Announcement Press Conference 2020 Press Invitation

14 May 2020

The Shaw Prize is an international award established in 2002 to pay tribute to those who have made distinguished contributions to modern civilization.  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 Thursday, 21 May 2020 in Hong Kong.

Details are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 21 May 2020
Time: 3:00 pm
Venue Magnolia and Camomile Rooms, Lower Level II,
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel,
64 Mody Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Attending Council Members:

Mr Raymond Chan Chairman & Council Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Kenneth Young Chairman of the Council & Vice Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Pak-Chung Ching Council Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Wai-Yee Chan Council Member, The Shaw Prize Foundation


Guests are required to wear face masks and have temperature check before entering the hotel.  Anyone with a body temperature of 37ºC or above are not allowed to enter.  Thank you for your attention.

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

Joanne Yik Tel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710
Viviane Pang Tel: 2918 0906 / 6414 8496

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

14 May 2020  Hong Kong