ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

President Karolos Papoulias leads a major business trip to Tel Aviv, Israel, that concludes on Tuesday. He is escorted by Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis and a number of entrepreneurs.

Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos heads for Brussels to take part in the Eurogroup, the council of finance ministers of the eurozone.

The head of Democratic Alliance, Dora Bakoyannis will be meeting with British Ambassador in Athens David Landsman at 11.30 a.m., and with representatives of the Athens-Attica Hoteliers Association at 1 p.m.

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts a seminar on ?Functional Food: New Trends and Innovation possibilities,? at its premises, 7 Academias Street, Athens, at 5 p.m. (Info: 210.360.4815, www.acci.gr)

The 11th international conference on ?Sports: Economic Management, Marketing and Social Aspects? opens at the St George Lycabettus Hotel in Athens, organized by the Athens Institute for Education and Research. Until Tuesday. (Info: 210.363.4210)

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) is holding its 4th Annual International Conference on Literature, Languages and Linguistics, at Titania Hotel, Panepistimiou Street, Athens. Until Thursday. (Info: 210.363.4210)

The 1st International Exhibition on Nanotechnologies and Organic Electronics opens at the Helexpo Center in Thessaloniki. Until Friday. (Info: www.helexpo.gr)

TUESDAY

Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos participates in the council of economy and finance ministers of the European Union (ECOFIN) in Brussels.

The 8th International Conference Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies opens at the Helexpo Center in Thessaloniki. Until Friday. (Info: www.helexpo.gr, www.nanotexnology.com)

WEDNESDAY

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts a seminar on ?New Technologies in Food and Drink Storage and Distribution,? at its premises, 7 Academias Street, Athens. Starts at 5 p.m. (Info: 210.360.4815)

The Demokritos National Center for Scientific Research is holding a one-day event from 9.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. to invite proposals for programs on the environment, eco-innovation, oceans of tomorrow and other joint initiatives and European public-private partnerships. At the Galatia Sarandi Hall of the Education Ministry. (Info: www.demokritos.gr)

SUNDAY

The International Association for Greek Philosophy organizes the 23rd International Conference of Philosophy themed ?Philosophy, Politics and Economics in the Global Era,? at the Amarilia Hotel, 13 Aghiou Nikolaou Street, Vouliagmeni, Athens. Until July 22. (Info: 210.899.0391, www.iagp.gr)