Inspirational Speakers

Be inspired by the aerospace pioneers of today as they share their experiences of the industry and what it takes to push beyond the boundaries of aviation in the modern world.

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Today’s aerospace pioneers take to the stage to share their experience of the industry and what it takes to push beyond the boundaries of aviation in the modern world. Spread across three theatres, we have lots of sessions taking place on the Friday of the airshow


Pioneers of Tomorrow – Main Stage Theatre (Inspire, Hall 1)

Get that ‘inspired feeling’ by listening to a number of incredible talks on the Main stage Theatre. Expect to hear from real-life astronauts, sharing their stories about their careers in space! You’ll also hear from young professionals working across the Aerospace and Defence industries, plus an inspirational talk from Jessica Ashley, also known as Miss UK – an Aerospace Engineer and a true advocate for inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers! Plus much more!

Space Zone Theatre (Space Zone, Hall 4)

Come and visit the Space Zone Theatre to hear from experts across the Space industry, listening to their inspirational stories, that really are out of this world! Expect to hear talks around making life possible on the moon from the UK Space Agency, Communicating science through astrology, the amazing career opportunities available across the Space Industry, and why not also get involved in the European Space Agency’s mixed reality experiences!

Aerospace Global News Theatre (Hall 4)

A key feature of the Farnborough International Airshow, our dedicated Aerospace Global News Theatre hosts a jam-packed agenda of thought-leading sessions throughout the show week, attracting international speakers and panellists from across the entire aerospace and aviation industry. On the Friday of the Airshow, attention turns to the future workforce exploring various topics such as Disability Inclusion, the Digital Revolution and Gen Z, and more!



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