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)



Press Registration & Briefing
Cocktail Reception (interview & photo-taking at press zone)
Award Presentation (* photo-taking at press zone only)

Venue : Grand Hall, 3/F, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Officiating Guest:
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.


Professor Chen-Ning Yang, Chairman of the Board of Adjudicators, The Shaw Prize
Professor Jiansheng Chen,
Chairman of the Shaw Prize in
Astronomy Selection Committee
Professor Yuet-Wai Kan,
Chairman of the Shaw Prize in
Life Science and Medicine Selection Committee

Sir Michael Atiyah,

Chairman of the Shaw Prize in
Mathematical Sciences Selection Committee

Shaw Laureates in attendance:

Astronomy Professor Frank H Shu
Life Science and Medicine
Professor Douglas L Coleman
Professor Jeffrey M Friedman
Mathematical Sciences
Professor 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
Karen Sze Tel: +852-2918 0907 / 9613 4164

September 30, 2009  Hong Kong