ATC 2009 Need to Know Training

From May 17-22, 2009, the International Association of Arson Investigators’ (IAAI) will host its Annual Training Conference (ATC) in Arlington, Texas. The conference will highlight cutting-edge training from world-renowned experts, including Dr. John DeHaan, Dr. David Icove, Dr. David Howitt, and Sgt. Jay Foster from the Texas Rangers.

Topics for this year's seminars include:
  • Fire Experiments with Human Bodies
  • Advanced Crime Scene Documentation with the Texas Rangers
  • Fire Modeling Workshop
  • Bombing Investigations
  • The Scientific Method
  • Avoiding Spoliation
  • Effective Report Writing
  • Testifying as an Expert
  • Post Flashover Fire Behavior
  • The Firefighter Arson Problem
  • A Serial Arsonist In His Own Words
  • The Van Bateman Arson Case
  • Fire as a Terrorist Tool
  • Wind-Driven Fires in Structures
  • Spontaneous Ignition
  • Writing FEMA Fire Grants
An NFPA 921-based Fundamentals Course, widely regarded as one of the best available, will be given all week long. News Archive