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Fire Investigation Training Day and Conference April 22nd 2015 Belfast

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Fire Investigators Association of Ireland

Training Day & A.G.M.

Wednesday April 22nd 2015

NIFRS Training Centre, Boucher Crescent, Belfast

Fire Investigation

09.00 – 09.30 Registration

09.30 – 09.35 Opening Address – Chris Kerr CFO, NIFRS

Session 1 Chairperson- Dale Ashford ACFO, NIFRS

09.35 – 09.55 IAAI update – Dr Peter Mansi, President IAAI

09.55 – 10.40 Human Behaviour in Nightclub Fires – Lessons Learned – Dr Karen Boyce, University of Ulster, Jordanstown.

10.40 – 11.10 Student Presentations – ITT, Tallaght.

11.10 – 11.30 Coffee

11.30 – 12.20 The characteristics of localised melting (arcing) often found on electrical conductors at fire scenes– Dr Nick Carey, UK-AFI

12.20 – 13.00 Strand Road Car Bomb – Stephen McKendry, PSNI

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

Session 2 Chairperson – Liam Fleury, Forensic Science Consultant.

14.00 – 14.30 Forensic Demonstration with Hydro Carbon Dog Tim Richmond, NIFRS

14.30 – 15.15 Code of Practice for Investigators of Fires and Explosions for the Criminal Justice Systems in the UK – Prof Niamh Nic Daeid, University of Strathclyde.

15.15 – 16.00 Case Study – Can electrical arcing damage assist with establishing the origin of a fire? – Dr Nick Carey, UK-AFI

16.00 – 16.15 Discussion

16.15 – 16.45 AGM

16.45 Close

To download the Training Day 2015 April Poster

Cost members €35/£30 & non members €45/£40 including light lunch.

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CPD points with the Chartered Society of Forensic Science and the Institute of Fire Engineers to be confirmed.


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