The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony 2023 Press Invitation

27 Oct 2023

The Shaw Prize Award Presentation Ceremony will be held in Hong Kong on Sunday, 12 November 2023. You or your representative(s) are cordially invited to attend the event. Details are as follows:

Date: 12 November 2023 (Sunday)
Time: 5:45pm                    Press Registration & Briefing
5:45-6:45pm         Guests Reception & Registration (interview & photo taking zone only)
7:05-8:25pm         Award Presentation (*photo-taking at press zone only)
Venue: Grand Hall, New Wing, 3/F, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Officiating Guest
The Honourable John KC Lee, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, People’s Republic of China, will officiate the ceremony.


The Hon John KC Lee Chief Executive, HKSAR
Dr Raymond Chan Chair of The Shaw Prize Foundation
Professor Scott D Tremaine Chair of the Shaw Prize in Astronomy Selection Committee
Professor Randy W Schekman Representative of Professor Bonnie Bassler, Chair of the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine Selection Committee
Professor Hélène Esnault Chair of the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences Selection Committee

2023 Shaw Laureates

Astronomy Prof Matthew Bailes, Prof Duncan Lorimer & Prof Maura McLaughlin
Life Science and Medicine Prof Eva Nogales & Prof Patrick Cramer
Mathematical Sciences Prof Vladimir Drinfeld & Prof Shing-Tung Yau

Laureates from 2020-2023 will receive their gold medals on stage. Furthermore, several past Laureates will grace resulting in a gathering of over 30 Shaw Laureates in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Shaw Prize.

*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.

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

Joanne Yik Tel: 2918 0901 / 9216 3710
Stephenie Wong Tel: 2918 0906 / 9634 4324

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