The GLEX 2017 Opening Ceremony sees the participation of both Chinese and worldwide space leaders.
Lei Fanpei, the President of the Chinese Society of Astronautics and Jean-Yves Le Gall, the President of the International Astronautical Federation, will welcome all delegates on behalf of the two co-organising organisations, CSA and IAF. This will be followed with a speech by a prominent representative of the Chinese government addressing the audience. The Opening Ceremony also comprises some entertaining videos and sees the presence of Chinese Astronauts.