The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony 2013

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony will be held in Hong Kong on Monday, 23 September 2013. You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to attend the event. Details are as follows:

Date  : 23 September 2013 (Monday)
       
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 CY 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 Peter C Sarnak Chairman of the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences Selection Committe


Shaw Laureates in Attendance

Astronomy Professor Steven A Balbus
  Professor John D Hawley
Life Science and Medicine Professor Jeffrey C Hall
  Professor Michael Rosbash
  Professor Michael W Young
Mathematical Sciences Professor David L Donoho

 
*         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 28 September at Hong Kong time 2300–2330 and on 30 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
Karen Sze Tel: 2918 0907 / 9613 4164


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


9 September 2013  Hong Kong