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The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony 2011 Press Invitation

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony will be held in Hong Kong on Wednesday, 28 September 2011. You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to attend the event. Details are as follows:

 

Date:28 September 2011 (Wednesday)
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 Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, People's Republic of China, in the presence of Mr Run Run Shaw, Patron of the Prize, will officiate the ceremony.

 

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
Professor Peter C SarnakChairman of the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences Selection Committe

 

Shaw Laureates in Attendance

AstronomyDr Enrico Costa
 Dr Gerald J Fishman
Life Science and MedicineProfessor Jules A Hoffmann
 Professor Ruslan M Medzhitov
 Professor Bruce A Beutler
Mathematical SciencesProfessor Demetrios Christodoulou
 Professor Richard S Hamilton

 

*         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 2300 -2330 and on 8 October at Hong Kong time 1850 -1920 respectively).
 
For press enquiries, please contact Link-Work Communications (HK) Ltd:

 

Joanne YikTel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710
Karen SzeTel: 2918 0907 / 9613 4164

 

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

14 September 2011  Hong Kong