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ISTAT EMEA offers a variety of opportunities to explore London and connect with your aviation colleagues. 

Football Match Day Out

When: Saturday, 30 September
Time: 11:15
Location: Delegates will meet in the Hilton London Metropole lobby to walk approximately 10 minutes to Marylebone station, where we will then take the tube to Hackney Wick.

Join us at ISTAT's "Football Match Day Out" at this year's ISTAT EMEA. Connect with colleagues from the aviation industry and watch West Ham face off with Sheffield UTD at London Stadium!

Live Like a Londoner Tour

When: Sunday, 1 October
Time: 11:30 - 16:00
Location: Meet at the Hilton London Metropole

View some of the best street art in London, listen to stories that give insights into the East End’s traditions and culture and wander the streets to discover ancient Roman burial grounds, Georgian-style mansions built from the French silk trade, hidden synagogues and the most vibrant street art in the world. Along the way, guests will experience various authentic tastings in markets, shops, bakeries, restaurants and favorite local haunts, where they can meet the owners and explore historical sites that few tourists have an opportunity to experience within the East End. 

Participants on the tour acknowledge that ISTAT assumes no liability for injuries or losses of any kind arising out of or in connection with their participation except to the extent resulting from ISTAT’s gross negligence or willful misconduct.

ISTAT Appraising – An Introduction 

When: Sunday, 1 October
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Hilton London Metropole | Mezzanine 10-11

As a core program of ISTAT, the Appraisers Program provides value and resources to members and the global aviation community. This complimentary session will feature an inside look into the ISTAT Appraisers Program, aircraft appraisal fundamentals and steps to becoming an appraiser.

ISTAT Rising Executives Event

When: Sunday, 1 October
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Location: Hilton London Metropole | Room 23
Sponsored by Avolon
Sarah Conway, Head of Lessor Origination, Pricing & Structuring, Deucalion Aviation Limited 

The ISTAT Rising Executives Program offers networking and educational opportunities to ISTAT members and professionals with less than ten years experience in the commercial aviation industry. Join us in London for refreshments followed by a fireside chat with Sarah Conway of Deucalion Aviation Limited, moderated by Arne Luxa of MTU Maintenance. 

Welcome Reception

When: Sunday, 1 October
Time: 18:00 - 20:00 
Location: Hilton London Metropole | Richmond Suite
Sponsored by Engine Lease Finance Corporation

Get right to it and connect with colleagues at the ISTAT EMEA Welcome Reception. This is an excellent opportunity to set the tone (and your meetings) for the next two days. Grab a drink—this is the place to be.

ISTAT Past President's Run

When: Monday, 2 October and Tuesday, 3 October
Time: 7:00 - 8:00
Location: Meet in group lobby/ISTAT registration area

They say that getting up early can have surprising benefits for your mental and physical health. Find out for yourself by joining others for a refreshing run. Runners will be divided into pace groups of various running speeds for a traffic-free run that’s about 1 to 5+ miles long. Both water and snacks will be provided at the start and finish.

The Hub and Jet Fuel Café

When: Monday, 2 October and Tuesday, 3 October
Time: 8:30 - 17:00
Location: Hilton London Metropole | Kensington Suite
Sponsored by Boeing

Head to the heart of the networking: The Hub and Jet Fuel Café. With space for sitting and drinks for sipping, this is an ideal location to stop and park for a bit or just swing by as you run to your next meeting. Enjoy a complimentary specialty coffee to stay energized throughout the day.


When: Monday, 2 October
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Location: Tyburn Kitchen
Sponsored by Avolon
Rosemarie O'Leary, Senior Vice President Marketing at Avolon and Nina Jonsson, Vice Chairman at Icelandair.

Join us for a reception to celebrate the advancement of women in aviation. Support the continued elevation of our female colleagues by raising a glass to the impact women make within ISTAT and across the industry.

Networking Reception

When: Monday, 2 October
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Location: Hilton London Metropole | Admiral Suite
Sponsored by TrueNoord

Keep the conversation going! Conveniently located at the host hotel, this Networking Reception offers another ideal opportunity for you to connect with key industry contacts.


DEI Breakfast: Why Inclusion Should be Intentional

When: Tuesday, 3 October
Time: 8:30 - 9:45
Location: Hilton London Metropole | Admiral Suite
Sponsored by Ascend by Cirium

Come learn, share and become a change agent in Diversity and Inclusion with senior executives from the industry. Please indicate your interest when registering for the conference. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited seating is available.


Networking Dinner | The National Gallery

When: Tuesday, 3 October
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Location: The National Gallery
Sponsored by AerCap

Keep the business conversations buzzing at The National Gallery. Offering exclusive access to some of the world’s greatest masterpieces, doors open just for ISTAT EMEA delegates after the gallery closes to the public. Surround yourself with some of the world’s greatest paintings in London.