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The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony 2014 Press Invitation

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony will be held in Hong Kong on Wednesday, 24 September 2014. You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to attend the event. Details are as follows:

 

Date:24 September 2014 (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 C Y Leung, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, People’s Republic of China, will officiate the ceremony.

 

Speakers

Professor Chen-Ning YangCouncil Member & 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 Corrado De ConciniMember of the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences Selection Committee

 

Shaw Laureates in Attendance

AstronomyProfessor Daniel Eisenstein
 Professor Shaun Cole
 Professor John A Peacock
Life Science and MedicineProfessor Kazutoshi Mori
 Professor Peter Walter
Mathematical SciencesProfessor George Lusztig

 

*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 27 September at Hong Kong time 2315–2345 and on 29 September at Hong Kong time 1900–1930 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


17 September 2014  Hong Kong