New for 2011

NEW Pre-Conference ETS Summit - Monday 21 - Tuesday 22 February 2020

Managing The Cost & Regulatory Compliance Of Aviation’s Inclusion

In The EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)

With the 2012 deadlines for fulfillment of ETS obligations, Airlines, Aircraft owners and financiers alike have asked us to put together this Summit to bring together expert practitioners in the field of Emissions management. This summit is a must attend for all those working with ETS implementation & operation, that are concerned by the financial and legal implications of the scheme and the impact on the global aviation market.

  • Topics on the agenda include: The ETS Roadmap:  What is the current status of the verification process in different European jurisdictions?

  • Managing Operational Risk: Understanding the operational challenges for airlines of calculating & reporting emissions

  • Credit Risk & Default Considerations: Assessing the implications of the ETS for airline balance sheets & profitability

  • The Ratings Perspective: Could your carbon footprint have an impact on your credit rating?

  • Carbon Trading Opportunities: What is the outlook for carbon pricing & markets for trading credits when aviation joins the ETS?

  • Who Has Financial Liability? Examining the potential legal implications of the default of ETS charges on Aircraft owners

  • European ETS & The Global Air Transport Market: How far will it distort international competition?

  • Can Levies Reduce Emissions? To what extent can environmental taxation drive runding & incentives for ecological development in aircraft & engine manufacture?

  • Towards A Single European Sky: Examining the eual impacts of emissions taxation & environmental disasters on creating a single european sky

  • Global Solutions For Emissions Taxation: Examining the industry response to policy & the economics of reducing emissions

Speakers include:
  • Anton Novak, Manager Emissions Trading System, AUSTRIAN AIRLINES
  • Madlen King, Global Head Of Climate Change, LLOYDS REGISTER QUALITY ASSURANCE
  • Barry Moss, Principal, AVOCET INSURANCE
  • Stuart Clements, European Airlines Analyst, STANDARD & POOR’S
  • Andreas Arvanitakis, Senior Analyst, POINT CARBON
  • Julien Dufour, Managing Director, VERIF¬AVIA
  • Peter Morell, Director of Research, Dept of Air Transport, CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY
  • Alan Epstein, Vice President, Technology & Environment, PRATT & WHITNEY
  • Michael Wilkins, MD, Hd. Global Carbon Markets, STANDARD & POOR’S
  • Andy Kershaw, Climate Change Manager, BRITISH AIRWAYS
  • Luc Tytgat, Head of Unit Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, Single Sky & Modernisation of Air Traffic Control, EUROPEAN COMMISSION

NEW - Pre-Conference Legal Documentation Workshop - Tuesday 22 February 2020

Drafting Standardized Legal Contracts For Aircraft Leasing

This hands-on workshop will tackle a popular question from the aircraft leasing community: why there is no standardized documentation for aircraft lease agreement in the aircraft leasing world? To be hosted by representatives from the Legal, Lessor and Airline communities, the work group will establish the essential T&Cs; that can be agreed and standardized for all parties. Featuring Thomas Schmid, Chief Counsel, CIT AEROSPACE INTERNATIONAL

NEW - Conference Formats & Networking Opportunities

Tuesday 22 February - Forecasting The Future Of The Aviation Business

  • The Geneva Forum Forecasting Thinktank- giving you the expert perspective on the trends affecting the industry and the likely movement of the market in the next 2 - 5 years.
  • Financing Global Aviation - so that you can understand how analysts are rating aviation transactions in the current climate and find out what capacity exists in the banks and export credit agencies to finance Aviation.

Wednesday 22 February - New Aircraft Delivery & Finance

  • The Geneva Aircraft Manufacturer & New Aircraft Forum: get the news on new aircraft coming to market stargith from the horses' mouths!
  • Sources Of Finance For New Aircraft Delivery - find out how aircraft deals are being done and what new financing structures are available
  • New Developments In Engine Technology & Finance - how are engine manufacturers and lessors approaching engine valuation and leasing?
  • New Networking & Information Exchange: Get the latest news on the production, specification and strategy for next generation regional jets. This is your opportunity to get answers to your questions and talk to the manufacturers face to face.  Each discussion lasts 25 minutes and you can visit all 4 speakers. You do not need to register in advance and if your first choice discussion is full, join the next discussion and come back for the next session.

Thursday 23 February - Airline Strategy & Aircraft Leasing

  • The Geneva Forum 'State Of The Union' Think Tank: Creating A Blueprint For The Future Of Aircraft Finance.  This unique session will bring together 5 key stakeholders from the finance, leasing, manufacture and airline community to determine sustainable structures for aircraft transactions, including Andrea Andorno, Head of Corporate Finance, ALITALIA
    Nigel Taylor,
    SVP, Customer, Project & Structured Finance, AIRBUS
  • Aircraft & Engine Leasing Strategy & Practice Working Group: This interactive presentation and discussion session will give participants the chance to define the future of the market with expert peers. An opportunity to thrash out key industry challenges and share in the expertise of market leaders from all sides of the industry.

View the annual global aircraft finance conference agenda, the meeting point for Airframe and Engine manufacturers, Airline Fleet Planners and Financial Directors, Lessors, Commerical & Multilateral Financiers and Aviation experts. 

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(updated 16 December 2020)