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Schedule

All activities take place at the Hilton Singapore Orchard unless otherwise specified.

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Tuesday, 11 October

9:00 - 14:00 Workshop
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Sponsored by PwC
Tembusu (Level 5)
  9:00 - 9:30: Workshop Registration
  9:30 - 10:30: Legal: How to Structure an Operating Lease & Other  Developments in Lease Negotiations
Dean Gerber, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Valkyrie BTO Aviation
  10:30 - 11:00: Workshop Break
  11:00 - 12:00:  Tax: Taxing Times in Lease Negotiations & Tax Drivers in Platform Jurisdiction Selection
Brian Leonard, Aviation Finance Partner, PwC
Dominic Gormley, Senior Adviser - Tax, PwC
Ross Duffy, Senior Tax Associate, Aircraft Leasing, Banking and Capital Markets, PwC
  12:00 - 12:45: Lunch
  12:45 - 13:45: Commercial Q&A: What We Did During Covid to Enhance Relationships and Recessionary Worries
Gerry Butler, Chief Commercial Officer, CALC
  13:45 - 14:00: Workshop Close/Wrap-Up

13:15 - 18:00 


ST Engineering Freighter Conversion Tour

15:00 - 19:30

Registration Open
Grand Ballroom Foyer (Level 6)

15:30 - 17:00

ISTAT Appraising - An Introduction
Lilac (Level 8)

17:00 - 18:00

ISTAT Rising Executives Event
Sponsored by Avolon
Tembusu (Level 5)
Moderator: Hui Ling Teo, Associate, Milbank
Speaker: Adrian Dharsan, Head of Asia Pacific Sales, DAE

18:00 - 20:00

Opening Reception
Sponsored by SMBC Aviation Capital
Grand Ballroom (Level 6)

Wednesday, 12 October

8:00 -17:30

Registration Open
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
Grand Ballroom Foyer (Level 6)

9:00 - 17:00 

MTG Space
Sponsored by Aviation Capital
Tembusu (Level 5)

Jet Fuel Café & The Hub
Sponsored by Embraer
Imperial Ballroom (Level 35)

Airline Lounge
Sponsored by BOC Aviation
Mahogany (Level 5)

9:15 - 9:30

Opening Remarks
Speakers:
Dean Gerber, ISTAT President, Executive Vice President and General Cuonsel, Valkyrie BTO Aviation
Marilyn Gan, ISTAT Asia Co-Chair, Senior Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific, Vmo Aircraft Leasing

9:30 - 10:15

Aviation & ESG
Moderator: Timothy Ross, Head of Investor Relations, BOC Aviation
Speakers:
Hon Lung Chu, Head of APAC, Volocopter
Rigel Cua, Sales Director​, Embraer
Shilpa Gulrajani, Head of Corporate Development and Sustainability, BNP Paribas
Matti Hautakangas, Head of Sustainability, Asia-Pacific, Neste

10:15 - 10:45

Fireside Chat 
Moderator: Dean Gerber, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Valkyrie BTO Aviation
Speaker: Peter Barrett, Chief Executive Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital 

10:45 - 11:15

Morning Break
Sponsored by  Airbus, Ascend, Avilease, AVITAS, BeauTech, Clover Aviation Capital Company Limited, PGA Aviation, Regio Lease S.A.S., Vedder Price

11:15 - 11:30

ISTAT Foundation Update
Gerry Butler, ISTAT Foundation Position Holder and Chief Commercial Officer, CALC 

11:30 - 12:30

Airline Panel
Moderator: Adrian Dharsan, Head of ASPAC Sales, DAE Capital
Speakers: 
Mark Cezar, Chief Financial Officer, Cebu Pacific Air
​Danny Ta Quang Ngoc, Director of Aircraft Fleet Planning, Acquisition and Financing, Vietjet Air
Riyaz Peermohamed, Chief Aircraft Acquisition and Financing Officer, Indigo

12:30 - 13:45

Lunch
Sponsored by Boeing
Estate ( Level 5)

13:45 - 14:30

Airbus and Boeing Debate
Moderator: David Swan, Chief Operating Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital
Speakers:
Sinead Cormican, HO Leasing, Airbus
Thomas Sanderson, Product Marketing Director, Boeing

14:30 - 14:45

ISTAT Appraisers Program Update
Olga Razzhivina, Vice-Chair, ISTAT Appraisers Program Board of Governors

14:45 - 15:30

Appraisers Panel
Moderator: Angus Mackay, Principal, ICF
Speakers: 
Jason Bewley, Executive Vice President & Head of Marketing, Magi Aviation Capital
Olga Razzhivina, Director, Oriel
Jian Zhu, Engagement Manager, Alton Aviation Consultancy

15:30 - 16:00

Afternoon Break
Sponsored by Airbus, Ascend, Avilease, AVITAS, BeauTech, Clover Aviation Capital Company Limited, PGA Aviation, Regio Lease S.A.S., Vedder Price

16:00 - 16:45

Where Are Lessors On The Road to Recovery?
Moderator: Marilyn Gan, Senior Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific, Vmo Aircraft Leasing
Speakers:
Jeff Chatfield, Executive Chairman, Avation PLC
David Swan, Chief Operating Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital
Mamoun Kuzbari, Chief Commercial Officer, Novus Aviation
Steven Townend, Deputy Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer, BOC Aviation

16:45 - 16:50

Closing Remarks
Mary Prettyman, ISTAT Vice President and Head of Customer Marketing, Pratt & Whitney

17:00 - 18:30

Women@ISTAT
Sponsored by Avolon
Estate (Level 5)
Featuring: Yap Mun Ching, Chief Sustainability Officer, AirAsia and Executive Director, AirAsia Foundation

18:30 - 20:30

Networking Reception
Dempsey Cookhouse and Bar
17D Dempsey Rd, Singapore 249676
Shuttles will begin departing the hotel entrance on level 1 at 18:00 and run every 20 minutes until 21:00. 

Thursday, 13 October

8:30 - 17:00

Registration Open
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
Grand Ballroom Foyer (Level 6)

9:00 - 17:00

MTG Space
Sponsored by Aviation Capital
Tembusu (Level 5)

Jet Fuel Café & The Hub
Sponsored by Embraer
Imperial Ballroom (Level 35)

Airline Lounge
Sponsored by BOC Aviation
Mahogany (Level 5)

9:00 - 9:05

Welcome Remarks
Adrian Dharsan, ISTAT Asia Committee Member and Head of ASPAC, Sales, DAE Capital

9:05 - 9:35

The Economist's View
Adam Pilarski, PhD, Senior Vice President, Consulting, AVITAS, Inc.

9:35 - 10:20

Rethinking Aviation in a Post-COVID World
Moderator: Bertrand Grabowski, Independent Advisor
Speakers:
Richard Finlayson, Managing Director, Head of Asset Finance & Leasing, Asia Pacific & Japan, Deutsche Bank
Balagopal Kunduvara, Divisional Vice President Financial Services, Singapore Air
Jeffrey Lam, President, Commercial Aerospace, ST Engineering
Christin Lodberg, Vice President Customer Finance, Airbus

10:20 - 10:50

Morning Break
Sponsored by Airbus, Ascend, Avilease, AVITAS, BeauTech, Clover Aviation Capital Company Limited, PGA Aviation, Regio Lease S.A.S., Vedder Price

10:50 - 11:20

Restructuring and Recovery for Asia Pacific Airlines
Moderator: Gerry Butler, Chief Commercial Officer, CALC
Speakers:
Nick Hardge, Manager, Leasing and Aircraft Trading, Virgin Australia
Ian Reid, Senior Financial Advisor, Philippine Airlines

11:20 - 12:05

Finance Panel
Moderator: Sarah Conway, Senior Vice President & Head of Lessor Origination, Pricing & Structuring, Deucalion Aviation
Speakers:
Pierre Briens, Head of Aviation Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas
Chng Wan Li, Managing Director of Aviation Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
Vinodh Srinivasan, Managing Director, Co-Head Structured Credit Group, Mizuho

12:05 - 13:30

Lunch
Sponsored by Boeing
Estate (Level 5)

13:30 - 14:15

Power Panel
Moderator: Andrew Beer, Managing Director, Standard Chartered Aviation Finance
Speakers:
Mary Ellen Jones, Senior Advisor, Pratt & Whitney
Jason Tonich, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing, GE Aviation

14:15 - 15:00

Alternative Finance Panel
Moderator: Valerie Tay, Managing Director Asia, SKY Aviation Leasing (Singapore) Pte Lte
Speakers:
Paul Da Vall, Head of Aviation Equity Fund, Investec
Axel Hammar, Chief Risk Officer, AV Airfinance Limited
Eelco Van de Stadt, President, PK AirFinance
Kostya Zolotusky, Chief Executive Officer, Itasca Re

15:00 - 15:30

Afternoon Break
Sponsored by Airbus, Ascend, Avilease, AVITAS, BeauTech, Clover Aviation Capital Company Limited, PGA Aviation, Regio Lease S.A.S., Vedder Price

15:30 - 16:15

Finding Value in Transactions Today
Moderator: Mui Sin Chan, Head of Treasury, BOC Aviation
Speakers:
John Duffy, Chief Commercial Officer, SKY Leasing
Pat Madigan, Head of Commercial, Genesis
Yip Hin Meng, Executive Vice President & Head of Aviation Asset Management, ST Engineering
Lewis Sutherland, Head of Asia, Deucalion Aviation

16:15 - 17:15

Lessor CEO Panel
Moderator: William Glaister, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
Speakers:
Thomas Baker, Chief Executive Officer, Aviation Capital Group
Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation
Ted O'Byrne, Chief Executive Officer, Avilease
Mike Poon, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited

17:15 - 17:30

Closing Remarks
Gerry Butler, ISTAT Asia Co-Chair and Chief Commercial Officer, CALC

17:30 - 19:00

Closing Happy Hour
Ginger.Lily (Level 5)

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