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Schedule

All activities will take place at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong unless otherwise specified.

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Tuesday, 7 May

TBD

ISTAT Workshop
Sponsored by PwC

15:00 - 17:30

Registration Open
Lobby

16:30 - 17:30

ISTAT Rising Executives Event
Sponsored by Avolon

18:00 - 21:00

Welcome Reception
Grand Ballroom
Sponsored by Clover Aviation Capital

Wednesday, 8 May

8:00 -17:30

Registration Open
Lobby

9:00 - 17:00 

MTG Space
Poolhouse

The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Grand Ballroom Foyer
  • Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
    Sponsored by Boeing

Airline Lounge
Salon 3 & 4

9:00 - 9:05

Opening Remarks
Grand Ballroom
Speakers:
Mary Prettyman, ISTAT President, Head of Marketing, Pratt & Whitney
Marilyn Gan, ISTAT Asia Chair, Senior Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific, Vmo Aircraft Leasing

9:05 - 9:20 

Welcome to Hong Kong

9:20 - 9:50 

Fireside Chat
Speaker: Nat Pieper, Chief Executive Officer, One World Alliance

9:50 - 10:30

Enviornment & Sustainability Panel
Moderator: David Swan, Chief Operations & Sustainability Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital

10:30 - 11:00

Morning Break
Sponsored by Airbus, AVITAS, BeauTech Power Systems, CFM International, Mammoth Freighters, PGA Aviation LLC and Regio Lease.

11:00 - 11:10

ISTAT Foundation Update

11:10 - 12:10

Airline CEO Panel
Speakers: 
Stanley Hui, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Bay Airlines
Jeff Sun, Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Airlines
Mike Szucs, Chief Executive Officer, Cebu Pacific

12:10 - 13:40

Lunch
Tiffin & Grand Hyatt Steakhouse

13:40 - 14:20

Airbus and Boeing Debate
Moderator: Ian Reid, Senior Financial Adviser, Phillippine Airlines
Speakers: 
Sinead Cormican, Head of Leasing, Airbus
Alexander Philip, Managing Director of Marketing for Global Leasing, Boeing

14:20 - 14:30

ISTAT Appraisers Program Update
Stuart Rubin, Chair, ISTAT Appraisers Program, Senior ISTAT Appraiser, Principal, ICF International 

14:30 - 15:10

Appraisers Panel
Moderator: Stuart Rubin, Chair, ISTAT Appraisers Program, Senior ISTAT Appraiser, Principal, ICF International 

15:10 - 15:35

Afternoon Break
Sponsored by Airbus, AVITAS, BeauTech Power Systems, CFM International, Mammoth Freighters, PGA Aviation LLC and Regio Lease.

15:35 - 16:05

China In the New World Order
Moderator: Haiyan Zheng, Executive Vice President - Head of Airline Marketing, acquisition and Trading, Clover Aviation Capital

16:05 - 16:45

Asian Capital Markets
Moderator: Musin Chan, Head of Treasury, BOC Aviation

16:45 - 16:50

Closing Remarks

17:00 - 18:30

Women@ISTAT
Sponsored by Avolon

18:30 - 21:00

Networking Dinner

Thursday, 9 May

8:30 - 17:00

Registration Open
Lobby

8:00 - 9:00

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Breakfast
Sponsored by KPMG

9:00 - 17:00

MTG Space 
Poolhouse

The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Grand Ballroom Foyer
  • Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
    Sponsored by Boeing

Airline Lounge
Salon 3 & 4

9:00 - 9:05

Welcome Remarks
Grand Ballroom

9:05 - 9:45

Asia Through Adam's Eyes
Adam Pilarski, PhD, Senior Vice President, Consulting, AVITAS Inc.

9:45 - 10:15

Fireside Chat
Moderator: Simon Hanson, Chairman, Asia Pacific & Middle East, Avolon

10:15 - 10:55

Airline CFO Panel
Moderator: Valerie Tay, Managing Director, Asia, Sky Aviation Leasing
Speakers: 
Mark Cezar, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Cebu Pacific
Tian Chao, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Spring Airlines
Riyaz Peermohamed, Chief Aircraft Acquisition and Financing Officer, IndiGo

10:55 - 11:35

Cargo Panel
Moderator: Lewis Sutherland, Chief Commercial Officer, Deucalion Aviation
Speakers: 
Laura Ivankaite, Head of Asset Management, Smartlynx
Yip Hin Meng, Head of Aviation Asset Management, ST Engineering

11:35 - 12:15

Geopolitical Risks Impacting Aviation
Speakers: 
Aoife Hafner, Head of Portfolio Risk Management, SMBC Aviation Capital

12:15 - 12:55

Finance Panel
Moderator: Nat Vilasdechanon, ISTAT Asia Committee Member, Counsel, Clifford Chance
Speakers: 
Wendy Chai, Head of Treasury, AerDragon Aviation Leasing
Cristina Chang, Managing Director, Citigroup Global Markets Asia Ltd. 
Martin Harris, Managing Director, Head of Aviation, Asia Pacific, HSBC

12:55 - 14:00

Lunch
Tiffin & Grand Hyatt Steakhouse

14:00 - 14:40

Power Panel
Speakers: 
Yogesh Farswani, Regional Vice President - Customer Business, Pratt & Whitney
Jaime Nieto, Chief Commercial Officer, Rolls-Royce

14:40 - 15:20

Lessor Fireside Chat
Moderator: Marilyn Gan, ISTAT Asia Chair, Senior Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific, Vmo Aircraft Leasing

15:20 - 15:50

Afternoon Break
Sponsored by Airbus, AVITAS, BeauTech Power Systems, CFM International, Mammoth Freighters, PGA Aviation LLC and Regio Lease.

15:50 - 16:30

Trading and Asset Monetiziation Panel
Moderator: Michael Littleton, Head of Aircraft Trading, SMBC Aviation Capital 

16:30 - 17:30

CEO Panel
Moderator: Robert Martin, ISTAT Asia Committee Member, Independent Investor
Speakers: 
Ted O'Byrne, Chief Executive Officer, AviLease
Mike Poon, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, CALC
Firoz Tarapore, Chief Executive Officer, DAE Capital 

17:30 - 17:35

Closing Remarks

17:35 - 19:00

Closing Happy Hour

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