Rep. Brady to discuss new trade agreement at Rice’s Baker Institute

MEDIA ADVISORY

Jeff Falk
713-348-6775
jfalk@rice.edu

Rep. Brady to discuss new trade agreement at Rice’s Baker Institute

HOUSTON – (Aug. 26, 2019) – U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, will visit Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy Sept. 5 to discuss the future of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, challenges to ratifying the agreement in Congress and the future of trade in the region.

Brady will evaluate these important topics in a moderated conversation with David Gantz, the Will Clayton Fellow in Trade and International Economics at the Baker Institute, and then answer questions from the audience.

The cost of attendance is $15 for the public, and registration is at www.bakerinstitute.org/events/2026. The event is hosted by the Baker Institute’s Center for the United States and Mexico.

What: A event titled “Next Steps for the USMCA: A Conversation with the Honorable Kevin Brady.”

When: Thursday, Sept. 5, 1-2:30 p.m. A reception will be held at 12:30.

Where: Rice University, James A. Baker III Hall, Kelly International Conference Facility, 6100 Main St.

A live webcast will be available at the event page, www.bakerinstitute.org/events/2026.

Members of the news media who want to attend should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775.

For a map of Rice University’s campus with parking information, go to www.rice.edu/maps. Media should park in the Central Campus Garage (underground).

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About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.