For curious minds and lifelong learners.

Here for those hungry for innovation and inspiration. For the citizens and dreamers of our world. Raising the Bar is here to make knowledge accessible outside of the traditional classroom and transform our city’s popular culture.

20 Talks. 10 Bars. 1 Night.

See some of the city centre talks below or click here to see the full programme:


Secrets of the electric stomach | Tim Angeli-Gordon | Good George North Wharf, 8PM

From clicks to craving: how the digital food environment shapes what we eat | Rajsrhi Roy | The Conservatory, 8PM

Harnessing the power of machine learning | Paul Geertsema | Auckland Fish Market, 8.00PM

Challenging our misconceptions about youth mental health | Jessica Stubbing | La Zeppa, 6.30PM

Can Humans achieve harmony with our planet? | Karen Fisher \ The Tuning Fork, 8PM

What the world can learn from Christchurch's decade of disasters | Steve Matthewman | The Oakroom, 6.30PM

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Last updated: 11 June 2019