Agenda

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Day one – 1st February

08.30 | Registration and Networking Breakfast hosted by Pratt & Whitney Canada

09.35 | Opening remarks

Alasdair Whyte, Helicopter Investor 

09.45 | McGinn’s reasons to be cheerful!
Why the sky has not fallen in
The rules of helicopters as an investment
Is now the time to buy?

Clark McGinn, Waypoint Leasing

10.00 | The state of the market
Are there any green shoots in oil and gas?
How will the market look in five years?

John Mannion, Kylemore Group
Michael Platt, LCI Helicopters

10.40 | Is the only way up for oil?
Platform forecast
When will oil companies start investing?

Steve Robertson, Douglas-Westwood

11.00 | Morning Coffee hosted by Milestone Aviation Group

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11.30 | AH view on the current helicopter market situation

Fabrice Arfi, Airbus

11.50 | Restructuring helicopter operators
Differences between rotary operators versus airlines

Timing turnarounds
Lessons from the last 12 months

David Fowkes, Seabury Group

11.50 | Opportunities in the VIP market
Which models are in demand?
How big can this market grow
Is there enough infrastructure

Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Helicopter Investor
Nigel Watson, Luviair
Simon Mitchell, Starspeed Ltd
Charlotte Pederson, Luxaviation

12.10 | Opportunities in new markets
Iran, India and Indonesia

Moderator: Edward Gross, Vedder Price
Emad Sharghi, EAS Ltd
Mirika Nakayama, ITC Leasing
Rati Rishi, Vectra UK
Yvon Asafu-Adjaye, Genesis Oil & Gas Services

12.50 | Managing the Current Helicopter Market Cycle – Focus on the Fundamentals

Roberto Garavaglia, Leonardo Helicopters

13.10 | Lunch hosted by Protective Packaging Corporation

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14.20 | How are OEMs managing the cycle?
Oil and gas versus other markets

New product development

Fabrice Arfi, Airbus
Geoffrey Corbeil, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Roberto Garavaglia, Leonardo Helicopters

14.50 | What debt is available for operators and lessors?
Secured versus asset backed options

Moderator: Edward Gross, Vedder Price
Carla Schriver, Goldman Sachs
Philippe Foulon, Societe Generale Equipment Finance
Gerald Wiencke, UniCredit Leasing GmbH
Phil Wilson, Chiral Capital Markets
Phil Bolt, Bolt Advisory

15.30 | Is now the time for export credit?

Moderator: Paul Sykes, FlyFunder
Kathleen Flanagan, Export Import Bank of the US
Kirsten Bartok. AirFinance

16.10 | Afternoon tea

Milestone

16.40 | Digital signatures

Bruce Marshall, AIC Title Service

17.00 | Engine Manufacturers and Helicopter Lessors: A Recipe for Business Success

Geoffrey Corbeil, Pratt & Whitney Canada

17.20 | Rethinking VVIP helicopters
Are VVIP helicopters really VVIP?
What will the VIP helicopter of the future look like?

Philippe Niquille, RUAG

17.40 | Opportunities in the VIP market
Which models are in demand?
How big can this market grow
Is there enough infrastructure

Moderator: George Rolls, PrivateFly
Nigel Watson, Luviair
Simon Mitchell, Starspeed
Charlotte Pederson, Execujet

18.20 | Closing remarks

Alasdair Whyte, Helicopter Investor

18.30 | Cocktail reception hosted by Watson Farley & Williams
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20.00 | Historic Pub Walk


Day two – 2nd February

08.30 | Networking Breakfast

09.00 | Opening remarks

Alasdair Whyte, Helicopter Investor

09.05 | Rethinking rotary finance – lessons from the last year
Lessons so far from the downturn
Differences between restructuring airlines and helicopter operators
Have lenders been burnt?

Moderator: Rex Rosales, Watson Farley & Williams
John Mannion, Kylemore Group
Robert Van de Vuurst, Waypoint Leasing & Baker Donelson
Aubrey Point, Avinco

09.45 | Helicopter finance 2020
The oil and gas ripple effect 
How OEMs control maintenance through PBH and just in time parts 
Will operators continue to want to own?
Should lessors offer finance leases?

Joseph Hawke, Infinity Helicopter Leasing

10.05 | Packaging, pickling and protecting stored helicopters
What options are available?

How to retain value?
What else should you worry about?

Raymond Weiser, JSSI
Steve Hanna, Protective Packaging Corporation
Zohar Zik, Holman Fenwick Willan

10.45 | Morning coffee hosted by Leonardo Helicopters

11.30 | Taking a long term view
Why helicopters are still great assets

Lessons from the last 12 months

Dan Rosenthal, Milestone Aviation Group

11.50 | Valuing helicopters
What is hot and what is not?
Appraising helicopters when there are few trades

Moderator: Jaspal Jandu, LCI Helicopters
Kim Seward, Morten Beyer & Agnew

Jason Kmiecik, HeliValue$
Alastair Fallon, IBA Group

David Crick, DavAir Group
Ben Chapman, Flight Ascend Consultancy
Marc Schechter, Waypoint Leasing

12.30 | The new world of operating leasing
How bad has the last 12 months been?

Have operator perceptions of owning assets changed?
How will the market look in five years?

Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Helicopter Investor
Ed Washecka, Waypoint Leasing
Stephen Cook, Macquarie
Bill Wolf, Lobo Leasing
Robert Dranitzke, Milestone Aviation Group
Crispin Maunder, LCI Helicopters

13.10 | Lunch hosted by HeliValue$

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14.30 | Trading rotary assets
What is selling today
Is now the time for inventory?

Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Helicopter Investor
William Sturm, AvPro
Nick Fitzpatrick, Atron
Jean-Marc Youkhana, Uplifting Aviation

15.10 | The future for rotary

Felix Arnold, BEE Appliance GmbH & Co. KG

15.30 | Closing remarks

Alasdair Whyte, Helicopter Investor

15.40 | Afternoon Tea (and Prohibition cocktails) hosted by Leonardo Helicopters