The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony 2014

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony will be held in Hong Kong on Wednesday, 24 September 2014. You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to attend the event. Details are as follows:
 

Date  : 24 September 2014 (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 C Y Leung, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, People’s Republic of China, will officiate the ceremony.
  
Speakers

Professor Chen-Ning Yang Council Member & Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators,
The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Peter Goldreich 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 Corrado De Concini Member of the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences Selection Committee


Shaw Laureates in Attendance

Astronomy Professor Daniel Eisenstein
  Professor Shaun Cole
  Professor John A Peacock
Life Science and Medicine Professor Kazutoshi Mori
  Professor Peter Walter
Mathematical Sciences Professor George Lusztig

 
*       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 27 September at Hong Kong time 2315–2345 and on 29 September at Hong Kong time 1900–1930 respectively).

 
For press enquiries, please contact Link-Work Communications (HK) Ltd:

Joanne Yik Tel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710
  Email: joanne.yik@link-work.com.hk
Angela Wong Tel: 2918 0906 / 9821 2578
  Email: angela.wong@link-work.com.hk


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


17 September 2014  Hong Kong