Raising the Bar Sydney

20 Talks, 10 Bars, 1 Night

At the University of Sydney, we believe in taking education out of the lecture theatre and into our city. We’ve been a leader in ideas for more than 160 years. We were one of the first universities in the world to admit students solely on academic merit, and to open our doors to women on the same basis as men. Our founders recognised the power of education and new ideas to change society. We hold that belief just as strongly today.

From SBI and DDRG, Sandra Peter and Kai Riemer will be participating in this year’s event:

  • Sandra will discuss the six megatrends that will shape the future of business
  • Kai will chat about artificial intelligence and the future of work

Join us on October 25th, 2017 as we share our expertise and knowledge with our community by taking 20 academics out of the classroom and into 10 of the best bars in Sydney.

Kai Riemer is Professor of Information Technology and Organisation, and Director of Sydney Executive Plus at the University of Sydney Business School. Kai's research interest is in Disruptive Technologies, Enterprise Social Media, Virtual Work, Collaborative Technologies and the Philosophy of Technology.

Dr Sandra Peter is the Director of Sydney Executive Plus at the University of Sydney Business School. Her research and practice focuses on engaging with the future in productive ways, and the impact of emerging technologies on business and society.

Sydney Business Insights is a University of Sydney Business School initiative aiming to provide the business community and public, including our students, alumni and partners with a deeper understanding of major issues and trends around the future of business.


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