Schedule

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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 Macquarie and 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 
    12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ISTAT Foundation Sailing Trip
    Kona Kai Resort and Marina 
    Sponsored by Macquarie and Nordic Aviation Capital 
    2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Registration Open
    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


    Monday, 6 March

    7:00 a.m. ISTAT Group Run  
    7:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Registration Open
    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Airlink/ISTAT Foundation Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
    Sponsored by KPMG Ireland and MC Aviation Partners Inc.
    9:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. The Hub and Jet Fuel Open
    9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
    Speakers:
    • Marc S. Allinson, ISTAT President & Executive Director, Charlotte Parker Associates 
    • Kostya Zolotusky, ISTAT Americas Chair & Managing Director, Capital Markets, Boeing
    9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Address
    Speakers:
    • 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 
    11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Morning Break
    Sponsored by Certified Aviation Services, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Novus Aviation Capital 
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Future of Air Cargo
    Moderator:
    • Stephen J. Fortune, Principal, Fortune Aviation Services LLC
    Speakers to be announced
    12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
    2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Regional Aircraft Panel 
    Moderator:
    • John Evans, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Jetscape 

    Speakers:

    • Niklas Lund, Partner, Rockton AB
    • Ross Mitchell, Vice President, Commercial Operations, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
    • Rodrigo Silva e Souza, Vice President of Marketing, Embraer Commercial Aviation
    • Rod J. Sheridan, Vice Chairman, Nordic Aviation Capital 
    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
    • Jean Paul Ebanga, President & Chief Executive Officer, CFM International 
    • Simon Goodson, Senior Vice President, Lessor Customers, Rolls-Royce plc 
    3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Break
    Sponsored by Certified Aviation Services, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Novus Aviation Capital 
    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, Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Commercial Officer, Orix Aviation 
    • Bob Peart, Portfolio Manager, Magnetar Capital LLC
    • Paul Sheridan, 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
    10:30 p.m.  Club ISTAT
    Sponsored by Aviation Specialists Group, Inc.  

    Tuesday, 7 March

    7:00 a.m. ISTAT Group Run  
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Continental Breakfast
    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Hub and Jet Fuel Cafe Open
    9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Opening Remarks
    9:05 a.m. - 10:05 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
    10:05 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 
    • Thomas Hansen, Capital Vice President of 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 Certified Aviation Services, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Novus Aviation Capital 
    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Airline Panel
    Moderator:
    • John Feren, Executive Vice President, Global StrategyAviation Capital Group

    Speakers:

    • Amos Kazzaz, Senior Vice President Planning and Analysis, Air Canada
    • John Kirby, Vice President Capacity Planning, Alaska Airlines
    • Gerry Laderman, Senior Vice President Finance, Procurement & Treasurer, United Airlines
    • Pablo Miedziak, Chief Financial Officer, Aerlineas Argentineas
    • Riyaz PeerMohamed, Chief Aircraft Acquisition & Financing Officer, Indigo Airlines
    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 Meyers, 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
    3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Afternoon Break
    Sponsored by Certified Aviation Services, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Novus Aviation Capital 
    3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ISTAT Presidential Transition and New Board Member Announcement
    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. ISTAT Foundation Reception
    6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Networking Dinner
    9:00 p.m. After Party
    Sponsored by GE Capital Aviation Services

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