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    Conference Schedule

    All events take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre unless otherwise noted.

    Featured speakers include: 

    • Peter Barrett, Chief Executive Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital
    • Robert Korn, President, Apollo Aviation Group
    • John Plueger, President and Chief Executive Officer, Air Lease Corporation
    • Firoz Tarapore, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise
    • Alec Burger, President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Capital Aviation Services
    • Adam Pilarksi, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, AVITAS, Inc.
    • Neil Sorahan, Chief Financial Officer, Ryanair 

    Saturday, 23 September

    17:00 - 19:00 Welcome Happy Hour
    Peacock Alley at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

    Sunday, 24 September

    6:45 - 16:30 Golf Tournament
    Gleneagles Country Club
    7:30 - 15:00 Tri Target Shooting 
    Gleneagles Country Club 
    7:30 - 17:00 Tri Target Shooting & Fly Fishing
    Gleneagles Country Club 
    9:00 - 16:00 Walking Tour of Edinburgh - includes lunch
    City Centre
    11:00 - 17:00 Fly Fishing
    Gleneagles Country Club  
    13:30 - 15:00 Appraisers 101
    14:00 - 21:00 Registration Open
    Sponsored by Acumen Aviation
    15:45 - 17:15 Appraiser Continuing Education Session
    16:30 - 18:00 ISTAT NewGen Event
    Sponsored by KPMG
    18:00 - 21:00 Welcome Reception

    Monday, 25 September

    8:00 - 17:30 Registration Open
    Sponsored by Acumen Aviation 
    8:30 - 9:00 Welcome Morning Coffee
    Sponsored by Airbus, Aircraft Part-Out Company Europe, Apple Aviation Ltd., ATR, AVITAS, Inc., Bombardier, Certified Aviation Services, Embraer and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation 
    9:00 - 9:15 Opening Remarks 
    Speakers:
    • Douglas W. Runte, President of ISTAT & Managing Director & Head of Aviation ResearchDeutsche Bank
    • James Meyler, Chief Executive Officer, ORIX Aviation Hong Kong &
      Deputy Chief Executive Officer
      ORIX Aviation Group
    9:15 - 10:15 The Economists
    10:15 - 11:00 Used Aircraft Remarketing Strategies 
    11:00 - 11:30 Morning Coffee & Break in The Hub 
    Sponsored by CFM International 
    11:00 - 11:30 Jet Fuel Café Open
    Sponsored by Jackson Square Aviation
    11:30 - 12:15 Regional Jet Panel
    12:15 - 13:00 Investors Panel
    13:00 - 14:30 Lunch & Break in the Hub
    14:30 - 15:30 Engine Panel
    15:30 - 16:00 Afternoon Coffee & Break in The Hub 
    Sponsored by SuperJet International 
    15:30 - 16:00 Jet Fuel Café Open
    Sponsored by Jackson Square Aviation
    16:00 - 16:10 ISTAT Foundation Update
    Speaker:
    • Jep Thornton, Partner, Aerolease Aviation LLC
    16:10 - 17:10 Aircraft Finance Panel
    17:15 - 18:00 ISTAT Women's Networking Reception in conjunction with IAWA
    All women in aviation are invited to attend.
    Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa 
    Sponsored by KPMG 
    17:30 - 19:30 Cocktail Reception
    Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa 
    Sponsored by Boeing 
    21:30  Club ISTAT
    Ghillie Dhu

    Tuesday, 26 September

    9:00 - 17:00 Registration Open
    Sponsored by Acumen Aviation
    9:00 - 9:30 Welcome Morning Coffee
    Sponsored by Airbus, Aircraft Part-Out Company Europe, Apple Aviation Ltd., ATR, AVITAS, Inc., Bombardier, Certified Aviation Services, Embraer and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation 
    9:30 - 9:35 Chairman's Welcome
    Speaker:
    • James Meyler, Chief Executive Officer, ORIX Aviation Hong Kong &
      Deputy Chief Executive Officer
      ORIX Aviation Group
    9:35 - 10:05 Keynote Address
      Speaker:
    • Adam Pilarski, Ph. D., Senior Vice President Consulting, AVITAS, Inc.
    10:05 - 10:50 Large Aircraft Panel 
    10:50 - 11:15 Morning Coffee & Break in The Hub 
    Sponsored by Airbus, Aircraft Part-Out Company Europe, Apple Aviation Ltd., ATR, AVITAS, Inc., Bombardier, Certified Aviation Services, Embraer and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation 
    10:50 - 11:15 Jet Fuel Café Open
    Sponsored by Jackson Square Aviation
    11:15 - 12:00 Aircraft Transitioning Costs for Lessors
    12:00 - 12:45 Low Cost Airline Panel 
    12:45 - 14:00 Lunch & Break in the Hub 
    14:00 - 15:00 Long-haul Airline Panel 
    15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Coffee & Break in The Hub 
    Sponsored by Airbus, Aircraft Part-Out Company Europe, Apple Aviation Ltd., ATR, AVITAS, Inc., Bombardier, Certified Aviation Services, Embraer and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation 
    15:00 - 15:30 Jet Fuel Café Open
    Sponsored by Jackson Square Aviation
    15:30 - 16:15 The Appraisers
    16:15 - 17:15 Lessor CEO Panel 
    17:30 - 21:30 Open Bar
    Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa
    19:00 - 22:00 Networking Dinner
    Royal Yacht Britannia
    21:30 After Party
    Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa
    Sponsored by GE Capital Aviation Services

    International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading

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

    Tel: +1.312.321.5169 Email: istat@istat.org