Larry Niven will be honored with the 2014 Arthur C. Clarke Award for Impact of Imagination on Society. The ceremony will be held November 19, 2014 at the Artisphere in Arlington VA. The award was created in 2012 by the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation. Prior winners were Ursula K. Le Guin in 2013 and Sir Kenneth Robinson in 2012.
For more information, see the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation website.