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Agenda Overview

Day 1: Thursday, June 13, 2019

8:00AM Registration and refreshments
9:05AM Chairman’s opening remarks
Ling Li, Global Head, Aviation, Bocomm Leasing
9:15AM Briefing: The state of China’s aviation economy
  • How will trade uncertainty affect the aviation industry in China?
  • Analysis and forecast of passenger and cargo traffic flows
  • Financial performance of Chinese airlines
Geoffrey Jackson, Executive Director, US-China Aviation Cooperation Program (ACP)
Laura Mueller, Managing Director, Airfinance Journal
9:35AM Keynote presentation: The next ten years
  • The impact of macroeconomy on the aviation industry in China
  • Airline credit risk
  • The internationalization of Chinese lessors
  • Managing the upcoming aircraft redelivery bow wave
Sun Lei, Vice President, Bocomm Leasing
9:55AM Keynote speech

A look at the history of the Commercial Aviation Leasing industry in China and an outlook for its future within the global market

Peter Chang, Chief Executive Officer, CDB Aviation
10:15AM Networking break
10:50AM Keynote presentation
11:10AM Airlines’ perspectives
  • Is air travel demand maintaining increasing momentum?
  • What are the implications of rising fuel price for airlines fleet planning strategies?
  • What is the development path for newly established regional airlines?
Hon Lam, General Manager, Hong Kong and Southern China, Air Canada
Bing Li, Chief Financial Officer, Juneyao Airlines
Ke Chen, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Board, Spring Airlines
11:40AM In conversation: Bringing C919 to the market
  • Order books and delivery schedule
  • Where does C919 fit on the market?
  • How can airlines finance C919s?
Ke Wang, Assistant GM of Marketing and Sales Department, Comac
David Yu, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Inception Aviation Holdings
Charles Zhou, Executive Director, Aviation Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
12:10PM Presentation by KPMG: How is US tax reform affecting Chinese leasing companies?
Becky Wong, Tax Director, KPMG
12:35PM Lunch
2:05PM InvestHK Presentation
Karen Mak, Senior Manager, InvestHK
2:20PM Panel discussion: Challenges of lessor financing in the current market condition
  • What is the outlook for various sources of capital available in the market?
  • How to cope with airline credit risks
  • How the latest aircraft and engine issues are affecting business operations
  • Plans to order C919
Bob Roy, Managing Director, Aircraft Financing Solutions Group, Aviation Capital Group
Anders Solem, Managing Director & Head of Marketing, China and North Asia, Nordic Aviation Capital
Kenneth Loo, Senior Vice President, Novus Aviation Capital
Brian O’Callaghan, Partner, Aircraft Leasing Audit, Deloitte
Manuel Cordero, President & Chief Executive Officer, Cusco Aviation LLC
Eamonn Forbes, Chief Commercial Officer, FPG Amentum
3:05PM Networking break
3:35PM Panel discussion: Passing through currency turbulence
  • Are we seeing a trend of lessors accessing financing from the capital market?
  • Loan syndication between international and Chinese banks
  • What is the outlook of the USD/CNY exchange rate?
  • How can Chinese lessors and airlines prepare for currency turbulence?
Sandra Chen, Managing Director, Fontainburg Aviation Capital
Nikolai Lvov, Director, Global Aviation – Asia Pacific, Citi
Jasper Tan, Head of Aviation Finance, Asia Pacific, NORD/LB
4:15PM Mega banks’ panel
  • Interpretation of foreign exchange policies and their impact on lessors’ fundraising activities
  • How will Chinese mega banks support C919 acquisition?
  • Diversification of domestic financing tools
Fei Long, Deputy Director, Project Appraisal Department I, China Development Bank
Haitao Zheng, Senior Manager, Transportation, Corporate Banking Department, Bank of China
Zhu Limi, Assistant General Manager, Financial Markets Department, Minsheng Financial Leasing
Terry Yang, General Manager, Aviation Finance, Global Finance Department, ICBC
4:45PM Chairman’s closing remarks

Day 2: Friday, June 14, 2019

8:30AM Registration and refreshments
9:00AM Chairman’s opening remarks
9:05AM In conversation with Airbus and Boeing
  • Estimated aircraft demand from the China market
  • Orders and delivery schedule
  • How new generation models fit into Chinese airline and lessor fleets
Hui Gong, Head of Industry & Market Study, Marketing, Airbus China
Richard Wynne, Managing Director – China Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
9:35AM Presentation: Regional aircraft and turboprop updates
Qi Wang, Chief Representative, China, ATR
9:50AM Engine OEM discussion
  • Features and reliability of new generation engines
  • Production rate
  • Cost-efficiency of engine programmes
Paul Finklestein, Vice President Marketing, Pratt & Whitney
Justin Phelan, Vice President Marketing, Engine Lease Finance Corporation
Sarah McLaren, Vice President – Customers, Rolls-Royce
Shaojun Zhu, CFM Marketing Director, Greater China, GE Aviation
10:25AM Networking break
10:55AM Chinese lessors’ panel
  • How to differentiate between Chinese and international lessors?
  • What risks and challenges do you foresee in the coming years?
  • How to prepare for the winter and cope with the USD/CNY currency risks?
Lune Wang, Director And Deputy General Manager, Comsys (Tianjin) Leasing Company
Alfred Wang, Marketing Director of Aviation Finance, CIB Leasing
Nick Seah, Head of Commercial, Greater China & North Asia, CDB Aviation
Xige Hu, Director, Aviation Department, Everbright Financial Leasing Co. Ltd.
Ma Jie, Director of Aviation Leasing Department Commercial Team, CMB Financial Leasing Co
Jie Yang, Director, Aviation Department, Everbright Financial Leasing
11:35AM Panel discussion: The latest development on portfolio securitization
  • How competitive is asset securitization compared to other aircraft financing options?
  • Is maintaining a high investment grade rating important?
  • Investor appetites and preferences
  • Will we see more Asian and Chinese lessors making use of aircraft securitization?
Clarence Leung, Asset Finance and Leasing Services, Tax Partner, PwC
Weili Chen, Head of Capital Markets Aircraft Financing, Standard Chartered
Paul Ng, Partner, Milbank
12:05PM Chairman’s closing remarks