Former Treasury chief to speak at economic development event

Lord O'Neill, ex commercial secretary to the Treasury and former chief economist of Goldman Sachs, is due to speak at a major economic development conference later this month.

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


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