ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to dine with the American Jewish Committee in New York as part of his US trip. He will also meet with the CEOs of US listed firms, some of which have expressed investment interest in Greece, and with JP Morgan officials.

Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) to issue its July 2013 data on retail commerce turnover and on road accidents, as well as second-quarter data on service producer prices.

The National Documentation Center (EKT) organizes an international conference on “Innovative, Open and Economically Sustainable Models of Private Production,” at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, 48 Vassileos Constantinou, Athens. To Tuesday. (Info: 210.727.3965, [email protected])

The Athens Creativity Conference 2013 takes place at Bios, 84 Pireos, Kerameikos, Athens. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

TUESDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to meet with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Washington before delivering a speech at the Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Parliament is due to conclude discussions over a bill submitted by the Transport and Infrastructure Ministry on public passenger transport across the country and to discuss three National Defense Ministry bills on the ratification of bilateral agreements with Bulgaria and Romania.

WEDNESDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to have meetings with US Vice President Joe Biden and with members of the US Senate and Congress. In the evening he will attend the opening of the exhibition of Byzantine art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington.

Justice Minister Haralambos Athanasiou to meet with the European Union’s Commissioner for Justice Viviane Reding in Brussels.

THURSDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will visit the headquarters of Dow Chemical Company in New York and then meet with the Greek-American organization Hellenic Initiative, in the presence of former US President Bill Clinton and former White House Communications Director George Stephanopoulos.

The Foodex 2013 exhibition presenting quality Greek foods and drinks opens at the exhibition hall of the Syntagma metro station in central Athens. To Saturday. (Info: 210.924.5577, [email protected])

The 6th International GUIDE Conference opens in Athens. The theme will be “The global economic crisis and its consequences on national educational systems: Can online education contribute to overcome the crisis?” Runs through Friday, under the auspices of the Education Ministry. At the Athens Concert Hall International Conference Center, Vassilissis Sofias and Kokkali. (Info: www.guideassociation.org)

The European Union’s Commissioner for Education and Culture Androulla Vassiliou will receive former Greek Minister for Education Anna Diamantopoulou in Brussels.

The Media and Public Health Conference is held at the Eugenides Foundation, 387 Syngrou, Paleo Faliro, Athens. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

The Labor Ministry organizes a one-day event for small and medium-sized enterprises on “Prevention of Risks at Work.” At 9 a.m. at the Magnisia Chamber, 176 Dimitriados, Volos, in central Greece. (Info: www.ypakp.gr)

The Epirus Institute of Technology holds the 5th Adriatic-Ionian Conference on Migration and Diaspora in Igoumenitsa, northwestern Greece. At 1 Irinis & Filias, Igoumenitsa. To Saturday. (Info: 26650.49861, [email protected])

FRIDAY

The 38th Cyprus International Fair opens at the Cyprus Expo Center in Nicosia. To October 9. (Info: www.csfa.org.cy)

The Building Green 2013 exhibition opens at the MEC expo center, 301 Lavriou, Peania, eastern Attica. Opening hours are from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. To Sunday. (Info: www.buildinggreenexpo.gr)

SATURDAY

A conference titled “Science on Stage – Europe 2015: Illuminating Science Education” opens at the auditorium of the 4th High School of Aegaleo, western Athens. To Sunday. (Info: www.science-on-stage.eu)