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Hotel Information: 

Stevens Point Holiday Inn and Convention Center
1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54482 (715-344-0200)

 The Main hotel block is full at this time due to an overwhelming response from our members. Due to this, the Holiday Inn Express has blocked off a group of rooms for us. Please use the following Information when booking your room:

By Telephone: 715-344-0000 and press #3. Please use the group name – WIIAAI EXPRESS or Group Block Code - WAA.

Online Reservation: Follow this link – Holiday Inn Express

They will only hold the room block until May 21nd 2019 so please get your room before then as we can no longer request a rate change after this date. Rooms will once again be charged the state rate of $82/night single occupancy and $109/night Double Occupancy. After this date, all reservations will be charged regular room rates. All Reservation Requests received are Subject to Room availability.


As in years past we will have the Basic and General Sessions and once again this year we will offer the JFS Program. The Juvenile Firesetter Program and Basic Session will run concurrent with the General Session which is listed below. The Basic Session will be instructed by the State Fire Marshals as it has been for several years. The JFS Program will be taught by Marty King and Theonita Cox.  Make sure that you choose which course you will be attending on the registration form.


2019 WIIAAI Spring Seminar General Session Agenda

Tuesday (06/04/19)
7:00am – 8:00am - Registration
8:00am – 8:30am - Opening Ceremonies
8:30am – 9:00am - Bi-Annual Chapter Meeting
9:00am – 12:00am – Death Investigations – Joe Konefal, Retired California Fire
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch on Your Own
1:00pm – 5:00pm – Explosion Investigations to include First Responder Awareness to Homemade Explosives – Joe Konefal, Retired California Fire Marshall
5:30pm – 10:00pm Provided Tailgate Social and Bag Toss Tournament

Wednesday (06/05/19)
8:00am - 12:00pm – Applied Fire Dynamics and Using Damage in O&C Determination – Gregg Gorbet, Eastern Kentucky University
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch on Your Own
1:00pm – 5:00pm – Applied Fire Dynamics and Using Damage in O&C Determination continued
6:00pm – 9:00pm Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Thursday (06/06/19)
8:00am – 11:45am – Investigating Wildland Fires - Chris Klahn - WI DNR Retired and Rick Buser - WI DNR

11:45am – 12:00pm - Test and dismissal