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Global Gathering of Air and Space Chiefs to Demonstrate Resolve in face of Ukraine Crisis

London, UK, 16 June  2022: More than 50 international air and space force chiefs and military commanders will be among 500 high-ranking delegates at the largest ever gathering for the Chief of the Air Staff’s Global Air & Space Chiefs’ Conference in London on 13-14 July. The global forum, which is hosted by Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston, UK Chief of the Air Staff, will bring together global leaders in Air and Space Power with captains of industry and…
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Winners of first International Space Pitch Day revealed

The winners of the inaugural International Space Pitch Day were today announced marking several world firsts. Ten tech start-ups successfully secured same-day contracts worth up to £53,000 ($66,000) to fast-track the development of their innovations after pitching direct to UK, US and NATO military leaders. Air Vice-Marshal Harvey Smyth, UK Director Space, unveiled the winners following an afternoon of pitches in front of a global audience during the first of the Defence Space Conference hosted from London. It is the…
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Defence Space 2020: Defence leaders to light way for UK military space

UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace will join national and international military leaders and space experts from across government, industry and academia on 17-18 November to explore how the UK can mobilise, modernize and transform its approach to military space.   The two-day virtual Defence Space 2020 conference, which is organised by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the Air and Space Power Association, will see over 30 speakers and panelists tackle the challenges presented by Space as a military domain…
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ASPC 2020 -Virtual Conference

ASPC 2020 -Virtual Conference The impact and restrictions resulting from COVID-19, familiar to us all, has led us to decide that this year’s Air and Space Power Conference will not go ahead in its traditional format. This decision has not been taken lightly but we hope you will understand why, and that resources must be prioritised appropriately. However, this presents an exciting opportunity, in the spirit of ‘Information Advantage in the Next Generation Air Force’, to demonstrate our flexibility and…
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Defence Space 2020 Conference is postponed

NEWS RELEASE  23 March 2020   Defence Space 2020 Conference is postponed London, UK, 23 March 2020: Defence Space 2020, the UK Ministry of Defence biennial space conference, scheduled for 20-21 May, will be postponed in response to the COVID 19 outbreak and UK Government’s measures.  The Ministry of Defence is working with the Air and Space Power Association and conference venue to arrange a suitable date later in the year; partners, ticket holders and participants will be notified as…
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RAF Chief of the Air Staff: ‘Information Advantage’ to be put at heart of Air and Space Power

London, UK, 24 February 2020: The UK’s Royal Air Force Chief of the Air Staff will challenge UK and international air chiefs and military commanders at this year’s Air & Space Power Conference (ASPC 20) to find ways to think, act and share information at a higher tempo than their adversaries to secure the cognitive edge in future operations.  Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, Chief of the Air Staff, will host the annual global forum which attracts more than 40…
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THE CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF’S AIR & SPACE POWER CONFERENCE

THE CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF’S AIR & SPACE POWER CONFERENCE  The pursuit of Information Advantage is the theme of this year’s ASPC and will build on the multi-domain themes introduced at the 2019 Conference.  Chris Pocock summarises the debate at ASPC 2019 as a prelude to ASPC 20 The RAF’s 2019 Air & Space Power Conference was attended by 550 people, including more than 100 Air Force commanders and senior officers. Many more participated remotely via a video livestream…
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