The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction


Rashik Parmar MBE, IBM, presents: A glimpse into the future of digitalisation

30 May 2017, 6:30 pm–7:30 pm

The Business of Infrastructre

Event Information

Open to

All | UCL staff | UCL students | UCL alumni




The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management


The Building Centre

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?

About the speaker

Rashik Parmar MBE 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 HRH Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday honours for his contribution to business and innovation.

This lecture is the last of the Business of Infrastructure 2016/2017 keynote lecture series. Please arrive promptly for a 6.30pm start. The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception from 7.30pm. Register on Eventbrite to guarantee your place.