Event Highlight | Beckoning the Inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Forum (6 June 2023)

ORKTSKick Off Ceremony officiated by Prof. SUN Dong, JP (Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry of the HKSAR Government; centre), Prof. Timothy TONG, BBS, JP (Chairman, Hong Kong Laureate Forum; third from right), Prof. Kenneth YOUNG (Chairman, The Shaw Prize Council; third from left), Dr. Colin LAM Ko-yin, SBS (Director, Lee Shau Kee Foundation; second from right) and Supporting Partners. (Photo: ORKTS) 

“Beckoning the Inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Forum” was successfully held on 6th June 2023 at Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck. The inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Forum, with its theme “Meeting of Inspirational Minds”, will be taking place from 13th – 18th November 2023, when more than 20 Shaw Prize winners from the three disciplines, namely Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine and Mathematical Sciences, will share their research and ideas with more than 200 young scientists from over 30 different countries and regions.



Sharing by Supporting Partners of the Hong Kong Laureate Forum. (Photo: ORKTS)


Representatives from the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (Dr Gene Man, Knowledge Transfer Events Manager (left) and Professor Benny Zee, Director (centre)) and Beijing-Hong Kong Acedemic Exchange Centre (Mr HSU Hoi Shan, President (right)) in attendance. (Photo: ORKTS)

Details for the Inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Forum can be found in the following link:Forum Overview (hklaureateforum.org)


About the Hong Kong Laureate Forum

The Hong Kong Laureate Forum aspires to be a world-class academic exchange event to connect the current and next generations of leaders in scientific pursuit, and to promote understanding and interests of the young generation in Hong Kong and around the world in various disciplines in science and technology.