ECONOMY

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MONDAY Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Athens 2004 holds a conference to present the program «Hermes: Accessible Choice.» At 7 Academias. For further information, tel 210.338.2219. Finance Minister Nikos Christodoulakis will address a Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce conference on «Tax Audit – Businesses – Development.» At the Zappeion’s Aigli restaurant. For further information, tel 210.699.3559. Fifth European Forum in Business Management is held at Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. For further information, tel 2310.227.119. The Institute for Health and Safety in Work (ELINYAE) organizes a European conference on «Tools for the Implementation of the EU Directives in the Health Field & Safety at Work.» Labor Minister Dimitris Reppas will speak. At the Dimikritos Research Center, Aghia Paraskevi. TUESDAY The Labor Ministry holds a three-day international conference on «The European Social Model and Social Protection Policies,» at the Ioannina prefecture. To Thursday. Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) holds a general meeting at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. OTE Managing Director and European Quality Leader of 2002 Nikos Vitantzakis will speak on «Operational Quality Systems or Business Executives’ Standards?» For further information, tel 210.211.2000. WEDNESDAY Hellenic Petroleum releases first-quarter results. An international conference on «Sustainable Development Indicators in the Mineral Industries» is held on Milos. The conference is organized by the University of Crete and the National Technical University. For further information, tel 210.973.0697. To Friday. THURSDAY The Hellenic Business Management Association (EEDE) organizes a conference on «New Banking Products and Their Usefulness: Corporate Bonds, Securitization of Real Estate and Debts.» At the Divani Caravel Hotel. Finance Minister Nikos Christodoulakis is invited to attend. For further information, tel 210.211.2000. The Greek Executive Officers’ Association (EASE) organizes a conference on «The Next Step in Management: Social Responsibility – Confidence and Competitive Advantage.» Professor Francis Fukuyama of Johns Hopkins University will be the keynote speaker. At the Athenaeum Inter-Continental Hotel. For further information, tel 210.801.9444.