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Announcement Press Conference 2019 Press Invitation

Announcement of The Shaw Laureates 2019 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 Wednesday, 25 September 2019 in Hong Kong.  Each prize carries a monetary award of US$1.2 million.

The Shaw Laureates of this year will be announced at the press conference on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 in Hong Kong.


Details are as follows:


Date:Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Time:3:00 pm
VenueMagnolia and Camomile Rooms, Lower Level II,
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel,
64 Mody Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Attending Council Members:


Mr Raymond ChanChairman & Council Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Kenneth YoungChairman of the Council & Vice Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Frank H ShuChairman of the Board of Adjudicators & Council 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
Viviane PangTel: 2918 0906 / 6414 8496

Invited by The Shaw Prize Foundation
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