ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

High school teachers begin a 48-hour strike, to Tuesday.

The Society for Free Radical Research-Europe holds its 2013 meeting in Athens. “The New Era of -Omics in Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine” takes place through Wednesday at the National Hellenic Research Foundation (48 Vassileos Constantinou). (Info: www.sfrr-europe2013.gr)

TUESDAY

The 2nd Balkan Oil & Gas Summit opens at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens. Speakers will include Environment and Energy Minister Yiannis Maniatis and Croatia’s Deputy Economy Minister Alen Leveric. To Wednesday. (Info: www.balkanssummit.com)

The Hands-on Business Finance 2013 event takes place at the Maroussi Plaza amphitheater (3A Frangoklissias & Granikou, Maroussi, Athens). (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

Hellenic Sugar Industry holds an extraordinary general meeting.

WEDNESDAY

The International Association of Trade Training Organizations (IATTO) starts a forum titled “Inspiring Trade Globally” at the Makedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn will attend the reception and gala dinner. To Friday. In parallel with the forum, the Greek International Business Association (SEVE) will be holding an international conference on exports titled “Export Summit II.” (Info: www.iatto.org, www.seve.gr)

The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) begins a three-day educational seminar on energy geopolitics and Greece’s role at the European Commission representation’s Athens offices (2 Vassilissis Sofias). Environment and Energy Minister Yiannis Maniatis will participate. To Friday. (Info: www.eliamep.gr)

A two-day strategic facilities management workshop opens at the Maroussi Plaza amphitheater (3A Frangoklissias & Granikou, Maroussi, Athens). To Thursday. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

The Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce holds a seminar titled “Transport Acts as a Catalyst for the Bilateral Trade Relations of Greece and Russia” at the Makedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. (Info: 210.698.1127, [email protected])

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish provisional data for July regarding freight transactions.

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

THURSDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will meet with US Vice President Joe Biden and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Washington.

The Women in Business (WIB) Committee of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce holds its Women Leader Luncheon, featuring Marijo Bos, president of the European Professional Women’s Network (EPWN), at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens. The event will be in English. (Info: 210.699.3559, www.amcham.gr)

The president of the Panhellenic Confederation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations (PASEGES), Tzanetos Karamichas, will hold a press conference on the Common Agricultural Policy reform in the new funding period 2014-20, at the Porto Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki, starting at 11.30 a.m.

FRIDAY

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will deliver a speech at the plenary session of the United Nations in New York, in the context of his weeklong visit to the United States.

The 8th Energy-Photovoltaic international exhibition opens at the Helexpo Palace (39 Kifissias, Maroussi, Athens). To September 30. The Smart Heating and Energy Saving exhibition will run in parallel at the same venue. (Info: www.leaderexpo.gr)

The Economical Heating 2013 exhibition opens at Olympic Fencing Center located at Elliniko on Athens’s southern coast. To September 30. Entrance is free. (Info: www.oikonomiki-thermansi.gr)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its August data on industry producer prices.