Conference Read Aheads

The JAPCC Conference Read Ahead is produced in collaboration with the authors of the essays, whether internal or external, and provides thought-provoking essays aimed at stimulating discussion prior to and during the annual Joint Air and Space Power Annual Conference. Read Ahead material for the JAPCC Conference sets the scene for an in-depth discussion and supports the conference theme.

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Joint Air & Space Power Conference 2022 Read Ahead

Enhancing NATO Air and Space Power in an Age of Global Competition
Esteemed Colleagues, There is little doubt today that we live in a time of renewed global competition between major state powers. This also means that we live in what is, potentially, an extremely hazardous age. [...]

Joint Air & Space Power Conference 2021 Read Ahead

Delivering NATO Air & Space Power at the Speed of Relevance
Esteemed Colleagues, I am extremely excited about the prospect of participating in the JAPCC’s Joint Air & Space Power Conference this year. Much can be achieved, as we have all learnt, through online ‘virtual’ meetings, [...]

Joint Air & Space Power Conference 2020 Read Ahead

Leveraging Emerging Technologies in Support of NATO Air & Space Power
Esteemed Colleagues, When our way of life is threatened, we look to science and technology to save us. This is as true of our most current crisis – the Covid-19 pandemic – as it was [...]

Joint Air & Space Power Conference 2019 Read Ahead

Shaping NATO for Multi-Domain Operations of the Future
Esteemed Colleagues, It is my privilege and pleasure to serve as your moderator for this year’s JAPCC Conference. As in previous years, the panels for this conference follow a logical progression. Panel one has the [...]

Joint Air & Space Power Conference 2018 Read Ahead

The Fog of Day Zero – Joint Air & Space in the Vanguard
Esteemed Colleagues, It is my privilege and pleasure to serve as the moderator for this year’s Joint Air and Space Power Conference, which will be hosted by the Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) 9–11 [...]

Joint Air & Space Power Conference 2017 Read Ahead

The Role of Joint Air Power in NATO Deterrence
Dear Reader, It is my great privilege and pleasure to act as the moderator once again for the Joint Air Power Competence Centre’s (JAPCC) annual conference, which will take place over the period 10–12 October [...]

Joint Air & Space Power Conference 2016 Read Ahead

Preparing NATO for Joint Air Operations in a Degraded Environment
Dear Reader, It is my great privilege and pleasure to act as the moderator for this year’s Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) Conference, which will take place over the period 4–6 October 2016 in [...]

Joint Air & Space Power Conference 2015 Read Ahead

Air Power and Strategic Communications - NATO Challenges for the Future
The Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) welcomes you to attend our 2015 Air and Space Power Conference in Essen, Germany, from 23 to 25 November 2015. The JAPCC is an accredited NATO Centre of [...]

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