EVENTS Sponsor ISTAT Americas ISTAT Asia ISTAT EMEA ISTAT Latin America Forum Farnborough Airshow Holiday Receptions
 

Schedule

All activities take place at the Hilton Prague unless otherwise specified. All sessions take place in Congress Hall, Lower Level

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Sunday, 23 September

8:30 - 14:45 EFW Freighter Conversion Visit
9:00 - 14:30 Bohemian Countryside Excursion
9:30 - 15:30 Prague Castle Tour
14:00 - 20:00 Registration
Sponsored by Acumen Aviation 
15:30 - 17:00  ISTAT Appraising – An Introduction (formerly Appraising 101)
Rokoska, Mezzanine Level
16:30 - 18:00 ISTAT NewGen Event
Cloud9 Sky Bar
Sponsored by KPMG
18:00 - 20:30 Welcome Reception
Hilton Grand Ballroom, Mezzanine Level
Sponsored by Air Lease Corporation 

Monday, 24 September

8:15 - 17:30 Registration
Congress Hall Foyer, Lower Level
Sponsored by Acumen Aviation
8:30 - 17:00 The Hub: Central Gathering Space
Lower Level
  Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
The Hub, Lower Level
Sponsored by Jackson Square Aviation
  The Deal Zone: Reserved Meeting Rooms
The Hub, Lower Level
  MTG Space: Reserved Tables
Madrid-Vienna-Roma, Lower Level
  ISTAT Bistro: Grab and Go Food 
The Hub, Lower Level
Sponsored by ORIX Aviation
  Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines 
Karlin I-III, Mezzanine Level
Sponsored by Aircastle
9:30 - 9:45 Opening Remarks

Speakers:

  • Douglas W. Runte, ISTAT President & Managing Director & Head of Aviation Research, Deutsche Bank
  • James Meyler, Chief Executive Officer, ORIX Aviation Hong Kong
9:45 - 10:10 Keynote Speaker
Speaker:
  • Conor McCarthy, Managing Director & Project Oversight, PlaneConsult
10:10 - 10:55 Investing in European Aviation
Moderator:
  • Mark Pilling, Vice President, Markets, FlightGlobal

Speaker:

  • Nigel Addison-Smith, Director, PA Nyras
  • Alexander Feuersänger, Head of Fleet Procurement, Specification & Sales, Lufthansa Group Airlines
  • Lynn Guiney, Head of EMEA, Avolon
  • Peter Oncken, Managing Partner, INTRO Aviation GmbH
10:55 - 11:20 Morning Break
Congress Hall Foyer & The Hub, Lower Level
Sponsored by AVITAS, Inc., Certifed Aviation Services, DAE Capital, Embraer, Intrepid Aviation, MITSUBISHI AIRCRAFT CORPORATION, Novus Aviation Capital, REGIO LEASE and Vallair
11:20 - 12:05 GE Aviation and Rolls-Royce
Moderator:
  • Giles Thomas, Managing Director, Charlotte Parker Associates

Speakers:

  • Jason Brewer, General Manager, Technical Engines Marketing, GE Aviation
  • Dominic Horwood, Chief Customer Officer - Civil Large Engines, Rolls-Royce
  • Aidan Reynolds, Chief Technical Officer & President, Jackson Square Aviation
12:05 - 13:00 Airline Panel
Moderator:
  • Peter Negline, Head of Strategy & Market Research, BOC Aviation Limited

Speakers:

  • Jay W. Hancock, Managing Director – Fleet, American Airlines
  • Dan Pietrzak, Managing Director of Fleet Management, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch
Atrium, Grand Ballroom, Chez Louis Salon, Czechouse Grill
Sponsored by Avolon
14:30 - 15:15 Regional Jets
Moderator:
  • Nigel Addison-Smith, Director, PA Nyras

Speakers:

  • Gregory Alberts, Senior Vice President Commercial Sales & Marketing, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation America, Inc.
  • Stewart Cordner, Senior Vice President Commercial, SuperJet International
  • Ross Mitchell, Vice President, Commercial Operations, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
  • Rodrigo Silva e Souza, Vice President of Marketing, Embraer Commercial Aviation
  • Frank Vermeire, Head of A220 Marketing, Airbus
15:15 - 16:00 Turboprops
Moderator:
  • Chris Beer, Managing Director, Skyworld Aviation Ltd

Speakers:

  • Clemente Affinito, Head of Sales for Europe, Russia and C.I.S., ATR
  • Ross Mitchell, Vice President, Commercial Operations, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
  • Jim Murphy, Chief Commercial Officer, Nordic Aviation Capital A/S
  • Jan Palmer, Chief Executive Officer, Regional Jet
16:00 - 17:00 Aircraft Finance Panel
Moderator:
  • Mylene Scholnick, Principal, ICF

Speakers:

  • Andy Cronin, Chief Financial Officer, Avolon
  • William Graham, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Will McCallum, Managing Director, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Robert Roy, Managing Director, Aviation Capital Group
  • Eelco van de Stadt, Managing Director, DVB Transport (US) LLC
17:00  Closing Remarks

Speaker:

  • Peter Blakeney, Vice President Aircraft Trading, Apollo Aviation 
17:00 - 18:00 ISTAT Women's Networking Reception in conjunction with IAWA
Chez Louis Salon, Mezzanine Level
Sponsored by KPMG
18:00 - 20:00 Networking Reception
Hilton Grand Ballroom, Mezzanine Level
Sponsored by Boeing
21:30 Club ISTAT
Roxy Prague | Dlouhá 33, 110 00 Staré Město, Czechia 
Sponsored by IBA Group Limited and SPIRE Flight Solutions A World Fuel Services Company

Tuesday, 25 September

8:30 - 17:00 The Hub: Central Gathering Space
Lower Level
  Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
The Hub, Lower Level
Sponsored by Jackson Square Aviation
  The Deal Zone: Reserved Meeting Rooms
The Hub, Lower Level
  MTG Space: Reserved Tables
Madrid-Vienna-Roma, Lower Level
  ISTAT Bistro: Grab and Go Food
The Hub, Lower Level
Sponsored by ORIX Aviation
  Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines 
Karlin I-III, Mezzanine Level
Sponsored by Aircastle
8:30 - 17:30 Registration
Sponsored by Acumen Aviation
9:45 - 9:50 Welcome Remarks

Speaker:

  • Richard Owen Walker, Head of Investor Marketing, Airbus   
9:50 - 10:50 Boeing and Airbus Debate

Moderator:
  • Steven Townend, Chief Commercial Officer, BOC Aviation Limited

Speakers:

  • Isabelle Floret, Head of Leasing Markets, Airbus
  • Jeremy Griffin, Vice President, Global Leasing Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
10:50 - 11:15 Morning Break
Congress Hall Foyer & The Hub, Lower Level
Sponsored by AVITAS, Inc., Certifed Aviation Services, DAE Capital, Embraer, Intrepid Aviation, MITSUBISHI AIRCRAFT CORPORATION, Novus Aviation Capital, REGIO LEASE and Vallair
11:15 - 12:15 Making Aircraft Trading Easier: Global Aircraft Trading System (GATS)
Moderator:
  • David Swan, Chief Operating Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital 

Speakers:

  • Daniel C. da Silva, Vice President, Strategic Regulatory Policy, Boeing Capital Corporation
  • William D. Hoffman, Chairman, Apollo Aviation Group, LLC
  • Seamus O'Croinin, Partner, A & L Goodbody
  • Patrick Kaufer, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
  • Riyaz Peermohamed, Chief Aircraft Acquisition & Financing Officer, IndiGo Airlines
  • Tom Woods, Partner & Head of Aviation Finance & Leasing, KPMG
12:15 - 13:00 Changing Times - Evolution and Innovation in the Aircraft ABS Market
Moderator:
  • Radha Tilton, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs 

Speakers:

  • Rich Barnett, Managing Director, Castlelake
  • Ryan McKenna, Vice President, Air Lease Corporation
  • Fred Swanevelt, Senior Manager, Fleet Transactions, American Airlines
  • Kumar Velayudham, Managing Director, Och Ziff Capital Management Group
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch
Atrium, Grand Ballroom, Chez Louis Salon, Czechouse Grill
Sponsored by Accipiter 
14:30 - 15:15 CFM and Pratt & Whitney
Moderator:
  • Giles Thomas, Managing Director, Charlotte Parker Associates

Speakers:

  • Paul Finklestein, Director - Marketing, Pratt & Whitney
  • Gaël Méheust, President & Chief Executive Offcer, CFM
  • Aidan Reynolds, Chief Technical Officer & President, Jackson Square Aviation
15:15 - 15:30 IAP Update

Speaker:

  • Bryson Monteleone, Senior External Consultant, PwC Ireland & Chair, ISTAT Appraisers’ Program
15:30 - 16:15 Appraisers Panel
Moderator:
  • Bertrand Grabowski, Senior Strategic Advisor, DAE Capital

Speakers:

  • Rikard de Jounge, Vice President, Asset Valuation, AVITAS, Inc.
  • George Dimitroff, Head of Valuations, Flight Ascend Consultancy
  • Olga Razzhivina, Director, Oriel
  • Michael Yeomans, Head of Valuations, IBA Group Limited
16:15 - 17:15 Lessor CEO Panel
Moderator:
  • Dómhnal Slattery, Chief Executive Officer, Avolon

Speakers:

  • Peter Barrett, Chief Executive Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital
  • John Plueger, Chief Executive Officer & President; Member, Board of Directors, Air Lease Corporation  
  • Firoz Tarapore, Chief Executive Officer, DAE Capital
  • Khan T. Tran, Chief Executive Officer & President, Aviation Capital Group 
17:15 Closing Remarks

Speaker:

  • Richard Owen Walker, Head of Investor Marketing, Airbus   
18:30 - 21:30 Cocktail Reception & Networking Dinner
Prague Municipal House
Buses to the Prague Municipal House for the Networking Dinner will depart from the Lower Level of the Hilton Prague at 18:15.
21:30 After Party
Cloud9 Sky Bar

 

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