The 8th China (International) Commercial Aerospace Forum (8th CCAFwill be held as a hybrid event in December 2022 (postponed from 14-15 September and again from 23-24 November).
The forum will attract experts and decision makers from the commercial space sector to discuss technological achievements and innovative ideas, explore development paths and boost industrial resources integration as well as rapid development of the commercial aerospace industry. For requests for participation, please, contact the CCAF Organising Committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This year's event is guided by the motto "Commercial Aerospace Empowering new Business and new Patterns Openness and Win-Win Contributing to a Shared Future for Mankind".


After multi-party consultation and careful consideration, the organising committee of the 7th China (International) Commercial Aerospace Forum (7th CCAF) decided to postpone the forum by 2 weeks. The 7th CCAF was originally scheduled to be held from 9-11 November 2021 but will now take place from 24-26 November 2021. The venue remains unchanged and will still be the Eurasia International Hotel in Wuhan, capital of Hubei Province. International guests will participate online. 

The motto of this years' hybrid event will be "New Pattern of Industry Development - New Journey for Commercial Aerospace". For details about the conference programme, check out the conference website. For contact details and deadlines for participation, scan the QR code on the webpage and read the information on the CCAF's WeChat account.

link to conference website


The 6th CCAF will be held on 19-20 October 2020 - both online and offline. The theme of the 2020 edition of the forum is:
"Enjoy commercial aerospace in the cloud, leading the digital economy".
Leaders of major foreign space nations and relevant domestic departments as well as the experts from commercial aerospace companies, scientific research institutes, universities, social organisations, and investment and financing entities will be invited to discuss cutting-edge concepts, innovations, and development models in the global commercial aerospace field. 

The replays of all conference talks are available on CASICloud.

Report about the 6th CCAF by Blaine Curcio and Jean Deville for the webportal SpaceWatch Global
Part 1: Context of CCAF/CASIC/Wuhan

Part 2: 6th China Commercial Aerospace Forum Summary (part 2/2): non-CASIC companies


The 5th CCAF has taken place on 19-20 November 2019 in Wuhan. The forum has been a big success with many foreign and domestic space companies participating and presenting their work. GoTaikonauts! reported about the event in its issue no 28. (see below) International space experts from the commercial space sector were invited to apply for presenting their projects during the 5th CCAF. More details can be found on the 5th CCAF 2019 - conference website:

For getting an insight into the atmosphere and the context of the conference, please, have a look at the reports from the 2017 and 2018 events: 

report from the 3rd CCAF 2017

report from the 4th CCAF 2018

report from the 5th CCAF 2019