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Chief of the Air Staff's Air Power Conference 2014

09 July 2014, 11:00 to 10 July 2014, 11:00

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'Engaging in a Changing World'

This year’s conference will look to improve understanding of the utility of air power in our changing world. The Conference will consider the key changes which are likely to affect global security and prosperity. It will then explore the use of air power as an extension of political will; discuss the economic contributions that a national aerospace industry can make towards prosperity; before studying the relationship between airmen and society. The Conference will draw on the knowledge of eminent speakers from across the globe in order to provide a more rounded assessment of this subject.

Confirmed Speakers include:

  • The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State for Defence, Ministry of Defence
  • Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford KCB CBE ADC RAF, Chief of the Air Staff, Royal Air Force
  • General Denis Mercier, Chief of Staff, French Air Force
  • Major General Micael Byden, Chief of Staff, Swedish Air Force
  • General Harukazu Saitoh, Chief of Staff, Japan Air Self Defence Force

  • Air Vice-Marshal Edward Stringer CBE MA BEng RAF, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff, Royal Air Force
  • Sir Jeremy Greenstock GCMG, Chairman, UNA-UK Board of Directors
  • Air Marshal (ret’d) David Walker CB CBE AFC
  • Susanna Mason, Director General Exports, UK Ministry of Defence
  • Professor Chris Coker, London School of Economics
  • Brigadier (Ret’d) Stephen Gledhill, Chief Executive, Regular Forces Employment Association


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