Helicopter Investor London 2023 Agenda

Wednesday 22nd March – Day 1

08.30 Refreshments and Registration

09.30 Opening Remarks

09.35 Keynote: European Helicopter Association
Christian Mueller, EHA

09.55 Is Helicopter leasing now a mature market?
What will the next five years look like?
Does helicopter leasing naturally fit with commercial aircraft
Will we see new capital enter the market
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Helicopter Investor
Con Barber, Macquarie Rotorcraft
Crispin Maunder, LCI
Pat Sheedy, The Milestone Aviation Group


10.35 The state of the fleet, trading and off-shore
Helicopter supply and demand
What is hot, what will be?
Is the off-shore boom back?
Steve Robertson, Air and Sea Analytics
Sara Dhariwal, Ascend by Cirium
Jeremy Parkin, Parapex Media

11.15 Morning Coffee

11.45 Has the death of offshore missions been exaggerated
Are we seeing more than green shoots
Is the balance shifting between operators and customers?
Can financiers influence regulations
Moderator: Robert Van der Vuurst, Baker Donelson
Tony Cramp, Shell Aircraft
Keith Mullett, PHI International
Sebastien Moulin, The Milestone Aviation Group
Jeffrey Juergens, Sikorsky

12.25 Fireside Chat: Helicopters & ESG
What can the industry do?
Who should drive change?
Jaspal Jandu, LCI

12.45 Money, Money, Money
Have lender attitudes changed?
Helicopters and bank ESG policies
Moderator: Eddie Gross, Vedder Price
Thato Matsha, Investec
Praveen Vetrivel, LCI
Camille Brunel, RIVE Private Investment
Brian Seymour, The Milestone Aviation Group

13.25 Lunch

14.45 Face Value
Are economic lives changing
David Crick, DavAir Group
Owen Geach, IBA
Gerard Deterne, Pteron Valuations
Jason Kmiecik, HeliValue$

15.25 Are we getting closer to zero accidents?
Making operations safer
What can other operators learn from off-shore
Tim Rolfe, Heli Offshore

 15.45 MRO, technology and maintenance
How to manage supply chain issues
How can data help
The rise of preventative maintenance
Joe Hawke, Uniflight Global
Kieran Hannan, The Milestone Aviation Group
Carolyn Forsyth, Heli-One

16.25 Afternoon Tea

16.55 Is the future electric? Helicopters versus electric vertical aircraft
Which is the future?
Is there room for both?
Importance of harnessing the helicopter expertise
Jean-Marc Youkhana, Uplifting Aviation
Nigel Leishman, LCI

17.35 The McGinn-ing of the end
Is the up-cycle starting again?
Is it too early to get excited?
Clark McGinn, Uplifting Aviation

17.55 Closing Remarks

18.00 Cocktail Reception

Thursday 23rd March – Day 2

08.30 Refreshments and Registration

09.30 Opening Remarks

09.35 Helicopter Leasing
Sell versus keep
Looking at new assets
Moderator: Jim Janaitis, Baker Donelson
Marc Schechter, Thora Capital
Dan Roberts, Lobo Leasing
Olivier Piot, Nova Capital

10.15 The changing market
Is this the start of a new cycle
Growing SAR
Why Helicopter operators should lead the electric vertical aircraft revolution.
Chris Bradshaw, Bristow Group

10.35 How important is SAF to the helicopter industry
Does demand match supply?
How important is 2023 for uptake
Senior Representative, Safran Helicopter Engines

11.15 Morning Coffee

11.45 Let it blow – off-shore wind
How much demand is there for helicopters?
Helicopters versus marine transport
Moderator: Steve Robertson, Air and Sea Analytics
Senior Representative, Airbus Helicopters
Lee Harris, Vattenfall

12.25 Can special missions be electrified?
Freshta Farzam, LYTE Aviation

12.45 Lunch

14.05 Orders and Progress: The Brazil Helicopter market
Will Brazil’s South American dominance continue?
Special missions versus VIP
Joao Paulo Servera, Veirano Advogatos
Senior Representative, Rotortrade
Senior Representative, Airbus Helicopters
Aoife Considine, CHC Helicopters

14.45 Is consolidation here to stay
Will 2023 follow 2022’s lead?
Does the industry need more operator M&A
Is this bigger than Oil & Gas
Oliver Althoff, Seabury Coporate Finance

15.20 Growing through a boom – lessons for electric vertical aircraft
Looking back at the helicopter leasing boom
Can you avoid bandwagons when everyone is jumping on them
The risks with aviation – regulation, safety and why it is really different
Ed Washecka, RACE Aviation Partners