Global Leaders in Fire Investigation®

GFIA 2017 ATC March 21 - 24, 2017

Dates: Mar 21, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017
Location: McDonough, GA
McDonough, GA (United States)
Description: Georgia Fire Investigator Association Spring Seminar in conjunction with the Henry County Fire Department
March 21 – March 24, 2017
Location: Heritage Event Center
Lake Dow Rd
McDonough, Georgia

P.O.S.T & Firefighter training credits
Live Burn with a test available through CFITrainer.net at the completion of the seminar.

Registration Fee:
GFIA member: $50.00
Non-member: $75.00
You can join the GFIA by March 1, 2017 to receive the lower cost.
Visit GFIA-IAAI.ORG for membership information.

Tuesday March 21
10am – 12pm: Registration
Lunch on your own
12pm – 2pm. Basic Electricity & Arc Mapping – John Nemeth- David Smith & Associates
2pm – 4pm Canine Investigations - David Smith, Columbus FD
4pm – 5pm Review of Burn Cells - Joe Kelly / Ron Regan – Henry County

Wednesday March 22, 2017
8am – 5pm: Systematic Origin and Cause Investigations Steve Pate.
                  50% of class will go to Burn Cells with Joe Kelly and Ron Regan.
                  50% will have classroom instruction and after lunch rotate
12pm-1pm: Lunch on your own. GFIA Board meeting
5pm: GFIA General Member Meeting

Thursday March 23
8am – 12pm: Legal Issues by the Georgia Prosecuting Attorney Council.
12pm – 1pm: Lunch is provided.
1pm -2:45pm: Report Writing – Mark Dietrichs – Swift Currie
3pm – 5pm: Evidence Collection – Victoria Oehreni G.B.I.

Friday March 24
8am – 12pm: Proper Investigative Using NFPA 1033 & NFPA 921 – provided by Walt Shaw- B.A.T.F

Host Hotel:
Fairfield Inn & Suites
30 Mill Road
McDonough, GA 30253
Phone: 770-305-0180
A room block is guaranteed until February 26, 2017, ($91.00 + tax)

The GFIA may change the courses material if warranted.
Questions? Kevin Cunningham 404-580-0783 or Teresa McAfee 770-713-8108
Register: Contact the Chapter for more information.