The ARA Conference

This annual event brings together the influential players of the recordkeepingsector. High profile speakers discuss latest developments and delegatescan network with fellow members of the community

Welcome to the ARA conference pages.





Hilton Gateshead, Newcastle 2014 - (27th - 29th August) 
  • Accommodation is now fully booked for Wednesday and Thursday
  • We are still taking Day Delegate bookings.
The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Bottle Bank, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE8 2AR
Further details on the hotel can be found here.
'Survival of the Fittest: strengths, skills and priorities for 2014 and beyond'
Select PDF below for this year's conference programme.


  • Another opportunity to apply for a conference bursary   

We are pleased to announce ancestry has provided funding for one more conference bursary.  If you wish to apply please download the application form below and return it to the ARA Office by the 28th July.


For further information, or if you have any further questions, please contact:

Caroline Brown 

Chair, ARA Conference 2014

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phone: 01382 388773