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Schedule

All activities take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre unless otherwise specified. The agenda below is updated as of 23 July 2021.

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Sunday, 3 October

08:00 - 16:30 Golf Outing at Gleneagles​
08:30 - 16:30 St. Andrews Tour
11:00 - 15:00 Scottish Spirit Walking Tour of Edinburgh
14:00 - 20:00 Registration​
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
15:30 - 17:00  ISTAT Appraising – An Introduction
17:00 - 18:00 ISTAT Rising Executives Event
Sponsored by Avolon
18:00 - 20:00 Welcome Reception
Sponsored by GA Telesis, LLC

Monday, 4 October

7:30 - 19:00 Registration​
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
8:30 - 17:00

The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space

  • Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
    Sponsored by AMCK Aviation
  • ISTAT Bistro: Grab and Go Food

The Deal Zone
Sponsored by Jackson Square Aviation

MTG Space

Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines
Sponsored by Air Lease

9:00 - 9:15

Opening Remarks and Welcome

Speaker:

  • Dean Gerber, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Valkyrie BTO Aviation
  • Julian Balaam, Director, Skytech-AIC
9:15 - 9:45 Recovery 2021 - Where Next?
  Speaker:
  • Rob Morris, Global Head of Consultancy, Ascend by Cirium
9:45 - 10:45 Finance Panel - Post COVID Landscape: Aviation Community Capital Requirements
  Moderator: 
  • Dick Forsberg, Industry Advisor

Speakers:

  • Bertrand Grabowski, Independent Advisor
  • Ross O'Connor, Vice President, Aircraft Trading, Avolon
  • Christine Rovelli, Senior Vice President, Finance & Fleet Management, Finnair
10:45 - 11:15 Morning Break 
Sponsored by AVITAS, Inc., Embraer, iAero Thrust, Regio Lease, Vallair Solutions 
11:15 - 12:00 Propulsion Panel - From Pandemic to Sustainable Flying: The View From the Engine OEM
  Moderator:
  • John Vitale, President & CEO, AVITAS, Inc.
12:00 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 14:30 Airbus vs Boeing - Impact of 2020 on Market Forecasts, Deliveries, and Production
  Moderator:
  • Doug Runte, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc.
Speakers
  • Paul Meijers, Executive Vice President, Aircraft Leasing, Trading, and Financing, Airbus
  • Tim Myers, President, Boeing Capital Corporation
14:30 - 14:40 ISTAT Appraisers Program Update
  Speaker:
  • Bryson Monteleone, Chair, ISTAT Appraisers Program Board of Governors, Senior Advisor, PwC 
14:40 - 15:25 Freighter Panel - The Role of Freighters after the Pandemic
  Moderator:
  • Paul Newrick, President & Managing Director, Altavair (UK) Limited
15:25 - 16:05 Appraisers Panel
  Moderator:
  • Sarah Conway, Senior Vice President Marketing, Deucalion Aviation Limited

Speakers:

  • Phil Bolt, Director, Bolt Advisory Ltd.
  • George Dimitroff, Head of  Valuations, Cirium
  • Edward Pieniazek, Director of Analytics and Advisory, Ishka
  • Olga Razzhivina, Director, Oriel
  • Phil Seymour, President, IBA Group Limited
16:05 - 16:50 Transitioning Aviation to Carbon Neutrality
  Moderator: 
  • Jan Melgaard, Executive Chairman, FPG Amentum Ltd.

Speakers: 

  • Sami Jauhiainen, Vice President, Business Development, Neste
  • Bob Lange, Senior Vice President, Analysis & Market Forecast, Airbus
16:50 Closing Remarks
17:00 - 18:00 ISTAT Women's Networking Reception
Sponsored by Avolon 
18:00 - 20:00 Networking Reception
Sponsored by TrueNoord
Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

Tuesday, 5 October

8:30 - 17:30 Registration​
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
8:30 - 17:00

The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space

  • Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
    Sponsored by AMCK Aviation
  • ISTAT Bistro: Grab and Go Food

The Deal Zone
Sponsored by Jackson Square Aviation

MTG Space

Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines
Sponsored by Air Lease

9:30 - 9:35 Opening Remarks
9:35 - 10:05 Keynote Address
  Speaker:
  • Emma Gilthorpe, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Zero and Chief Operating Officer, Heathrow Airport
10:05 - 10:50 Airlines Post Pandemic - Boom or Bust?
  Moderator:
  • Lynn Guiney, Aviation Executive

Speakers:

  • Shane Lord, Strategy Director, easyJet
  • Olesia Mashkova, Head of Fleet Management, S7
  • Xisca Mateu Brunet, Aircraft Fleet Manager, Air Europa
10:50 - 11:20 Morning Break 
Sponsored by AVITAS, Inc., Embraer, iAero Thrust, Regio Lease, Vallair Solutions 
11:20 - 12:05 One on One 
  Chief Inquisitor:
  • ​Laura Mueller, Airfinance Journal
12:05 - 14:05 Lunch
14:05 - 14:50 Finance Panel
  Moderator:
  • James Kelly, Tax Partner, KPMG

Speakers:

  • Wilhelm Steinmark, European Head of Aviation Lending & Capital Markets, Castlelake
14:50 - 15:35 Future Direction of Leasing
  Moderator:
  • Declan Kelly, Chairperson, Aircraft Leasing Ireland
15:35 - 16:10 Regional Aircraft Panel
  Moderator:
  • Rod Sheridan, Chairman, Nordic Aviation Capital A/S
16:10 - 16:20 The OEM Perspective
  Speaker:
  • Sinead Cormican, HO Pricing and Customisation, Airbus
16:20 - 17:20 Lessor CEO Panel
  Moderator: 
  • Mark Streeter, Managing Director, JP Morgan Securities, Inc.
17:20 Closing Remarks
18:00 - 20:00 Networking Event
Sponsored by Boeing
Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh and Edinburgh Castle
21:00 After Party
Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

 

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