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Sunday, 3 March 

6:00 ISTAT Foundation Golf Tournament
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Golf Club, Austin, TX
Sponsored by AVITAS
6:15 Departure from JW Marriott Austin
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8:00 - 13:30 ISTAT Americas Sporting Clays Event
Copperhead Creek Shooting Club, Austin, TX
8:00 Departure from JW Marriott Austin
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12:00 - 15:00 ISTAT Foundation Pickleball Tournament
Austin Pickle Ranch, Austin, TX
Players to arrive at 11:30 for instructions
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13:00 - 17:00 IAP Business Meeting and ConEd Session
Room 203
Invite Only
15:00 - 19:30 Registration Open
Lone Star Foyer
15:30 - 17:00 ISTAT Appraising - An Introduction
Room 205
17:00 - 18:00

ISTAT Rising Executives Event
Edge Rooftop Bar & Pool | JW Marriott Austin
Sponsored by Avolon
Moderator: Marie-Aude Gagnon Rousseau, Senior Director, Fleet Transactions, Air Canada
Speakers:
Stacy Kuperus, Chief Portfolio Officer, FTAI Aviation
Ekene Okpareke, Marketing Director, Boeing
Camille Pousseur, Marketing Director, Stratos
Betsy Seaton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Saltchuk Aviation
Jake Thomsen, Head of Acquisitions & Trading, MidAmerican Aerospace
Benoist de Vimal, Head of Origination Aviation for the Americas, MUFG

18:00 - 20:00 Welcome Reception
Edge Rooftop Bar & Pool | JW Marriott Austin
Sponsored by Vedder Price

Monday, 4 March

7:00 ISTAT Past Presidents' Run
7:00 - 19:00 Registration Open
Lone Star Foyer
8:00 - 8:45 Breakfast
JW Grand 1-5
8:00 - 8:45 ISTAT Foundation and Airlink Update Session: Celebrating 30 years of the ISTAT Foundation
Brazos
8:30 - 17:00 The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
Lone Star Ballroom A-E
Jet Fuel Café Sponsored by Boeing
  The Deal Zone: Reserved Meeting Pods
Griffin Hall & Foyer
  MTG Space: Reserved Tables
Griffin Hall & Foyer
  Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines
Lone Star Ballroom F
Sponsored by Aircastle
8:45 - 9:00 Opening Remarks
JW Grand Ballroom 6
Mary Prettyman, ISTAT President, & Mylene Scholnick, ISTAT Americas Chair
9:00 - 10:00 The Situation Room with Rick Deurloo, Pratt & Whitney
Moderator: Emily Wicker, Partner, Clifford Chance US LLP
Rick Deurloo, President, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines
10:00 - 10:45 High Demand, High Pressure: The OEM Debate
Moderator: Max Kingsley-Jones, Senior Consultant, Cirium-Ascend
Speakers:
Colin Bole, Head of Commercial, North America, Airbus
Darren Hulst, Vice President of Commercial Marketing, Boeing 
10:45 - 11:05 Morning Break
Sponsored by AerCap, Clover Aviation Capital Company Limited and Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
11:05 - 11:50 CEO to CEO: Tailwinds and Headwinds 2024
Perspectives on Southwest and the US Airline Industry

Speakers:
Bob Jordan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Southwest Airlines
John Plueger, Chief Executive Officer and President, Air Lease Corporation
11:50 - 12:30 Adam in the House
Speaker: Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President, AVITAS
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
JW Grand 1-5
12:30 - 14:00 ISTAT DEI Learning Lunch, Featuring SMBC Aviation Capital
Brazos
14:00 - 14:45 Airline Icons and Aviation Pioneers
Moderator: Abdol Moabery, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, GA Telesis
Speaker: Dr. Declan Ryan, Executive Chairman and Founder, Irelandia Aviation
14:45 - 14:55 ISTAT Appraisers Program Update
Speaker: Stuart Rubin, Vice President and Managing Director, Aviation, ICF International, ISTAT Appraisers Program Chair
14:55 - 15:40

Trends in Data and Valuation
Moderator: Daniel Stone, Executive Vice President, DAE Capital
Speakers:
Gueric Dechavanne, Vice President, Collateral Verifications
Paul O’Driscoll, Aviation Consultant, Appraiser, Ishka
Olga Razzhivina, Director, Oriel
Wes Romaine, Vice President, ACI Aviation Consulting

15:40 - 16:25 The Growth In Private Lending Solutions
Moderator: Pam Hendry, Vice President & Treasurer, United Airlines
Speakers:
Rosie Gill, Director, Head of International, Coverage & Sector Content, NatWest
Paul Kent, Chief Commercial Officer, BOC Aviation
Yevgeniya Levitin, Managing Director, Head of Aviation, Natixis CIB Americas
Robert Neal, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Allegiant
Eelco van de Stadt, President, PK AirFinance
16:25 - 17:10 Navigating the Future: Insights from Airlines Leaders — A C-Suite Panel Discussion
Moderator: Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of the Board, Air Lease Corporation
Speakers:
Dave Davis, President, Chief Financial Officer, Sun Country Airlines
Tom Doxey, President, Breeze Airways
Ursula Hurley, Chief Financial Officer, JetBlue
Constance von Muehlen, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Alaska Airlines
17:10 - 17:15 Closing Remarks
Peter Blakeney, Managing Director, Arena Aviation Capital
17:15 - 18:15 Women@ISTAT
Brazos
Sponsored by Avolon
Moderator:
Hilary Dennehy, Head of Transaction Legal, Americas, Avolon
Speakers:
Estelle Janer, Senior Vice President, OEM, Avolon
Christy Reese, Vice President, Global Leasing Sales, Boeing
17:30 - 19:00 Networking Reception
JW Grand 1-5
Sponsored by Crestone Air Partners
21:30 - 24:00 Club ISTAT
Antone's

Tuesday, 5 March

7:00 ISTAT Past Presidents' Run  
8:00 - 17:00 Registration Open
Lone Star Foyer
 
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast
JW Grand 1-5
Sponsored by Gallagher Aerospace US
 
8:30 - 17:00 The Hub: Central Gathering and Exhibit Space
Jet Fuel Café: Specialty Coffee Bar
Lone Star Ballroom A-E
Jet Fuel Café sponsored by Boeing
 
  The Deal Zone: Reserved Meeting Pods
Griffin Hall & Foyer
 
  MTG Space: Reserved Tables
Griffin Hall & Foyer
 
  Airline Lounge: Meeting Area Reserved for Airlines
Lone Star Ballroom F
Sponsored by Aircastle
 
9:30 - 9:35 Opening Remarks
JW Grand Ballroom 6
Hillary Cacanando, Director, Airlines & Aircraft Lessors Equity Research, Deutsche Bank
 
9:35 - 10:20 US Airlines and the Economy In 2024
John P. Heimlich, Vice President and Chief Economist, Airlines for America
 
10:20 - 10:45 Morning Break
Sponsored by AerCap, Clover Aviation Capital Company Limited and Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
 
10:45 - 11:30 The Air Freight Debate — What Will the Freighter Market Deliver in 2024 and Beyond?
Moderator:
Mike Yeomans, Director of Valuations & Consulting, IBA Group
Speakers:
Paul Chase, Chief Commerical Officer, Air Transport Services Group 
Tom Crabtree, Managing Director, Trade and Transport Group
Matt Hoesley, Chief Commercial Officer, Altavair
Marc Iarchy, Partner, World Star Aviation
David Parrott, VP of Finance, UPS Airlines
 
11:30 - 12:15

ESG in 2024: Pushback and Opportunities
Moderator:
James Connelly, Senior Vice President, ESG & Corporate Communications, Aircastle
Speakers:
Gillian Cooney, Head of Human Resources, SMBC Aviation Capital
Anders Forslund, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Heart Aerospace
Michael Halaby, Managing Director, Head of Aviation Advisory, MUFG Bank
Thomas O'Leary, Chief Executive Officer, JetZero
Paul Sheridan, Leader, Aviation Finance Advisory Services, PwC

 
12:15 - 13:45 Lunch
JW Grand 1-5
 
12:15 - 13:45 Learning Lunch | The Sky’s the Limit: An Open Discussion on 5 Key Areas Shaping the Financial Future of the Industry
Sponsored by Cirium
Brazos
 
13:45 - 14:30 Navigating the Volatile Capital Markets of 2024
Moderator: Mark Streeter, Managing Director, JP Morgan
Speakers:
John Beekman, Chief Financial Officer, Griffin Global Asset Management
Meghan Montana, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, American Airlines
Paraic Quinn, Head of Trading & Capital Markets, Avolon
Jonathan Root, Senior Vice President, Moody's Investors Service    
Radha Tilton, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
 
14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon Break
Sponsored by AerCap, Clover Aviation Capital Company Limited and Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
 
15:00 - 15:45 After-Market: Challenges, Pitfalls & Opportunities
Moderator: Jep Thornton, Partner, Aerolease Aviation LLC
Speakers:
David Chaimovitz, Chief Executive Officer, Setna iO 
David Moreno, Chief Operating Officer, FTAI Aviation
Tyler Norman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aero Engine Solutions
 
15:45 - 15:55 ISTAT Foundation Update
Speaker: Sigthor Einarsson, ISTAT Foundation Chair
 
15:55 - 16:55 Want an airplane? Ask nicely!
Moderator:
Douglas Runte, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank 
Speakers:
Thomas Baker, Chief Executive Officer & President, Aviation Capital Group
Michael Inglese, Chief Executive Officer, Aircastle Limited
James Meyler, Chief Executive Officer, ORIX Aviation Group
Steven Townend, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, BOC Aviation
 
16:55 - 17:00 Closing Remarks
Sarah Aoun, Head of Capital Markets, Airbus Americas
 
18:00 - 19:00 President's Gala Dinner Reception
JW Grand Foyer
Sponsored by Air Lease Corporation
 
19:00 - 21:00 President's Gala Dinner and Award Presentation
JW Grand Ballroom 6
Sponsored by Air Lease Corporation
2024 ISTAT Award Winner: Robert Martin, Former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation
 
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