Programme

WeatherLive is a one day event focusing on everything 'weather'. All programme updates can be found below -

09.30 - Registration and Refreshments

10.00 - Welcome & Opening Talk

Photographic Session

10.05 -  "The Most Wretched Weather for Photography Imaginable" How weather affected photographers and how they recorded weather

Dr Michael Pritchard FRPS, Chief Executive, Royal Photographic Society

10.35 - Filming and Photographing Cumbria in all Weathers and Seasons

Terry Abraham, Outdoors Broadcaster and Photographer

11.05 - Drones – Seeing the World from a New Perspective

David Hogg, Photographer, Horizon Imaging Ltd

11.35 - Photographic Competition

12.00 - Lunch

1987 Storm

13.00 - 1987 Storm Photographs

13.30 - The Great Storm of 1987– Q&A Session

Dr Michael Fish MBE, Semi-retired BBC Broadcast Meteorologist and Ewen McCallum, Retired Chief Meteorologist, Met Office and General Secretary, RMetS

14.00 - Razed, Reborn and Rejuvenated – Post 1987 

Peter Gibbs, Former BBC Weather Forecaster and Ed Ikin, Head of Horticulture and Landscape, Wakehurst Place

14.45 - Networking Refreshment Break

RHS Session

15.15 - Gardening for the Future: Tackling climate change from the ground-up

Dr Eleanor Webster, Environmental Climate Scientist, Royal Horticultural Society

15.45 - Opportunities and Challenges of Climate Change to Public Garden

Robert Brett, RHS Curator, Hyde Hall

16.15 - Climate Change and the Amateur Gardener

Arit Anderson, Garden Designer, Diamond Hill Garden Design

16.45 - Final Remarks

17.00 - Conference Networking Drinks Reception

18.30 - Close of Event