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At ISTAT Americas, the opportunity to network is around every corner. ISTAT encourages attendees to participate in the events listed below. 

ISTAT Foundation Golf Tournament

When: Sunday, 6 March
Location: Maderas Golf Club
Time: 6:15 Check in at the Grand Hyatt San Diego, 8:00 shotgun start, 14:00 arrival back to the hotel

Sponsored by AVITAS

Support the ISTAT Foundation in the annual ISTAT Foundation Golf Tournament at ISTAT Americas. Taking place at San Diego's Maderas Golf Club, this tournament includes 18-holes of golf, breakfast, lunch, beverages and networking with your fellow ISTAT golfers. ISTAT will provide transportation to the tournament from the Grand Hyatt San Diego.

Add the ISTAT Foundation Golf Tournament to your current registration here. You'll need the email address you used to register for the event, and your registraton confirmation code or registration ID number. You can find all this information within your registration confirmation email.

ISTAT Appraising – An Introduction

When: Sunday, 6 March
Time: 15:30 - 17:00

As a core program of ISTAT, the Appraisers Program has been providing value and resources to members and the global aviation community for over 20 years. This complimentary session will feature an inside look into the ISTAT Appraisers Program, aircraft appraisal fundamentals and steps to becoming an appraiser. Session topics include:

  • The ISTAT Appraisers Program and introduction to the handbook and code of ethics
  • Types of aircraft appraisals and definitions
  • Becoming an appraiser – the requirements, process and examinations

Contact ISTAT to register for this session. 

ISTAT Rising Executives Event

When: Sunday, 6 March
Time: 17:00 - 18:00

Sponsored by Avolon

Calling all future leaders! Hear from industry leaders, including Mary Prettyman, ISTAT Vice President and Head of Customer Marketing with Pratt & Whitney, on what it takes to become a successful executive in the industry. Afterwards, engage with fellow Rising Executive members and people like you in other parts of the industry at a relaxed and intimate gathering designed for individuals with 10 years or less of experience. Continue your conversations at the Welcome Reception, which immediately follows this event.

Welcome Reception

When: Sunday, 6 March
Time: 18:00 - 20:00

ISTAT Americas offers numerous opportunities to connect — starting with the conference’s Welcome Reception. Join us for drinks and canapés as we settle into another event together in sunny San Diego.

The Hub and Jet Fuel Café

When: Monday, 7 March and Tuesday, 8 March
Time: 8:30 - 17:00

Jet Juel Cafe Sponsored by Castlelake

Consistently one of the busiest areas at ISTAT conferences, The Hub and Jet Fuel Café provide a space for you to network, hold informal meetings or work while enjoying complimentary specialty coffee drinks, such as cappuccinos, espressos and lattes all day.

ISTAT Bistro

When: Monday, 7 March and Tuesday, 8 March
Time: 8:30 - 17:00

Sponsored by Vedder Price

While you're hopping from meeting to meeting, or on your way to watch one of ISTAT's expert panels, grab a drink and a quick bite at the ISTAT Bistro. Stop by in the afternoon for a beer or a glass of wine before your evening events.

Roundtable Lunch

Aviation ABS Market
Sponsored by Deutsche Bank
When: Monday, 7 March
Time: 11:45 - 13:45

Deutsche Bank will be conducting a workshop on the current ABS market consisting of a general introduction followed by separate table discussions on (1) ABS Portfolio Construction, (2) The Coming Aircraft ABS Refinancing Wave, (3) The return of Aircraft ABS E-Notes, and (4) Aviation ABS Warehouse 2.0 and Current Bank Market Conditions.  Each table discussion will be conducted by a Deutsche Bank expert and attendees will be able to join at least two tables.  Pre-registration is required for this workshop. To register for this Roundtable Lunch, please email

Opportunity Creation through Carbon Regulation
Sponsored by PACE (Platform for Analyzing Carbon Emissions)
When: Tuesday, 8 March
Time: 12:20 - 13:45

Is your organization wrestling with how to best navigate the myriad issues associated with carbon emissions and sustainability? At PACE we provide services that help you ‘measure, manage and mitigate’, and in this luncheon we will discuss not just compliance and risk management, but also to look at future opportunities, such as using carbon emissions for innovative financing solutions. Over a well-earned lunch, we will incorporate three ‘round robin’ discussion topics facilitated at the tables under the following headings: Compliance, Risk Management and Opportunity. To book your place, please email to register.

View the roundtable agenda here.


When: Monday, 7 March
Time: 17:15 - 18:15

Sponsored by Avolon

Join colleagues for a reception in celebration of women’s advancements in aviation. You’ll walk away with a support network that you'll engage with for years to come. 

Networking Reception

When: Monday, 7 March
Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Sponsored by Boeing

Take part in this unique opportunity to network with colleagues at the USS Midway Museum, one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers. Enter a floating city at sea, and walk in the footsteps of 225,000 Midway sailors who served the U.S. 

Drinks and canapés will be served. Please plan to bring a sweater or jacket as the temperatures can get cool.


When: Monday, 7 March
Time: 21:30 - 24:00

Sponsored by Aerolease, Altavair & Aviation Week Network

The ISTAT Band is back and ready to rock. Relax and let loose for a night of live music and fun at Moonshine Flats. You're sure to have a good time at this vibrant venue featuring a country-western theme.

ISTAT Past President's Run

When: Monday, 7 March and Tuesday, 8 March
Time: 7:00

They say that getting up early can have surprising benefits for your mental and physical health. Find out for yourself by joining others for a refreshing run. Route information to come and runners will be divided into pace groups of various running speeds for a traffic-free run that’s about 1 to 5+ miles long.

Both water and snacks will be provided at the start and finish.

President's Gala Reception

When: Tuesday, 8 March
Time: 18:00 - 19:00

Sponsored by Air Lease Corporation

Slip into your nicest business attire and head to the President’s Gala Reception. It’s your opportunity to grab a cocktail and mingle with your new business connections before heading into the conference’s highlight event—the President’s Gala Dinner and Award Presentation.

President's Gala Dinner and Award Presentation

When: Tuesday, 8 March
Time: 19:00 - 21:00 

​Sponsored by Air Lease Corporation

Join us in celebration of the individuals who have made lasting contributions to our industry, including the 2022 ISTAT Award Winner, Rafael Alonso, Retired President, Latin America & Caribbean Region, Airbus, at the President’s Gala Dinner and Award Presentation!