The Aviation Finance Festival

Jun 26 - Jun 27, 2019
InterContinental Dublin, Ireland
founding partner

Ishka’s exhilarating Aviation festival is the premier annual gathering for senior aviation finance professionals to connect and address emerging trends and risks facing the global aviation finance market.

This one-of-a-kind event is devoted to shaking up the conference circuit with fresh, interactive session formats that inspire attendees to collaborate and bring their ideas to life! 


 


PLAN. CONNECT. ENGAGE.

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HEAR FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS INCLUDING


NEW TAILORED CONTENT STREAMS

This year we’re bringing you even more focused and relevant content with new and improved stages and zones that highlight the future of aviation finance market like never before. 

   

   

 

NETWORK AND UNWIND

From our pre-conference drinks reception to our closing BBQ, you’ll have endless opportunities to network with fellow attendees and share new ideas without the pressure of endless meetings.

 

  

  
 

  

Christine Rovelli
”A good mix of industry stakeholders in a unique format that fosters sharp and enlightening debate about many of the airline industry’s topical issues”
Christine Rovelli
Vice President and Group Treasurer, Finnair
“Great event! Really exceeded my expectations. I was impressed with the quality of the sessions, the speakers who shared their knowledge and the ISHKA team who got the audience engaged. The ISHKA Aviation Finance Festival has a flavour of its own. Dare I say this is an aviation finance event that will be on my annual shortlist.”
Aengus Whelan
Head of Trading, Alafco
Aengus Whelan
Ted O'Byrne
“A very refreshing approach and format. Candid and quality discussions about the latest industry topics.”
Ted O'Byrne
MD, Co Head of Aviation, Carlyle Aviation Partners
“Ishka has successfully moved away from the traditional conference format, creating an environment which allows for genuine debate on key issues. The level of participation, both in terms of the attendees and their engagement clearly shows that Ishka have hit the mark.”
Richard Owen Walker
Airbus
Richard Owen Walker
  Lessor Stage Region Stage Asset Stage Airline Zone Innovation Zone OEM Zone
09:05

Ishka Welcome

Room 1

09:15

Performing in a downturn: Is an imminent downturn inevitable and what will trigger it?

Room 1

09:45

The Ishka Gameshow

Room 1

10:45

Break

Sponsored by GTLK

Room 1

11:30

The Risk Roulette: Navigating the dangers facing the aviation finance industry

Our panel of risk experts will spin the wheel of risk and answer quick fire questions on their impact on the industry

Room 1

12:00

Ishka’s Industry all-play

Room 1

13:00

Lunch

Sponsored by GTLK

Room 1

Lessor Stage Region Stage Asset Stage
14:15

How can lessors reach a meaningful scale as competition heats up

Room 1

Around the world in 60 minutes

CHINA – Opening the black box: providing more transparency on C...

Room 2

Asset transition model: When is the right time to divest from the NG and ceo mar...

Room 3

14:45

Case study: Managing the vast number of returning aircraft and lease transitions...

Room 1

Around the world in 60 minutes

CHINA – Opening the black box: providing more transparency on C...

Room 2

Are more banks building asset management platforms?

Room 3

15:15

Break

Sponsored by GTLK

Room 1

Airline Zone Innovation Zone OEM Zone
16:00

How realistic are current optimistic airline and passenger traffic growth foreca...

Room 1

Innovation panel: Forecasting disruptions and changes to the aviation finance in...

Room 2

Interview with Boeing – A perspective on the aircraft financing market

Room 3

16:30

Do investors feel suitably protected from European airline bankruptcies?

Room 3

ATAD and the MLI – will new tax rules impact the ABS market in Dublin adversely

Room 2

Does it make sense for engine OEMs to support Airbus/Boeing in their requested s...

Room 3

17:00

Ishka Deal of the Year Awards

Room 1

  The Aviation Finance Festival
09:30

Is GATS the big disruptor for aircraft trading?

Room 1

10:00

Lessor CEO and leadership panel: Ask me anything

Do you have a question for our Lessor CEO panel? After a short Q&A delegates will be leading discussion by asking questions using Slido and roaming mics

Room 1

10:45

Break


Sponsored by GTLK

Room 1

11:15

The trading convention: Leased aircraft portfolio trades: Get ‘em while you can

Room 1

11:45

The Ishka debate: Asset managers versus traditional leasing

This house believes lessors no longer see a marketplace where yields can be captured through leasing directly, and instead need to become asset managers to ensure returns

Room 1

Syed Tamjeed Ahmad
Syed Tamjeed Ahmad
Associate
Sarin & Co
Siobhan Connolly
Siobhan Connolly
MD Risk & Head of Global Restructuring
GECAS
Jimmy Chen
Jimmy Chen
SVP Risk Underwriting
GECAS
Ritesh Aggarwal
Ritesh Aggarwal
Aviation Lawyer
Sarin & Co
Pat Madigan
Pat Madigan
Genesis
Rodney O'Rourke
Rodney O'Rourke
Managing Dircetor
Cafico International
Eoin Reddan
Eoin Reddan
Business analyst
Avolon
Paul Sheridan
Paul Sheridan
CEO
Accipiter Holdings
Amelia Andersen
Amelia Andersen
CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
AWAR Advancing Women in Aviation Roundtable
Phillip Griffiths
Phillip Griffiths
Independent
Other
Eamonn Forbes
Eamonn Forbes
Chief Commerical Officer
FPG Amentum
Takamasa Marito
Takamasa Marito
General Manager
Tokyo Century Corporation
Stephen Phillips
Stephen Phillips
director general
InvestHK
Gary Fitzgerald
Gary Fitzgerald
CEO
Stratos
Rodney O
Rodney O
Managing Director
Cafico International
Alexander Rasnavad
Alexander Rasnavad
Chief Strategy Officer
DAE
Jochen Baltes
Jochen Baltes
Managing Director
GOAL German Operating Aircraft Leasing
Paul Briggs
Paul Briggs
Partner
Bird & Bird
Paul O'Dwyer
Paul O'Dwyer
Orix
Richard Sharman
Richard Sharman
Partner
Bird & Bird LLP
Jan Melgaard
Jan Melgaard
Executive Chairman
FPG Amentum
Bertrand DEHOUCK
Bertrand DEHOUCK
Managing Director, Aviation Finance
BNP Paribas
Michel Dembinski
Michel Dembinski
Managing Director, Head of Aviation
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU)
Richard Moody
Richard Moody
Managing Director - Credit Solutions Group
Deutsche Bank
Nitin Sarin
Nitin Sarin
Managing Partner
Sarin & Co
Pieter Burger
Pieter Burger
Tax Partner
Deloitte Ireland
Ted O'Byrne
Ted O'Byrne
MD, Co Head of Aviation
Carlyle Aviation Partners
Lune Wang
Lune Wang
Deputy General Manager
Comsys Leasing
Vicente Alava-Pons
Vicente Alava-Pons
Managing Director
DVB Bank
David Wang
David Wang
MD, Aviation Finance, Head of Europe, America, ME& Africa
ICBC Leasing
Paul Finklestein
Paul Finklestein
Director, Marketing
Pratt & Whitney
Gerry Butler
Gerry Butler
Managing Director
Merx Aircraft Finance
John Leenane
John Leenane
Head of Trading
CDB Aviation
Eddo Weijer
Eddo Weijer
VP, Head of Engine Transactions
Ga Telesis llc
Irena Badelska
Irena Badelska
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Amedeo
Romain Lyadov
Romain Lyadov
CEO
GTLK Europe DAC
Catherine Duffy
Catherine Duffy
Chairman & Head of Aviation & Transport Finance
A&L Goodbody
Kieran O'Keefe
Kieran O'Keefe
Managing Director, Global Head of Aviation Financial Consultancy
DVB Bank
Virginia Fox
Virginia Fox
Chief Risk Officer
GECAS
John Ludden
John Ludden
General Counsel & President
GECAS
Niall McNamara
Niall McNamara
Director
DMS
Alison Curtin
Alison Curtin
SVP Commercial Negotiation
SMBC Aviation Capital
Rebecca Rowland
Rebecca Rowland
Partner
Midas Aviation
John Grant
John Grant
Partner
Midas Aviation
alastair harrison
alastair harrison
VP Aircraft Transitions
Rolls-Royce
Olga Razzhivina
Olga Razzhivina
Director
ORIEL
Bert van Leeuwen
Bert van Leeuwen
Managing Director
DVB Bank
Martin Browne
Martin Browne
Commercial Analyst
Aergo Capital
Kishore Korde
Kishore Korde
Executive Vice President
Air Lease Corporation
Ali Ben Lmadani
Ali Ben Lmadani
CEO
ABL Aviation
Stephen Murphy
Stephen Murphy
Head of Corporate Finance
Goshawk Aviation
Michael Littleton
Michael Littleton
SVP, Aircraft Trading
SMBC Aviation Capital
Steve Mason
Steve Mason
Senior Vice President
Avolon
Bob Bengtson
Bob Bengtson
Vice President, Credit Products Group
Goldman Sachs
Chris Dailey
Chris Dailey
Chief Marketing Officer
Jackson Square Aviation
Christine Davin
Christine Davin
VP Risk
Accipiter Holdings
John Higgins
John Higgins
Chief Commercial Officer
Avolon
Ed Colleran
Ed Colleran
EVP Risk
ELFC
Yves Germeaux
Yves Germeaux
Head of Aviation Finance
ATOZ Tax Advisors
Mark Lapidus
Mark Lapidus
CEO
Amedeo
Alan Buckley
Alan Buckley
?SVP Aircraft Trading
GECAS
Arnaud Fiscel
Arnaud Fiscel
Head of Transportation
Bank of China
Michael Dowling
Michael Dowling
Chief Risk Officer
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise
Paul Kent
Paul Kent
President and CCO
Amedeo
Shane Matthews
Shane Matthews
Head of Strategic & Market Analysis,
SMBC Aviation Capital

InterContinental Dublin

Dublin, Ireland

Event enquiries

Phone: +44(0) 203 189 4597

Email: [email protected]

ACCOMMODATION
We have secured a limited number of rooms at a preferential rate for delegates who wish to stay at the InterContinental Dublin. Please note, rooms at this rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis so please book early for best selection and price. Please contact us for information on how to book: [email protected] 

The InterContinental Dublin is 15 minutes walk from the beach. Sumptuous decor, marble bathrooms, and beautiful landscaped gardens are offered at this luxurious, 5-star hotel. Located in Ballsbridge, one of Dublin's most affluent areas, the property boasts huge rooms, and a fantastic spa with an 20 yards swimming pool.

Herbert Park is just 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel, and Dublin’s centre can be reached in 10 minutes by car. 

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