Spectra QEST Hosts Third Annual User Conference "Testing & Beyond"

Spectra QEST hosted its third annual User Conference titled “Testing & Beyond” on the 21st and 22nd of February in Sacramento, California.

Spectra QEST’s Chief Executive Officer, Dirk Janek, opened the conference with an overview of the company’s mission and values, and relayed that “Spectra QEST is committed to the ongoing support of QEST Platform, investing 25,000 hours annually in maintenance and development of new functionality designed with accuracy, efficiencies and the end-user in mind.”

The conference showcased upcoming product developments, deepened existing users' understanding of current functionalities and user configurations, and provided a forum for users to discuss the QEST Platform and best practices. The conference provided interactive sessions that allowed for an exchange of ideas between Spectra QEST staff and users, and discussion about upcoming development efforts.

Kyle Ebenstein attended on behalf of CTI and Associates, Inc. and remarked that “The User Conference was an invaluable experience. Being able to sit down with the Spectra QEST team and other users helped me work out kinks in our current processes, discover new features, and bring it all back to my team! Having an extra day of one-on-one training helped us create a much-needed customized linked lab report.”

Spectra QEST User Conference 2018: Testing & Beyond. Sacramento, CA.

The highlight of the conference was a series of demonstrations on Spectra QEST’s QESTLab, QESTField Tests, QESTField Scheduler and Construction Hive, as well as the forthcoming QESTField Forms.

Attendees enjoyed sessions and discussion with: Chief Executive Officer and Director, Dirk Janek; Head of Global Sales, Stephan Mavrakis; Product Manager, Krzysztof Kot; Services and Operations Manager, Beth Mayo-Yurek; and Implementation Manager, Andrew Santos.

About Spectra QEST
Spectra QEST is a software development and services company specializing in solutions for the construction materials engineering, testing, inspection and production industries. Founded in January 1984, Spectra QEST offers the most comprehensive construction materials quality platform on the market today. With offices located in Adelaide, South Australia, and Sacramento, California, it services customers in North America, Europe, Australasia and the Middle East. These customers include leading international construction companies, construction materials and geotechnical engineering companies, construction materials manufacturers, and government bodies.

Spectra QEST’s technology has been honored with an American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Gold Medal for Engineering Excellence (Texas) and an ACEC National Recognition Award for the QESTField product. Also, Spectra QEST was successful in winning Australia’s premier IT industry award, the 2013 iAwards, both at State and National levels, the Business SA 2013 Export Awards, and most recently, the 2015 Impact Awards.

Stephan Mavrakis, Head of Global Sales, Spectra QEST
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