Conferences

The Air & Space Power Association delivers some of the most respected and influential conferences in the Defence calendar. Our close working relationships with the Royal Air Force, UK Space Command and across UK Defence mean we are able to transform the intellectual ambitions of our military colleagues into reality within an engaging, effective and sustainable framework. 

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The Chief of the Air Staff’s Global Air & Space Chiefs’ Conference, held in London every July and delivered by the Association on behalf of the Chief of the Air Staff, is the jewel in the crown in stimulating an informed and international debate on the future of air and space power. The Conference provides a strategic global focus on air and space power issues and collective security concerns faced by international partners and global allies. Each year the conference brings together a most respected group of defence influencers consisting of over 50 overseas Heads of Air and Space Arms, senior leaders from the RAF and Whole Force and UK government, and professionals from the international aerospace, defence and space technology community and academia.

Defence Space Conference is run in partnership with UK Space Command and brings together leading members of the military space community with experts from industry, the space technology sector and academia. Defence Space effectively coheres military space strategy and operations with space technology and innovation and is the UK’s primary platform for sharing and shaping future UK Space Domain strategic thinking and operational delivery.

The Air & Space Power Association delivered the Joint Capability Group Unmanned Aircraft Systems Conference for NATO in 2023 and has been appointed to deliver the event in Canada in October 2024. The overall aim of the group is to improve the operational effectiveness of UAS in NATO and coalition environments by ensuring availability, interoperability, utility and operational integrity of Unmanned Air Systems. The Conference aim is to explore UAS developments, plans and current thinking, provide thought leadership on future capability and enable collaboration and dialogue with allies and partners.

“I am a regular visitor to ASPA conferences. The debate and discussion that the sessions stimulate are without exception perfectly balanced and challenging. Speakers are of the highest quality, and the execution is always impressive.”
Senior Corporate Delegate 

Upcoming Conferences

The Chief of the Air Staff's
Global Air & Space Chiefs' Conference 2024

17 - 18 July 2024

Defence Space Conference 2024

24 - 25 September 2024

Joint Capability Group Unmanned Aircraft Systems Conference 2024

14 - 17 October 2024
Canada

The Chief of the Air Staff's
Global Air & Space Chief's Conference 2024

17 - 18 July 2024

Global Air & Space Chiefs' Conference 2023

Previous Conferences

The Chief of the Air Staff’s
Global Air & Space Chiefs’ Conference 2023

12 - 13 July 2023

The Chief of the Air Staff’s
Global Air & Space Chiefs’ Conference 2022

13 - 14 July 2022

The Chief of the Air Staff’s
Global Air Chiefs’ Conference 2021

14 July 2021

The Chief of the Air Staff’s
Air & Space Power Conference 2020

15 July 2020

Defence Space Conference 2023

12 December 2023

NATO Joint Capability Group Unmanned Aircraft Systems Autumn Conference

25 - 28 September 2023

Defence Space Conference 2022

10 - 11 May 2022

Defence Space Conference 2020

17 - 18 November 2020

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