2021 Indiana Fire Investigation Conference

Investigators at an Indiana Fire Investigation Conference

Sunday, August 15, through Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Presentations – Networking – CFI Testing – Awards Presentation – Vendors – Industry Groups

2021 Topics Addressed:

Fire Dynamics
Electricity and Heat
NFPA and Fire Investigation
Origin Determination in Motor Vehicle Fires Within Garage Structures
Improving Fire Investigator Health and Safety
Burn Boston Burn

Registration is $225.00.
Registration includes hand-outs, lunch, refreshment breaks, and Certificate of Completion.

Click here for Online Registration
Available through Wednesday, August 11.

Click here for Mail In Registration.
Must be postmarked by Friday, August 6.

* * * Pre-payment is required to register * * *

Checks, Claim Forms, and Purchase Orders should be made payable to:
Indiana Chapter #14 IAAI

If you have any questions please call: 260-466-6093

The training subjects provided 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.

IN-IAAI Conference Details

2018 IN-IAAI Fire Investigation Conference

NEW Conference Location:

Hendrick’s County 4-H Fairground and Conference Center
1900 East Main St.
Danville, Indiana


Fairfield Inn & Suites Indianapolis Avon
119 Angelina Way
Avon, Indiana 46123
317-271-9200 / 888-236-2427

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

Open location information sheet with a map and distances to nearby restaurants.

Discounted Room Rate:

Room Rate: $119.00 + tax per night
Last day to make reservations at discounted rate is July 23. 2021
Note: To receive discounted room rate, identify yourself with Indiana IAAI
Click here to make reservations online

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 2021 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.


(subject to change without notice)

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Sunday, August 15, 2019 (at the hotel)

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. I.A.A.I. Evidence Collection Technician Practicum – Trace Lawless
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. I.A.A.I. Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI®) Test

Monday, August 16, 2021

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Fire Dynamics Calculations — Cameron Novak ATF – FRL
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Provided
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Electricity and Heat — Jason McPherson, PE
6:00 p.m. Annual Tailgate Party — Socialize and Network

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. NFPA and Fire Investigation — Randy Watson: IAAI 1st Vice-President
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lawrence Tuck Investigator Of The Year Award / Terry Fleming Lifetime Achievement Award
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Provided
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Origin Determination of Motor Vehicle Fires Within Garage Structures — Trace Lawless: IAAI Director
5:00 p.m. Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 N           Improving Fire Investigator Health and Safety — Jeff Pauley: IAAI Health & Safety Director
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Provided
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Burn Boston Burn — Wayne Miller

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


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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