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12-13 March 2024 | Conrad Hotel, Seoul, South Korea

Schedule

DAY ONE – 12 March 2024

08:00 | Morning registration & refreshments

09:00 | Chair’s opening remarks
H.K. Helen Sohn, Partner, YOON & YANG LLC

09:00 | Global aviation sector overview, how Korean investors should view the airline sector in the current and mid-term, and the market for widebody narrowbody and regional aircraft
Herman Tse, Valuations Manager, CIRIUM Ascend Consultancy

09:40 | Keynote
Baldur H. Vander, CEO, Crianza

10:10 | H.K. Helen Sohn, Partner, YOON & YANG LLC with Korean Air Lines

10:45 | Boeing Aircraft Market Overview & Outlook
David j. Williams, Regional Director, Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

11:30 | Setting the stage: Korean aviation investment roundup – The lessons learned and future trends
Previous aviation transactions – the lessons learnt and interesting points from those transactions.
Remarketing efforts in Korea.
Moderated by: Charles Viggers, Partner, Watson Farley & Williams LLP
Panel: James Choi, CMO, Managing Director, Cerritos Holdings Co. Ltd / Jason Bewley, Head of Business Development, Stratos

12:10 | Investing in aviation – aircraft Lessors and Banks
Korean capital market/institutional investor participation in aviation
Panel: Antony Snelleman, Founder and Executive Vice President Asia, High Ridge Aviation  / Dan Stone, Executive Vice President, DAE Capital / Hyung Jin (Ryan) Ahn, Head of Real Assets and Global Trade, Korea , Natixis / Fraser Chestney, SVP Corporate Finance, Stratos

13:00 | Lunch

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14:05 | Widebody aircraft remarketing & Freighter panel
Moderator: Simon McLean, Managing Director, AMS Aircraft Management
Panel: Mark Pearman-Wright, head of leasing and investor marketing at Airbus / Christian Mailly, Managing Director, Dr. Peters Group. DS Aviation GmbH / Jason Bewley, Head of Business Development, Stratos / , Tim Li, Aviation Analyst, CIRIUM Ascend Consultancy

14:55 | Korean Equity Panel & Mezzanine debt update
How the Korean investors’ appetites have changed and the future of aircraft investment.
Moderator: James Choi, CMO, Managing Director, Cerritos Holdings Co., Ltd
Panel: Sungjun John Oum, Head of Cross-border Investment 1, KB Asset Management / Baldur Vander, CEO, Crianza Aviation / Patrick Den Elzen, CEO, Arena Aviation Capital

15:45 | Embraer Market Overview and Outlook
Adam Young, Marketing Director – Asia Pacific, Embraer Commercial Aviation

16:30 | Airbus & Friends Panel
Discussion of the widebody and freighter aircraft panel
Mark Pearman-Wright, head of leasing and investor marketing at Airbus with Jean-Pierre Stainnack, Head of Sales North Asia, Airbus

17:40 | Chair’s closing remarks
H.K. Helen Sohn, Partner, YOON & YANG LLC

17:30 | Drinks reception

19:00 | 5th Annual Korean Commercial Aviation Finance Gala Dinner
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DAY TWO – 13 March 2024

08:00 | Morning registration & refreshments

09:05 | Chair’s opening remarks
H.K. Helen Sohn, Partner, YOON & YANG LLC

09:15 | SAF, electric and hydrogen as alternatives – The benefits and challenges of each
Andrew Claerbout, President, Solyu

10:00 | Fireside Chat
The impact of the Korean Air-Asiana merger on T’Way Air and T’Way Air’s business strategies.
Hyung Yi Kim, Chief Business & Management Officer, T’Way Air With H.K. Helen Sohn, Partner, YOON & YANG LLC

10:40 | Korean investor market status/sentiment, opportunities, challenges – Looking ahead.
Moderator: Yuana Sung, Executive Vice President, Novus Aviation Capital
Panel: Gui Hwan (Peter) Yang, Partner, Lee & Ko / Mr. Woo-Song Jung, Managing Director & Head of Global IB Dept., Daol Asset Management / Min Gyu Kim, Head of Heavy Industry Dept., NH Investment & Securities

11:25 | Korean Bank Market update
How the Korean bank’s investment activities changed during sticky inflation and its future.
Moderator: James Choi, CMO, Managing Director, Cerritos Holdings Co., Ltd
Panel: Matthew SH Kim, Head of International Finance Team, IB Dept,  Hana Bank / Joongho (Joe) Cho, Head of Global Aviation Finance Team, Investment Banking Department, KB Kookmin Bank / Jung Kim, Team Head, Aviation Finance Team, KDB Bank / Jaeeun (Jenny) Kim, CFA, Head of Aviation & Shipping Finance Team, Wooribank

12:15 | Aviation and the capital markets & General ABS Panel
Moderator: Neil Campbell, Partner, K&L Gates
Panel: Dan Stone, Executive Vice President, DAE Capital / Stephen O’Flanagan, SVP Capital Markets and Trading, Avolon / Mukund Santhanam, Airborne Capital / Vinodh Srinivasan, Managing Director, Co-Head Structured Credit Group, Mizuho Americas

13:00 | Lunch

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14:00 | What is Aviation STO? And the future of Aviation STO market
Moderator: Sunghun Cha, Business Development Manager, South Korea & Japan, Cirium
Panel: Colin Nam, CEO, VMIC / Chloe (Jung-Myung) Lee, Partner, Lee & Ko / Lee JooSik, STO Team Leader, Galaxia Moneytree / Taejun Kim, Senior manager, Shinhan Securities

14:40 | Commercial Aviation Banking & finance Panel
Moderator: Ji W. Kim, Shareholder, Vedder Price
Panel:Yoshifumi Sakuragi, Senior Vice President Marketing – PK AirFinance / Robert (Bob) Roy, Managing Director, Aircraft Financing Solutions Group, Aviation Capital Group / Mei Hu, Vice President, BNP Paribas / Bob Morin, Managing Director – Transaction and Business Development Leader, Aircraft Finance Insurance Consortium, Marsh USA Inc

15:30 | Aircraft leasing & Asset manager panel
Moderator: James Bradley Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Panel: Antony Snelleman, Founder and Executive Vice President Asia · High Ridge Aviation  /  Brian Lau, Portfolio Manager Aviation Finance  Muzinich & Co. / Lune Wang, Senior Vice President, Novus Aviation Capital / Joey Zhao, Head of Asia-Pacific, ex-Japan, ABL Corporation/ Sabrina NG, Assistant Vice President, Airline Marketing, Clover Aviation Capital

16:25 | High yield mid-age aircraft lease/asset management and technical risks Vs New Aircraft investment & eVTOL & future tech investment
Moderator: Ran Ackerman, MK Aviation
Panel: Eugene O’Reilly, Chief Operating Officer, Aergo Capital / Konrad Blocher VP Strategy and Sustainability, mba Aviation

17:10 | Close of event
H.K. Helen Sohn, Partner, YOON & YANG LLC

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