As the author of the internationally popular Cloudspotter’s Guide, Pretor-Pinney introduces keynote audiences to cloud formations. Recognizing the importance of downtime for optimal creative thinking, he advocates for idle time to spark creative thought. Leveraging his experience as a presenter for BBC documentaries, the scientist and author provides listeners with an entertaining performance while providing an education about the science behind cloud formations and general meteorology. His thought-provoking keynote addresses open a new world to listeners by offering actionable tools for participating in cloudspotting as a hobby.
Reasons to Book Gavin Pretor-Pinney
- Audiences are interested in Pretor-Pinney’s in-depth knowledge of meteorology and cloud formations. Offering important insights into the science of the sky, he excites global listeners.
- His entertaining presentation offers his audience witty anecdotes about climate and the history of weather. By discussing the types of clouds at each level of formation, Pretor-Pinney clears up any confusion about the science behind what we see in the sky.
- His book, the Cloudspotter’s Guide, is an international bestseller and available in various languages.
Gavin Pretor-Pinney is an expert in the field of meteorology and cloud formations. Passionate about science, the author and scientist has written four books. His Cloudspotter’s Guide is recognized globally as the definitive work explaining cloud formations in a witty and fascinating presentation. The Cloud Collector’s Handbook is a catalog of clouds, guiding the reader in spotting and recording those he or she finds.
As an advocate for taking a step back to allow the mind to dwell in the clouds, Pretor-Pinney believes downtime sparks creativity. His Idler magazine advocates for spending time in relaxing activities like cloud spotting to enhance the mind’s creativity.
As a 2013 TED speaker, the author introduces audiences to the fascinating world in the clouds. Providing an entertaining and informative presentation about the science of cloud formations, Pretor-Pinney provides actionable information for listeners to identify cloud types and take up the cloud spotting hobby.
As a television documentary and book writer, Pretor-Pinney shares his expertise globally. Members of his multinational Cloud Appreciation Society foster the understanding of cloud science and appreciate the beauty inherent in each formation. Sharing breathtaking cloud pictures, art, and poetry with members via the organization’s website, members share Pretor-Pinney’s vision for the benefits of keeping your head in the clouds.
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