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ND IAAI ATC 2021-Fundamental Skills for Fire Investigations


North Dakota Chapter IAAI
2021 Annual Training Conference
September 15-17, 2021
Fargo, North Dakota




Add’l Banquet Ticket(s)   $  25 ea

Important Information:  

Non-member rate includes $25 ND-IAAI membership.  Membership finalized upon completion of an application and approval by the ND-IAAI Board of Directors.  Please obtain and complete the application at registration.
No one-day registrations are available for this conference
Registration includes one banquet ticket
Cancellation Policy:  Full refund for cancellations on or before August 31, 2021.  No refunds after September 5, 2021.

Contact Chris.Burt@firearson.com if you wish to register more than one person from your organization.

Registration:  September 15 -- 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.

Whether you are wanting to start your career in fire investigations, an expert fire investigator or somewhere between those two, the fundamentals of fire investigations are imperative to know and understand.  The goal of this class is to provide a strong foundational support for fire investigators on all levels.  Topics will include: 

Legal Considerations
Investigation Planning
Complex Investigation Management
Fire Methodology
Fire Science
Fire Patterns
Building Systems
Fire Protection Systems
Electrical & Gas System
Origin & Cause Determination
Physical Evidence
Incendiary Fires
Fire and Explosion Deaths/Injuries
Fire Related Human Behavior
Motor Vehicle & Marine Fires
Wildfire Investigations

Class will consist of:
Lecture with case study focused analysis
Hands on demonstration
Burn demonstration
Class discussion and inquiry based learning

Demonstrations/Hands on:  
To be determined by Instructor.  
Remember to bring appropriate attire as some demonstrations may be outside.  

Class Times (Central Standard Time):
Wednesday, September 15:  
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Thursday, September 16:     
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Friday, September 17:  
8:00 A.M. –12:00 P.M. 

Daily 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. (on your own)    
Breaks:  Provided by ND-IAAI

Thursday, September 16 @ 7:00 P.M.
Cash Bar opens @ 6:30 P.M.

Annual Meeting: 
September 17, 2021 (Time TBD)

Hotel:    Club House Hotel & Suites-Fargo
4400 15th Avenue South
Fargo ND 
Reservations:  701-282-5777
Room Rate:  $119/night + applicable tax
Reservations are the responsibility of the attendee.  Please request room block for IAAI Conference
Reserve by August 31, 2021 or the block of rooms will no longer be available!

IAAI:  Testing PIN will be provided.  20 tested hours available
P.O.S.T Certification:  POST credits will be applied for  through ND POST Board

ND IAAI Contact for further information:
Kenton Chromey

Kimberly Ersland  
Office:  701-328-5552
Cell:  701-720-9264

The nomination form is attached for:
Investigator of the Year
Prosecutor of the Year Life Membership Award
Distinguished Service Award

We encourage you to nominate a deserving investigator to be honored by the ND Chapter – IAAI. Please submit nomination to:  nodakiaai@gmail.com by August 20, 2021.

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