Times are subject to change so please keep checking back here and on the noticeboards in the show hall.
|The DIVER Stage|
THE ALL-TIME TOP 10 DIVING MISTAKES
The all-round diver surveys the hit-list of diving cock-ups and draws vital conclusions as to how, when things go wrong, we can survive.
|1.30-2.10 (Sat only)|
SHARK FEEDING: RIGHT OR WRONG?
The globe-trotting photo-journalist has a new book out about his shark-diving adventures – and few divers have encountered quite as many sharks as he has.
|1.30-2.10 (Sun only)|
Claire Gwinnett & Laura Walton-Williams
The two underwater crime-scene investigators from Staffordshire University's Forensic & Crime Science department deliver a course that is unique in the UK. They plan to use real dive-related case studies to take us on a forensic-analysis journey.
THE GREAT SHARK RACE
Monty reports back from his latest expedition, still top-secret as we went to press – though we believe sharks were involved! His custom diving Land-Rover and Humber RIB combo will be at the Show too.
DIVING THE WILD PLACES
Few divers reach as many remote and often pristine dive-sites as this illustrious TV presenter and polar explorer, who has been diving the world for National Geographic.
4.50-5.30 (Sat only)
|The Centre Stage|
GET CREATIVE WITH YOUR COMPACT CAMERA
Author of the award-winning book "Underwater Photography for Compact Camera Users", Maria Munn has pioneered dedicated underwater photography courses for compact camera users – "helping beginners and the intermediate compact camera user to gain leaps of confidence to learn how creative their system can be and to show how fabulous results can be achieved fast in an easy-to-understand method".
|11.00-11.40 (Sat only)|
CHOICE OF WEAPON
"Sadly, there's no magic formula to winning competitions," says Mario, but he plans to outline how and why he chose the images that secured him the title of Most Promising British Underwater Photographer of the Year 2015 - and also looks at the images he loved but did not enter.
|11.00-11.40 (Sun only)|
THE WORLD IS NOT FLAT: A 3D FUTURE
How many photos does it take to build a 3D model? Presenting recent wreck discoveries by the Weymouth-based Shipwreck Project plus other 3D examples, this will be an introduction to a new way of recording, documenting and interpreting what we see underwater.
Saeed Rashid & Nigel Wade
DIGITAL PHOTO CLINIC
The Clinic is back, giving you a chance to take part in a Q&A session with two of diving’s top photographers. Both are masters of camera technique, and if post-production skills are the issue, Saeed is your man.
|12.50-1.30 (Sat only)|
Taking the skills as read, the secret of successful photo-journalism lies in reading the minds of editors, and putting in front of them what they didn't know until that moment they really wanted! And if that doesn't work, Stuart has plenty more advice to offer.
|12.50-1.30 (Sun only)|
THE FLUO EFFECT
Find out how fluorescence occurs in the marine environment, what equipment is needed to view this natural phenomenon and get some tips on how to capture the effect on camera. Alex has had plenty of experience from his base in Koh Tao in Thailand.
MAKING UNDERWATER FILMS
Underwater cameraman Bryan discusses how technology has developed to help leisure divers and instructors capture fantastic underwater footage. He covers everything from GoPros and compacts to broadcast camera systems and examines the main underwater filming methods.