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Schedule

All activities take place at the Hilton Panama unless otherwise specified.

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Wednesday, 16 November

11:00-15:00

Panama Canal & Tour of the Old Quarter
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Shuttle will depart from the Hilton Panama at 11:00

15:00 - 19:00

Registration Open
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
Star Bay Ballroom Foyer

17:30 - 19:00

Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Boeing
Infinity Room

Thursday, 17 November

8:30 - 17:00

Registration Open
Sponsored by CDB Aviation
Star Bay Ballroom Foyer

9:00 - 9:10

Welcome Remarks
Star Bay Ballroom
Speakers:
Mary Prettyman, Vice President, ISTAT, Head of Marketing, Prat & Whitney
Mike Warner, Managing Director, Boeing Capital Corp, ISTAT Latin America Forum Chair

9:10 - 9:30

Opening 
Speaker: José Ricardo Botelho, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, ALTA

9:30 - 10:00

Keynote Address: Economic Outlook
Speaker: Peter Cerdá, Regional Vice President, Americas, International Air Transport Association (IATA)

10:00 - 10:50

Airline Panel
Moderator: Priscilla Branco, ISTAT Latin America Forum Committee Member
Speakers:
Juan Echecopar, Executive Vice President of Corporate Planning & Fleet, Aerolineas Argentina
Francisco Raddatz, Vice President Fleet, Avianca
Victor Rios, Director, Copa Airlines

 10:50 - 11:15

Morning Break
Refreshments sponsored by Abogados Sierra, KBRA and SMBC Aviation Capital
Star Bay Ballroom Foyer

11:15 - 12:10

Cargo Panel
Moderator: Mylène Scholnick, Senior Manager, Fleet Transactions and Management, Amazon
Speakers:
Andres Bianchi, Chief Executive Officer, LATAM Cargo
Josh Collingwood, Regional Director - Air Cargo Market Analysis, Boeing
Richard Greener, Head of Cargo, AerCap Cargo
Derry Huff, Vice President - Aviation, Americas, DHL Express
Luis Sierra, Chief Executive Officer, MAS Cargo

12:10 - 13:00

Aircraft/OEM Panel
Moderator: Marine Benoit, Vice President, Marketing, Aviation Capital Group
Speakers:
Laurent Bayer, Vice President, Head of Contracts, Latin America and Caribbean, Airbus
Darren Hulst, Vice President, Commercial Marketing, Boeing
Vagner Ricardo, Airline Strategy Director - Americas, Embraer

 13:00 - 14:00

Lunch 
Society Café

14:00 - 14:30

Keynote Address
Speaker: José Montero, Chief Financial Officer, Copa Airlines

14:30 - 15:30

Finance Panel
Moderator: Paul O'Driscoll, Appraiser, Ishka 
Speakers:
Michael Leonard, Director - Aviation Corporate Banking, Citi
Joseph Putaturo, Treasury and Insurance Director, Copa Airlines
Benoist de Vimal, Director - Head of Aviation Americas, MUFG Bank

15:30 - 16:00

Afternoon Break
Refreshments sponsored by Abogados Sierra, KBRA and SMBC Aviation Capital
Star Bay Ballroom Foyer

16:00 - 17:00

Lessor Panel
Moderator: Pascal Picano, Chief Executive Officer, Latitude Aviation
Speakers:
Jorge Castillo, Senior Vice President - Head of Marketing, Aviation Capital Group
Bashir Hajjar, Senior Vice President - Head of Americas Leasing, AerCap
Daniel Silberman, Managing Director Americas, Avolon
Walter Valarezo, Head of Americas Sales, DAE Capital 

17:00 - 17:05

Closing Remarks
Speaker: Mylène Scholnick, Senior Manager, Fleet Transactions and Management, Amazon, ISTAT Latin America Forum Committee Member

17:15 - 18:30

Cocktail Hour
Sponsored by iAero Thrust
Infinity Room

19:00 - 21:00

Networking Dinner
Shuttle will depart from the Hilton Panama at 18:30
American Trade Hall
Plaza Herrera
Casco Viejo, Panama

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