washington Master of Geographic Information Systems GIS Programming class (Geog 565), Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2016. Integrating Microsoft Office 365 and ArcGIS: Developing Skills for the Modern GIS Age. Presentation at the 2016 Washington GIS Conference, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Paul, A., Berry, J. and Eklund, J. 2016. GISPD.com: GIS Professional Development Perspectives. Session at the 2016 Washington GIS Conference, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2016. Integrating Office 365 and ArcGIS. Lightning talk at the February 17th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Southwould, A., Lilly, T. and Duncan, T. 2016. The Art of the Helpful GIS Presentation . Session conducted at Alaska GIS Professional Development Day as part of the 50th Annual Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Howes, D.A. et al. 2016. Alaska GIS Professional Development Day. One-day event conducted at the 50th Annual Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2015. Integrating Office 365 and ArcGIS. Presentation at the Washington State Joint Agency GIS Day - 2015, Olympia, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2015. Integrating ArcGIS Geoprocessing and Mapping Capabilities into Office 365. Lightning talk at the November 9th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Paul, A., Wallis, D., Bonds Jr., R. and Howes, D.A. 2015. Adapting to the Evolving GIS World. Session conducted at URISA GIS-Pro & NWGIS 2015, Spokane, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Berry, J., Paul, A., Goldenberg, E. and Gardner, S. 2015. The Value of Coding for GIS. Session conducted at URISA GIS-Pro & NWGIS 2015, Spokane, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Sant, E. and Pardy, J. 2015. Integrating ArcGIS Geoprocessing and Mapping Capabilities into Office 365. Presented at URISA GIS-Pro & NWGIS 2015, Spokane, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2015. The Value of Coding for GIS. Presentation given to the University of Washington Master of Geographic Information Systems GIS Programming class (Geog 565), Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Beimborn, S., Sellsted, T., Berry, J. and Howes, D.A. 2015. Big GIS Shop vs. Little GIS Shop. Collaboration session conducted at Eastern Washington GISPD Day, Ellensburg, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Sant, E. 2015. Parallelizing a Python Geoprocessing Tool. Lightning talk at Eastern Washington GISPD Day, Ellensburg, Washington, USA
  • Paul, A. and Howes, D.A. 2015. Adapting to the Evolving GIS World. Collaboration session conducted at Eastern Washington GISPD Day, Ellensburg, Washington, USA
  • Paul, A., Howes, D.A., Wallis, D., Markert, J., Deaver, B. and Brown, B. 2015. Adapting to the Evolving GIS World. Session conducted at GIS In Action 2015, Vancouver, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Sant, E. 2015. Parallelizing a Python Geoprocessing Tool. Lightning talk at the April 8th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2015. Extending Data-Driven Pages with .NET and ArcObjects. Lightning talk at the April 8th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. on behalf of Pardy J. 2015. Python Performance Tips. Lightning talk at the April 8th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2015. Species Protection Area Development with .NET. Lightning talk at the April 8th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2015. Species Protection Area Development with .NET. Lightning talk at the February 19th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2015. Extending Data-Driven Pages with .NET and ArcObjects. Lightning talk at the February 19th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Knapp, M., Johnson, A., Anderson, R. and Norton, S. 2015. The (not so) Secret (but very necessary) Skills of GIS Professionals. Session at the 49th Annual Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2015. The Value of Coding for GIS. Presentation at the 49th Annual Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Pardy, J. and Stevenson, M. 2015. Treading Into Open Source GIS. Presentation at the 49th Annual Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2015. The Value of Coding for GIS. Presentation at the February 4th King County GIS User Group meeting, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Stevenson, M. 2014. Explorations into Open Source GIS. Presentation at the 2014 Washington State Joint Agency GIS Day, Olympia, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Pardy, J. 2014. Extending ArcGIS for Desktop: Python and .NET Add-Ins in a Nutshell (abstract). Session at the 2014 Northwest GIS Conference, Lynnwood, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Stevenson, M. 2014. Opening the Door to Open Source GIS (abstract). Session at the 2014 Northwest GIS Conference, Lynnwood, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2014. How Good are Your Data and Analyses? Communicating Quality. Part 3 of 3: AnalysisPresentation at the 2014 Washington GIS Conference, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Eklund, J., Owen, C., Radcliff, J., Stull, M. and Wallis, D. 2014. They’ll Stone You When You’re Trying to Build Your GIS: The Multidimensional Role of the GIS Coordinator. Session at the 2014 Washington GIS Conference, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  • Behee, C., Howes, D.A., Walker, C., Roeckers, G., Joselyn, M. and Dewland, T. 2014. The GIS Analyst as an Institutional Resource. Session at the 2014 Washington GIS Conference, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  • Sevier, M., Howes, D.A. and Markert, J. 2014. Independent GIS Professional Networking and Business Building. Session at the 2014 Washington GIS Conference, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2014. Species Protection Area Development with .NET. Presentation at the January 14th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2013. Using .NET for ArcGIS Map & Data Development. Presentation at the 2013 State GIS Day, Olympia, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2013. .NET Add-Ins for ArcGIS Map & Data Development. Presentation at the 2013 Northwest GIS Conference, Sunriver, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2013. Species Protection Area Development with .NET. Lightning talk at the October 16th Esri GeoDev Meetup, Sunriver, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2013. Beyond Data-Driven Pages: .NET-Based Map Series Development. Presentation at the 2013 Washington GIS Conference, Lynnwood, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Stevenson, M., Savelle, M. and Vennemann, K. 2013. The Lone GIS Professional: Running Your Own GIS Business. Session conducted at 2013 Washington GIS Conference, Lynnwood, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2011. Development Considerations for ArcGIS Desktop Add-Ins. Presentation at the 2011 Washington GIS Conference, Lynnwood, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2009. Supporting the Lone GIS Professional. Session at the 2009 Esri International User Conference, San Diego, California, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2009. As Many Maps as You Need: The Power of Automated Map Generation. Presentation at the 2009 Washington GIS Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Peterson, G., Stevenson, M. and Edlund, E, 2009. Supporting The Lone GIS Professional. Session at the 2009 Washington GIS Conference, Bellevue, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2009. Supporting the Lone GIS Professional Special Interest Group Meeting. Session at the 2009 Esri Developer Summit, Palm Springs, California, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Giddings, J.M. 2008. ArcObjects-Based Species Risk Assessment Using National Hydrography/Land Cover Datasets. Presentation at the 2008 Esri International User Conference, San Diego, California, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Benson, J. and Bailey, A. 2008. Supporting the Lone GIS Professional: The Concept and Rationale. Session at the 2008 Washington GIS Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2008. The Value of Automation: Geoprocessing with .NET and ArcObjects. Presentation at the 2008 Washington GIS Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Giddings, J.M. and McGaughey, B.D. 2007. Action Area Definition for a Pesticide Endangered Species Assessment Using Exposure Factors Based on Flow Accumulation. Poster Presentation at the SETAC 28th Annual Meeting in North America, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Giddings, J.M. 2007. An ArcObjects-Based Approach for Assessing Potential Risk to Species Due to Pesticide Use. Presentation at the 22nd Annual Northwest GIS Users' Conference, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  • Giddings, J.M., Howes, D.A., McGaughey, B.D. and Rives Frank, A. 2007. Framework for Detailed Endangered Species Determination Development in Support of Pesticide Product Registration. Poster Presentation at the American Chemical Society 233rd National Meeting & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • McGaughey, B.D., Howes, D.A., Carr, K.H., Hall, A.T. and Wall, S. 2007. Tiered Approach to the Use of Best Available Data on Species Locations in Pesticide Assessments on Endangered Species. Poster Presentation at the American Chemical Society 233rd National Meeting & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2003. Geospatial Interfaces to Ecological Models: Possibilities and Issues. Presentation at the 2003 Intermountain GIS, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Blair, S. and Pasch, J. 2000. GIS Enhanced Decision Support Systems for Watershed Management. Presentation at the SETAC 21st Annual Meeting in North America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Abrahams, A.D. 1999. One- and Two-Dimensional Modeling of Surface Runoff in a Desert Shrubland Ecosystem. Presentation at the Association of American Geographers 95th Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Abrahams, A.D. 1998. Modeling Runoff in a Desert Shrubland Ecosystem. Presentation at the Association of American Geographers 94th Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Abrahams, A.D. 1997. Modeling Runoff in a Desert Shrubland Ecosystem. Presentation at the Seventh Annual Friends of the Jornada Symposium, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Abrahams, A.D. 1997. Modeling Water, Sediment, and Nutrient Fluxes in a Desert Shrubland Ecosystem. Presentation at the Association of American Geographers 93rd Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Batty, J.M. 1996. Visualizing and Predicting Urban Development Using Property Data and Satellite Imagery. Presentation at the Association of American Geographers 92nd Annual Meeting, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
  • Howes, D.A., Green, M. and Kurtz, T. 1993. Spatial Statistical Modeling in a GIS Framework: Predicting Levels of Rural Deprivation in Britain. Presentation at the Regional Science Association International, British Section, 24th Annual Conference, Nottingham, England
  • Howes, D.A. and Gatrell, A.C. 1993. Visibility Analysis in GIS: Issues in the Environmental Impact Assessment of Windfarm Developments. Presentation at the GIS ‘93, Birmingham, England
  • Howes, D.A., Green, M. and Kurtz, T. 1993. Spatial Statistical Modeling in a GIS Framework: Predicting Levels of Rural Deprivation in Britain. Presentation at the EGIS ‘93, Genoa, Italy
  • Howes, D.A., Green, M. and Kurtz, T. 1993. Where to Get a Drink Using GIS. Presented at GIS Research UK, University of Keele, England
  • Howes, D.A. and Flowerdew, R. 1992. Geodemographic Clustering for the 1990s. Presentation at the Regional Science Association International, British Section, 23rd Annual Conference, University of Dundee, Scotland

Invited Presentations

  • Howes, D.A. 2002. Modeling Runoff in a Desert Shrubland Ecosystem, Jornada Basin, New Mexico; Invited presentations at the United States Geological Survey, District Office, Tacoma, Washington and United States Geological Survey, District Office, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2002. Modeling Interfaces to Ecological Models: Possibilities and Issues. Presentation at the 2002 GIS Update Conference, Department of Geography, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Howes, D.A. and Abrahams, A.D. 2000. One- and Two-Dimensional Modeling of Surface Runoff in a Desert Shrubland Ecosystem. Presentation at the 2000 International Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, Binghamton, New York, USA
  • Howes, D.A. 2000. Development of a Water Resources Decision Support System for the Huangpu River Basin, Shanghai, China. Invited presentation at the United States Geological Survey, District Office, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Abrahams, A.D. 1997. Modeling Overland Flow on Bajada Surfaces in the Jornada Basin, New Mexico. Invited presentation at the United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
  • Howes, D.A. and Abrahams, A.D. 1996. Modeling Spatial Variability in Infiltration. Invited presentation at the Department of Geography, University of Dundee, Scotland
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