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Fire Investigators of Florida 2019 Annual Training Conference


2019 Fire Investigators of Florida Annual Training Conference
Monday, November 4, 2019 to Thursday, November 7, 2019
Daytona Beach, FL

Seminar Registration:
Chapter Members: $75 per day, $165 full seminar

Non-Members: $125 per day, $300 full seminar

Seminar registration includes luncheons at the hotel Monday-Wednesday. The Awards Luncheon is on Wednesday.

The hospitality room will open Sunday-Wednesday from 7-11PM

If you wish to register multiple people from your organization, please send chris.burt@firearson.com the list of names.


Monday, November 4, 8 AM to 5 PM:

Post-Flashover Origin Pattern Persistence

Instructor: Mr. Chad D Campanell, Senior Special Agent, Certified Fire Investigator

Tuesday, November 5, 8 AM to 5 PM:

The Overlooked Details in Unique Fire Causations

Instructors: Mr. Peter Layson, Mr. Josh Faircloth and Mr. David Cheers (Additional instructors to be announced)

This offering will be an interactive class with both lecture and hands-on aspects. The subject matter of this course will deal with unique fire causes that are frequently over looked and many times incorrectly identified. The student will gain a better understanding through hands on demonstrations and work stations as well actual case reviews involving many of the discussed causes. The course will also deal with artifact recognition, documentation and collection techniques utilized during various aspects of the investigation/examination process.

Wednesday, November 6, 8 AM to 12 PM:

Legal Issues in Fire Investigation

Topics to include Frye v Daubert, the standard between federal and Florida Daubert standards, report writing, what judges are looking for with expert reports, etc., This will be a panel discussion.

Speakers: Hillsborough County Judge Denise Pomponio, Attorney Joe Rich from Cozen O’Connor, Moderator Mr. David Cheers.

Wednesday, November 6, 1 PM to 4PM

Vehicle Fire Investigation

Fires involving hybrid vehicle recent recalls.

Instructor: Mr. Chris Elrod

Thursday, November 7, 8AM to 12 PM

Carolina Beach Arson/Homicide case study

Instructors: Mr. Kevin Oliver and Mr. Chris Elrod

The Plaza Resort
600 N. Atlantic Avenue
Daytona Beach, Florida 33610
(855) 327-5292

Seminar Room Rate Coastal View $125 per night, includes breakfast buffet, two liter bottles of premium bottled water and a onetime $12.00 drink credit.
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