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Join fellow ISTAT Asia attendees at the following networking events:

ISTAT Appraising 101

Tuesday, 8 May
15:00 - 17:00
Millenia 6
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia

As a core program of ISTAT, the Appraisers' Program has been providing value and resources to members and the global aviation community as a whole 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 Samantha Kirby by 27 April to register for this session.

The NewGen Event

Tuesday, 8 May
16:30 - 17:30
Garden Suite
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia

The ISTAT NewGen Event is a relaxed get-together for emerging industry leaders to meet with their peers, network over a few drinks and gain key insights on what's driving business within the Asian market. Don't forget to bring your business cards!

Sponsored by KPMG

Opening Reception

Tuesday, 8 May
17:30 - 19:30
Grand Ballroom
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia

Kick off three days of top-notch education and premier networking opportunities in Singapore with new and familiar faces at this opening event! Grab your colleagues and a drink, then confirm your plans for making valuable business connections.

Sponsored by BOC Aviation Limited

ISTAT Women's Networking Reception in conjunction with IAWA 

Wednesday, 9 May
17:15 - 18:15
Chihuly 1
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia

Make connections that inspire personal and professional growth, support business goals, and enrich lives at this popular event that recognizes women in the aviation industry. It's open to women in all stages of their careers who want to develop a strong lifelong network. Enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres as Marilyn Gan, DVB Bank SE's Managing Director, Regional Head Aviation Finance Asia and Valerie Tay, Chief Financial Officer, Transportation Partners kick off the evening, then hear from featured speaker Ms. Choo, a former corporate lawyer whose longing to travel led her to the Mosuo tribe.

The Mosuo tribe is one of the last matrilineal and matriarchal societies on earth, where power lies in the hands of women. Ms. Wai Hong will share her experience and stories on how she navigated their world in a mist-shrouded valley on China's invisible boarder.

Sponsored by KPMG

Networking Reception

Wednesday, 9 May
18:30 - 21:30
The Clifford Pier

Think you've seen it all? Don’t miss a unique opportunity to connect with fellow aviation professionals and prepare for an authentic Singaporean experience featuring local food and entertainment at The Clifford Pier - a venue that has preserved Singapore’s hawker culture while honoring its historical role as the landing point of Singapore’s forefathers. Buses depart at 18:15 from the hotel porte cochere to get to the reception. 

Before dinner, enjoy an alternative view of the city via a bumboat cruise around the harbor. It departs at 18:30 from the dock outside the restaurant.

Entertainment Sponsored by Vedder Price

ISTAT After Party

Wednesday, 9 May
Chihuly Lounge
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia

Conveniently located at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia, this upscale lounge offers a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere to mix and mingle with your colleagues. 

Sponsored by Magi Aviation Capital Limited

Closing Happy Hour

Thursday, 10 May
Chihuly Lounge
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia

Bid farewell to Singapore and celebrate the successes of ISTAT Asia 2018! The Happy Hour is back by popular demand and will feature light hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and good company. It's your last chance to network and enjoy time with colleagues.

Sponsored by Airbus