Speakers

Confirmed Speakers for 2022
Main Stage
Photo Stage
Technical Stage

SATURDAY

10.30am-11.15am – Monty Halls – ‘The Commandos and other diving projects’

11.30am-11.45am – Jim Standing – ‘Becoming OceanPositive’

12pm-12.45pm – Steve Backshall – Shark

1pm-1.45pm – Andy Torbet – How did I get here?

2pm-2.45pm – Steve Backshall – Cave Diving and Whitewater Kayaking

3pm-3.45pm – Deptherapy – ‘Scuba diving and rehabilitation – fact vs fiction’

4pm-5.30pm – Underwater Photographers of the Year winners with Alex Mustard

SUNDAY

11am-11.45am – Monty Halls - ‘The Commandos and other diving projects’

12.15pm-1pm – Andy Torbet – How did I get here?

1.15pm – 1.30pm – Jim Standing – ‘Becoming OceanPositive’

1.45pm-2.30pm – Youth Panel with Andy Torbet – ‘Why we need to get The Next Generation into diving’

3pm-3.45pm – Deptherapy - ‘Scuba diving and rehabilitation – fact vs fiction’

4pm-4.45pm – Maria Bollerup and Rannva Trofrio Jormundsson – ‘The Xunaan-Ha Cave Expedition’

SATURDAY

10am-10.45am – Byron Conroy – ‘Cold-water photography’

11am-11.45am – Dr Richard Smith - ‘The Golden Moment’ (how we have been able to get the best out of different locations and find new species and behaviours)

12pm-12.45pm – Anne and Phil Medcalf – ‘Underwater photography on a budget’

1pm-1.45pm – Mario Vitalini – Corals, Critters and Caves,  A portfolio builder in the Southern Red Sea

2pm-2.45pm – Martyn Guess – ‘Macro and close-up photography techniques’

3pm-3.45pm – Anne and Phil Medcalf – ‘Don’t get lost in the exposure triangle’

SUNDAY

11am-11.45am – Byron Conroy – ‘Cold-water photography’

12pm-12.45pm – Anne and Phil Medcalf – ‘Is it time to upgrade your underwater camera?’

1pm-1.45pm – Jason Brown – ‘10 top tips for better wreck photos’

2pm-2.45pm – Roisin Maddison – ‘Breaking the stigma: Diving with an underwater photographer’

3pm-3.45pm – Anne and Phil Medcalf – ‘Photo editing: Basics and beyond’

SATURDAY

10am-10.45am – Marcus Greatwood – ‘Darkwater freediving - The evolution of freediving in underground lakes’

11am-11.45am – John Kendall – ‘3D photogrammetry of Roman archaeology in a cave’

12pm-12.45pm – Maria Bollerup and Rannva Trofrio Jormundsson – ‘The Xunaan-Ha Cave Expedition’

1pm-1.45pm – Mark Powell - ‘What tech diving can learn from rec diving, and vice versa’

2pm-2.45pm – Lanny Vogel – ‘Unravelling line laying’

3pm-3.45pm – Mark Powell – ‘Deco myths’

4pm-4.45pm – Tim Clements – ‘Lundy Island citizen science project’

SUNDAY

10am-10.45am – Marcus Greatwood – ‘Muddy Hole – A close look at the discovery of the best freediving location in the world’

11am-11.45am – John Kendall – ‘3D photogrammetry of Roman archaeology in a cave’

12pm-12.45pm – Oli van Overbeek – ‘The Rise of the Techreational Diver’

1pm-1.45pm – Phil Short – ‘Gribshunden – King Hans of Denmark’s 1495 flagship’

2pm-2.45pm – Lanny Vogel – ‘Unravelling line laying’

3pm-3.45pm – Phil Short – ‘Aircraft archaeology and World War Two aircrew recovery’

4pm-4.45pm – Marcus Blatchford – ‘from 2D stills photographer to 3D photogrammetrist’

Steve Backshall

STEVE BACKSHALL

Saturday Only

TV Personality, Author and Adventurer

Andy Torbet

ANDY TORBET

TV Personality, Author, Adventurer and Technical Diver

Monty Halls

MONTY HALLS

TV Personality, Author, Diver and Adventurer

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YOUTH PANEL

Talking to The Next Generation about why they scuba dive

Alex Mustard

ALEX MUSTARD

UPY Awards 2022

Phil Short

PHIL SHORT

Technical Diver and Instructor

Mark Powell

MARK POWELL

Technical Diver, Author and Instructor

Dr Richard Smith

DR RICHARD SMITH

Underwater Photographer

Byron Conroy

BYRON CONROY

Underwater Photographer

Phil Medcalf

PHIL MEDCALF

Underwater Photographer

Anne Medcalf

ANNE MEDCALF

Underwater Photographer

Martyn Guess

MARTYN GUESS

Underwater Photographer

Marcus Greatwood

MARCUS GREATWOOD

Freediving Adventurer and Instructor

John Kendall

JOHN KENDALL

Technical Diver and Photogrammetry Expert

Jason Brown

JASON BROWN

Technical Diver and Underwater Photographer

Lanny Vogel

LANNY VOGEL

Technical Diver and Instructor

Speaker TBC

OLI VAN OVERBEEK

Technical Diver and Instructor

Stuart Philpott

STUART PHILPOTT

Underwater Photographer and Author

Go Dive Show Speakers #GODiving 2

MARCUS BLATCHFORD

Underwater Photographer and Photogrammetry Expert

Rannva Trofrio

RANNVA TROFRIO JORMUNDSSON

Technical Diver and Instructor

Maria Bollerup

MARIA BOLLERUP

Technical Diver and Instructor