ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

The International Herald Tribune and Kathimerini launch the Athens Energy Forum 2013, focusing on the energy outlook for SE Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. The keynote speakers will include Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Deputy Energy Minister Asimakis Papageorgiou. To Tuesday. (Info: 210.728.9000, www.athensenergyforum.com)

Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Kourkoulas visits Lisbon to participate in a conference organized by the German Marshall Fund of the US titled “The Future of Mediterranean Europe: Between the Euro Crisis and Arab Revolution.” To Wednesday. Kourkoulas will also hold talks with his Portuguese counterpart, Miguel Morais Leitao, on the sidelines of the conference.

Technical experts representing Greece’s international creditors arrive in Athens for a scheduled inspection of the fiscal streamlining program.

The European Public Law Organization holds a public debate, titled “Constitutional Reform: Toward a New State,” at its Athens headquarters (16 Achaiou, Kolonaki), with participants including former Prime Minister Panayiotis Pikrammenos and Deputy Interior Minister Haralambos Athanassiou. (Info: www.eplo.eu)

The Bank of Greece holds its 80th annual general meeting.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) issues provisional December 2012 data on commercial transactions.

The Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts an informative event titled “Strengthening Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Sectors of Manufacturing, Tourism, Commerce and Services,” starting at 6 p.m. (Info: www.ebeth.gr)

TUESDAY

The Greek International Business Association (SEVE) holds an event titled “Construction Companies – An Extrovert Vehicle” at the Porto Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. (Info: www.seve.gr)

Listed company Fourlis announces its 2012 financial figures.

WEDNESDAY

Capital Link’s fourth annual Greek Shipping Forum takes place at the Athens Hilton (46 Vassilissis Sofias), with Merchant Marine Minister Costas Mousouroulis inaugurating the event at 9.25 a.m. (Info: 210.610.9800, forums.capitallink.com)

The Consular Section of the US Embassy in Athens will be closed to the public for internal administrative reasons, as is customary on the last Wednesday of every month.

THURSDAY

The Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) publishes its Q4 and full-year financial data for 2012.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) issues December 2012 data on retail commerce turnover and January 2013 figures on industrial producer prices.

An international conference titled “Education and Innovation in the 21st Century: Opening Frontiers to the Business Market,” organized by the Economist, Microsoft and the British Council, takes place at the Athens Concert Hall (Vassilissis Sofias & 1 Kokkali) from 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. By invitation only. Speakers will include Education and Culture Minister Constantinos Arvanitopoulos and Interior Minister Evripidis Stylianidis. (Info: 210 94 08 750, [email protected])

FRIDAY

Nicos Aanastasiades is sworn in as the 7th President of the Republic of Cyprus.

Eleotechnia 2013, a Mediterranean exhibition of olives and olive oil, opens at the Athens’ former international airport at Elliniko. To Sunday. (Info: www.eleotexnia.gr)

The 2nd International POOLabout SALON exhibition, featuring pools, spas and gardens, opens at the Faliro Sports Hall. To Sunday. (Info: www.pool-about.gr)

The 26th Gold Silver exhibition of jewelry, watches, precious stones, machinery and equipment opens at the Metropolitan Expo Center next to Athens International Airport. To March 4. (Info: www.helexpo.gr)

Listed company Alco Hellas holds an extraordinary general meeting.

SUNDAY

Representatives of Greece’s international creditors meet with Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras.