Thu, June 2: Live Webcast of the 2016 Kavli Prize Laureates Announcements

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Webcast of the 2016 Kavli Prize Laureates Announcements
Date: June 2, 8:15-10:00am EDT/ 2:15-4:00pm CEST

Webcast and program:

Live webcast of the 2016 Kavli Prize laureate announcements by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters Oslo, Norway, and live coverage of a special Prize program from the World Science Festival in New York City. 

Program includes:

  • Announcement of the 2016 Kavli Prize Laureates by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, hosted by scientist and science writer Adam Rutherford. Presented by Ole M. Sejerstedm, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, with remarks by the Kavli Prize Committee Chairs
  • Keynote Address by Dr France Córdova, Director of the National Science Foundation (U.S.)
  • Panel discussion about the Prizes led by ABC news journalist Richard Besser, with: Astrophysics - Nergis Mavalvala (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Nanoscience - Michal Lipson (Columbia University) and Neuroscience – Cori Bargmann (2012 Kavli Prize Laureate in Neuroscience, Rockefeller University)



David Spichiger, SCS