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Award Presentation Ceremony 2015 Press Invitation

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony 2015

 

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony will be held in Hong Kong on Thursday, 24 September 2015. You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to attend the event. Details are as follows:
 

Date:24 September 2015 (Thursday)
Time:6:00pmPress Registration & Briefing
 6:15-7:25pmGuests Reception & Registration (interview & photo-taking at press zone only)
 7:25-8:30pmAward Presentation (* photo-taking at press zone only)
Venue:Grand Hall, New Wing, 3/F, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

 

Officiating Guests

The Honourable C Y Leung, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, People’s Republic of China, will officiate the ceremony.
  
Speakers

 

Professor Kenneth YoungCouncil Member & Vice Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators,
The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Peter GoldreichChairman of the Shaw Prize in Astronomy Selection Committee
Professor Yuet-Wai KanChairman of the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine Selection Committee
Professor Peter C SarnakChairman of the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences Selection Committee


Shaw Laureates in Attendance

AstronomyMr William J Borucki
Life Science and MedicineProfessor Bonnie L Bassler
 Professor E Peter Greenberg
Mathematical SciencesProfessor Gerd Faltings
 Professor Henryk Iwaniec

 
*       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 3 October at Hong Kong time 2230–2300 and on 5 October at Hong Kong time 1900–1925 respectively).

 
For press enquiries, please contact Link-Work Communications (HK) Ltd:

 

Joanne YikTel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710
Email: joanne.yik@link-work.com.hk
Angela WongTel: 2918 0906 / 9821 2578
Email: angela.wong@link-work.com.hk


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


7 September 2015  Hong Kong