7 December 13:30 – 16:30
8 December 13:15 – 18:30
This virtual, interactive conference, organised by the RAeS Air Power Specialist Group, will provide a platform for senior leaders from industry, military and academia to come together to engage in discussion on the factors that will shape the way Air Forces are constituted, prepared for and exercised in delivering Air Power in the period between now and 2040 and beyond.
The conference will see presentations, interview style sessions and discussions with leaders in the context of technology, indicators of the likely geopolitical context, and predicting likely developments in government and the Defence establishment. There will be panel discussions on how industry and officials see the response to change in context in Space/Hypersonics, Combat Air and ISR and also interactive discussion on the intent and aspirations of Project Astra.
Attending the conference will provide an exclusive and unique opportunity to get advanced insight and participate in discussions on the future of Air Power to 2040.
Panel - What part will space/hypersonics play in Air Power 2040?
15:30 – 16:10
Featuring MoD sponsor Reaction Engines , Airbus Defence and Space, UK Space Agency, and the Director Space at the UK Ministry of Defence, the debate will consider what the role of the UK and other international partners will be as part the route to Air Power 2040.