22nd Annual Business & General Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference
2016 FINAL PROGRAM


The agenda for the 22nd Annual Business & General Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference will be available shortly. In the meantime, please refer to the agenda for the Conference held in October of 2016.


Speaker Biographies

OCTOBER 4, 2016 - TUESDAY


8:00-9:00 am
Conference Registration - 3rd Floor Lobby
Breakfast - Reagan Room

9:00-9:05
Welcome Address and Introduction by Conference Chair
General Session - Florentine Lounge
Joanna Speed, Managing Director, A&D and SpeedNews Conferences

9:05-9:40
BANK OF AMERICA - MERRILL LYNCH GLOBAL RESEARCH
Opening Address
Dr. Ronald J. Epstein, Managing Director, A&D Global Research

9:40-10:25
NATIONAL AIR TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION (NATA)
Election Preview
William R. Deere, Executive Vice President, Government & External Affairs

10:25-10:55
Refresher Break - Reagan Room

10:55-11:45
PANEL: OEM PRODUCT UPDATE AND OUTLOOK
Moderated by Molly McMillin, Managing Editor, The Weekly of Business Aviation, Aviation Week Network
BOMBARDIER BUSINESS AIRCRAFT - Thomas Fissellier, Manager, Market Intelligence & Analysis,
Market Development & Business Planning
DASSAULT FALCON JET - Paul Floreck, Senior Vice President, Sales, Western U.S. & Canada
EMBRAER EXECUTIVE JETS - Cameron B. Gowans, Vice President, Sales, North America - West
GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE - James J. Tait, Vice President, Sales Operations & Analysis
TEXTRON AVIATION - David Rosenberg, Vice President, Strategic Planning & Integration

11:45-11:55
Refresher Break - Reagan Room

11:55-12:30
Discussion and Questions - OEM Product Update and Outlook

12:30-1:45
Lunch - Reagan Room

1:45-2:15
GE AVIATION
An OEM Supplier's Forecast
Scott Searles, Director, Corporate Development

2:15-2:45
ROLLAND VINCENT ASSOCIATES
Change in Fortunes: A Look Into the Large Cabin Business Market
Rolland A. Vincent, President

2:45-3:15
Afternoon Tea Break - Reagan Room

3:15-3:45
INTERFLIGHT GLOBAL CORPORATION
The Future of High Speed Business and General Aviation: Supersonic, Hypersonic and Orbital Transportation Elements
Oscar S. Garcia, Chairman & CEO

3:45-4:15
PNC AVIATION FINANCE
Business Aircraft Finance Update: Are Situations Improving?
Don Clary, Senior Vice President, Aircraft Finance Officer
 
4:15-4:45
WALSH AVIATION
When Will the Bizjet Market Be "Great Again"? - A SpeedNews Fearless Forecast
John F. Walsh, President

4:50
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

6:15-7:00
Cocktail Reception at CHAYA Downtown; invitation required at door

7:00-8:30
Dinner


OCTOBER 5, 2016 - WEDNESDAY

7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Reagan Room

8:30-8:35
Introduction by Conference Chair
General Session - Florentine Lounge
Joanna Speed

8:35-9:15
PANEL: THE STATE OF THE HELICOPTER INDUSTRY: COMPETING IN THE ERA OF CHEAP OIL
Moderated by Matthew Mejía, Managing Partner, Renaissance Strategic Advisors
AIRBUS HELICOPTERS - Joshua F. Myers, Head of Marketing, North America
BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON - Charles (Chuck) Evans, Director, Marketing, Commercial Business and Support & Service
Discussion and Questions

9:15-10:00
Refresher Break - Reagan Room

10:00-10:30
ICF INTERNATIONAL
The Global Outlook for Business Aviation and the Rise of On-Demand Services: Implications for Production, Services and Suppliers
Richard O. Brown, Principal, Aerospace & MRO Advisory

10:30-11:00
PHILPOTT BALL & WERNER
Transaction and Valuation Trends in the Business and General Aviation Market
Luke Korta, Director

11:00-11:15
Refresher Break - Reagan Room

11:15-11:45
JETCRAFT
Business and General Aviation Future Snapshots
Ken Elliott, Technical Director, Avionics

11:45-12:15 pm
ASSET INSIGHT
Market Dynamics Affecting Aircraft Demand
Anthony Kioussis, President

12:20
Wrap-up
Joanna Speed

Drawing for a PacMin airplane model (must be present to win)

12:30-2:00
Lunch - Reagan Room


Aircraft Bluebook Market Values Roundtable
(Separate registration required)

1:30-2:00
Welcome and Market Overview
Carl Janssens, Chief Appraiser, Aircraft Bluebook

2:00-3:00
Key Factors That Affect Business Aircraft Values
Avionics, equipment and maintenance — factors directly connected to the asset — play a part in an aircraft's current market value. They also will affect future values.

3:00-3:30
Refreshment Break

3:30-4:15
External Factors That Affect Business Aircraft Values
Financial factors and other external market conditions can influence business aircraft values, too.
Learn how these affect values and what you can do to manage the risk.

4:15-5:00
Wrap-Up
Future value forecasting for a business aircraft is complex and involves many variables. Still, you can manage your business aircraft portfolio by weighing the factors that affect values.
Carl Janssens, Chief Appraiser, Aircraft Bluebook
Chris Reynolds, Editor & Appraiser, Aircraft Bluebook

5:00
Cocktail Reception - Sky Bar South Patio