Speakers for the Optix Conference 2020 held at Celtic Manor in Wales have been announced.

Optix managing director Trevor Rowley has secured Gyles Brandreth for the second year in a row as the after-dinner speaker and host for the whole meeting.

The Monday afternoon pre-conference workshops will be run by David Hyner, who regularly runs workshops for Specsavers and Hakim Group.

Sir Chris Hoy will be the opening speaker on Tuesday and Duncan Slater is to be the second external speaker that afternoon.

Deborah Meaden, who has been a part of Dragon’s Den since 2006, will be speaking on Wednesday morning as a business expert. To close the conference will be journalist and presenter Piers Morgan.