CAPA Iran Aviation Finance Summit
18-19 Sep 2016
CAPA Iran Aviation Finance Summit 2016 Agenda
|Iran Aviation Finance Summit: Day 1, 18 September|
|09:30||Welcome by Summit Host
Imam Khomeini Airport City Company, Chairman & CEO, Mahmood Navidi
|09:40||Opening Remarks by CAPA
CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Executive Chairman, Peter Harbison
|09:50||Aviation in Iran is Open for Business
Iran represents one of the most exciting aviation markets in the world today. Opportunities exist right across the entire value chain. Minister Akhoundi will outline the priority areas in which Iran seeks cooperation with International partners.
Iranian Government, Minister of Roads & Urban Development, Dr. Abbas Akhoundi
|10:10||Why the World needs to Trade with Iran
British Government, British Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Iran, Lord Lamont of Lerwick
|10:30||Tea, Coffee & Networking|
|11:30||Executive Panel: Growth Outlook for Air Travel in Iran
This panel discussion will assess the prospects for domestic, inbound and outbound travel in Iran, highlighting the traffic flows and market segments with the greatest potential and how and by whom they can best be served in terms of airline business models and fleets.
Moderator: CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Executive Chairman, Peter Harbison
|12:45||Lunch and Networking|
|14:00||Executive Panel: Sourcing and Financing Aircraft
Sourcing and financing aircraft is the #1 priority for the Iranian aviation industry today. This session will consider some of the key issues that need to be addressed, including:
Moderator: DVB Bank, Member of the Board of MDs, Bertrand Grabowski
|15:30||Tea, Coffee & Networking|
|16:10||Presentation: What benefits can Cape Town deliver to Iran?
Implementation of the Cape Town Convention can be a game changer for a country seeking to integrate itself into the global aircraft financing market, with export credit agencies and lessors offering discounts to airlines located in countries that are signatories to Cape Town. This presentation will focus on a practical issues around the steps that Iran needs to take to sign up to Cape Town, and the benefits that will accrue to airlines and financiers.
Clifford Chance, Partner, Antony Single
|16:30||Executive Panel: The Role of the Secondary Aircraft Market
In addition to the acquisition of new equipment, the secondary market could play an important role in the expansion of the Iranian fleet, potentially providing the aircraft quicker and on a more cost-effective basis. This panel will assess the costs and benefits of the secondary market, discuss whether the financing of such equipment is easier than for new aircraft, and discuss the infrastructure and services that are required to be able to support this segment.
DVB Bank, Member of the Board of MDs, Bertrand Grabowski
Iran Aseman Airlines, Executive Affairs & Fleet Development, Mohammad Gorji
|17:30||Close of Day 1|
|20:00||Networking Dinner & Guest Speaker|