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Hands Across the Border
February 22, 2019 10am to 3pm

Training:      by WA and BC Chapters of the IAAI
                      Cost $25.00 (cash or check), includes lunch
Event:           On Friday February 22, 2019
                      10am-doors open at 9:30. 
Location:     Bellingham Golf and Country Club
                     3729 Meridian St.     Bellingham, WA 98225
Class:           Applied Visual Analytics for Fire Investigations

It has been found that most humans, in processing information, do better seeing connections in information when that information is presented in a visual format. When most investigators think of visual analytics they think of massive computers, wall size screens and table tops that enable to investigators to move displays of data around at the touch of a finger. While that technology does exist, for most of us, it is way beyond our departmental budgets.

This does not mean we cannot use some of these concepts to our advantage. This class will introduce to the investigator some low tech (cheap) tools that are useful, easy to use, and effective. The class does include some hands on exercises. Attendees are encouraged to bring case outlines for use in class.
Instructor:         Dale Zlock: National Insurance Crime Bureau

Mr. Zlock has a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology Management and is a Certified Criminal Analyst, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Fire Investigator (IFSAC-WA).

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