ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

US Vice President Joe Biden is on an official visit to Athens and will meet with President Karolos Papoulias, Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, and the heads of PASOK George Papandreou and New Democracy Antonis Samaras. He departs for Washington in the evening.

Foreign Minister Stavros Dimas is to take part in the meeting of the General Affairs Council of the European Union in Brussels, which will plan the crucial EU summit of Thursday and Friday.

The Hellenic Professionals Informatics Society (HePIS) and the Council of European Professionals Informatics Societies (CEPIS) are holding the annual forum for informatics professionals, titled ?Digital Trends 2011: Green ICT + Cloud Computing,? at Aigli in Zappeio, central Athens. (Info: www.hepis.gr)

TUESDAY

The 2012 draft budget will go to the vote in Parliament at midnight.

OTE telecom is holding an extraordinary general meeting at 4 p.m.

The Center for European Constitutional Law is holding an event on ?The Future of Europe Post Crisis,? with Joseph H.H. Weiler, professor at the New York University Law School, as keynote speaker. Starts at 6 p.m. at the offices of the Athens Journalists? Union ESIEA, 20 Academias Street. (Info: www.cecl.gr)

The Hellenic Institute of Financial Management and Boussias Communications are organizing the 3rd Financial Management Conference, titled ?Decode the economics of crisis, get ready for the new business reality,? at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel (89-93 Syngrou Avenue, Athens), with former European Commission President Jacques Santer as keynote speaker. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

The 11th Bank Management Conference, featuring a discussion on the new banking landscape in Greece, continues at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel (89-93 Syngrou Avenue, Athens), with former European Commission President Jacques Santer as keynote speaker. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected] com)

WEDNESDAY

The Hellenic Society of Chemotherapy is organizing a public discussion on ?The Crumbling of Antibiotics in Greece in 2011,? at 12 noon, at the Dimitrios Roussos room of EDOEAP, 18 Sisini Street, Athens.

The Challenge for Change conference, on leading creativity and innovation for business transformation, takes place at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel (89-93 Syngrou Avenue, Athens), organized by HR Professional Conferences. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

THURSDAY

Prime Minister Lucas Papademos to participate at the European Union summit meeting in Brussels. Until Friday.

The 7th Panhellenic Conference on Professional Conference Tourism opens at the Olympia Room of Aigli at Zappio, central Athens, themed ?Greek Conference Tourism: Contribution to Growth.? Until Friday. (Info: www.hapco.gr)

FRIDAY

The 62nd Panhellenic Conference of the Hellenic Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Association opens at the Eugenides Foundation, 387 Syngrou Avenue, Paleo Faliro, Athens. Until Sunday. (Info: www.eebmb2011.gr)

SUNDAY

The World Society of Arrhythmia is holding its ICPES congress in Athens, at the Hilton Hotel, 46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue. The official language of the conference will be English. Until December 14. (Info: www.icpes2011.com)