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8.15 Registration & Coffee

8.55 Welcome

 - Olivier Bonnassies, Editor, Commercial Aviation

9.00 Chairman's opening remarks

 - Ian F. Reid, Managing Director & CEO, Skyworks Capital Asia Limited

9.05 Investing in Hong Kong

 - Charles Ng, Associate Director-General, Invest Hong Kong
 Panelist: Martin Craigs, President, Pacific Basin Economic Council (& Honorary President, Aerospace Forum Asia)

9.30 OEM’s perspective: Has the market over-ordered?

  • Financing Trends for 2008/09 deliveries
  • Measuring financing availability for aircraft through the peak
  • Breakdown financing & analysis
  • Asian demand for aircraft and future financing available

 - Ian Unsworth, Director - Asia Pacific & Greater China region Aircraft Financial Services, Boeing Capital Corp
 - Nicholas Chretien, Aircraft Financier Relations Manager, Airbus

10.15 Morning Coffee and Networking

10.45 Financing aircraft at the peak of the cycle

  • 2008 trends in aircraft finance
  • Addressing the credit crunch impact on aircraft finance
  • How much more will pricing increase?
  • Can banks make money?

 - Louis Douady, Head of aircraft Finance Asia Pacific (HK), NTF
 - Vicente Alava-Pons, Managing Director & Regional Head of Aviation Asia Pacific (SIN), DVB Bank
 - Martin Harris, Director, Asset & Structured Finance, HSBC

11.45 Cape Town: What difference will it make to aircraft financing?

  • Framework of Cape Town Convention
  • The current market situation
  • Challenges

 - Paul Ng, Head of Aviation & Transport Finance - Asia, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

12.15 Networking Luncheon

13.45 Developments in aircraft financing in Asia

  • Difficulties in JOL market
  • New ASU rules application in Asia

 - Alain Chrun, Managing Director & Head of Asian Aivation Group, Calyon

14.15 Aircraft Leasing panel: With limited access to the capital markets, will lessors have access to enough capital?

  • Has the market over-ordered?
  • Preparing for peak deliveries
  • Managing asset risk and credit risk in a volatile market
  • Outlook for 2009 in aircraft leasing
  • Is there room for consolidation among operating lessors?

- BOC Aviation: Peter Davis, Head of Corporate Finance
- Lease Corporation International: Nigel Leishman, Vice President Marketing
- ICBC Leasing: Johnny Lau, Managing Director & Global Head, Aviation Finance

15.00 Coffee Break

15.30 Investing in regional aircraft: the future of Asian fleets

  • Large regional aircraft penetration in Asian fleets
  • Evaluating the potential threat of the ARJ and the MRJ
  • Challenges in large regional aircraft financing

 - Wilson Nishida, Regional Sales Director - Airline Marketing, Embraer:

15.50 Aircraft demand for the Chinese market

  • Changing landscape in the Chinese carriers
  • Consolidation in China
  • Fleet requirements for Chinese carriers

 - Richard Owen Walker, General Manager Customer Marketing, Airbus China

16.20  Cathay Pacific operating in turbulence...again

  • The integration of Dragonair
  • Market growth outlook
  • Key challenges facing the region's carriers

 - John Slosar, Chief Operating Officer, Cathay Pacific
 Panelist: Martin Craigs, President, Pacific Basin Economic Council (& Honorary President, Aerospace Forum Asia)

16.45 Chairman's closing remarks

17.00 Drinks reception hosted by Aerospace Forum Asia

18.00 Close

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