Dr John Howard


Dr John B Howard is University Librarian and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Informatics at University College Dublin (UCD); since July 2012 he also serves as Head of the Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA). He holds a concurrent position as Adjunct Professor of Informatics in the School of Human Evolution & Social Change at Arizona State University.

Dr Howard has undertaken sponsored research in archaeology, anthropology, history and philosophy of science, and music. He has served as PI or Co-­-PI on awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Hewlett Packard Corporation, the Laura Boulton Foundation and other funders. He has served on the boards of several organisations that support scholarship in the humanities, including Digital Antiquity, the Laura Boulton Foundation, the Répertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM), and Stanford’s Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities.

Talk Title:

Developing Flexible Interfaces in Support of a Heterogeneous Digital Repository

Plenary Speakers:
Patrick O'Regan - Maynooth UniversityPaul Jones - TCDRonan Byrne - HEAnet Valerie King - UCC
Parallel A Speakers:
Adrian Rath - Royal College of Physicia...Dave Wilson - HEAnet Keith Rochford - Dell
Ken O'Kelly - Juniper NetworksKilian Murphy - UCCMark O'Leary MBCS - JANET
Nora Clarke - University of Agder, NorwaySanjay Chohan - Juniper Networks
Parallel B Speakers:
Parallel C Speakers:
Rebecca Grant - Digital Repository IrelandSinéad Redmond - Maynooth University
Parallel D Speakers: (Workshop Area)
Rob Gallagher - HEAnet Robert Hackett - HEAnet
Lightning Speakers:
Andy Byrne - Agile NetworksAudrey Drohan - UCDBob Coggins - Campus.ieHenry Batten - Meru Networks
Jeremy Britton - UCDPeter Clarke - UCDPeter Trevaskis - DellRegina McNulty - Smartbay Ireland
Rosalind Pan - UCDStuart Kenny - Digital Repository Ireland