SafeZone at Academic Registrars Council’s Conference 2017
30 October 2017

CriticalArc will be Headline Sponsor at the Academic Registrars Council’s Building Excellence Conference 2017

The sponsorship is testament to the continued growth of CriticalArc with 15% of UK universities now using SafeZone

WEST MALLING, UNITED KINGDOM, 30 OCTOBER 2017 – CriticalArc, today announces its sponsorship of the Academic Registrars Council’s (ARCs) Conference and Exhibition, with this year’s theme based on ‘Building Excellence’ that will take place at the Hilton Belfast on the 13th and 14th November 2017.

The conference will cover a wide range of topics from new directions in teaching, learning, assessment, student priorities, the impact of Brexit through to new data futures and links to business operations with presentations delivered by a panel of expert speakers. The two-day event will also offer delegates 1-1 development sessions as well as several networking opportunities to liaise with higher education professionals across a variety of disciplines.

The CriticalArc team will be on hand in the exhibition area to demonstrate, SafeZone™, a holistic solution for managing day-to-day safety and security operations, workplace health and safety (WHS) compliance, ensuring duty of care, supporting first aid and full-scale emergencies in real-time.

Darren Chalmers-Stevens, CriticalArc EMEA Managing Director, said: “We’re delighted to be part of the ARC conference, which will provide us with a perfect platform to showcase our SafeZone solution. To date 15% of UK universities have adopted SafeZone to enhance the safety and security of students and staff, protect their reputations in the event of an incident, support emergency management and business continuity policies and streamline day-to-day operations.

“The University of York, Heriot Watt University, Northumbria University, University of Kent, Newcastle University and Swansea University are just some of the organisations now utilising SafeZone to create a safer 24/7 learning and research environment all without capital investment.”

More details on this year’s ARC Conference and Exhibition plus the full agenda can be found by clicking here. Booking is essential and will be offered on a first come first served basis. For more information on CriticalArc and SafeZone go to or email

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