ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos embarks on an official two-day visit to Paris. To Tuesday.

Journalists in state and local media stage a 24-hour strike.

The president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Giorgos Tsakiris, and the general director of the Institute of Tourism Research and Forecasts, Makis Zacharatos, will hold a joint press conference to present a study conducted by the institute and titled “Employment in the Tourism Sector,” at the chamber’s offices at 12 noon.

Listed company MLS Informatics holds an extraordinary general meeting.

TUESDAY

Tourism Minister Olga Kefaloyianni begins a two-day official visit to Israel, where she will meet the country’s president, Shimon Peres, her Israeli counterpart, Stas Misezhnikov, and her Palestinian opposite number Rula Maayah.

Public Debt Management Agency auctions 625 million euros of six-month treasury bills to roll over maturing debt. The settlement date is Friday.

The Institute for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) presents its “Report on Entrepreneurship in Greece 2011-2012 – The Evolution of Indexes of Entrepreneurship During the Crisis,” at a press conference.

The General Secretariat of Research and Technology organizes a one-day event in English on the new EU program for Research, Technological Development and Innovation for 2014-2020, at the Dimokritos research center in Aghia Paraskevi, northern Athens. (Info: 210.745.8101, www.gsrt.gr)

Listed Attica Bank and Varvaresos are holding extraordinary general meetings.

WEDNESDAY

German chancellor candidate Peer Steinbrueck visits Athens. He will meet with President Karolos Papoulias, Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras and PASOK chief Evangelos Venizelos.

The Third “InfoCom Mobile & Apps” conference on mobiles and smartphones, tablets and applications, takes place at the Divani Caravel Hotel, 2 Vassileos Alexandrou, Athens. (Info: www.infocomapps.gr)

Franchise Business magazine presents the 5th Franchise Awards, at 6 p.m. at Palmie Bistro, Kefalari, Kifissia.

THURSDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to travel to Brussels for the European Council summit meeting. To Friday.

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA) and the Cyprus-Greece Business Association organize a press conference to present the initiative for the joint promotion of Greek and Cypriot products in both countries, at 1 p.m. at the chamber’s building, 7 Akadimias. (Info: www.acci.gr)

The 8th international fair for livestock and poultry “Zootechnia” opens at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center. To Sunday. (Info: www.helexpo.gr)

The Hellenic American Union organizes a conference titled “Offender in the Past, Entrepreneur in the Future,” as part of the European Commission-funded Fresh Start Project. From 12 noon to 5 p.m. (Info: www.freshstartproject.eu)

The CoLab of the Athens Information Technology (AIT) hosts an event on “Set Up your Start Up” at the 19th kilometer of Markopoulou Avenue, Paiania, eastern Attica, from 7-9 p.m. (Info: setupyourstartuppart3.eventbrite.com)

The Greek Association of Computer Engineers holds an EU Project Workshop on “Methodology and Supporting Toolset Advancing Embedded Systems Quality” at the Technical Chamber of Greece, 4 Nikis, Syntagma, Athens. (Info: www.modus-fp7.eu)

FRIDAY

Trade show for hospitality and food services HO.RE.CA. opens at the Metropolitan Exhibition Center, near Athens International Airport. To February 11. (Info: www.horecaexpo.gr)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority will issue its December 2012 data on industrial output and its January 2013 data on the consumer price index.

SATURDAY

The 32nd Furniture and Home (Epiplo kai Spiti) exhibition opens at the Helexpo Center, 39 Kifissia, Maroussi, organized by Romvos. To February 17. (Info: www.epiplo-spiti.com)