11FEB Update: Still some seats left for NJAAR’s one day seminar on video analysis to be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the Middlesex County Fire Academy.
Adam Cybanski of Gyro Flight & Safety Analysis Inc. will be presenting a comprehensive overview on extracting velocity data from videos and introducing basic capabilities for those starting out in the field. Topics will include geolocation fundamentals, photography for photogrammetry, velocity testing, matchmoving, temporal analysis, and traffic/dash/witness camera analysis. Contact Major Cybanski for more details: email@example.com
Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators' Spring Meeting has the following anticipated topics:
Crash breakdown for the 3 car/motorcycle crashes completed at the 2018 Fall conference showing different disciplines of speed analysis
How does the pedestrian throw analysis compare to the actual impact speed
Anatomy of a motorcycle crash
Motorcycle occupant departure angles
Drone, Pix4D & V Crash use in Crash Investigation
Microsoft Excel us in crash reconstruction
This year's Midwest Association of Technical Accident Investigators conference, in Grand Rapids, Iowa, focusses on busses. Visit http://matai.org/ for more details.
South Carolina Association of Reconstruction Specialists holds their "Southeastern Conference", which is co-hosted by IAARS. They usually have live crash testing and a barbeque cookout to die for. My advice: bring sunscreen and a golf umbrella!
IATAI's annual conference is normally held in Springfield IL in early October. Lately, NAPARS has had some affiliation with this event, including helping cover expenses for Law Enforcement attendees who haven't been to one of these conferences before. Their website will have the most up to date details. https://www.iatai.org/annual-conference/
The Annual Joint Conference for 2019 will be hosted by NJAAR. Running Tue/Wed/Thu this year should help folks who need a little time to travel on Monday Friday, rather than killing your weekend! Location this year is Atlantic City. We will post updates as soon as information is available! http://www.njaar.org/
The Texas Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (TAARS) and the Society Of Accident Reconstructionists (SOAR) usually team up for an annual conference in Texas. This year's dates are Oct 16-18. Bill Messerschmidt will be the primary speaker, discussing Heavy Vehicle EDR. There will _most likely_ be an ACTAR test before the conference - follow up with them or ACTAR for confirmation. http://taars.org/?page_id=2
California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (CAARS) usually holds their annual conference around Tahoe at the end of October. Check their website for details when they become available! http://www.ca2rs.com/page-1334833
Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators fall Crash Conference will be on Tuesday, October 29th and Wednesday, October 30th, 2019.
Details here: http://matai.us/conferences/
A complete list of classes offered by training organizations around the country can be found in every issue of ARJ, including IPTM, Northwestern, TEEX, Michigan State University, SAE, and more!
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