Press Release

EtQ to Host Aviation Safety Management System Summit

FARMINGDALE, NY (01-10-11): EtQ is pleased to announce its first-ever Aviation Safety Management System (SMS) Summit to be held on February 1, 2011 at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in Tempe, AZ.

This summit is a free event designed to provide professionals in the aviation industry with knowledge to help them in their SMS initiatives. It will feature sessions on key SMS topics from world-renown aviation experts and is ideal for Aviation Safety Professionals who wish to learn more about how to incorporate a simple, yet effective, risk-based Safety Management System.

Topics will include:

  • What technologies are available to automate the SMS
  • How some companies are currently automating their SMS
  • How to bring about convergence of Quality and Safety systems under a single platform

“EtQ is offering this seminar to provide those in the Aviation industry with information on the enterprise SMS as well as provide insight into how technology can help them in their SMS journey,” stated Morgan Palmer, Chief Technology Officer at EtQ. “We look forward to meeting with the Aviation community and in dissecting the enterprise SMS — from its various technology enablers to a look into its past, present, and future.”

EtQ's SMS Summit will include sessions led by Bill Voss, President and CEO of the Flight Safety Foundation; Morgan Palmer; and case studies presented by Peter Blake, Senior Vice President of Safety of Korean Air; and Callie Choat, Director of Safety Assurance and Environmental Programs at US Airways.

For more information or to register for EtQ’s free SMS Summit, visit us at

For more information about EtQ, please visit, or to schedule a virtual demo, contact EtQ Inc., at 800-354-4476 or 516-293-0949, or e-mail us at

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. At the core of EtQ’s framework is a compliance management platform that enables organizations to implement best-in-class compliance processes configured to meet their existing processes, create new compliance processes and automate and control their compliance ecosystem. EtQ’s product lineup includes Reliance™ for enterprise organizations and Verse Solutions™ for mid-sized businesses. EtQ was founded in 1992 and has main offices located in the U.S. and Europe. To learn more about EtQ and its various product offerings, visit or

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