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Award Presentation Ceremony 2016 Press Invitation

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony 2016

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony will be held in Hong Kong on Tuesday, 27 September 2016. You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to attend the event. Details are as follows:
 

Date:27 September 2016 (Tuesday)
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 Yuet-Wai KanCouncil Member & Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators,
The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Peter GoldreichChairman of the Shaw Prize in Astronomy Selection Committee
Professor Randy W SchekmanChairman of the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine Selection Committee                      
Professor John W MorganMember of the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences Selection Committee


Shaw Laureates in Attendance

AstronomyProfessor Ronald W P Drever (Represented by Professor John L Drever)
 Professor Kip S Thorne
 Professor Rainer Weiss
Life Science and MedicineProfessor Adrian P Bird
 Professor Huda Y Zoghbi
Mathematical SciencesProfessor Nigel J Hitchin


*       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 1 October at Hong Kong time 2230–2300 and on 3 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

 

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


13 September 2016  Hong Kong