2024 SPRING TRAINING SEMINAR 601 584 Doug Lowther

Lithium-Ion Battery Fires

Grimsby Fire Regional Training Centre, Grimsby, Ontario.

Event Location

Grimsby Fire Regional Training Centre, Grimsby, Ontario.

167 Mountain Rd, Grimsby, ON. L3M 4E7

SEMINAR DATE – May 28, 2024

Registration: 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Seminar: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Free parking at the facility

The International Association of Arson Investigators of Ontario recognizes the requirement for those requiring hours toward their professional education and training and will provide students with a certificate for 8 hours of education upon completion.

A Link with the agenda and any specific Instructions will be provided to all registrants closer to the date.

Registration – 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Seminar – 8:30 am – 4:30 pm


The IAAI Ontario Chapter is pleased to announce our upcoming seminar focusing on Lithium-Ion Battery fires. We have an excellent lineup of speakers to discuss various aspects of lithium-ion battery fires. Topics will include suppression strategies and overhaul as well as investigation. This full-day course discussions include electrified vehicles and other stored electrical energy systems.

The seminar will feature the following presenters:

Laura KingNFPA – NFPA Standard 855 – Energy Storage Systems

Larry Cocco Toronto Fire Dept. Deputy Chief – suppression and overhaul considerations

Don HoffmanSafety Engineering Laboratories Inc. – Lithium Battery design, construction, failures, and cause.


The seminar fee of $195.00 + HST = $220.35 includes the program, lunch, and refreshments.

To register for the program, please complete the Seminar Sign Up below or direct an email with the subject IAAI Request for Participation to Craig Ozog at cozog@portagemutual.com and include the following info:

  • First and Last Name of Attendee
  • Name of Employer
  • Email Address
  • Contact Number

In response to your Request for Participation, we will email an invoice to you, along with a link so you can issue payment via Credit Card or PayPal.

On behalf of IAAI Ontario, we look forward to seeing you in May!

Lithium-Ion Seminar Sign Up

  • Please identify the full name, email address, and cell contact number for each participant.
  • Please complete and submit the form to register. Once reviewed by the IAAI Ontario, you will receive an invoice at the email you provided. You can pay by Credit Card or PayPal once you receive that invoice.

    NOTE: Seats for the course are limited. Your participation is not secure until payment is received.