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18:30 - 19:30 30 May 2017

A glimpse into the future of digitalisation


The Building Centre | The Building Centre
Store Street | London | WC1E 7BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: 0
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Rashik Parmar MBE, Technical Executive - Europe, IBM, is the leader of IBM’s European technical community, an IBM Distinguished Engineer and previously President of IBM's Academy of Technology. He currently advising clients on their cloud innovation roadmap from a technology and business perspective drawing on thirty-three years of practical experience in IBM. He has worked for financial, retail and manufacturing clients on IT transformation projects of all sizes. Rashik was appointed to the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Board and chairs the business communications group. He was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) as part of the HRH Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday honours for his contribution to business and innovation.

For the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management’s last Business of Infrastructure keynote lecture of the academic year, Rashik will present: A glimpse into the future of digitalisation.

Digital technologies seem to be in all aspects of our daily lives and we do not seem to be able to do without them. How did this technology creep up on us? What is the art of the possible today? What are the current future projections and how might our lives change in the future?

The lecture will begin at 6.30pm and will be followed by a drinks reception from 7.30pm.


Leo Garbutt
+44 (0)20 3108 3356 | leo.garbutt.14@ucl.ac.uk


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