ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras visits Malta and Italy for talks with his counterparts Joseph Muscat in Valletta and Enrico Letta in Rome. Their talks will focus on illegal immigration and the prime minister will be accompanied by Public Order Minister Nikos Dendias.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos travels to Luxembourg to participate in a European Union Foreign Affairs Council meeting.

The Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises (SETE) begins its 12th annual conference, titled “Tourism and Growth.” The event will be addressed by the ministers of finance, Yannis Stournaras, development, Costis Hatzidakis, and tourism development, Olga Kefaloyianni. To Tuesday at the Athenaeum Intercontinental hotel (89-93 Syngrou, Athens). (Info: www.sete.gr)

Administrative staff at universities begin another five-day strike.

The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) will hold a one-day event titled “Together at the Starting Point: A Strategic Initiative by SEV for the New Business Generation,” at the Dimokritos Research Center in Aghia Paraskevi, Athens. (Info: 211.500.6182, www.sev.org.gr)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its August data on turnover and new orders in industry.

TUESDAY

A group called the Initiative Against the Withholding of Pensions is planning to hold a demonstration outside the Health Ministry in Athens, starting at 1 p.m.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its September figures on new home construction material prices.

WEDNESDAY

The Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) is set to hold its 3rd Shipping Conference, which will focus on “Shipping as an Economic Growth Factor of the Country,” at the Evgenides Foundation (387 Syngrou, Palaio Faliro, Athens). (Info: 210.211.2000, www.eede.gr)

The Small Enterprises Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants (GSEVEE) is scheduled to hold a one-day event at which the focus will be on “Innovation Support Services for Small Enterprises.” The event will take place at the GSEVEE amphitheater (46 Aristotelous, Athens). (Info: 210.884.6852, [email protected])

The IT Directors Forum ‘13, which is titled “Managing Uncertainty: Agile Strategy Planning When Corporate IT Use is in a State of Flux,” is scheduled to take place at the Dais Conference Center (151 Mesogeion, Maroussi, Athens). (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its January-June data on arrivals of non-citizens from abroad.

The Athens Water Company (EYDAP) will hold an extraordinary general meeting.

THURSDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will participate in the European Council of heads of state and government in Brussels. To Friday.

The Occupational Health and Safety Conference 2013 will take place at the Radisson Blue Park Hotel (10 Alexandras, Athens). (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

FRIDAY

The Athens Information Technology (AIT) Center for Research & Education and the US Embassy in Athens will hold a conference titled “IPR in Focus: Internet IPR Awareness” at the AIT offices in Paiania, eastern Attica, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Info: www.ait.gr)

SATURDAY

The Northern Attica Innovation-Entrepreneurship company will hold the 1st Greek Food and Drink Market “Economical Food” at the old Athens airport in Elliniko. To October 28. (Info: 21.816.1092, [email protected])

SUNDAY

Clocks go back at 4 a.m. to 3 a.m. as Greece, along with the rest of the European Union, calls an end to summertime.

MONDAY

The “Ochi” Day national holiday. Military parades will be held in central Thessaloniki.