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National Wildfire Investigation Workshop
November 23 – 25, 2021
November 22 – 24, 2022
ECT (Evidence Collection Technician) Practicum (ECT SOLD OUT)
One day ONLY – November 27, 2020 (Update: September 2020) It is now moved to November 26, 2021.
(Update: June 2021) moved to November 25, 2022. (ECT Sold out).

ECT Practicum – LIMITED SEATS – To secure your practicum time slot, go to www.fiaa.ca and click on the
ECT practicum link to register and for full information on pre-requisites and IAAI vetting requirements.
November 24th, 25th & 26th
Workshop Times:
08:30 – 17:00 daily
The FIAA has partnered with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development to present a
3 day National Wildfire Investigation Workshop.
Day 1 will consist of a General Session, which will include case studies on the Smoky Lake / A + F Serial Arsons AND the Mayerthorpe Serial Arsons. Following lunch, the General Session will continue with a segment on Law. The day will conclude with a segment on Wildfire Origin Determination / Fire Pattern Methodology. Day 2 will commence with a General session featuring keynote speaker Ed Nordskog. Ed will be presenting on Incendiary Devices and Serial Wildfire Arsonist Profiling. Following lunch on Day 2 and on Day 3, you will be able to attend various “Break out” sessions, including presentations on; navigating cost recovery, Exploding targets, Media relations, Photography –Principals and Techniques, Documentation & Report writing, FI-110, Accelerant Canine Detection, Fire Scene Safety, Myths in Wildfire Investigation Causes and Evidence Collection.
Following Day 2 of the workshop, from 17:15 – 20:00, join your FIAA hosts in the Executive Suite on the 5th Floor, for a Meet &
Greet. Enjoy visiting with old friends and make some new connections. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.
FIAA will be providing morning coffee as well as lunch each day.
Day 2 will also feature vendor displays. Be sure to stop by their booths and say “Hi”
Attention: Alberta Safety Codes Officers. LEARN & EARN!
This course qualifies for “5” Alberta Safety Codes Council Continuing Education Credits
Register online TODAY at www.fiaa.ca Registration Deadline:
National Wildfire Investigation Workshop – $575.00
FIAA & IAAI members – SAVE 10% (Use promo code FIAA10)
Holiday Inn & Suites Edmonton Airport
1100 – 4 Street Nisku, AB
A block of 30 rooms has been set reserved for course participants. Call 780-979-0839 & reference “FIAA” prior
to November 4, 2022, to confirm your rate of $105/night (+ taxes) (includes breakfast)
Course Location:
Holiday Inn & Suites Edmonton Airport – Glacier 1, 2 & 3 rooms
1100 – 4 Street Nisku, AB

Register to the 2022 National WildFire Investigation by clicking here, or, if you are having trouble registering contact Glenda at 780.497.8610.


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