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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 

              International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading

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

              Tel: +1.312.321.5169 Email: istat@istat.org