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The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony 2009 Press Invitation

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony will be held in Hong Kong on Wednesday, October 7, 2009. You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to attend the event. Details are as follows:

 

Date:October 7, 2009 (Wednesday)
Time:6:00pmPress Registration & Briefing
 6:15-7:30pmCocktail Reception (interview & photo-taking at press zone)
 7:30-8:30pmAward Presentation (* photo-taking at press zone only)
Venue:Grand Hall, 3/F, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

 

Officiating Guests

The Honourable Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, People’s Republic of China, who will be accompanied by Mr Run Run Shaw, Founder of the Shaw Prize.

 

Speakers

Professor Chen-Ning YangCouncil Member & Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators,
The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Jiansheng ChenChairman of the Shaw Prize in
Astronomy Selection Committee
Professor Yuet-Wai KanChairman of the Shaw Prize in
Life Science and Medicine Selection Committee
Sir Michael AtiyahChairman of the Shaw Prize in
Mathematical Sciences Selection Committee

 

Shaw Laureates in Attendance

AstronomyProfessor Frank H Shu
Life Science and MedicineProfessor Douglas L Coleman
 Professor Jeffrey M Friedman
Mathematical SciencesProfessor Simon K Donaldson
 Professor Clifford H Taubes

 

* 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 October 10 and 17, 2009 respectively).

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

 

Mandy Lam Tel: +852-2918 0901 / 6086 5690
Email: mandy.lam@link-work.com.hk
Karen Sze    Tel: +852-2918 0907 / 9613 4164
Email: karen.sze@link-work.com.hk

 

September 30, 2009  Hong Kong