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Date
07 Dec 2020
Location
Virtual, Hong Kong Time (GMT+8)
Awards Presentation Ceremony & Yidan Prize Summit 2020

The Awards Presentation Ceremony and the Yidan Prize Summit 2020 was held virtually on 7 December. Our three laureates, Professor Carl Wieman, Ms Lucy Lake and Ms Angeline Murimirwa, received the awards from the officiating guest, The Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. 

We were delighted to have our Board Director, HRH Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, and former Australian Prime Minister, Ms Julia Gillard as our keynote speakers at this year’s Summit. Please find an executive summary of the Summit by clicking the “Resources” tab below.

We also announced the formation of the Council of Luminaries at the Summit. The council gathers the world’s brightest minds – researchers, educators, neuroscientists, psychologists, economists, statisticians and innovators. For further details, please read the press release.

Program
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Resources
Awards Presentation Ceremony

Opening performance by Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra

 

Welcome remarks

Dr Charles CHEN Yidan, Founder of Yidan Prize

 

Address by officiating guest

The Honorable Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

 

Prize Presentation

Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate 2020

Professor Carl Wieman, Professor of Physics and Graduate School of Education and DRC Chair at Stanford University

Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureates 2020

Ms Lucy Lake, Chief Executive Officer, CAMFED

Ms Angeline Murimirwa, Executive Director-Africa, CAMFED

Prize Presenter

The Honorable Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 

 

Yidan Prize Summit

In conversation with Yidan Prize Laureates 2020 

Speakers

Professor Carl Wieman, Yidan Prize for Education Research Laureate 2020

Ms Lucy Lake, Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate 2020

Ms Angeline Murimirwa, Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate 2020

Moderators

Mr Andreas Schleicher, Head of Yidan Prize for Education Research Judging Panel

Ms Dorothy K. Gordon, Head of Yidan Prize for Education Development Judging Panel

 

Keynote address by HRH Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, Board Director of Yidan Prize Foundation and Special Envoy on Literacy for Development, UNESCO

 

Closing keynote by Ms Julia Gillard, Former Prime Minister of Australia and Chair of Global Partnership for Education

 

Yidan Prize Awards Presentation Ceremony 2020
Yidan Prize Awards Presentation Ceremony 2020 | Welcome Remarks by Dr Charles CHEN Yidan
Yidan Prize Summit 2020 | In Conversation with Yidan Prize Laureates
Yidan Prize Summit 2020 | Keynote Address by Princess Laurentien
Yidan Prize Summit 2020 | Closing keynote by Ms Julia Gillard
Yidan Prize Awards Presentation Ceremony 2020 | Welcome Remarks by Dr Charles CHEN Yidan
Yidan Prize Summit 2020 | In Conversation with Yidan Prize Laureates
Yidan Prize Summit 2020 | Keynote Address by Princess Laurentien
Yidan Prize Summit 2020 | Closing keynote by Ms Julia Gillard