first_imgJAMES A. BAKER III INSTITUTE FOR PUBLICPOLICY OCT. 16 ANNUAL CONFERENCE INFORMATIONCredentialsPress credentials for the annual conference of Rice’s James A. Baker IIIInstitute for Public Policy will be available at the media sign-in table in thefoyer of Autry Court&emdash;the conference site&emdash;on Thursday, Oct.16, starting at 8 a.m. The conference will start at 9 a.m.In order to receive credentials, news organizations by Friday, Oct. 10, mustsubmit the names, social security numbers and dates of birth of reporters and/orphotographers scheduled to attend the conference. This information should besent on your organization’s letterhead to Michael Cinelli, director of the RiceUniversity News Office, at (713) 831-4747 (fax). A photo ID will be required topick up credentials.The conference will feature former U.S. secretaries of state James A. Baker,III, Warren Christopher, Henry Kissinger and Cyrus Vance, as well as formerSoviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev, who will receive the Enron Prize forDistinguished Public Service. AddThis ### Share CONTACT: Michael Cinelli PHONE: (713)831-4794E-MAIL: [email protected] Hotel InformationFor information regarding hotels, please telephone the Greater HoustonConvention and Visitors Bureau at 1-800-4-Houston. Interview requestsRequests for interviews with Baker should be directed to Lauri Sandoval atthe Baker & Botts law firm in Houston at (713) 229-1910. Interview requestsfor any of the other secretaries of state or Gorbachev should be directed toeither Tracey Rhoades in the Rice News Office at (713) 831-4700, ext. 112, or toJennifer Bones of Powell Tate in Washington, D.C. at (202) 434-8570. Media work areasA raised platform for television and still photographers will be located inAutry Court. A limited number of seats will be available for reporters in theconference venue. A media work room immediately adjacent to Autry Court willhave an audio/visual feed of the proceedings, phone lines and power strips forreporters needing to file stories as soon as the conference ends.last_img