The annual EBF Open Symposium is held online this year. The EBF community will connect and discuss important topics during sessions, workshops and sponsor presentations.
Intact Digital contributed a novel, systematic and principled approach to long-term reproducibility of scientific studies through legacy software virtualization. The method enables organizations to stay compliant with GLP regulations (No. 17 Application of GLP Principles to Computerized Systems long-term readability of raw data. Section 3.2 point 75).
EBF Symposium Day 3, Poster session 16:00-17:30 CET, 19 November 2020 .
"Long-term readability of data: Legacy software virtualization case study", presented by Natasa Milic-Frayling, CEO, Intact Digital.
Feel free send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to share your thoughts on the data and software integrity issues and long-term reproducibility of studies.
Two sessions of the UNESCO Virtual Policy Dialogue on Documentary Heritage at Risk on 27 October 2020 consider Policy Gaps in Digital Preservation. By focusing on four areas: Technology, Sustainability, Legal Framework and practices that include Cultural Heritage at risk, the dialogue aims to highlight the challenges that require formulation of a comprehensive international agenda on digital preservation.
The Preservation Subcommittee of the UNESCO Memory of the World (MoW) programme International Advisory Committee is tasked with working with the digital preservation community and other stakeholders to identify policy gaps and ways to address them. The Policy Dialogue is organized in partnership with with the Information for All (IFAP) Information Preservation Working Group. It is associated with the celebration of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
UNESCO Deputy Director General provided welcoming remarks.
Intact Digital founder, Natasa Milic-Frayling, servers on the Preservation Subcommittee as Chair of UNESCO PERSIST Technology and Research working group. She is hosting Session 2 and providing the Virtual Policy Dialogue (VPD) concluding remarks.
Recordings of the sessions are available on YouTube
Detailed programme is available online and linked to the video recordings of individual topic discussions.
#WeMissiPRES was an online celebration of the iPres community achievements and ongoing work, organized by the Digital Preservation Coalition, the Dutch Digital Heritage Network and the National Science Library of China on 22-24th Sep 2020. The event engaged a wide international audience around “computing and engineering, libraries and archives, researchers and their audiences, the past and the present, the present and the future”.
It included reflections on the future directions in digital preservation. In her presentation: “Taking access to the next level: Legacy-software hosting and remote use of archived content”, Intact Digital's Founder and CEO, Natasa Milic-Frayling, discussed how current technologies and practices can support lasting use of digital records and legacy software.
Natasa demonstrated the use of the Software Library platform and services, provided by Intact Digital, to enable secure data access and reliable reproducibility of data analyses in regulatory compliance scenarios (e.g., pharmaceuticals, bioanalysis, etc.)
(Presented during #WeMissiPRES Session 2, Stream 1 on Day 1.)