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SAN DIEGO, CA, March 27, 2014 – Quantum User Exchange Group, or The QUE Group, announced today it will donate 10% of sponsorship and registration proceeds from its upcoming 9th Annual Quantum Users Exchange Group conference to the Air Charity Network. The QUE Group conference will be held in San Diego, CA, July 16 - 18, 2014.
This year’s conference theme, ‘Be A Quantum Leader’, was chosen to exemplify the user community’s skill and commitment in leveraging Quantum to lead operations and businesses to higher success. The QUE Group is expanding its theme to include nationwide community leadership that supports aviation’s finest in their mission to help those in need.
Alan Dias, Chair of the Air Charity Network ( A CN) said – “We appreciate the QUE Group supporting our mission of getting people from where they are to where they need to be in response to non-emergency medical and other compelling reasons. Each year the non-profit organizations that make up A CN arrange thousands of flights provided by private pilots and commercial partners who donate all costs related to these flights. The cost for arranging and publicizing our mission is covered by partnerships with organizations like the QUE Group. It’s an example of how all those involved in aviation can give back and is much appreciated.”
“Its an honor to support the Air Charity Network through our annual conference giving all of the members and sponsors an opportunity to support an organization that has helped thousands of people reach critical medical care,” said Paul Stewart, QUE Group President, Chief Technology Officer at Worthington Aviation, and presenter at the conference. “As we continue to grow QUE Group and our collective knowledge of aviation best practices, we also want to do our part to show stewardship and give back to the larger community that benefits from what aviation can offer in their lives.”
As in past years, the annual QUE Group Conference will showcase real-world challenges and solutions, presented by experts from the Aviation Industry who use Quantum Control™ for efficiently managing all aspects of an aviation services business, and by industry specialists from the U.S. Government and the Component Control staff. The QUE Group conference will include presentations, case studies, panel discussions and software demonstrations that include business and operational topics such as export regulation and control reform, consignment management, cloud computing considerations and functionality, EDI integration, shop control management, utilizing private networks to manage distribution tiers, using social media tools to enhance online sales, and more.
Both members and non-members of QUE Group are encouraged to attend the conference to enrich the diversity of the learning experience. The QUE Group board, which manages the conference program, consists of technical and business executives from leading aviation service companies such as Embraer, America Aero Group, Honda Aircraft Company, Ansett Aircraft Spares & Services, Epps Aviation and more.
Quantum ControlTM, is a fully integrated business software solution. Developed specifically for MRO and logistics organisations it promotes best practice and improves business processes with one integrated solution running on one database that can be flexibly deployed as a dedicated in-house system, or be hosted via a third-party cloud. Quantum Control's personalized configuration settings provide individual users with an intuitive interface which improves the bottom line through optimized productivity. As a powerful, affordable and scalable solution, Quantum ControlTM extends across the supply chain using its built-in web services fully integrated with www.StockMarket.aero.
About QUE Group
The QUE Group is a user managed, non-profit corporationthat is independent from Component Control, and supported by a membership website with online community. Built to facilitate networking and information sharing across companies that use Quantum Control™ software, The QUE Group is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of elected members of the community. For more information or to become a member visit www.quegroup.org.
About Air Charity Network
Air Charity Network is a charitable organization that provides access for people in need who are seeking free air transportation to specialized health care facilities or distant destinations due to family, community, or national crisis. Air Charity Network serves all 50 states and its volunteer pilots utilize their own aircraft, fuel and time to provide free air transportation to medical facilities for citizens who are financially distressed or otherwise unable to travel on public transportation. Air Charity Network members also coordinate flights to fly organ transplant candidates, people involved in clinical trials, chemotherapy or other repetitive treatment, victims of abuse seeking relocation, families receiving help from Ronald McDonald Houses, Shriners Hospitals and many other charities, disabled or sick children to special summer camp programs, and for many other humanitarian reasons.
Combined, the Air Charity Network is the Nation’s largest unified Volunteer Pilot organization comprised of thousands of pilots who annually fly tens of thousands of passengers across the US. For more information, go to www.aircharitynetwork.org.
QUE Group Contact:
QUE Group President
Chief Technology Officer, Worthington Aviation
From the desk of Amy Magat <Amy.Magat@trade.gov>
Informational Webinar (No Cost) on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 10:00am Pacific
Learn more/register: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=3QAM
Join the U.S. Commercial Service for a FREE Webinar on the Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit (A&DSS) in Seattle. This webinar will provide an overview of the Seattle A&DSS event and testimonials from US aerospace firms on the benefits of participating in this program. A&DSS is a matchmaking program strictly reserved for professionals from the global civil and defense aviation industry. This is an opportunity for Boeing, US and international OEMs to connect with sub-suppliers showing capabilities and services that cover the entire spectrum of the aerospace and defense supply chain. Seattle A&DSS will include presentations on OEM procurement and supply chain policies; workshops on aerospace and defense technologies and products; and two days of pre-arranged one-on-one meetings with companies throughout the supply chain. An estimated 30 countries will be represented.
The Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit will take place in Seattle from March 11-13, 2014.
For more information on this webinar, please contact Amy Magat at Tel: 213-894-3966 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Jason Sproule at Tel: 949-660-7105 or Email: email@example.com
The Que Group will have its annual elections in September, and is encouraging those members interested in running for election submit their interest by September 6, 2013. All Officers and Board members are elected on an annual basis for one year terms. Offices that are available are:
President (automatically becomes Chairman of the Board)
Vice-President (automatically becomes a member of the Board of Directors)
Secretary (automatically becomes a member of the Board of Directors)
Treasurer (automatically becomes a member of the Board of Directors)
Board of Directors
Board Member (5 positions in addition to the Officers)
You may run for any one Officer position, and may run for the Board of Directors in addition to the Officer. The three persons receiving the most votes for the Board of Directors, in addition to the elected Officers, will be elected to the Board.
If you are interested in any of the positions, please send an email to Alonda Clinton at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate which office and/or Board position you wish to run for. You may optionally include a description of yourself and your qualifications. This description is limited to 100 words or less.
The 2013 QUE Group Annual Conference date and location have been announced. See the PRESS RELEASE or Info page for additional detail.
Great News - Two new discussion forums have been added for Purchase Orders and Purchase Management. Looking forward to the interesting topics and discussions.
The 2013 QUEGroup Conference will be held from July 24th - July 27th in San Diego at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel.