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Agenda Overview

DAY ONE: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

8:00AM Registration
9:00AM Chariman’s welcoming remarks

Killian Croke, Partner, KPMG Ireland

9:10AM Presentation: Have we reached the peak of the leasing cycle?

Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of the Board, Air Lease Corporation

9:30AM Presentation: Lessors’ M & A

Dómhnal Slattery, Chief Executive Officer, Avolon

9:50AM Presentation: New business model and possible leasing structures for C919s

James LIN, Managing Director, Aviation Finance, ICBC Financial Leasing

10:10AM Panel: Assessing legal and tax efficiency in new tax regimes, tax reductions

Joe O'Mara, Aviation Finance & Leasing, KPMG

10:30AM CEOs panel: Lessor strategies – looking ahead

Kieran Corr, Managing Director & Head - Aviation Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
Paul Sheridan, Chief Executive Officer, Accipiter
Richard Wiley, Chief Executive Officer, Sky Leasing
Robert Martin, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation
Stephen Cook, Global Head of Transportation Finance, Executive Director, Macquarie Bank
Moderator: Tom Woods, Partner, KPMG Ireland

11:20AM Networking coffee & refreshment break
11:50AM Presentation: Key strategic options for aircraft lessors growth

Pierre Briens, Head of Aviation, Transportation Sector, Investment Banking Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas

12:10PM Airlines' panel: Capacity management, own vs lease, new sources of capital

Filip Kidon, Treasurer Capital Markets, Qantas Airways
Nick Hardge, Manager, Leasing and Aircraft Trading, Virgin Australia
Nirmal Govinda das, Senior Vice President - Corporate Treasury, Emirates 
Yasantha Dissanayake, Head of Financial Management, SriLankan Airlines
Moderator: LI Ling, Managing Director, Aviation, Bocomm Leasing

1:00PM Lunch
2:20PM Lenders’ panel: Credit fundamentals, demand for loans, pressure on pricing

Laurent Delvart, Managing Director, Head of Asian Aviation Group, CACIB
Munawar Z. Noorani, Managing Director, Head of Aviation, EMEA & APAC, Citi
Marilyn Gan, Managing Director, Aviation Finance, DVB Bank
Pierre Briens, Head of Aviation, Transportation Sector, Investment Banking Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas
Rikan Miura, Head of Global Aviation Team, Deputy General Manager, Corporate Finance Department, Division IV, Development Bank of Japan
Moderator: Paul Ng, Partner, Milbank

3:00PM Korea: Channeling more institutional money investing in narrowbody portfolios

Se Won Huh, Deputy General Manager, Infrastructure Finance Department, Project Finance 2 Division, Korea Investment & Securities
Vinodh Srinivasan, Managing Director, Co-Head Structured Credit Group, Mizuho Securities USA
Youn Kwang Woo, Director, Investment Management, Mirae Asset Securities (HK)
Moderator: Beng Kiat Seah, SVP Trading and Portfolio Management, GECAS

3:30PM Lenders’ panel: Appetite for syndication, risk exposures, cost of LCY

KJ Yang, Head of Project Finance Department I / Transportation Team 2 (Aviation Finance), Korea Development Bank
Shin Watanabe, Executive Officer and General Manager, Global Aviation and Maritime Finance Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 
Yu Kimura, Senior Vice President, Head of EMEA, Asia Pacific and Investment, Development Bank of Japan
Moderator: ZHU Limi, Assistant General Manager, Financial Markets Department, Minsheng Financial Leasing Co., Ltd

4:10PM Networking coffee break
4:40PM Panel: Working with airlines on managing residual value

Brian Guan, Executive Director, Aviation Finance, ICBC Financial Leasing
David Swan, Chief Operating Officer, SMBC Aviation Capital
HUANG Bo, Chief Commercial Officer, CMB Financial Leasing
Li Liu, Executive Vice President, Greater China, GECAS
Paul Dwyer, Chief Risk Officer & Executive Vice President, Jackson Square Aviation
Moderator: Kevin Butler, Managing Director, TMF Management (Ireland)

5:30PM Close of day one followed by KPMG cocktail reception

DAY TWO: Thursday, November 2, 2017

8:30AM Registration
9:00AM Chairman’s welcome remarks

Dick Forsberg, Head of Strategy, Avolon

9:10AM Panel: Funding sources in the regional jet market and opportunities in leasing

Adam Young, Marketing Director, EMBRAER Asia Pacific
Greg Alberts, SVP Global Finance and Lease, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation America
Jeff Chatfield, Executive Chairman, Avation PLCc
Jerome Gabory, Head of Leasing Markets, ATR
Ross McKeand, Head of Marketing for Asia Pacific and China, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
Moderator: Olivier Bonnassies, Managing Director, Airfinance Journal

9:50AM Panel: Geopolitical risk and hotspots

Richard Finlayson, Managing Director, Head of Asset Finance Asia, Deutsche Bank
Thomas Kolberg, Aircraft Head of Department, Euler Hermes Aktiengesellschaft
Viren Joshi, Global Accounts Director, Export Development Canada
XING Zhen, Director, Bocomm Leasing
Moderator: Robert Quon, Partner, Dentons

10:20AM Engine OEMs & lessors’ panel: Changing dynamics of engine leasing

Akira Kaido, Aero-Engine & Infrastructure Business Department, Aerospace Systems & Rail Leasing Division, Mitsui & Co
David Li, Marketing Director, CFM 
Richard Wilton, Head of Marketing – Lessors, Rolls-Royce plc
Moderator: Tom Slattery, SVP and Manager of Powerplant, GECAS

11:00AM Networking & refreshment
11:30AM Airbus & Boeing: New order book and production strategies

Mark Pearman-Wright, Head of Leasing & Investor Marketing, Airbus
Randy Tinseth, Vice President, Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanesmercial Airplane

12:00PM Panel: How has the fuel environment changed the aircraft valuation

Bert van Leeuwen, Global Head of Aviation Research, DVB Bank SE
John Vitale, President & Chief Executive Officer, Avitas
Stuart Hatcher, Chief Intelligence Officer, IBA Group
Moderator: Dick Forsberg, Head of Strategy, Avolon

12:40PM Lunch
2:00PM Debate: Who do you trust to get it right more often, appraisers or lessors/banks

Two propositions. Two teams. Enjoy as they argue for their respective value assumptions and methodologies in aircraft valuation. Will you change your position by the end of the debate? The team with the winning proposition (judged by the audience voting system) will claim the trophy.


Lessors & Bankers' Team
Jeff Chatfield, Executive Chairman, Avation PLC
Hani Kuzbari, Managing Director, Novus Aviation Capital
Team leader: Bert van Leeuwen, Global Head of Aviation Research, DVB Bank SE

Appraisers’ Team
Angus Mackay, Principal, ICF
Thomas Kaplan, Senior Valuations Analyst, Flight Ascend Consultancy
Team leader: Phil Seymour, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBA
Moderator: Jon Sharp, Group President & CEO, Engine Lease Finance Corporation

3:10PM Panel: Advantages to be a new lessor, fleet planning and budget for growth

James J.Z. HUANG, Deputy General Manager, Aviation Division, CSN International Financial Leasing
Li Peng, General Manager, CITICS Global Financial Leasing 
LI Yuan, Managing Director, Aviation Business Unit, CYTS Financial Leasing Financial Leasing
Vincent  Lu, Director of Finance, CMIG
Moderator: Mark Wasden, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service

3:50PM Presentation follow by Q & A: New source of aircraft financing

Bob Morin, Managing Director, Transaction and Business Development Leader, Aircraft Finance Insurance Consortium, Marsh USA Inc
Moderator: Laura Mueller, Managing Director, Airfinance Journal 

4:10PM Closing panel: What are the prospects for RVG and export credit financing?

Christin Lodberg, VP Customer Finance, Airbus
Eric Agote, Head of Unit - Airbus Unconditional Guarantee, Export Insurance, Bpifrance
Foster S. Arata, Senior Vice President, Managing Director- Asia Pacific, China and India Region, Boeing Capital Corporation
Paul Walsh, Aerospace Manager, UK Export Finance
Robert F.X. Roy, Jr, Vice President – Transportation Division, Export-Import Bank of the United States
Moderator: James Cameron, Co-head, European Transportation and Space Practice, Milbank

5:00PM Chairman’s closing remarks and close of the conference