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Schedule

All activities take place at the Harbor Ballroom, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego unless otherwise specified.

Saturday, 5 March

15:00 - 18:00 Proof of Vaccination/Negative Test Checkpoint Open
Seaport Foyer
Learn more about COVID-19 requirements.

Sunday, 6 March

6:15 Registration
6:30 Departure from hotel
ISTAT Foundation Golf Tournament
Sponsored by AVITAS
Maderas Golf Club
View more information here.
15:00 - 19:30 Registration Open
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
Palm Foyer
15:00 - 19:30 Proof of Vaccination/Negative Test Checkpoint Open
Seaport Foyer
Learn more about COVID-19 requirements.
15:30 - 17:00 ISTAT Appraising - An Introduction
La Jolla
17:00 - 18:00 ISTAT Rising Executives Event
Sponsored by Avolon
Marina Room and Courtyard
Speaker:
  • Mary Prettyman, Head of Customer Marketing, Pratt & Whitney
18:00 - 20:00 Welcome Reception
Coronado Ballroom, Foyer and Terrace

Monday, 7 March

7:00 ISTAT Past President's Run
7:30 - 19:00 Registration Open
​Sponsored by CDB Aviation
Palm Foyer
7:30 - 18:00 Proof of Vaccination/Negative Test Checkpoint Open
Seaport Foyer
Learn more about COVID-19 requirements.
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast
Sponsored by KPMG
Coronado Ballroom, Foyer and Terrace
8:00 - 8:45 Airlink and ISTAT Foundation Annual Joint Update Session
Seaport Ballroom B
8:30 - 17:00 The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Seaport Ballroom E
  • Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
    Sponsored by Castlelake
  • ISTAT Bistro: Grab and Go Food
    Sponsored by Vedder Price
 

The Deal Zone: Reserved Meeting Pods
Grand Hall B-D

 

MTG Space: Reserved Tables
Grand Hall B-D

 

Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines 
Sponsored by Aircastle
Seaport Ballroom A

9:00 - 9:15 Opening Remarks
  • Dean Gerber, ISTAT President, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Valkyrie BTO Aviation
  • Peter Blakeney, Managing Director, Arena Aviation Capital
9:15 - 10:00 Keynote Address: Macro Economic Update
  • Stuart Hatcher, Chief Revenue Officer, IBA Group Limited
10:00 - 10:45 Airbus versus Boeing
Moderator:
  • Douglas Runte, Managing Director and Head of Aviation Research, Deutsche Bank 

Speakers:

  • Darren Hulst, Vice President Marketing, Boeing
  • Paul Meijers, Executive Vice President Aircraft Leasing, Trading and Financing, Airbus
10:45 - 11:15 Morning Break
Sponsored by EirTrade Aviation, iAero Trust LLC, Nordic Aviation Services LTD, and Vallair Solutions
11:15 - 12:00 Frontiers in Propulsion - Engines Panel
Moderator: 
  • Doug Harned, Managing Director, Sanford C. Bernstein & Company 

Speakers:

  • Rom Chambard, Vice President Marketing, Civil Aerospace, Rolls-Royce, Plc.
  • Rebecca Johnson, Services Marketing Executive, GE Aviation
  • Dan Kirk, Vice President - Global Leasing, Cargo and Aftermarket Sales, Pratt & Whitney
  • Roger Welaratne, Managing Director & Chief  Executive Officer, SMBC Aero Engine Lease
11:45 - 13:45 Lunch
​Coronado Ballroom, Foyer and Terrace and Grand Hall A
11:45 - 13:45 Roundtable Lunch: Aviation ABS Market
Sponsored by Deutsche Bank
Seaport Ballroom B
Learn more and RSVP 
13:45 - 14:30 Regional Aircraft Panel - Market Evolution
Moderator:
  • Todd Freeman, Special Advisor, BOD, Nordic Aviation Capital

Speakers:

  • Priscilla Doro Solymossy, Head of Product Marketing, Embraer
  • John Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Azorra Aviation
  • Zuzana Hrnkova, Vice President & Head of Marketing, ATR
  • John Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Waltzing Matilda Aviation
  • Rod Williams, Chief Commercial Officer, Universal Hydrogen
14:30 - 14:40 ISTAT Appraisers Program Update
  • Bryson Monteleone, IAP Chair & Senior Advisor, Aviation Finance Advisory Services, PwC Ireland
14:40 - 15:30 Appraisers Panel
Moderator:
  • John Vitale, President & Chief Executive Officer, AVITAS 

Speakers:

  • George Dimitroff, Head of Valuations, Ascend by Cirium
  • John Mowry, Managing Director, Alton
  • Mike Yeomans, Director - Valuations, IBA Group Limited
15:30 - 16:15 Capital Markets: Pandemic Lessons Learned & the Path Forward
Moderator:
  • Mark Streeter, Managing Director, JP Morgan 

Speakers:

  • Kinnary Armstrong, Executive Director, Mizuho Securities USA
  • Pam Hendry, Vice President & Treasurer, United Airlines
  • Rafael Kuhn, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
  • Betsy Snyder, Director, S&P Global Ratings
  • Greg Willis, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Air Lease Corporation
16:15 - 17:00 Airline Panel
Moderator:
  • Catherine O'Brien, Global Investment Research, Goldman, Sachs, & Co. 

Speakers:

  • Joe Allman, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President Finance, Republic Airways
  • Jude Bricker, Chief Executive Officer, Sun Country
  • Gerry Laderman, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, United Airlines
  • Meghan Montana, Vice President & Treasurer, American Airlines
17:00 - 17:05 Closing Remarks
17:15 - 18:15 Women@ISTAT
Sponsored by Avolon
Bayview Room, 32nd Floor 
18:00 - 20:00 Networking Reception
Sponsored by Boeing
The USS Midway Museum
21:30 - 24:00 Club ISTAT
Sponsored by Aerolease, Altavair & Aviation Week Network
Moonshine Flats
344 7th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
 

Tuesday, 8 March

7:00 ISTAT Past President's Run
8:00 - 17:00 Registration Open 
​Sponsored by CDB Aviation
Palm Foyer 
8:00 - 17:00 Proof of Vaccination/Negative Test Checkpoint Open
Seaport Foyer
Learn more about COVID-19 requirements.
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast
Coronado Ballroom, Foyer and Terrace
8:15 - 9:15 Breakfast: The Inspirational Impact of D&I Awareness
Sponsored by Ascend by Cirium
Come learn, share and become a change agent in Diversity and Inclusion with senior executives from the industry. Please confirm your interest by email istat@istat.org. Please note this does not guarantee a seat. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Seaport Ballroom B
8:30 - 17:00 The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Seaport Ballroom E
  • Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
    Sponsored by Castlelake
  • ISTAT Bistro: Grab and Go Food
    Sponsored by Vedder Price
 

The Deal Zone: Reserved Meeting Pods
Grand Hall B-D

 

MTG Space: Reserved Tables
Grand Hall B-D

 

Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines
Sponsored by Aircastle
Seaport Ballroom A

9:30 - 9:35 Opening Remarks
  • Sarah Aoun, Head of Capital Markets Financing, Airbus
9:35 - 10:20 Market Reflections with Steve Hazy and Laura Mueller
  • Laura Mueller, Air Finance Journal 
  • Steve Hazy, Executive Chairman, Air Lease Corporation
10:20 - 10:50 Morning Break
Sponsored by EirTrade Aviation, iAero Trust LLC, Nordic Aviation Services LTD, and Vallair Solutions
10:50 - 11:35 Freighter Panel
Moderator:
  • Pete Seidlitz, President, Bristol Associates, Inc. 

Speakers:

  • Geoff Kehr, Senior Vice President, Global Air Fleet, DHL Express
  • Wolfgang Schmid, Vice President Sales, Marketing & Customer Support, EFW
  • Michael Steen, Chief Commercial Officer, Atlas Air Worldwide; President and Chief Executive Officer, Titan Aviation Holdings
  • Jens Steinhagen, Director Boeing Converted Freighters, Boeing Commercial Services
  • Bill Tarpley, Chief Executive Officer, Mammoth Freighters
11:35 - 12:20 Environment & Technology Panel
Moderator:
  • Kostya Zolotusky, Managing Partner, PiiQ iFLI 

Speakers:

  • Christopher Chaput, President, DG Fuels
  • Bob Lange, Senior Vice President & Head of Business Analysis and Market Forecast, Airbus
  • Michael Norcia, Chief Executive Officer, PYKA Aircraft
  • Michael Sinnett, Vice President and General Manager of Product Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
12:20 - 14:20 Lunch
Coronado Ballroom, Foyer and Terrace and Grand Hall A
12:20 - 13:45

Roundtable Lunch: Opportunity Creation through Carbon Regulation  
Sponsored by PACE
Seaport Ballroom B
Learn more and RSVP

13:45 - 14:30 New Frontiers in Aviation Finance
Moderator:
  • Dana Barta, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan

Speakers:

  • Rich Barnett, Managing Director, Castlelake
  • Anyi Lee, Managing Director, Blackstone
  • Margaret Morrow, Managing Director, PK AirFrance
  • Jennifer Villa, Executive Director & Group Head, Ashland Place Finance
14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon Break
Sponsored by EirTrade Aviation, iAero Trust LLC, Nordic Aviation Services LTD, and Vallair Solutions
15:00 - 15:45 The Aftermarket Panel: Market Update & Expert Analysis
Moderator:
  • Rich Gauvin, Chief Technical Officer - Aviation, Castlelake 

Speakers:

  • Thomas Garbaccio, President & Chief Commercial Officer, FTAI Aviation
  • Carl Glover, Vice President Sales & Marketing - Aviation Services Group, AAR
  • Abdol Moabery, President & Chief Executive Officer, GA Telesis
  • Paul Righi, Managing Director, Portfolio Marketing & Development, Boeing Capital Corporation
  • Robert Schultz, President, Delta Material Services
15:45 - 15:55 ISTAT Foundation Update
Speaker:
  • Peter Huijbers, Foundation Chair and Director, PH Aviation Asia Ltd.
15:55 - 16:55 Lessor CEO Panel
Moderator:
  • Radha Tilton, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs 

Speakers:

  • Thomas Baker, Chief Executive Officer, Aviation Capital Group
  • William Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer, Carlyle Aviation Partners
  • Michael Inglese, Chief Executive Officer, Aircastle 
  • John Plueger, President & Chief Executive Officer, Air Lease Corporation
16:55 - 17:00 Closing Remarks
17:00 - 18:00 Friends of the ISTAT Foundation Reception (By invitation only)
Bayview (32nd level)
18:00 - 19:00 President's Gala Dinner Reception
Sponsored by Air Lease Corporation
Harbor Foyer and Terrace
19:00 - 21:00 President's Gala Dinner and Award Presentation
Sponsored by Air Lease Corporation
Harbor Ballroom

 

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