HOUSTON — (Oct. 17, 2019) – As part of the Rice Energy Finance Summit Nov. 1, Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and Peter Rodriguez, dean of Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business, will conduct an hourlong conversation about the Texas economy, the energy industry and other timely economic issues.

The student-led, daylong summit at Rice Business’s McNair Hall is open to the public. Registration is $200. The conversation between Kaplan and Rodriguez will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/c/ricebusiness/live.

What: Rice Energy Finance Summit on “Shifting Goalposts: Energy at the Nexus of Capital Discipline and Value Creation.”

Who: Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and Peter Rodriguez, dean of Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business.

When: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1.

Where: Rice University, McNair Hall’s Shell Auditorium, 6100 Main St. Parking is available in the Central Campus Garage. For directions, see http://business.rice.edu/directions-and-parking.

For the Rice Energy Finance Summit agenda and to register, visit https://business.rice.edu/rice-energy-finance-summit.

The Rice Energy Finance Summit is an annual conference promoting forward-looking discussions on the most relevant energy finance, investment and strategy topics affecting the global energy industry. The conference serves as a platform for senior executives, investors, advisers and policymakers to share their perspective with over 400 fellow energy industry professionals and Rice students, alumni, faculty and staff.

The conference’s strategic theme this year, “Shifting Goalposts: Energy at the Nexus of Capital Discipline and Value Creation,” aims to explore the linkages between the industry’s commitment to capital discipline and the imperative to generate sustainable returns for investors, all against a backdrop of changing business models, capital markets constraints, increasing private ownership and uncertain growth prospects.

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