ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

The International Herald Tribune and its affiliate in Greece Kathimerini are hosting a two-day investment forum titled ?Greece: Moving Forward,? with the aim of airing ideas about investments and new projects that could lead the country back to growth. At the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Syntagma Square. To Tuesday. (Info: ekathimerini.com/ihtconference)

The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) presents its quarterly report on the Greek economy at 1.30 p.m.

TUESDAY

Publication of August data on the Greek merchant fleet.

WEDNESDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras travels to Bucharest to participate in a meeting of the European People?s Party.

National Health System (ESY) doctors will launch a 48-hour strike.

The Marine Money Greek Ship Finance Forum is taking place at the Ledra Marriott Athens Hotel (115 Syngrou). (Info: 210.985.8809, www.marinemoney.com)

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels presents its report on the ?Growth of Medical Tourism in Greece? at noon at the Athens Intercontinental Hotel (89-93 Syngrou).

The 12th World Music Expo (WOMEX) opens at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center. To Sunday. (Info: www.helexpo.gr)

Listed company Varangis to hold an extraordinary general meeting.

College Year in Athens is hosting a lecture by University of Athens professor Thanos Veremis on ?Greece as a Segmentary Community? at the DIKIMES Auditorium (5 Stadiou Square, next to the Panathenaic Stadium), starting at 7 p.m. (Info: [email protected])

THURSDAY

President Karolos Papoulias and Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos will make an official visit to Egypt.

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras takes part in the two-day European Council meeting of heads of European Union states and governments in Brussels.

Unions GSEE and ADEDY, the National Confederation of Hellenic Commerce (NCHC) and the General Confederation of Small Manufacturers Unions (GSEVEE) will hold a 24-hour strike, including rallies in central Athens.

On the occasion of the centenary of the liberation of Thessaloniki in 1912, the City of Thessaloniki is organizing an international academic conference titled ?Thessaloniki: a City in Transition, 1912-2012.? At the Convention and Scientific Center at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall. To Sunday. (Info: thessaloniki2012.gr)

With the support of the Hellenic American Union, the Hellenic Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Hellenic ACFE) is holding its 1st Antifraud Conference, titled ?Tackling the Phenomenon of Fraud,? at the Ethniki Insurance Conference Center (103-105 Syngrou, Neos Cosmos, Athens) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Info: www.acfe.gr)

The Federation of Industries of Northern Greece is organizing an event titled ?Sustainable Management of Industrial Refuse? at the Met Hotel in Thessaloniki, starting at 5.30 p.m. (Info: 2310.539.817, [email protected])

A two-day forum titled ?Thessaloniki Innovation Internationalization FORUMED,? for small and medium-sized enterprises, opens at the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry (29 Tsimiski), forming part of the EU-funded WIDE project titled ?Growing of SMEs: Organizational Innovation and Development in Med Area.? To Friday. (Info: www.ebeth.gr)

FRIDAY

Listed company Compucon holds an extraordinary general meeting.