Press Release

EtQ Announces 2012 Aviation Safety Management Summit

FARMINGDALE, NY (01-16-12): EtQ is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual Aviation Safety Management Summit will be held on January 31, 2012 at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in Tempe, AZ.

The summit is a free event designed to provide aviation industry professionals with knowledge on implementing their SMS initiatives. It will feature sessions on key SMS topics from world-renown aviation experts and attendees will learn how to incorporate a simple, yet effective, risk-based Safety Management System.

The seminar will also cover:

  • How some companies are currently automating their SMS
  • How to deal with quality management, fatigue management, and safety management
  • The importance of data protection in predictive safety systems and the challenges that we all face

“This summit serves as a venue for professionals in the aviation industry—from airports, to government agencies, to pilot associations, and more—to learn and discuss information on the enterprise SMS,” stated Morgan Palmer, Chief Technology Officer at EtQ.

“This event will also provide insight into how technology can help these professionals in their SMS journey. We look forward to meeting with the Aviation community, and discussing the importance of aviation SMS and the ways in which technology is able to help streamline and automate these systems.” EtQ’s SMS Summit will include sessions led by Morgan Palmer of EtQ,Inc.; Bill Voss, President and CEO of the Flight Safety Foundation; Bob Dodd, formerly of Qantas Airlines; Ed Stockhausen, of Air Methods Corporation; and Michael Halloran of the Federal Aviation Administration. The summit will also feature a case study presented by Southwest airlines as well as a roundtable panel discussion with speakers from Southwest Airlines, the Flight Safety Foundation, FAA, and more.

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

About EtQ

EtQ is the leading Enterprise Quality and Compliance Management Software for identifying, mitigating, and preventing high-risk events through integration, automation, and collaboration. EtQ uses best-in-class, integrated modules and enterprise application integration to manage and measure quality and compliance processes and execute organizational change. Key modules within the product include: Document Control, CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action), Audit Software, Complaint Handling, Risk Management, Change Management, Employee Training, Project Management, Nonconforming Materials, Enterprise Reporting, and more than 20 additional compliance-oriented modules. With its world-class flexible workflow, collaborative platform, EtQ has developed a unique niche to support enterprises involved in various compliance management initiatives such as; cGxP (FDA), ISO 13485, ISO 9001:2008, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, AS 9001, TL 9000, OHSAS 18001, RoHS, Sarbanes-Oxley, HACCP, SQF and similar standards for compliance and regulatory management. EtQ has been providing compliance solutions to a variety of markets for over 15 years.

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

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