This year's Institute of Economic Development annual conference, which takes place in London on 23 November, is taking "Achieving Sustainable Inclusive Growth for the Economy" as its theme.
Delegates will hear briefings from ministers and officials on key government policies intended to produce growth that is more regionally inclusive, such as the Northern Powerhouse and the industrial strategy.
O'Neil will deliver a keynote speech on delivering inclusive growth.
Other speakers willl include Homes and Communities Agency chairman, Sir Edward Lister; Naomi Clayton, policy and research manager at the Centre for Cities think-tank; and Alan Strickland, cabinet member for housing, regeneration and planning at the London Borough of Haringey.
Alongside discussions of the key issues facing the sector, the conference also an opportunity to network with economic development and regeneration professionals from across the country.
Key conference details
The IED Annual Conference
When and where: 23 November 2017, ILEC Conference Centre, London
Cost: IED members £249 plus VAT; non-IED members £299 plus VAT
For more details visit: economicdevelopmentconference.com