Building Control NI Fire Safety Panel Conference 2018
The Building Control Fire Safety Panel have arranged their Annual Fire Safety Conference to be held on 8th and 9th February 2018.
It will take place in The Armagh City hotel in the historic City of Armagh.
For more information including Conference Programme and Delegate Booking Form please click on the link below
Registration is now closed for the FIAI ATC 2017 to be held in Ulster University – Jordanstown Campus
The venue is the Loughview Suite, Block 8, Level H.
Please click on the link for a map of the campus Ulster University – Jordanstown Campus Map FIAI ATC 2017 .
Parking is available on site, please see the UU website at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/carparks for more information.
Conference Now Ended.
A big thank you to all those who took part.
The FIAI are excited to announce this year’s training conference is to be held in April 2017 in conjunction with Ulster University’s Fire Safety Engineering Research and Technology Centre (FireSERT) at the university’s Jordanstown Campus.
Check out their website at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/research/institutes/built-environment/centres/fire-safety-engineering
View and download the Programme Conference 2017
Programme of Speakers for the FIAI Training Conference
Dr. Karen Boyce
Group Commander Geoff Somerville
Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service
“Stovemageddon-the alarming rise in stove related fires”
Duggan Roberts Associates
The Role of DNA in Fire Investigation
Dr. Dorothy Ramsbottom
Forensic Science Laboratory
In a discussion with Dr. James Quintieri, we learn about some of his work in fire sciences, a bit about his research, his opinions related to the World Trade Center investigation and what he thinks is important to fire investigation as a scholarly leader in our field. While we have been trying to keep the podcasts shorter, this podcast is 50 minutes and seems to be worth the time!
The NFPA 921 Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations, a long-respected training and reference guide, is free to access online. The 2014 edition is the most current.
The Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) for Forensic Science recently approved the guide for inclusion on the OSAC Registry, which serves as a trusted repository of high-quality, science-based standards and guidelines for forensic practice.
NFPA 921 Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations
National Fire Protection Association; 2014
The link to access the guide can be found here
This month’s podcast looks at the recent changes in the FAA’s regulations for commercial and public sector use of UAS or “Drones”. Join us and find out the specifics you need to know and then we talk to Bob Toth, IAAI-CFI about his experience and use of Drones. He shares a lot of knowledge and provides great tips on preparing you or your agency for taking advantage of a UAS to improve your investigation work.
After we talk to Bob Toth, we give the IAAI office a call and learn about new training from Kate Reed and new plans and partnerships from the IAAI, Executive Director, Deborah Keeler.
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New Article: Use of damage in fire investigation: a review of fire patterns analysis, research and future direction Gregory E Gorbett, Brian J Meacham et al
Fire Science Reviews
Fire Investigators Association of Ireland
Training Day & A.G.M.
Wednesday April 20th 2016
Dublin Fire Brigade Training Centre, Malahide Road, Marino, Dublin
09.00 – 09.30 Registration,
Chairperson Morning: Mr. Derek Byrne, Ass. Commissioner An Garda Síochana
09.30 – 09.35 Opening Address, Mr. Pat Fleming, C.F.O. Dublin Fire Brigade
09.35 – 10.35 Fire Investigation, “Where are we? Where are we going? How are we going to get there?”, Mr. Mick Gardiner, Gardiner Associates
10.35 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 11.45 Too Many Cooks…, Mr. Andrew Wade (First Forensic Ltd)
11.45 – 12.45 Car Fire Investigation, Mr. Richard Baker, Park Lodge International Ltd.
12.45 – 13.45 Lunch
Chairperson Afternoon: Mr. Eamon Gallagher, Group Commander N.I.F.R.S.
13:45 – 14:30 Case Study: Laundrette Tumble Dryer Fire, Ms. Eva McKiernan, IFIC Forensics
14:30 – 15:15 Fuel Laundering – Evidence Recovery, Mr.Steven McKendry (Higher C.S.I.)
15:15 – 15:30 Coffee
15:30 – 16:15 “Was the Smoke Detector Working?” Prof. Niamh Nic Daeid & Mr. Dave Coss, University of Dundee
16:15 – 16:30 Discussion
16:30 – 17:00 AGM
CPD Points: To be confirmed by the Chartered Society of Forensic Science & the Institution of Fire Engineers
Cost €35 / £ 30 for members and €45/ £40 for non members including light lunch.
Registration is NOW CLOSED
To download a copy of the poster click the link FIAI Conference 2016 April
Please note the AGM will be held on the day, all members welcome to attend.