The Indiana Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators

The 20th Annual Indianapolis Fire Investigation Confrence - 2018

August 20, 21 & 22, 2018

Conference is at the Grand Hall at Westlake Gardens (400 N High School Road, Indianapolis) and begins Monday, August 20, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. (registration opens at 7:00 a.m.).

Cost:

$225 per attendee (includes hand-outs, lunch, refreshment breaks, and Certificate of Completion).

Registration:

Registration (both online and mail-in) is closed. You can register onsite sarting at 7:00 a.m., Monday, August 20.

Location:

The Grand Hall at Westlake Gardens
400 N High School Road
Indianapolis, Indiana

Hotel:

Wingate by Wyndham – Airport
5797 Rockville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46168
(317) 243-8310

If you are making reservations on the phone, please mention the Indiana Fire Investigation Conference to receive a special room rate of $79.00 per night. You must reserve your room by July 15, 2018.

The hotel is conveniently located less than 1 mile from the conference facility.

Topics:

Effective Deposition and Trial Testimony
Why Can't I Testify About My Opinion?
Classification v Cause
Better Report Writing
Expert Preclusion Efforts and You
When Arson Becomes the Murder Weapon

The training subjects provided at the conference meet their respective requirements of NFPA 1033, 2014 edition. This conference is providing 24 hours of tested training. Testing will be done on CFItrainer.net, using a PIN number that will be provided at the end of the conference.

Schedule (subject to change without notice):

Sunday, August 19, 2018 (at the hotel)

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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I.A.A.I. Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI®) Test - Jesse Storey

Monday, August 20, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.

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Registration
Introduction Ceremonies
Effective Deposition and Trial Testimony – Chris Konzelmann
Lunch Provided
Why Can’t I Testify About My Opinion? –  Brett Henne
Annual tailgate socialization

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.

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Classification v Cause – Bob Toth and Rick Jones
Lawrence Tuck Investigator Of The Year Award / Terry Fleming Lifetime Achievement Award
Lunch Provided
Writing a Better Report – Cassandra Jones and Bob Tothe
Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Expert Preclusion Efforts and You Betting Your Career on a Roulette Wheel Spin - Brian Henry
Lunch Provided
When Arson Becomes the Murder Weapon – Detective Paul Makuc


Breaks for stretching and refreshments will generally be given every hour.  Daily raffle for door prizes will be held at the conclusion of breaks.

DISCLAIMER:
No liability is assumed by the Indiana Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators for changes in conference content, speakers, or venue. The speaker's presentation and content thereof is the sole responsibility of the individual speaker, and not necessarily endorsed by any of the persons organization associated with this conference. The Indiana Chapter of the IAAI reserves the right to cancel, alter, or substitute any class or speaker without any advanced notice.
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Lawrence William Tuck Investigator of the Year Award:

The Lawrence William Tuck Fire Investigator of the Year Award will be presented during the conference.
Click here for information on this award.

Click here for the 2018 nomination form.

Terry T. Fleming Lifetime Achievement Award:

The Terry T. Fleming Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented during the conference.
Click here for information on this award.

 


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