Spring 2018 Seminar Registration

Mississippi Fire Investigators Association

2018 Spring Seminar

April 11 - 13, 2018

Class will begin on April 11, 2018 at 08:00 A.M.



Kelly Kistner & Chris Janssen

On April 11, 2018, the M.F.I.A. will be hosting a hands on fire investigation seminar. The course will be held in Oxford at the Graduate Hotel.    The class will include classroom instruction, live burns and multiple burn modules.    The course will focus on NFPA 921 and NFPA 1033 as related to determining the origin of a fire.      The course will stress thei mportance of fire patterns,  witness statements,  fire dynamics  and  arc mapping when developing and selecting a hypothesis related to the origin of a fire.
The instructors will be Mr. Kelly Kistner and Mr. Chris Janssen. Mr. Kistner is the Chief Investigator in Texas for the Forensic Investigations Group, LLC. Mr Janssen is an Investigator with Unified Investigations & Sciences, Inc. Both instructors have extensive experience in the public and private sectors conducting fire investigations.
Experienced and new investigators will benefit from the concepts that will be discussed and practices in this seminar.




APRIL 1, 2018

M.F.I.A. Member - $175.00*

Non M.F.I.A. Member - $225.00


If you desire to register by US Mail, Send Registration to:

M.F.I.A. / Lisa Jones

711 Camp Dantzler Road

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Please Include:

Your Name, Agency, Phone Number and Email

You may also Register by Email: msfireinvassoc@gmail.com

Please Include:

Your Name, Agency and Phone Number


Make Hotel Reservations directly with

The Graduate Hotel, Oxford Mississippi

Phone: (662) 234-3031

Room Rate: $119.00 per night

Cut-off date for this special rate is March 10th. Make sure to mention you will be with the M.F.I.A. to receive the special rate. If you have special payment arrangements, please contact the hotel PRIOR to making reservations.


*Paying the $175.00 DOES NOT make you a Member of the Association.

Your Membership Application must be received BEFORE March 15, 2018 to take advantage of the Membership Price.



Registration- $175.00 for Members



Registration – $225.00 for Non-Members