2023 Indiana Fire Investigation Conference

Investigators at an Indiana Fire Investigation Conference

Monday, August 14, through Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Presentations – Networking – CFI Testing – IAAI-ECT Practicum
Awards Presentation – Vendors – Industry Groups

Following is information about the 2022 conference. Check back in May 2023 for information on the 2023 conference.

2022 Topics Addressed:

Strategic Suspect Interview Techniques

Investigating the Serial Arsonist

Alternative Fueled Vehicle Basics

Mobile Home and Manufactured Housing Fires

Forensics of Fire Fatalities

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

Deadline has passed for online registration.
You may register onsite. Contact us with questions.

Deadline has passed for mail-in registration.
You may register onsite.

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

If you have any questions please contact us.

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 2022 Conference Details

2018 IN-IAAI Fire Investigation Conference

2022 Conference Location:

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

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.

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 14, 2022 (at the conference venue)

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. I.A.A.I. Evidence Collection Technician Practicum (registration deadline is July 22 – more info)
5:00 p.m. Annual General Meeting
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. I.A.A.I. Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI®) Test

Monday, August 15, 2022

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. Strategic Suspect Interview Techniques — Dino Balos, Special Agent ATF
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Provided
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Investigating the Serial Arsonist — Ed Nordskog,  LA County Sheriff Dept (RET)

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Alternative Fueled Vehicle Basics — Chris Ellis IAAI-CFI, Battalion Chief-Sharonville, Ohio FD
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. Mobile Home/Manufactured Housing Fires — Jim Kanavy, IAAI Director
6:00 p.m. The Annual Tailgate Party

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Forensics of Fire Fatalities (Part 1) — Dr. Elayne Pope, PhD
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Provided
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Forensics of Fire Fatalities (Part 2) — Dr. Elayne Pope, PhD

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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