Highlights from 2022
The Chief of the Air Staff’s Global Air & Space Chiefs’ Conference 2022 brought together global leaders in Air and Space Power with captains of industry and technology, enhanced by experts from international academia.
The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Maintaining Our Leading Edge’ – described as the most advanced position in Air and Space Power. This aligns with our retaining operational advantage – the ability to find and maintain an edge over potential adversaries.
The Conference examined the constituent components of this ambition and included the following topics:
Operational Integration: The challenge of evolving capabilities in air, space and cyber at the pace of relevance, and of integrating effectively across domains, with allies and partners;
Technological Adaptation: How to transform organisations and capabilities ‘in flight’ to gain and maintain technological advantages across all domains;
Digital, Data and Information: Maximising the utility of digital and data connectivity to guarantee information assurance and availability to key decision-makers at all levels;
Ethics and Morals: The importance of safeguarding moral and ethical standards and values during operations across all domains; and
Sustainability and Skills: The strategic importance of creating skilled forces, fit for a more sustainable future.
Keynote speakers at the conference included:
Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston, Chief of the Air Staff, Royal Air Force
General C Q Brown Jr, Chief of Staff, United States Air Force
General John W “Jay” Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force
For details on all of our speakers please visit our Programme page