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Announcement Press Conference 2015 Press Invitation

Announcement of The Shaw Laureates 2015 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 Thursday, 24 September 2015 in Hong Kong.  Each prize carries a monetary award of US$1 million.


The results will be announced at the press conference on Monday, 1 June 2015 in Hong Kong.  Details are as follows:


Date:Monday, 1 June 2015
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 YoungCouncil Member & Vice Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Pak-Chung ChingCouncil Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Wai-Yee ChanCouncil Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation


You are cordially invited to attend and cover the event. For press enquiries, please contact:


Joanne YikTel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710
Angela WongTel: 2918 0906 / 9821 2578


Invited by The Shaw Prize Foundation
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