President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias meets with Albanian leaders as part of an official visit to Tirana.

The European Parliament’s office in Greece, in association with those in Cyprus, Spain, Italy, Portugal and Ireland, will hold an international conference titled “South for Growth” at the Athens Concert Hall (1 Kokkali & Vassilissis Sofias) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament (Info: [email protected]). At 1.30 p.m. Schulz will meet with Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos at the Foreign Ministry.

European Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn begins a two-day visit to Greece.

The Hellenic Management Association holds its 5th Risk Management & Compliance Forum at the Hotel Grande Bretagne (Syntagma Square, Athens). (Info:

The Institute for Innovation and Creativity at ACS Athens presents the first event in the “Opportunities and Challenges in a Time of Crisis” series, titled “Women Leading Change,” starting at 7.30 p.m. at the ACS Theater (129 Aghias Paraskevis & Kazantzaki, Halandri). The event will be in English and entrance is free. (Info: 210.607.0304,

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce folds the 5th Thessaloniki Tax Forum at The Met hotel in Thessaloniki. (Info:


Troika representatives begin a new round of inspections in Greece. At noon they will meet with Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras and at 4 p.m. with Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis.

President Karolos Papoulias concludes his official visit to Albania with a visit to areas populated by ethnic Greeks in the south of the country.

The Standards Money Conference 2013 takes place at the Ethniki Insurance Conference Center (103-105 Syngrou, Athens), with the participation of Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis. (Info: 210.998.4905, [email protected])

The Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel (89-93 Syngrou, Athens) hosts the Fraud Prevention Forum 2013 as part of the International Fraud Awareness Week. (Info: 210.368.0907, [email protected])

The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) holds its annual lecture, with this year’s speaker, Bassma Kodmani, a former spokesperson for the Syrian National Council, to talk on the subject of “Revolutionary Processes in Syria and the Arab World: The Quest for New Deals Amidst Turmoil.” Starts at 7 p.m. in the Amphitheater of the Old Parliament Building (13 Stadiou, Athens). (Info: 210.725.7124,


The General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) and the Civil Servants’ Union (ADEDY) will stage a 24-hour strike. The mass media will stage a five-hour work stoppage from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Listed company Jumbo holds its annual general meeting.


Listed company OPAP holds an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders.

Listed companies Coca-Cola HBC and OTE telecom issue their third-quarter results.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its October data on vehicle registrations.


The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College in New York will hold a two-day international conference in Athens titled “The Crisis in the Eurozone and Greece and the Experience with Austerity Policies,” with speakers including European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch and European Commissioner for Employment Laszlo Andor. To Saturday, at the Athens Concert Hall’s International Conference Center (1 Kokkali & Vassilissis Sofias) with simultaneous translation into Greek and English. (Info: 210.771.2400,

Listed company Eurobank Properties holds an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its October data on the Consumer Price Index and its September figures on industrial output.


The fall retail sales period ends.

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