Last chance to book - registration closes 17:00 on Wednesday 17 April.

The Air Capability Symposium 2024 is an opportunity for Industry to engage with the Royal Air Force Capability team to discuss future capability development and how we can work better together to develop and enhance what the RAF needs. This will generate an improved understanding of where the MOD and Industry can work collaboratively to address the current, emerging and future threats the UK faces.

The first day will focus on the following major themes:

  • ACP: a scalable future
  • Ultra low-cost, high mass kinetic capabilities
  • NEXUS: way forward for industries, allies & partners
  • GLADIATOR: modelling & simulation - a combined approach
  • Partnerships in exponential technologies: AI
  • High Risk Ops
  • Future Global Strategic Trends
  • Ukraine LI's and EW
  • Industry briefs with Q&A: The Future of Warfare


Day One - Symposium & Dinner

Senior RAF representatives attending include:

  • Air Vice-Marshal Jim Beck, Director Capability and Programmes
  • Air Commodore Patrick Shea-Simonds, Head Capability Strategy
  • Air Commodore Chris Melville, Head Rapid Capabilities Office

Day Two - Bilateral Meetings

Day two will provide industry the opportunity for direct twenty minute bilateral meetings with Air Vice-Marshal Jim Beck & senior members of the Air Capability team. These meetings will be booked in advance and will offer the opportunity to discuss topics of the attendees’ choice.

N.B. Only day one conference delegates will be able to book these bilateral meetings.

Draft Agenda

Click here to view the draft agenda.  Please note this is subject to change.


With thanks to our sponsors:

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There are a number of sponsorship packages still available for this event - click here to see the Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsorship opportunities.

If you are interested please contact Joe Peace for more information.

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Karen Hayhoe

Event Manager

Tel: +44(0)207 091 1123
Karen Hayhoe


Joe Peace

Sales Manager

Tel: 020 7091 1145
Joe Peace