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Conference Presentations

Presentation: Operational aspects
Joel Hencks, AeroEx

Presentation: Legal aspects and current issues
Philippe Renz, Renz & Partners

Presentation: Third country registered aircraft based in Europe: Recognition of ICAO standards and oversight
Simon Williams, Director of Civil Aviation, Isle of Man

Presentation: High Speed Business Jets- Supersonic-Hypersonic-Space Flight
Oscar S. Garcia, Chairman, InterFlight Global Corporation

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  • Now in its 4th year, Opportunities in Business Jets will once again bring senior aviation executives to Malta to discuss key industry issues.Focusing on legal and regulatory issues, registration, taxation and corporate structures, finance and leasing, insurance, safety and security, the conference has a strong emphasis on panel discussions as well as in-depth keynote presentations, giving delegates the opportunity to hear a wide range of opinions and to join the debate with panellists.Based on previous attendance, Opportunities in Business Jets, the 4th Annual Conference, is once again expected to attract an extensive audience of business aviation leaders, including aircraft operators, brokers, OEMs, FBOs, lawyers, corporate services providers, consultants, regulators, tax advisors, accountants, registries and associations from around the globe, making this a leading international annual forum.

    With a full programme of networking opportunities running alongside the conference,Opportunities in Business Jets, the 4th Annual Conference, provides an ideal platform for companies to meet industry decision-makers. To find out more about becoming a conference Official Sponsor or Exhibitor contact us now: lorna@quaynote.ca

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    Contact Alison Singhal Email: alison@quaynote.com Tel +44 (0)20 3560 8154

08.00 Refreshments and registration

Conference chaired by:Richard Koe, Managing Director, WINGX Advance

Session One: Welcome to the conference09.00 Conference Organiser’s opening remarks

09.05 Conference Chairman’s welcome to the conference

09.15 Opening Address:
Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis, Minister for Tourism, Government of Malta

Session Two: The emerging role of Malta in the world of business aviation

09.30 Panel discussion
Moderated: Stanley Bugeja, MBAA
Panellists include:
Martin Dalmas, Head of Operations, Malta International Airport
Eric Weisskopf, CEO, Hyperion Aviation
Ammr Shaladi, CEO, Emperor Aviation
Josephine Farrugia, CEO, Malta National Aerospace Centre
Alexander Cutajar, AP Malta

10.20 Exhibition and Refreshments

Session Three: Emerging Regulation: Are we ready for Part NCC? Does this represent a big opportunity as well as a challenging one?10:50 Presentation: Operational aspects
Joel Hencks, AeroEx11:15 Presentation: Legal aspects and current issues
Philippe Renz, Attorney-at-law, Renz & Partners

11 :40 Presentation: Third country registered aircraft based in Europe: Recognition of ICAO standards and oversight
Simon Williams, Director of Civil Aviation, Isle of Man

11.55 Questions and DiscussionSession Four: Emerging Transaction Processes: Is the process of buying a jet the same as it has always been? How is it changing – a little or a lot?

12.10 Panel: Is it a buyers’ market? There seems to be a great deal of aircraft on the market.Business aviation is much more complicated than it seems and buying an aircraft is no different. Who should be involved? The CFO, an aircraft broker, a technical advisor, your insurance agent and aviation lawyer- Why so?
a) Determine your needs
b) Do a pre-purchase inspection
c) Know the Regulatory requirements, liability, insurance & taxes, State of Registration, Jurisdiction exemptions/taxes and more
d) How to obtain financing
e) How much to expect to pay
f) How to manage the investment
Moderated: Mark Bisset, Partner, Clyde & Co LLP
Panellists include:
Oliver Stone, Colibri Aircraft Ltd. ;
James Carroll, Director, Business Development – Western Europe, Jet Support Services, Inc.
Frank Volz, Director, Certified Corporate Banker, Transaction Manager, Corporate Aircraft Finance, UBS
Christina Riess, President and CEO, A/Square
Adrian Jones, Director of Martyn Fiddler Associates Ltd

13.00 LunchSession Five: Emerging products and operating models

14.15 Presentation: High Speed Business Jets- Supersonic-Hypersonic-Space Flight
*The latest developments
Oscar S. Garcia, Chairman, InterFlight Global Corporation14.35 Questions14.40 Panel discussion: Emerging Operating Models: Is our industry managing to create new and sustainable aircraft operating models?Moderated by: Aoife O`Sullivan, The Air Law Firm
Panellists to include:
Major Alexander Vagacs, CEO, Avcon Jet AG
Patrick Margretson-Rushmore, Chief Executive, London Executive Aviation Ltd
Simon Davies, Managing Director, Global Jet Capital

15.30 Exhibition and Refreshments

Session Six: Emerging Distribution Channels & Customers: Is online charter ripping up the playbook, or are we still the same old concierge business – Are we still trying to reach the same customer type, or is there a new and changing user out there?

16.00 Panel discussion
Moderated by: Richard Koe, Managing Director, WINGX Advance
Panellists to include:
Adam Twidell, CEO, PrivateFly
Martin Lener, CEO, Tyrolean Jet Services
Florent Sériès, Vice President Sales Europe, Aircraft Management and Charter Services,
TAG Aviation Europe
Jonny Nicol, Founder & CEO, Stratajet

16.45 Chair`s closing remarksSession Seven: Champagne Roundtables Session

17.00 Delegates discuss topics of special interest over a glass of sparkling wine. Each roundtable is hosted by a panellist/industry leader and delegates may choose which roundtable they join. The roundtables are an ideal opportunity for delegates to network in small groups and debate hot topics with peers.

Industry experts and roundtable topics to include:
*Are emerging markets still attractive?
Mark Cobb, Managing Director, PYXIS Aviation Group Limited*How does bank finance for aircraft work? Why the stringent requirements? When is finance better than cash?
Michel Buffat, Head Aviation Finance Client Relations, Credit Suisse*Aviation in Customs, Imports and VAT
Adrian Jones, Director of Martyn Fiddler Associates Ltd*EASA Part-FCL: How familiar are you?
Trevor Darmanin, Head of Flight Operations, Malta Flying School / Malta Wings*How do changing regulations – including sanctions – affect aircraft purchase?
Mark Bisset, Partner, Clyde & Co LLP* The effectiveness of the Cape Town convention self-help remedies. How effective or otherwise have they been so far in practice?
Daniel Aquilina, Partner, GANADO Advocates*Safety II: Understanding why things go right
Michael Grüninger, Managing Director, Great Circle Services AG

18.00 Cocktail Party

19.30 Conference End

Edward Zammit Lewis

Minister for Tourism, Government of Malta

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Richard Koe

Managing Director, WINGX Advance

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Stanley Bugeja

MBAA

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Martin Dalmas

Head of Operations, Malta International Airport

Eric Weisskopf

CEO, Hyperion Aviation

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Ammr Shaladi

CEO, Emperor Aviation

Dierk Reitzig

Managing Director, AP Malta

Josephine Farrugia

CEO, Malta National Aerospace Centre

Joel Hencks

AeroEx

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Philippe Renz

Renz & Partners

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Simon Williams

Director of Civil Aviation

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Mark Bisset

Partner, Clyde & Co LLP

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Oliver Stone

Colibri Aircraft Limited

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James Carroll

Jet Support Services Inc

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Frank Volz

Director, Corporate Aircraft Finance, UBS

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Christina Riess

President and CEO, A/Square

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Adrian Jones

Director of Martyn Fiddler Associates Ltd

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Oscar S Garcia

Chairman, Interflight Global Corporation

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Aoife O'Sullivan

The Air Law Firm

Major Alexander Vagacs,

CEO, Avcon Jet AG

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Patrick Margretson-Rushmore,

Chief Executive, London Executive Aviation Ltd

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Simon Davies

Managing Director, Global Jet Capital

Adam Twidell

CEO, PrivateFly

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Martin Lener

CEO, Tryolean Jet Services

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Florent Sériès,

Vice President Sales Europe, Aircraft Management and Charter Services, TAG Aviation Europe

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Jonny Nicol

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Stratajet

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Mark Cobb

Managing Director, PYXIS Aviation Group

Daniel Aquilina

GANADO Advocates

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Michel Buffat

Head Aviation Finance Client Relations, Credit Suisse

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Trevor Darmanin

Head of Flight Operations, Malta Flying School / Malta Wings

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Michael Grüninger

Managing Director, Great Circle Services AG

Intercontinental Malta Hotel is a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the heart of St. Julian’s, Malta, offering a private beach and water sports. Its central cosmopolitan location is ideal for leisure and business travellers. The towns of Valletta, Mdina and the Mosta Dome are within easy reach.

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