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Schedule

All activities take place at the San Diego Marriott Marquis + Marina unless otherwise specified.

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Saturday, 3 March 

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ISTAT Foundation Sailing Trip
Kona Kai Resort and Marina 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Happy Hour


Sunday, 4 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. Appraising 101
Contact Samantha Kirby to register for this session.
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ISTAT Foundation Sailing Trip
Kona Kai Resort and Marina 
Sponsored by Macquarie AirFinance and Nordic Aviation Capital
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ISTAT Appraiser Continuing Education
By Invitation Only  
2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Registration Open
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ISTAT NewGen Event
Featuring C. Jeffrey Knittel, 2018 ISTAT Award winner
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Airbus


Monday, 5 March

7:00 a.m. ISTAT Group Run  
Hosted by the ISTAT President
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by KPMG
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Hub Open
Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Jet Fuel Café Open
Specialty Coffee Bar
Sponsored by GE Capital Aviation Services

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks

Speakers:

  • Douglas W. Runte, ISTAT President & Managing Director & Head of Aviation Research, Deutsche Bank
  • Kostya Zolotusky, ISTAT Americas Co-Chair & Managing Director, Capital Markets, Boeing Capital Corporation
    9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. A Trip Around the World

    Speaker:

    • Dómhnal Slattery, Chief Executive Officer, Avolon
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Spouse Brunch
    10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Big Airplanes, Big Opportunities

    Moderator:

    • Douglas W. Runte, ISTAT President & Managing Director & Head of Aviation Research, Deutsche Bank

    Speaker:

    • Randy Tinseth, Vice President of Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
    Airbus speaker to be announced. 
    10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Morning Break
    Sponsored by Aircraft Part-Out Company Europe B.V., Bank of Utah, Certified Aviation Services, Intrepid Aviation, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Novus Aviation Capital
    11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Thrust

    Moderator:

    • Abdol Moabery, President & Chief Executive Officer, GA Telesis, LLC

    Speakers:

    • Chaker Chahrour, Vice President and General Manager, Global Sales and Marketing, GE Capital Aviation Services 
    • Rick Deurloo, Senior Vice President, Customers & Chief Customer Officer, Pratt & Whitney
    • Dominic Horwood, Chief Customer Officer - Civil Large Engines, Rolls-Royce plc
    • Andy Mansell, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, Aviation Capital Group
    • Gregory May, Senior Vice President - Fleet & Supply Chain Management, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
      11:50 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
      Marriott Grand Ballroom and Terrace 
      1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Appraiser Panel 

      Moderator:

      • Bryson Monteleone, Marketing Director, Tailwind Capital Partners, Inc.

      Speakers:

      • George Dimitroff, Head of Valuations, Flight Ascend Consultancy
      • Jeff Lewis, Vice President, Fortress Investment Group LLC
      • Stuart Rubin, Principal, ICF
      • Bert van Leeuwen, Managing Director, DVB Bank SE
      • Lindsey Webster, Director - Asset Valuations, Morten Beyer & Agnew
      2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Network Airline Panel

      Moderator:

      • Damon D’Agostino, Principal, Maverick Aviation Ventures

      Speakers:

      • Jude Bricker, Chief Executive Officer, Sun Country Airlines
      • Andrew Levy, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, United Airlines, Inc.
      • Candice Li, Vice President of Finance & Fleet Management, Westjet Airlines Ltd.
        3:20 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. Leverage - The Financial Panel

        Moderator:

        • Pamela S. Hendry, Advisor, CIT

        Speakers:

        • John Beekman, Analyst, Fidelity Investments
        • Justine Fisher, Vice President, Goldman Sachs
        • Patrick Kaufer, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
        • Bob Morin, Transaction and Business Development Leader, AFIC
        • Timothy Myers, President, Boeing Capital Corporation
        4:20 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. New Equity

        Moderator:

        • Radha Tilton, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
        Speakers to be announced. 
        5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ISTAT Women's Networking Reception in conjunction with IAWA
        Featuring Mary Ellen Jones, Vice President, Sales – The Americas, Pratt & Whitney

        6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Networking Reception
        San Diego Air & Space Museum
        Sponsored by Boeing
        9:30 p.m.  Club ISTAT
        Moonshine Flats

        Tuesday, 6 March

        8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
        Sponsored by CDB Aviation
        8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Corntinental Breakfast
        Sponsored by Citi Agency & Trust
        8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Hub Open
        Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
        8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Jet Fuel Café Open
        Specialty Coffee Bar
        Sponsored by GE Capital Aviation Services 
         
        9:30 a.m. - 9:35 a.m. Opening Remarks
        9:35 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. Aircraft Trading

        Moderator:

        • Pete Seidlitz, President, Bristol Associates, Inc.

        Speakers to be announced.

          11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Morning Break
          Sponsored by Aircraft Part-Out Company Europe B.V., Bank of Utah, Certified Aviation Services, Intrepid Aviation, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Novus Aviation Capital
          11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Low Cost Carrier

          Moderator:

          • Daniel J. Pietrzak, Managing Director of Fleet Transactions, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
          Speakers to be announced.
          12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
          Marriott Grand Ballroom and Terrace 
          Sponsored by CFM International 
          2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Regional Aircraft Panel  

          Moderator:

          • John Vitale, President & Chief Executive Officer, AVITAS, Inc.

          Speakers:

          • Colin Bole, Senior Vice President, Sales and Asset Management, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
          • Christian Scherer, Chief Executive Officer, ATR
          • John Slattery, President & Chief Executive Officer, Embraer Commercial Aviation
          2:50 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Freighters and Air Cargo 

          Moderator:

          • Steve Rimmer, Chief Executive Officer, Altavair LLC

          Speakers:

          • Rich Corrado, Chief Operating Officer, ATSG
          • Shame Ouzounian, Chief Operating Officer, Chapman Freeborn
          • Hiran Perera, Senior Vice President, Emirates Sky Cargo
          • Michael Steen, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, Atlas
          3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Developing a Major Leasing Platform

          Speaker:

          • Steven Udvar-Hazy, Past ISTAT Award winner & Executive Chairman, Air Lease Corporation
          4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lessor CEO Panel

          Moderator:

          • Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation Limited

          Speakers:

          • Alec Burger, President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Capital Aviation Services
          • Stephen Cook, Global Head of Transportation Finance, Executive Director, Macquarie
          • John Plueger, President and Chief Executive Officer, Air Lease Corporation
            5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. The ISTAT Foundation Reception
            By Invitation Only
            6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. President's Gala Dinner Reception

            7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. President's Gala Dinner and Award Presentation

            9:00 p.m. After Party + Desserts
            Sponsored by Aircastle