EVENTS Sponsor Previous Events ISTAT Latin America Forum ISTAT at Airshows Receptions
 

Schedule

All activities take place at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes unless otherwise specified.

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Saturday, 9 March

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.   Poker Tournament
JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes
Sponsored by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Sunday, 10 March

8:00 a.m.   ISTAT Foundation Golf Tournament
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Orlando, Grande Lakes
Sponsored by AVITAS, Inc. and Vedder Price
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Kennedy Space Center Tour
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ISTAT Tennis Tournament 
Sponsored by SkyWorks Leasing, LLC
2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Registration Open
Mediterranean Ballroom Pre-Function
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ISTAT Appraising – An Introduction (formerly Appraising 101)
Mediterranean Ballroom 1
Contact Samantha Kirby to register for this session.
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ISTAT NewGen Event
Citrus Garden
Sponsored by CFM
Featuring John Feren, 2019 ISTAT Award winner & Vice President Marketing, L3 Technologies 
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
Valencia Terrace

Monday, 11 March

7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration Open
Mediterranean Ballroom Pre-Function
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Airlink/ISTAT Foundation Annual Joint Update Session 
A continental breakfast will be available
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Palazzo Ballroom Salon D
Sponsored by KPMG
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Coquina Ballroom North
  Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
The Hub
Sponsored by GECAS
  ISTAT Bistro: Grab and Go Food
The Hub
  The Deal Zone: Reserved Meeting Pods
Coquina Ballroom South
Sponsored by GA Telesis, LLC
  MTG Space: Reserved Tables
Mediterranean Ballroom Salon 6
  Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines
Palazzo Ballroom Salon F
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
 

Speakers:

  • Daniel Pietrzak, Managing Director, Fleet Management, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • Douglas W. Runte, ISTAT President and Managing Director & Head of Aviation Research, Deutsche Bank
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Three Wise Men on Market Environment
 

Speakers:

  • Dick Forsberg, Head of Strategy, Avolon
  • Shane Matthews, Head of Strategic and Market Analysis, SMBC Aviation Capital
  • Peter Negline, Head of Strategy & Market Research, BOC Aviation Limited
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Spouse Brunch
Citrus Garden
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Thrust
 

Moderator:

  • John Feren, Vice President, Marketing, L3 Technologies

Speakers:

  • Bill Brown, Product Marketing Director, GE Aviation
  • Paul Finklestein, Director-Marketing, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines & Global Services
  • Richard Goodhead, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Civil Aerospace, Rolls-Royce plc
  • Gaël Méheust, President and Chief Executive Officer, CFM
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Morning Break
The Hub
Sponsored by AerCap, Airbus SAS, Bank of Utah, Certified Aviation Services, GA Telesis LLC, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, Novus Aviation Capital, & Ping An International Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. 
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Airbus/Boeing
 

Speakers:

  • Christopher P. Jones, Senior Vice President Customers, Airbus
  • Randy Tinseth, Vice President of Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
Indoor Seating: Palazzo Ballroom Salon D
Outdoor Seating: Valencia Terrace
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Airline Panel
 

Moderator:

  • John Willingham, Chief Executive Officer, Macquarie

Speakers:

  • Jude Bricker, Chief Executive Officer, Sun Country
  • Pam Hendry, Treasurer, United
  • Ursula Hurley, Vice President, Treasurer, JetBlue Airways
  • Daniel Pietrzak, Managing Director, Fleet Management, Delta Air Lines, Inc. 
2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m. ISTAT Appraisers Program Update
 

Speaker:

  • Bryson Monteleone, ISTAT Appraisers Program Chair and Senior External Consultant, PwC Ireland 
2:55 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Appraisers Panel
 

Moderator:

  • Justine Fisher, Vice President, Goldman Sachs

Speakers:

  • Gueric Dechavanne, Vice President, Collateral Verifications, LLC
  • Kimberly Higgins Bergin, Senior Consultant, AVITAS, Inc. 
  • Jeff Lewis, Senior Vice President, Fortress Investment Group LLC
  • John Mowry, Managing Director, Alton Aviation Consultancy
  • Lindsey Webster, Vice President - Asset Valuations, Morton Beyer and Agnew
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Trading Panel
 

Moderator:

  • Pete Seidlitz, President, Bristol Associates, Inc.

Speakers:

  • Daniel da Silva, Vice President, Strategic Regulatory Affairs, Boeing Capital Corporation
  • Jeff Lewis, Senior Vice President, Fortress Investment Group LLC
  • Paul O'Dwyer, Chief Commercial Officer, Orix Aviation
  • Michael Weiss, Head of Aircraft Trading, SMBC Aviation Capital
4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Lessor CCO Panel
 

Moderator:

  • Eamonn Forbes, Chief Commercial Officer, FPG Amentum

Speakers:

  • Declan Kelly, Chief Commercial Officer, GECAS
  • Graham Lees, Head of Revenue, BOC Aviation Limited
  • Jane O’Callaghan, Chief Commercial Officer, Accipiter
  • Otto Verhoeff, Partner and Chief Commercial Officer, Castlelake
5:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Speaker:

  • Marilyn Gan, Managing Director, Regional Head Aviation Finance Asia, DVB Bank SE
5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ISTAT Women's Networking Reception in conjunction with IAWA
Citrus Garden
Sponsored by CFM
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Palazzo Ballroom Salon D
Sponsored by Boeing
9:30 p.m.  Club ISTAT
Monterey
Sponsored by Avolon and Spire Flight Solutions A World Fuel Services Company
   

Tuesday, 12 March

7:00 a.m.  ISTAT President's Run
Meet in Valencia Terrace
Sponsored by GECAS
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
Mediterranean Ballroom Pre-Function
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Palazzo Ballroom Salon D
Sponsored by Bocomm Leasing and Voyager
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Coquina Ballroom North
  Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
The Hub
Sponsored by GECAS
  The Deal Zone: Reserved Meeting Pods
Coquina Ballroom South
Sponsored by GA Telesis, LLC
  MTG Space: Reserved Tables
Mediterranean Ballroom Salon 6
  ISTAT Bistro: Grab and Go Food
The Hub
  Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines
Palazzo Ballroom Salon F
9:30 a.m. - 9:35 a.m. Opening Remarks
 

Speaker:

  • Peter Blakeney, Vice President, Aircraft Trading, Carlyle Aviation Partners
9:35 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Address
 

Speaker:

  • Adam Pilarski, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, AVITAS, Inc.
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. New Financing Solutions
 

Moderator:

  • Dean Gerber, Shareholder, Vedder Price P.C.

Speakers:

  • Hani Kuzbari, Managing Director, Novus
  • Bob Morin, Managing Director, Aircraft Finance Insurance Consortium (AFIC)
  • Bob Roy, Managing Director, Aviation Capital Group
  • John Wikoff, Senior Executive Director, FPG AIM
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Morning Break
THe Hub
Sponsored by AerCap, Airbus SAS, Bank of Utah, Certified Aviation Services, GA Telesis LLC, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, Novus Aviation Capital, & Ping An International Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. 
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Freighter Panel
 

Moderator:

  • Richard Greener, Senior Vice President & Manager Cargo, GECAS

Speakers:

  • Dave Andrew, Chief Executive, ASL Airlines (Africa & Asia) and Leasing, ASL Aviation Group
  • Dr. Joerg Andriof, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Titan Aviation Leasing
  • Bob Brown, Partner, Vx Captal Partners
  • Rich Corrado, Chief Operating Officer, Air Transport Services Group, Inc.
  • Geoff Kehr, Senior Vice President Global Air Fleet Management, DHL
11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch
Indoor Seating: Palazzo Ballroom Salon D
Outdoor Seating: Valencia Terrace
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Small is Beautiful
 

Moderator:

  • Rod Sheridan, Vice Chairman, Nordic Aviation Capital A/S

Speakers:

  • Greg Alberts, Senior Vice President Commercial Sales & Marketing, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation America
  • Rodrigo Silva e Souza, Vice President, Marketing, Embraer Commercial Aircraft
  • Ross Mitchell , Vice President, Commercial Operations, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. After-Market Panel
 

Moderator:

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

Speakers:

  • Rudy Bryce, Chief Executive Officer, GE Aviation Materials
  • Carl Glover, Vice President Sales & Marketing – Aviation Services Group, AAR Corporation
  • Ian Malin, Treasurer, Director & Chief Investment Officer, AJW Group
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Finance Panel 
 

Moderator:

  • Joe Shanahan, Managing Director, Citi

Speakers:

  • Patrick M. Käufer, Managing Director and Global Head of Aviation, Corporate & Investment Banking, Deutsche Bank
  • Tim Myers, President, Boeing Capital Corporation 
  • Radha Tilton, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
  • Eelco van de Stadt, Global Head of Aviation, DVB Bank SE
4:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. Lessor CEO Panel
 

Moderator:

  • Tony Diaz, Chairman, Zephyrus Aviation Capital

Speakers:

  • Peter Barrett, Chief Executive Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital
  • Alec Burger, President and Chief Executive Officer, GECAS
  • Peter Chang, Chief Executive Officer, CDB Aviation
  • John Plueger, Chief Executive Officer & President; Member, Board of Directors, Air Lease Corporation
5:10 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Speaker:

  • Kostya Zolotusky, ISTAT Americas Committee Member
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. The ISTAT Foundation Reception
Citrus Garden
By Invitation Only
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. President's Gala Dinner Reception
Mediterranean Ballroom Pre-Function
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

President's Gala Dinner and Award Presentation
Mediterranean Ballroom

9:00 p.m.

Dessert Reception + After Party
Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen
Sponsored by Aircastle Limited

 

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