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    All activities take place at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront unless otherwise specified.

    Saturday, 4 March 

    12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ISTAT Foundation Sailing Trip
    Kona Kai Resort and Marina 
    Sponsored by Nordic Aviation Capital  
    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Happy Hour
    Sapphire Terrace


    Sunday, 5 March 

    7:00 a.m.  ISTAT Foundation Golf Tournament
    Torrey Pines Golf Course
    Sponsored by AVITAS, Inc. and Vedder Price 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Appraisers 101
    12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ISTAT Foundation Sailing Trip
    Kona Kai Resort and Marina 
    Sponsored by Macquarie
    1:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ISTAT Appraiser Continuing Education
    By Invitation Only  
    3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Registration Open
    Sponsored by SkyWorks Leasing, LLC 
    5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. ISTAT NewGen Event
    Featuring Steven Udvar-Hazy, Executive Chairman & past ISTAT Award winner, Air Lease Corporation 
    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Opening Reception
    Sponsored by SMBC Aviation Capital


    Monday, 6 March

    7:00 a.m. ISTAT Group Run  
    7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration Open
    Sponsored by SkyWorks Leasing, LLC
    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
    Sponsored by KPMG Ireland and MC Aviation Partners Inc.
    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Hub Open
     
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Jet Fuel Café Open
    Sponsored by GE Capital Aviation Services 
    9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
    Speakers:
    • Marc S. Allinson, President of ISTAT & Executive Director, Charlotte Parker Associates 
    • Kostya Zolotusky, ISTAT Americas Chair & Managing Director, Capital Markets, Boeing Capital Corporation
    9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Address
    Speaker:
    • Adam Pilarski, Ph. D., Senior Vice President, Consulting, AVITAS, Inc. 
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Large Aircraft Panel
    Speakers:
    • John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer - Customers, Airbus 
    • Randy Tinseth, Vice President of Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes 
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Spouse Brunch

    11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Morning Break
    Sponsored by APOC Aviation, ATR, Certified Aviation Services, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Novus Aviation Capital 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Campfire Connections 
    Topic:  ISTAT University
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Future of Air Cargo
    Moderator:
    • Stephen J. Fortune, Principal, Fortune Aviation Services LLC

    Speakers:

    • Rich Corrado, President, Airborne Global Solutions 
    • Michael Steen, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. 
    12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
    2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Regional Aircraft OEM Panel 
    Moderator:
    • Rod J. Sheridan, Vice Chairman, Nordic Aviation Capital 

    Speakers:

    • Gregory Alberts, Senior Vice President Global Leasing & Asset Management, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation 
    • Ross Mitchell, Vice President, Commercial Operations, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
    • John Moore, Head of Global Sales, ATR
    • Cesar Pereira, Head of Embraer Consulting, Embraer
    2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Thrust 
    Moderator:
    • Giles Thomas, Managing Director, Charlotte Parker Associates

    Speakers:

    • Bill H. Brown, Commercial Engines Marketing Director, GE Aviation 
    • Rick Deurloo, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing - Commercial Engines, Pratt & Whitney
    • Simon Goodson, Senior Vice President, Lessor Customers, Rolls-Royce plc 
    • Gael Meheust, President & Chief Executive Officer, CFM International 
    3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Break
    Sponsored by APOC Aviation, ATR, Certified Aviation Services, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Novus Aviation Capital 
    3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Campfire Connections
    Topic: OEMs 
    4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Lessor Panel
    Moderator:
    • Gerry Butler, Managing Director, Merx Aviation Finance 

    Speakers:

    • Evan Carruthers, Managing Partner, Castlelake
    • James Meyler, Chief Executive Officer, ORIX Aviation Hong Kong & Deputy Chief Executive Officer, ORIX Aviation Group
    • Bob Peart, Portfolio Manager, Magnetar Capital LLC
    • Paul Sheridan, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Accipiter
    5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ISTAT Women's Networking Reception in conjunction with IAWA
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Networking Reception
    Sponsored by Boeing
    10:00 p.m.  Club ISTAT
    Moonshine Flats, 344 Seventh Ave, Gaslamp District
    Sponsored by Aergen Management Services & Avioserv San Diego, Inc. and Aviation Specialists Group, Inc.

    Tuesday, 7 March

    7:00 a.m. ISTAT Group Run  
    7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Airlink/ISTAT Foundation Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Continental Breakfast
    Sponsored by AWAS and Citi  
    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Hub Open
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Jet Fuel Café Open
    Sponsored by GE Capital Aviation Services  
    9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Opening Remarks
    Speaker:
    • Mary Prettyman, Vice President Sales, West Asia & Oceania,Pratt & Whitney 
    9:05 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Appraiser Panel
    Moderator:
    • Bryson Monteleone, Marketing DirectorTailwind Capital Partners, Inc.

    Speakers:

    • Gueric Dechavanne, Vice President, Collateral Verifications, LLC
    • Douglas B. Kelly, Senior Vice President - Asset Valuation, AVITAS, Inc.
    • Stuart Rubin, Principal, ICF
    • Lindsey Webster, Director - Asset Valuations, morten beyer & agnew
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Part-out Economics vs. Economic Lives
    Moderator:
    • Gregory May, Senior Vice President - Fleet & Supply Chain Management, Delta Air Lines, Inc.

    Speakers:

    • Carl M. Glover, Vice President Sales & Marketing - Aviation Services Group, AAR Corporation
    • Thomas Hansen, Vice President Asset Management, Boeing Capital Corporation
    • Robert Korn, President, Apollo Aviation Group
    • Abdol Moabery, President & Chief Executive Officer, GA Telesis
    11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Morning Break
    Sponsored by APOC Aviation, ATR, Certified Aviation Services, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Novus Aviation Capital 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Campfire Connections
    Topic:  Technology
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Airline Panel
    Moderator:
    • John Feren, Executive Vice President, Global StrategyAviation Capital Group

    Speakers:

    • John Kirby, Vice President Capacity Planning, Alaska Airlines
    • Andrew Levy, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, United Airlines
    • Riyaz PeerMohamed, Chief Aircraft Acquisition & Financing Officer, Indigo Airlines
    • Daniel J. Pietrzak, Managing Director of Fleet Transactions, Delta Air Lines, Inc. 
    12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
    Sponsored by CFM International
    2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Finance Panel 
    Moderator:
    • Pamela S. Hendry, Advisor, CIT

    Speakers:

    • John Beekman, Research Analyst, Fidelity Investments 
    • Justine Fisher, Vice President, Goldman Sachs & Co.
    • Patrick Kaufer, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank 
    • Timothy Myers, President, Boeing Capital Corporation
    • Eelco van de Stadt, Managing Director, DVB Transport (US) LLC
    2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. ISTAT Award Keynote
    Speaker:
    • Klaus Heinemann, Chairman, Finnair Board of Directors 
    3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Afternoon Break
    Sponsored by APOC Aviation, ATR, Certified Aviation Services, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Novus Aviation Capital 
    3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Campfire Connections
    Topic: ISTAT Foundation Internship Program
    3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ISTAT Presidential Transition and New Board Member Announcement
    Speakers:
    • Marc S. Allinson, President of ISTAT & Executive Director, Charlotte Parker Associates 
    • Douglas W. Runte, Incoming President of ISTAT & Managing Director & Head of Aviation Research, Deutsche Bank
    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lessor CEO Panel
    Moderator:
    • Jeff Knittel, President Transportation Finance, CIT Transportation and International Finance 

    Speakers:

    • Peter Barrett, Chief Executive Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital  
    • Aengus Kelly, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, AerCap Holdings N.V.
    • Khanh Tran, Chief Executive Officer, Aviation Capital Group
    • Steven Udvar-Hazy, Executive Chairman & past ISTAT Award winner, Air Lease Corporation
    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Friends of the Foundation Reception
    Invite Only 
    6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Networking Dinner
    9:00 p.m. After Party
    Sponsored by Aircastle 

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    330 N. Wabash, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60611 USA

    Tel: +1.312.321.5169 Email: istat@istat.org