Important Reminders for ISTAT Americas

Important Reminders for ISTAT Americas

Access ISTAT Americas Information on Your Mobile Device 

Several enhancements have been made to the ISTAT mobile app, allowing you to maximize your time in San Diego. Use the ISTAT mobile app and mobile-friendly site to:

  • Participate in audience response and live Q&A during sessions 
  • Find undiscovered connections through unique filter options such as industry segment
  • Export your meeting schedule to your iCal or Outlook calendar*

*Through the mobile-friendly site only. To access, visit

Apple and Android devices: 

Search "ISTAT Community" in your app store to download.

Other Mobile Devices (including BlackBerry):

Use the web browser to visit Here, you can log in and get the same great benefits, without having to download anything to your device. We recommend bookmarking this address in your browser for the event for easy access.


Log In

If you've never logged into the tool this app, tap "Need help logging in?" Enter your email address. 

You will receive an email with directions on how to create a unique password; follow these directions to finish setting up your account. If you've previously logged in (either on the app or mobile-friendly site), enter the same log in information.

After you've logged in, review and/or update your profile to ensure that all the correct information is listed.

Please contact with questions.


Wi-Fi Information

Wireless Name: Rolls Royce 

Password: istat2017 

Sponsored by Rolls-Royce. Password is case sensitive and should be lowercase.

Back by Popular Demand!  

The Hub and Jet Fuel Café 

Need a place for a meeting? Phone need charging? The Hub, located in the Indigo Ballroom, are the places to see and be seen at ISTAT Americas. Stop by to discuss business needs with exhibitors or grab a complimentary, specialty coffee at the Jet Fuel Café for a quick caffeine boost.

The Jet Fuel Café is sponsored by GE Capital Aviation Services 


Campfire Connections

Relax around the campfire and engage in roundtable discussions with peers in the Jet Fuel Café. Times and topics are:

Monday, 6 March

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: ISTAT University

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: OEMs

Tuesday, 7 March

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Technology

3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.: ISTAT Foundation Internship Program


Badge Pick-up  

Registration is located at the entrance of the Indigo Foyer.

Sunday, 5 March: 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Monday, 6 March: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, 7 March: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Interested in scheduling meetings prior to your arrival in San Diego? View the registered attendee list, and discover who else will be attending ISTAT Americas.


Spouse Registration 

Attendees may make last-minute spouse/guest registrations during the conference. Guests must be a significant other or family member. The $350 fee includes access to evening events. Registration does not include access to sessions, breaks, breakfasts and lunches. Badges are required to attend events.

The spouse brunch will take place on the Aqua Patio, Monday, 6 March at 10:00 a.m.

The Deal Zone  

The Deal Zone is open on Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Indigo Ballroom and is reserved for companies who have purchased space. All participants must be registered for the conference.


Pre-Conference Optional Activities 

ISTAT Foundation Sailing Trip 
Saturday sponsored by Nordic Aviation Capital
Sunday sponsored by Macquarie 

Take the helm of Stars & Stripes USA-11. Sailing trips will take place on Saturday, 4 March and Sunday, 5 March. Registered participants will meet in the Hilton San Diego Bayfront lobby at 12:00 p.m. A shuttle will be provided to transport guests to the Kona Kai Resort and Marina. There is a maximum number of 20 people per trip, and the duration of the sail is three hours. The shuttle will return guests to the Hilton San Diego Bayfront no later than 5:00 p.m. 

ISTAT Foundation Golf Tournament
Sponsored by AVITAS, Inc. and Vedder Price  

Golfers can expect more than great greens while at Torrey Pines. Breathtaking views of the cliffs that rim the Pacific Ocean and even the occasional dolphin playing in the surf are among a few of the amazing sights the course offers golfers. Buses will depart from the Promenade East Entrance at 6:00 a.m. Lunch will be provided.


Networking Events 

ISTAT NewGen Event

Join us on in Room 204 Sunday, 5 March at 5:00 p.m. for a networking event exclusively for emerging industry leaders, featuring special guest, Steven Udvar-Hazy, Executive Chairman and past ISTAT Award winner, Air Lease Corporation. This event offers you the opportunity to mingle with peers and ISTAT leaders.

Opening Reception

Sponsored by SMBC Aviation Capital

Say hello to friends both old and new while enjoying the San Diego weather, cocktails and appetizers at this outdoor reception on Sunday, 5 March at 6:30 p.m. on the Bayfront Lawn.

ISTAT Group Run 

Meet in the Promenade West Foyer, ground level, first floor at 7:00 a.m., Monday, 6 March and Tuesday, 7 March for a beautiful run along the San Diego Waterfront. Distances will range from one to six miles (10K). Groups will be separated by pace; all paces and abilities are welcome. Water and towels will be provided at start and finish. 

ISTAT Women's Networking Reception in conjunction with IAWA

Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres and cocktails while networking with fellow female attendees and ISTAT leaders on the Sapphire Terrace, Monday, 6 March at 5:15 p.m.

Networking Reception

Sponsored by Boeing

At ISTAT Americas, new connections are just around the corner. Use this time to relax and network over drinks and canapés in Sapphire Ballroom CD, Monday, 6 March at 6:00 p.m. 


Sponsored by Aergen Management Services, Avioserv San Diego, Inc. and Aviation Specialists Group

This is a night you won't forget! Prepare for an evening filled with live music and good friends. Club ISTAT will take place at Moonshine Flats, 344 Seventh Ave in the Gaslamp District on Monday, 6 March at 10:00 p.m.


From educating the next generation of aviation professionals to helping those in need of humanitarian assistance around the world, the ISTAT Foundation continues to grow its impact each year. Please join Foundation leaders and our close friends from Airlink on Tuesday, 7 March at 7:30 a.m. in Indigo Room 202 to hear about progress in 2016 and priorities for 2017.


Friends of the Foundation Reception
By Invitation Only 

Join us for a reception on the Sapphire Terrace, Tuesday, 7 March at 5:30 p.m. honoring the 2017 Friends of the Foundation, members of the Foundation's major gifts program, in addition to other prominent supporters of the Foundation. Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres and cocktails with donors, ISTAT and ISTAT Foundation leadership, and students of the Scholarship, Internship and ISTAT University programs.

Networking Dinner

Leave your jacket and tie in the room, and join us for dinner and drinks in your flip flops and shorts. At this casual, beach-themed party, kick up your feet, and chat with friends at the surfboard bar or around the bonfire on the Bayfront Lawn, Tuesday, 7 March at 6:00 p.m.

After Party

Sponsored by Aircastle

The party continues! Grab a drink and toast to the end of a successful business trip on the Indigo Terrace at 9:00 p.m.

ISTAT extends its sincerest appreciation to all of the ISTAT Americas sponsors.



It is approximately a 20 minute cab ride to the Hilton San Diego Bayfront from SAN.



Expect the weather in San Diego to be sunny with average temperatures between 50 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit. 


Safe travels!

For questions, contact ISTAT Headquarters at or +1.312.321.5169. 

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