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FIAI’s 2023 ATC approved for CPD hours with the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences

We are pleased to inform you that our annual training conference on Thursday 27th April 2023; Modern Techniques and Developments in Fire Scene Investigation has been approved by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences for CPD.

A total of 5 hours CPD can be claimed for attendance at this event.

Certificates of attendance will be provided on the day.

See flyer below and the Events page for more details.


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Fire Investigators Association of Ireland – 2023 ATC

The Fire Investigators Association of Ireland 2023 Annual Training Conference will be taking place on Thursday 27th April 2023 at The O’Brien Institute in Dublin Fire Brigade Training Centre, Marino, Dublin.

We will have an excellent line-up of speakers, details of which will be announced shortly.

The FIAI are delighted to be returning to an in-person ATC for the first time since 2019.

We look forward to meeting industry colleagues again for what will be a fantastic opportunity for both learning and networking.

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European Fire Safety Week 2022

European Fire Safety Week 2022 is taking place from 14-18 November 2022 with an event in Brussels.

Several of the sessions will take place as webinars so you can attend remotely.  When registering you can choose which sessions you are interested in attending.

The full program and link to register are on the following website:

See message below from the organisers, European Fire Safety Alliance:


“Dear European fire safety professionals, colleagues and friends,

Empty your agenda and join us next week! Over 450 participants signed up already for the European Fire Safety Week 2022. Great if you are one of them!

With leading experts and decision-makers we are going to discuss the challenges facing Europe in the field of fire safety. This year we will focus on how to place EU citizens safety at the heart of the energy transition, but we will not forget about other important problems defined in the European Fire Safety Action Plan.

We are delighted to announce the support of the Members of the European Parliament: Maria da Graça Carvalho (Portugal), Ciarán Cuffe (Ireland), Carlos Zorrinho (Portugal) and former member of the European Parliament Theresa Griffin (UK), who will moderate the high-level discussion “Putting fire safety at the heart of the Renovation Wave” on Tuesday run in the European Parliament in Brussels.

Please have a look at the full program of the European Fire Safety Week 2022 below and register! We are looking forward to welcome you.”


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Free access for FIAI members to UK-AFI Summer Training Event Webinar Series – 5th-6th September 2022.

As a partner chapter, members of the FIAI can register for the UK-AFI’s summer webinar training event for free.

The event will include a series of interesting webinars spread over two afternoons from 13:00 to 16:15 on Monday 5th September and 13:00 to 16:45 Tuesday 6th September.
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Details of the speakers, running order and the link to register for the event can be found on the UK-AFI website at the following link:

We would encourage members to attend if available.

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CE-AFI Webinar – The Kings Cross Fire (1987) – A Case Study

The Central European Association of Fire Investigators are hosting a free webinar at 15:00-16:00 on Wednesday 29th June 2022 entitled “The Kings Cross Fire (1987) A Case Study”
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A fire at Kings Cross Underground station on 18 November 1987 took the lives of 31 people. Dr Peter Mansi will give this short case study presentation and explain how and why the fire developed so rapidly that many could not escape the flames in the ticket hall at the top of the escalators.

Register to attend at the following link:

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2022 Virtual Training Conference

In place of the Annual Training Conference, for 2022 the FIAI will again be hosting a series of lunchtime webinars on each Wednesday of April.

See the Events page for more details and the Eventbrite links to register for your free ticket to attend.

Once you register for your free ticket, you will be sent a Zoom attendee link in order to access the event.

The link to register for the first event on Wednesday 6th April is live now.

Keep an eye on the Events page on this site as well as updates in the FIAI members’ LinkedIn group for further posts about each subsequent webinar on the 13th, 20th and 27th of April.
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Forensic Vehicle Fire Investigation – Dominick Tuite Memorial Lecture 2018 – 22 February 2018

The Engineering & Scientific Association of Ireland is hosting the 2018 Dominick Tuite Memorial Lecture at Saint Laurence’s Church, DIT Grangegorman on Thursday, 22 February at 7.30pm.

Liam Cotter BLC (Hons), MD, Liam Cotter & Associates will deliver this year’s lecture on the topic of “Forensic Vehicle Fire Investigation”.

If you’re interested in attending, please email your RSVP to

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Building Control NI Fire Safety Panel Conference 2018

Building Control NI Fire Safety Panel Conference 2018

The Building Control Fire Safety Panel have arranged their Annual Fire Safety Conference to be held on 8th and 9th February 2018.

It will take place in The Armagh City hotel in the historic City of Armagh.

For more information including Conference Programme and Delegate Booking Form please click on the link below