ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

The Finance Ministry hosts a conference on “Is the Single Market Set to New Growth?”, at 5-7 Nikis Street, Athens. (Info: gr2014.eu)

The 5th Urban Space and Social Life conference, on “Theory and Practice, City Planning in its Natural and Built Environment,” opens at Athinais center, Gazi, Athens. To Wednesday. (Info: www.4c5mstudio.org)

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) holds its 12th Annual International Conference on Politics and its First Annual International Conference on Demography and Population Studies, at the Titania Hotel, 52 Panepistimiou, Athens. (Info: www.atiner.gr)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its first-quarter figures on the retail commerce employment index and the service sector turnover.

Listed companies Lazaridis, Elinoil and Mediterra are holding their annual general meetings.

TUESDAY

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its April figures on imports and exports in agriculture.

Listed companies Alpha Astika Akinita, Dromeas, Ideal Group, Profile and ELTRAK will hold their annual general meetings.

WEDNESDAY

A conference on Trade Marks and Measures against Counterfeiting takes place at Zappeio in central Athens, under the auspices of the Hellenic Presidency the Council of the European Union. (Info: gr2014.de)

Medical staff at hospitals hold a 24-hour strike.

The 2nd International Conference on Contemporary Marketing Issues (2nd ICCMI) opens at the Titania Hotel, 52 Panepistimiou, Athens. To Friday. (Info: www.mkt.teithe.gr/iccmi2014)

Listed companies General Commercial, Viokarpet, Mytilineos, METKA, Elton, Karamolegos and Attica Bank are holding their annual general meetings.

THURSDAY

China’s premier visits Greece.

New Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis to participate in the Eurogroup meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Luxembourg.

The Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in association with the Foreign Ministry and the Goethe University in Frankfurt, organize an event titled: “Banking Union, Monetary Policy and Economic Growth.” At the Athens Concert Hall Conference Center, 1 Kokkali & Vassilissis Sofias, starting 2 p.m. Keynote speakers include European Central Bank Vice-President Vitor Constancio. (Info: www.megaron.gr)

The Crisis Observatory of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Athens Office, organize a public debate on “Creating Jobs: Europe’s biggest challenge after the crisis.” Starts at 6.30 p.m. at the Olympia Hall of Aigli in Zappeio, central Athens. The keynote speaker will be Professor Peter Bofinger, chair for Monetary Policy and International Economics at the University of Wuerzburg and member of the German Council of Economic Experts. The event will be held in Greek and English with simultaneous translation in both languages. (Info: 210.725.7124, [email protected])

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its April data figures on industrial turnover.

Listed companies Motor Oil, Marac Electronics and Euroconsultants are holding their annual general meetings.

FRIDAY

Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis to chair the ECOFIN meeting of European Union economy and finance ministers in Luxembourg.

Athens Exchanges SA, in cooperation with the Finance Ministry, organizes a conference titled “GR forGrowth: Funding SMEs,” under the auspices of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the European Commission Task Force for Greece. At the Astir Palace Resort, 40 Apollonos, Vouliagmeni, southern Athens. (Info: www.helex.gr)

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with its Agrotechnology Committee is organizing the Third Annual Agrotechnology Conference on “Hellenic Agriculture 2014 – 2020: Agricultural Production – Processing – Markets.” At the Perrotis College of the American Farm School in Thessaloniki. (Info: www.amcham.gr)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its April figures on the capacity of the Greek merchant fleet and its May data on new house construction material prices.

Listed firms Public Power Corporation, Titan Cement, GEKE, ALCO and PC Systems will hold their annual general meetings.