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Raising the Bar

4 April 2023

30 free talks. 15 venues. 1 night.

Satisfy your thirst for knowledge and inspiration with Sydney’s top academics and entrepreneurs.

From robotics and climate tech, to the life-changing technologies affecting food security and mental illness, join us for an evening of big ideas. Choose from 30 free talks hosted in bars, breweries and live music venues across Tech Central.

The Tech Central precinct is Sydney’s beating heart of innovation, encompassing Haymarket, Ultimo, Surry Hills, Camperdown, Darlington, and Eveleigh.

Raising the Bar is proudly brought to you by the University of Sydney and The City of Sydney. This global initiative brings one of a kind, knowledge-driven events to your favourite bars and cafes, raising the bar on the content people consume in their everyday lives.

We want our events to be inclusive. If you have access or communication needs, please call 02 9265 9333 or email