The Hong Kong Laureate Forum was launched in May 2019 and is aimed to be a world-class academic exchange event connecting the current and next generations of leaders in scientific pursuit. The Shaw Prize will be awarded to outstanding young researchers. The inaugural forum will be held on 15-20 November 2021 in Hong Kong. Shaw Laureates and renowned scientists will spend a week interacting with 200 young scientists from around the world for idea exchange and inspiration in three disciplines, namely Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences. Nominations and applications of young scientists are accepted until 30 December 2020. Please find more information on the website of the Forum.