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Schedule

All sessions take place in the Hilton London Metropole unless otherwise specified. Additional details will be added as they are confirmed.

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Saturday, 30 September

11:15 Football Match Day Out
Meet in Hilton London Metropole Lobby

Sunday, 1 October

11:30 - 16:00 Live Like a Londoner Tour
14:00 - 20:00 Registration
West Wing Foyer
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
15:30 - 17:00  ISTAT Appraising – An Introduction
Mezzanine 10-11
16:00 - 17:00 ISTAT Mentorship Program Reception (by Invitation Only) 
Tyburn Kitchen
Sponsored by Azorra 
17:00 - 18:00 ISTAT Rising Executives Event
Room 23
Sponsored by Avolon
Moderator: Arne Luxa, Director Sales - Europe, MTU Maintenance
Speaker: Sarah Conway, Head of Lessor Origination, Pricing & Structuring, Deucalion Aviation Limited 
18:00 - 20:00 Welcome Reception
Richmond Suite
Sponsored by Engine Lease Finance Corporation

 

Monday, 2 October

7:00 ISTAT Past President's Run
Meet in the West Wing Foyer, near ISTAT registration
7:30 - 19:00 Registration
West Wing Foyer
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
8:30 - 17:00 Airline Lounge
GMT Suite
Sponsored by Air Lease Corporation
8:30 - 17:00 The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Kensington Suite
  • Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
    Sponsored by Boeing
  • The Deal Zone
    Sponsored by Jackson Square Aviation
8:30 - 17:00 MTG Space
Room 23
9:00 - 9:15 Opening Remarks
Mary Prettyman, ISTAT President and Head of Marketing, Pratt & Whitney
Sarah Aoun, ISTAT EMEA Chair and Head of Capital Markets, Airbus
9:15 - 9:45 Fireside Chat
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy, Executive Chairman of the Board, Air Lease Corporation
Shai Weiss, Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of the Board, Virgin Atlantic
9:45 - 10:30 Current Challenges in the Financing Market
Moderator: Fiona Henderson, Partner, Norton Rose
Speakers:
Eamonn Forbes, Chief Commercial Officer, Titan Aviation
Christine Rovelli, Senior Vice President, Finnair
Olivier Trauchessec, Managing Director - Head of Global Aviation, MUFG
Jennifer Villa, Executive Director & Group Head, Ashland Place
Emily Wilson, Director, AB CarVal 
10:30 - 11:00 Break
Sponsored by AviationValues, AVITAS, Beautech, Clover, NAC, Regio Lease, Setna iO, SMBC Aviation Capital, Vallair
11:00 - 11:45 Airbus and Boeing: My Airplane Is Better Than Your Airplane
Moderator: Douglas Runte, Managing Director and Head of Aviation Research, Deutsche Bank
Speakers:
Darren Hulst, Vice President - Marketing, Boeing
Mark Pearman-Wright, Head of Marketing, Leasing, Trading & Investors, Airbus
11:45 - 12:30 Engine Manufacturers' Issues and the Impact on Lessors
Moderator: Felipe Campos, Chief Operating Officer, Avolon
Speakers:
Romain Chambard, Vice President Marketing, Civil Aerospace, Rolls-Royce
Jennifer Farrel Emerich, Market Intelligence Executive, GE Aerospace
12:30 - 13:45 Lunch
Tyburn Kitchen & Admiral Suite
Sponsored by KPMG
13:45 - 14:30 Global Macro - Musings from the Maestros
Moderator: Peter Negline, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Macrolytics
Speakers:
Rob Morris, Global Head of Consultancy, Ascend by Cirium
Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President, AVITAS
14:30 - 15:15

A Close View of the Freighter Market Through the Lens of Cargo Operators
Moderator: Mylène Scholnick, Head of Fleet Transactions and Management, Amazon Air
Speakers: 
Dave Andrew, Group Chief Executive, ASL Aviation Holdings
Paul Chase, Chief Commercial Officer, ATSG
Turhan Ozen, Chief Cargo Officer, Turkish Airlines
Janet Wallace, Managing Director Cargo Operations & Transformation, Air Canada

15:15 - 15:25 ISTAT Appraisers Program Update
Bryson Monteleone, ISTAT Appraisers Program Chair and ​Senior Advisor, Aviation Finance Advisory Services, PwC Ireland
15:25 - 16:10 Higher for Longer – A Panel Discussion on Key Market Trends for Values
Moderator: Shane Matthews, Head of Strategic & Market Analysis, SMBC Aviation Capital 
Speakers:
Gary Crichlow, Head of Commercial Analysts, AviationValues
Rikard de Jounge, Vice President - Asset Valuation, AVITAS
George Dimitroff, Head of Valuations, Cirium
Olga Razzhivina, Director, Oriel
Mike Yeomans, Director - Valuations, IBA Group Limited
16:10 - 16:55 Sustainability: Is This the End of the Beginning?
Moderator: Lynn Guiney, Principal, Soleir
Speakers:
Orla Benson, Senior Vice President Environment Social Governance, SMBC Aviation Capital
Robert Downes, Senior Vice President, Head of Aircraft Trading, ACG 
Steven Gillard, UK Head of Sustainability, Boeing
Marie-Louise Kelly, Chief Financial Officer, ORIX Aviation
Mounir Kuzbari, Co-CEO of Novus Aviation Capital and Director of SAF One Energy Management Limited
Dr. Ulrike Ziegler, President of the Board of Directors, IMPACT on Sustainable Aviation
16:55 Closing Remarks
Bryson Monteleone, ISTAT Appraisers Program Chair and ​Senior Advisor, Aviation Finance Advisory Services, PwC Ireland
17:00 - 18:00 Women@ISTAT
Tyburn Kitchen
Sponsored by Avolon
Moderator: Rosemarie O'Leary, Senior Vice President Marketing, Avolon
Speaker: Nina Jonsson, Vice Chairman, Icelandair
18:00 - 20:00 Networking Reception
Richmond Suite, Level 2
Sponsored by TrueNoord

Tuesday, 3 October

7:00 ISTAT Past President's Run
Meet in the West Wing Foyer, near ISTAT registration
8:30 - 9:45 DEI Breakfast: Why Inclusion Should be Intentional
Admiral Suite
Sponsored by Ascend by Cirium
8:30 - 17:00 Airline Lounge
GMT Suite
Sponsored by Air Lease Corporation
8:30 - 17:00 The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Kensington Suite
  • Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
    Sponsored by Boeing
  • The Deal Zone
    Sponsored by Jackson Square Aviation
8:30 - 17:00 MTG Space
Room 23
8:30 - 17:30 Registration
West Wing Foyer
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
10:00 - 10:05 Opening Remarks
Julian Balaam, Director, Skytech-AIC
10:05 - 10:40 Keynote Address
Conor McCarthy, Founder & Executive Chairman, Emerald Airlines
10:40 - 11:25 Airline Panel
Moderator:
Joe O'Mara, Tax Partner, KPMG
Speakers:
Krishnan Balakrishnan, Chief Financial Officer, Jazeera Airways
Murat Bas, Senior Vice President, Fleet Management & Strategy, Turkish Airlines
Patrick Halluin, Vice President Fleet Transactions, Air France
11:25 - 11:55 Break
Sponsored by AviationValues, AVITAS, Beautech, Clover, NAC, Regio Lease, Setna iO, SMBC Aviation Capital, Vallair
11:55 - 12:40

Secondary Market: What's Happening?
Moderator: Laura Cunningham
Sarah Conway, Head of Lessor Origination, Pricing & Structuring, Deucalion Aviation Limited
Cian Dooley, Founding Partner, Airborne Capital
Simon Goodson, Chief Executive Officer, AerFin Limited
Karina Harper, Credit Structurer - Transportation, Deutsche Bank 
Lisa Lyons, Senior Vice President, Trading, DAE Capital

12:40 - 14:00 Lunch
Tyburn Kitchen & Admiral Suite
13:50 - 14:35 Where to Source the Cheapest Financing in 4Q23
Moderator: Mark Streeter, Managing Director, JP Morgan
Speakers:
Bertrand Grabowski, Independent Advisor 
Ross O'Connor, Chief Financial Officer, Avolon
Mabel Ying Peng, Senior Vice President, Deputy Head of Financing, Clover Aviation Capital Company Limited
Gregory B. Willis, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Air Lease Corporation
14:35 - 15:20 Fireside Chat
Moderator:
Sarah Aoun, Head of Capital Markets, Airbus
Speaker:
Peter Barrett, Chief Executive Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital 
15:20 - 16:00

Crossover and Regional Aircraft Panel
Moderator: Ron Baur, President, Azorra
Speakers:
Angus Clarke, Chief Commercial Officer, Air France / KLM
Sinead Cormican, Head of Leasing Customers, Airbus
Martyn Holmes, Chief Commercial Officer, Embraer
Simon Newitt, President & Chief Commercial Officer, Heart Aerospace 
Alexis Vidal, Chief Commercial Officer, ATR

16:00 - 16:20 ISTAT Foundation Update
Speakers: 
Sigthor Einarsson, ISTAT Foundation Chair and Chairman & Senior Partner, ICELEASE
Donovan Palmer, Chief Executive Officer, MAF-UK
16:20 - 16:35 Presentation of the ISTAT DEI Award
16:35 - 17:35 Lessor CEO Panel
Moderator: Radha Tilton, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Speakers:
Thomas Baker, Chief Executive Officer and President, Aviation Capital Group
Andy Cronin, Chief Executive Officer, Avolon
James Meyler, Chief Executive Officer, ORIX Aviation
John L. Plueger, Chief Executive Officer and President, Air Lease Corporation
Firoz Tarapore, Chief Executive Officer, DAE
17:35 Closing Remarks
Mamoun Kuzbari, Chief Commercial Officer, Novus Aviation Capital
19:00 - 21:00 Networking Dinner
The National Gallery
Sponsored by AerCap
Busses will depart from the West Wing Foyer beginning at 18:30.

 

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