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 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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