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EtQ to Speak at the 2013 Audit and Quality Management Conference

FARMINGDALE, NY (09-30-13): EtQ is pleased to announce that it will be speaking at the Joint ASQ Audit Division and Quality Management Division Conference to be held from October 10th - 11th in Tucson, Arizona.

EtQ’s Tom Barlow will present three topics:

  • Risk and Compliance Paradigm: Risk Management’s Impact on QMS: This session will explore the strategy behind risk in compliance and show how incorporating risk throughout the enterprise ensures a proactive approach to continuous improvement.
  • Bridging the Gap between PLM and Change Management: This session will describe the core methodology of an effective Change Management solution and how the functionality of a QMS can be leveraged in the Change Management process.
  • Global Harmonization: Standardizing Quality Management Processes to Promote Consistency throughout a Global Enterprise: This session will look at the elements of a successful Global Harmonization initiative and will demonstrate how Global Harmonization allows facilities to be synced up in how their corporate culture approaches quality.

“The importance of Quality Management is evident in the various processes it automates and the resulting benefits of doing so,” stated Barlow. “While these sessions will focus on different capabilities the core message remains the same—quality management can help to efficiently simplify and manage typical business processes and prevent high-risk events within an organization. The ability to standardize these quality process results in an even greater level of compliance.”

For more information, visit EtQ on the Web at, or contact us at 800-354-4476.

About The 2013 Audit and Quality Management Conference

The Joint ASQ Audit Division – Quality Management Division conference will be held in the Hilton el Conquistador Resort in Tucson, AZ. With tracks designed for the beginner, intermediate, and experienced quality professional, there will be something for everyone. Additionally, the Design and Construction Division is participating in this year’s conference with a two-day track covering current topics of interest.

About EtQ

EtQ is the leading Quality, EHS, Operational Risk and Compliance management software provider for identifying, mitigating and preventing high-risk events through integration, automation and collaboration. Founded in 1992, EtQ has always had a unique knowledge of Quality, EHS, and Operational Risk and Compliance processes, and strives to make overall quality operations and management systems better for businesses. EtQ is headquartered in Farmingdale, NY, with main offices located in EMEA, the UK, and Arizona. EtQ has been providing software solutions to a variety of markets for more than 20 years. For more information, please visit

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