2023 Nobel Prize Symposium
Celebrating Scientific Discoveries for the Benefit of Humankind

Watch the livestream here on November 14 at 9:30 a.m.

Join the Embassy of Sweden and the National Academy of Sciences for the 2023 Nobel Prize Symposium. The event is a unique opportunity to hear directly from five of this year’s U.S. based Nobel Prize laureates and learn how their remarkable achievements shape our world. By convening some of the brightest minds in science, we hope to inspire conversations around global challenges, innovation, and international collaboration, and enable new connections between individuals working to create positive change.

Keynote Speakers

  • Urban Ahlin, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States
  • Marcia McNutt, President, U.S. National Academy of Sciences
  • Anna Sjöström Douagi, Science and Program Director, The Nobel Foundation


  • Moungi G. Bawendi and Louis E. Brus, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023 “for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots.”
  • Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2023 “for their discoveries concerning nucleoside base modifications that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19.”
  • Claudia Goldin, The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2023 “for having advanced our understanding of women’s labour market outcomes.”
  • Moderator: Maria Brogren, Embassy of Sweden

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