The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony 2011

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony will be held in Hong Kong on Wednesday, 28 September 2011. You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to attend the event. Details are as follows:

Date  : 28 September 2011 (Wednesday)
       
Time  : 6:00pm Press Registration & Briefing
    6:15-7:25pm Guests Reception & Registration (interview & photo-taking at press zone only)
    7:25-8:30pm Award Presentation (* photo-taking at press zone only)
     
Venue  : Grand Hall, New Wing, 3/F, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre


Officiating Guests
The Honourable Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, People’s Republic of China, in the presence of Mr Run Run Shaw, Patron of the Prize, will officiate the ceremony.
 
Speakers

Professor Chen-Ning Yang Council Member & Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators,
The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Jiansheng Chen Chairman of the Shaw Prize in Astronomy Selection Committee
Professor Yuet-Wai Kan Chairman of the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine Selection Committee
Professor Peter C Sarnak Chairman of the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences Selection Committe


Shaw Laureates in Attendance

Astronomy Dr Enrico Costa
  Dr Gerald J Fishman
Life Science and Medicine Professor Jules A Hoffmann
  Professor Ruslan M Medzhitov
  Professor Bruce A Beutler
Mathematical Sciences Professor Demetrios Christodoulou
  Professor Richard S Hamilton

 
*         A press station for photo taking will be located in the Grand Hall, 45 meters (150 feet) away from the stage. Press members are advised to bring telephoto lenses and the necessary equipment.
 
*         The duration of the excerpt news footage cannot exceed 3 minutes (the Award Presentation Ceremony will be broadcast on HKTVB Jade and Pearl on 1 October at Hong Kong time 2300 -2330 and on 8 October at Hong Kong time 1850 -1920 respectively).
 
For press enquiries, please contact Link-Work Communications (HK) Ltd:

Joanne Yik Tel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710
Karen Sze Tel: 2918 0907 / 9613 4164


Invited by The Shaw Prize Foundation
Presented by Link-Work Communications (HK) Ltd

14 September 2011  Hong Kong