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Schedule

All activities take place at the Hilton Panama unless otherwise specified. All sessions take place in rooms Star 1 & 2.

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Wednesday, 9 November

 

10:00 - 16:00 ISTAT Golf Outing
Radisson Summit Golf Club
Buses depart from the Hilton Panama at 09:00. Lunch will be provided.  
17:30 - 19:00 Welcome Reception
Infinity Room


Thursday, 10 November
 

08:00 - 08:30 Welcome Coffee 
Star Bay Foyer 
08:30 - 09:15 Opening Remarks & Keynote Address

Speakers:

  • Marc S. Allinson, ISTAT President and Executive Director, Charlotte Parker Associates
  • David P. Sutton, Forum Committee Chairman and Board Member, President and Chief Executive Officer, VLF Aviation Services, LLC

Keynote:

  • Richard Lark, Chief Financial Officer, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A.
    09:15 - 10:15 Airline Panel

    Moderator:

    • Daniel Silberman, Marketing, BBAM US LP

    Speakers:

    • Priscilla Branco, Aircraft International Contracts Vice President, Azul Airlines
    • Diana Calixto, Vice President Finance and Fleet, Avianca
    • Andre Goncalves Da Cruz, Managing Director Aviation, GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A.
    • Jose Maluf, Senior Vice President Fleet and Engines, Latam Airlines Group
    • Victor Rios, Vice President Fleet, Copa Airlines
    10:15 - 10:30 Welcome to Panama

    Speaker:

    • Gustavo Him, Panama Minister of Tourism
    10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
    Star Bay Foyer
    11:00 - 12:00 Bank Panel

    Moderator:

    • Helane Becker, Managing Director, Cowen and Company

    Speakers:

    • Guillaume Degemard, Vice President MarketingPK Airfinance
    • Nathaniel Felscher, Director, Deutsche Bank
    • Robert Jack, Deputy General Manager, Head of Aerospace FinanceErste Bank
    • Marcio Nobre Migon, Head of Aircraft Financing - Export Credit DivisionBrazilian Development Bank 
    • Eelco van de Stadt, Managing DirectorDVB Transport (US), LLC
    12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
    Star Ballroom 3
    13:00 - 14:00 Keynote Address

    Keynote:

    • John Rodgerson, Chief Financial Officer, Azul Airlines
    14:00 - 15:00 Secondary Market Traders Panel

    Moderator:

    • Andy La Stella, Principal, AirCapital Aviation Services, LLC

    Speakers:

    • Jay Hancock, Managing Director FleetAmerican Airlines
    • Dan Pietrzak, Managing Director of Aircraft Transactions, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
    • Jep Thornton, Partner, Aerolease Aviation, LLC
    15:00 - 16:00 Lessor Panel

    Moderator:

    • Mark L. Ebanks, Director, Commercial Air, CIT Aerospace

    Speakers:

    • Jorge Castillo, Vice President Marketing, Aviation Capital Group
    • Sergio Gonzalez, Senior Vice President Marketing, Latin America, Aircastle
    • Pascal Picano, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Marketing, Apollo Aviation Management
    • Walter Valarezo, Managing Director Americas Sales, AWAS
      16:00 - 16:15 Closing Remarks

      Speaker:

      • David P. Sutton, Forum Committee Chairman and Board Member, President and Chief Executive Officer, VLF Aviation Services, LLC
      16:15 - 18:15 Networking Reception
      Poolside