He will be joined by former chairman of Initiative Media Tony Manwaring, dubbed the 'most creative man in media' by Campaign magazine.
The event will take place at London's Olympia on 29 January.
"These two world-class speakers really show the strength of AEO's offering at the 2010 Conference," said AEO chief executive Austen Hawkins.
"Interesting and engaging speakers in a slick and enjoyable format, with plenty of quality networking opportunities thrown in, the AEO Conference 2010 is essential for event professionals who want to be firmly in the mix."
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