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    Announcement of The Shaw Laureates 2016 Press Conference


    The Shaw Prize is an international award established in 2002 to pay tribute to those who have made distinguished contributions to modern civilization. The three awards for Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences will be presented on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 in Hong Kong.  Starting this year, the monetary award for each prize has been increased from US$1 million to US$1.2 million.

    The results will be announced at the press conference on Tuesday, 31 May 2016 in Hong Kong.  Details are as follows:
     
           Date      :     Tuesday, 31 May 2016
           Time      :     3:00 pm
           Venue    :     Magnolia and Camomile Rooms, Lower Level II,
                              Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel,
                              64 Mody Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
     
    Attending Guests:    
      
    Professor Kenneth Young Council Member & Vice Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators, The Shaw Prize Foundation
     
    Professor Pak-Chung Ching Council Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation
     
    Professor Wai-Yee Chan Council Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation
     

     
    You are cordially invited to attend and cover the event. For press enquiries, please contact:
     
         Joanne Yik      Tel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710
         Angela Wong  Tel: 2918 0906 / 9821 2578
     

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



    25 May 2016   Hong Kong