EVENTS Sponsor ISTAT Americas ISTAT Asia ISTAT EMEA ISTAT Latin America Forum Farnborough Airshow Holiday Receptions
 

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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. - 6:30 p.m. Happy Hour
Bayside Pavilion, Floor 2

Sunday, 4 March

7:00 a.m. ISTAT Foundation Golf Tournament
Torrey Pines Golf Course 
Sponsored by AVITAS, Inc. and Vedder Price
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Appraising 101
Marina Ballroom D, Floor 3
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
Sunday trip sold out, email registration@istat.org to join the wait list. 
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ISTAT Appraiser Continuing Education
Marina Ballroom D, Floor 3
By Invitation Only
2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Registration Open
Pacific Ballroom Foyer, Floor 1

Sponsored by CDB Aviation
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. President's Reception 
Bayside Pavilion, Floor 2
By Invitation Only 
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ISTAT NewGen Event
Marina Kitchen, Floor 2
Featuring C. Jeffrey Knittel, 2018 ISTAT Award winner & Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Airbus Americas 
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
Marriott Grand Ballroom 8, Floor 2
Sponsored by Airbus

Monday, 5 March

7:00 a.m. ISTAT Group Run  
Meet in the Lobby of the San Diego Marriott Marquis + Marina
Hosted by the ISTAT President
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Airlink/ISTAT Foundation Annual Joint Update Breakfast Session  
Marina Ballroom D
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
Pacific Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by CDB Aviation
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Pacific Ballroom 14, Floor 1

 

Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
The Hub, Pacific Ballroom 14, Floor 1
Sponsored by GE Capital Aviation Services

 

The Deal Zone: Reserved Meeting Pods
Pacific Ballroom 23, Floor 1

 

MTG Space: Reserved Tables
San Diego Ballroom A, Floor 2

 

ISTAT Bistro: Grab and Go Food 
The Hub, Pacific Ballroom 14 Floor 1

 

Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines 
San Diego Ballroom C, Floor 2

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Marriott Grand Ballroom 8
Sponsored by KPMG
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
Bayside Pavilion, Floor 2
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Big Airplanes, Big Opportunities
 

Speaker:

  • C. Jeffrey Knittel, 2018 ISTAT Award winner & Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Airbus Americas
  • Randy Tinseth, Vice President of Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Morning Break
The Hub, Pacific Ballroom 14, Floor 1
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 Aviation
  • Rick Deurloo, Senior Vice President, Customers & Chief Customer Officer, Pratt & Whitney
  • Simon Goodson, Senior Vice President - Lessors, 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.
  • Gaël Méheust, President & Chief Executive Officer, CFM International
11:50 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
Marriott Grand Ballroom 8 and Terrace, Floor 2 
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.
  • Heather Wilson, Director of Treasury, Westjet Airlines, Ltd.
3:20 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. Leverage - The Financial Panel
 

Moderator:

  • Pamela S. Hendry, Advisory Board Member, Hudson Structured

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:

  • Tom Baker, Senior Vice President - Strategy & Analytics, Aviation Capital Group
  • Robert Korn, President, Apollo Aviation Group
  • Ryan McKenna, Vice President, Air Lease Corporation
  • Ted O'Byrne, Chief Investment Officer, AerCap
  • Gary Rothschild, President, Merx Aviation Finance
5:10 p.m. Closing Remarks
 

Speaker:

  • Robert Agnew, ISTAT Americas Committee Member, President & Chief Executive Officer, morten beyer & agnew
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
Bayside Pavilion, Floor 2
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 | 344 Seventh Ave 

Tuesday, 6 March

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
Pacific Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by CDB Aviation
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Marriott Grand Ballroom 8
Sponsored by Vallair 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Pacific Ballroom

 

Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
Pacific Ballroom
Sponsored by GE Capital Aviation Services

 

The Deal Zone: Reserved Meeting Pods
Pacific Ballroom 23

 

MTG Space: Reserved Tables
San Diego Ballroom A

 

ISTAT Bistro: Grab and Go Food 
Pacific Ballroom

 

Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines 
San Diego Ballroom C

9:30 a.m. - 9:35 a.m. Opening Remarks
 

Speaker:

  • Daniel J. Pietrzak, ISTAT Americas Co-Chair and Managing Director of Fleet, Transactions, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
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 Remarketing
 

Moderator:

  • Pete Seidlitz, Past ISTAT Award winner & President, Bristol Associates, Inc.

Speakers:

  • Jay W. Hancock, Managing Director Fleet, American Airlines
  • Rod Sheridan, Vice Chairman, Nordic Aviation Capital A/S
  • Otto Verhoeff, Director, Castlelake (UK) LLP
  • Rich Wiley, Non-Executive Chairman, Sky Holding Company LLC
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Morning Break
The Hub, Pacific Ballroom 14, Floor 1
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. Fleet Planning
 

Moderator:

  • Daniel J. Pietrzak, ISTAT Americas Co-Chair and Managing Director of Fleet, Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Speakers:

  • Kevin Burkhart, Managing Director – Aircraft Acquisitions & Sales, Federal Express
  • Joseph Fallon, Director of Fleet Development, Air Finance and Networks, UPS Airlines
  • Richard Greener, Senior Vice President Specialty Markets, GECAS
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
Marriott Grand Ballroom 8 Terrace 
Sponsored by CFM International 
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Regional Aircraft Panel
 

Moderator:

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

Speakers:

  • Colin Bole, Senior Vice President, Commercial, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
  • Christian Scherer, Chief Executive Officer, ATR
  • John Slattery, President & Chief Executive Officer, Embraer Commercial Aviation
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Developing a Major Leasing Platform
 

Speaker:

  • Steven Udvar-Hazy, Past ISTAT Award winner & Executive Chairman, Air Lease Corporation
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Freighters and Air Cargo
 

Moderator:

  • Steve Rimmer, Chief Executive Officer, Altavair LLC

Speakers:

  • Rich Corrado, Chief Operating Officer, ATSG
  • Hiran Perera, Senior Vice President, Emirates Sky Cargo
  • Michael Steen, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer, Atlas
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lessor CEO Panel
 

Moderator:

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

Speakers:

  • Peter Barrett, Chief Executive Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital
  • Alec Burger, President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Capital Aviation Services
  • Stephen Cook, Global Head of Transportation FinanceExecutive Director, Macquarie
  • John Plueger, President and Chief Executive Officer, Air Lease Corporation
5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
 

Speaker:

  • Tony Diaz, ISTAT Americas Committee Member, Operating Partner, Virgo Investment Group
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

The ISTAT Foundation Reception
Bayside Pavilion, Floor 2
By Invitation Only

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

President's Gala Dinner Reception
Marriott Grand Ballroom Foyer, Floor 2

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

President's Gala Dinner and Award Presentation
Marriott Grand Ballroom, Floor 2

9:00 p.m.

Dessert Reception + After Party
Marriott Grand Foyer 
Sponsored by Aircastle

 

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