On June 9, 2022, Hang Lung Mathematics Awards (HLMA) hosted a Winners Gala at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center. Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, President of The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences, delivered the Opening Remarks. The event brought together HLMA winners over the years, their school teachers and principals, as well as sustainability experts, business leaders, and academia. It was a night of celebration which attracted and brought together math lovers to the HLMA community.
Mr. Ronnie Chan, co-founder of HLMA and Chair of Hang Lung Properties, said, “The Hang Lung Mathematics Awards has been nurturing mathematics talents in Hong Kong for nearly two decades. We are delighted to set the stage for a tantalizing discussion on how mathematics can play a vital role in forging a path towards sustainability. I hope that our young winners would be inspired by the dialogue and play their part in a more sustainable future.”
Apart from the awards presentation ceremony to the 2021 HLMA winners, the highlight of the evening was a panel discussion titled “Mathematics to the Rescue: Quantifying a Path towards Sustainability”, where sustainability experts shared their views on how mathematics and big data can help create a better and more sustainable way of life for humanity and the planet.