Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will participate in conversation at the University of Texas at Austin with former Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison hosted by the William B. Clements, Jr. Center for National Security on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. CDT / 2:00 p.m. EDT. The Secretary will offer perspective on the current state of international affairs.

The conversation, taking place at the University of Texas at Austin Hogg Memorial Auditorium, will be open to registered press and streamed live on the Department of State home page and the Department of State YouTube channel.

Media interested in attending in person must RSVP no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 3 to Lisa Lawrence at lisa.lawrence@austin.utexas.edu. Press call time will begin at 11:30 a.m. and close at 12:30 p.m., and access instructions will be provided to all registered media prior to the event.