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IIBC – Live Burn! at Lions Bay Fire Rescue Training Grounds


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by Insurance Institute of BC
November 07, 2019
Lions Bay Fire Rescue Training Grounds, Cristal Falls Road, Lions Bay, BC


A full day live fire demonstration designed to provide an in-depth understanding of theory and practical aspects of fire losses.

The day will commence with a morning presentation from fire dynamics to fire scene protection aimed to increase subrogation success. The afternoon will consist of live burn demonstrations of two burn cells constructed to resemble a furnished room.

Proudly Sponsored by |  Origin and Cause, On Side Restoration, Envista Forensics, Lions Bay Fire Rescue

* Very limited capacity!  Register early!

Audience:  Adjusters, Fire Investigators

Seminar Objectives:
– Review fire dynamics 

– Examine fire scene examination and evidence preservation
– Identify post flashover fire effects on cause classification
– Compare smoking vs open flame (incendiary) fires 

Burn demonstration will include observations and discussion on:
– How long it actually takes for a cigarette to ignite 

– How fast fire develops in a normal bedroom
– How to conduct a scene examination
– How ventilating fires can damage a scene making it challenging to determine the cause 

Presenters:
Presentations and demonstrations will be conducted by fire investigators and forensic engineers with extensive experience in fire investigations and administering live burns.
Tom Hoppe, CFEI, MA, Fire & Explosion Investigator – Origin and Cause
Russ Friesen, CFEI, CFII, IAAI-FIT, Fire & Explosion Investigator – Origin and Cause
Shirley Niven,
 P.Eng., CFEI, WFBS, Forensic Engineer – Origin and Cause
Scott Broad, CFEI, CVFI, CFII, CCFI-C, Vice President – Envista Forensics (Toronto)
Arya Oskui, P. Eng, Project Engineer – Envista Forensics

Schedule:
8:15           Check-in opens
8:45-12:00  In-class Seminar
12:00-1:00  Lunch
1:00-3:30    Live Burn Demo

Important:
-Morning in-class seminar will be in a portable classroom where it may be cold to start in the morning.
-Afternoon demonstration and discussion will be outside for the full 2 hours. Attendees will be allocated an area at a safe distance to stand to observe the fire. There’s no seating outside .
-Please dress accordingly for the weather (ie. boots, gloves, coat, umbrella).
-Burn demonstration will be conducted rain or shine.
-Detailed directions and parking instructions will be sent prior to seminar.

Number of Continuing Education Credits:  5 Technical
Please be aware that tardy arrival or early departure to/from the seminar will preclude IIBC from issuing a CE certificate for this seminar.

Fees: The price for this seminar includes coffee service, light breakfast snacks, soup and sandwich lunch, and GST.  Please advise dietary restrictions at the time of registration.
$300 CIP Society Members (Graduates)
$325 IIBC Members
+$80 Non-Members – IIBC Membership Fee of $80 (expiring May 31, 2020) is applicable. Please register manually.

Corporate Rate not available due to limited capacity.

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 1, 2019

Questions?
Contact  Winnie Hon  at  whon@insuranceinstitute.ca .



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