Announcement of The Shaw Laureates 2012 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 Monday, 17 September 2012.  Each prize carries a monetary award of US$1 million.

The results will be  announced at  the press  conference on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 in Hong Kong.  Details are as follows:

           Date : Tuesday, 29 May 2012
  Time : 3:00pm
  Venue : Mognolia and Camomile Rooms, Lower Level II,
      Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel,
      64 Mody Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Attending Guests:        

Professor Chen-Ning Yang Council Member & Chairman of the Board
  of Adjudicators, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Kenneth Young Council Member & Vice Chairman of the Board
  of Adjudicators, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Lin Ma Council Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Sheung-Wai Tam 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
  Karen Sze Tel: 2918 0907 / 9613 4164


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

15 May 2012  Hong Kong