The Association of Members of the Athens Exchanges (SMEHA) holds an event on “Economic, Tax and Stock Market Developments in Greece,” at the Titania Hotel, 52 Panepistimiou, Athens, at 7 p.m. Speakers will include General Secretary for Public Revenues Katerina Savvaidou. (Info:

The Athens Professional Chamber presents an informative event at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Syntagma Square, on “Party Proposals on the Exercise of Fiscal Policy,” from 6-9 p.m. (Info:

Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) employees to hold a three-hour work stoppage from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in protest at the authority’s management, at the entrance of the ELSTAT building in central Athens.

ELSTAT will issue its November 2014 figures on industrial turnover.


Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides to meet with European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn in Brussels.

The Culture Ministry will announce the findings from preliminary investigations of the Kasta Hill tomb in Ancient Amphipolis in Macedonia.


The British-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce organizes a symposium titled “Invitation to Ancient & Gourmet Macedonian Tastes,” starting at 7.30 p.m. at the Chios Conference Room of the Athens Metropolitan Hotel, 385 Syngrou, Athens. Applications for participation must be submitted by Monday,January 19. (Info:

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki holds an informative event on “Innovative Construction Materials of High-Energy Performance,” at the Domotel Les Lazaristes Hotel in Thessaloniki, from 5.30-8.30 p.m. (Info: 2310.996.087,


Greek opposition leader Alexis Tsipras and Spanish party Podemos head, Pablo Iglesias to address SYRIZA’s main election rally Athens.

Greek Communist Party General Secretary Dimitris Koutsoumbas to address the central election rally of the party at Syntagma Square in Athens at 7 p.m.

The Consortium on Health and Ageing: Network of Cohorts in Europe and the United States (CHANCES), a collaborative large-scale integrated project funded by the European Commission, holds its final plenary meeting in Athens. (Info:

The Center for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) hosts an educational seminar on “Clean Technologies for Coal Burning,” at the 19th kilometer of Marathonos Avenue at Pikermi, eastern Attica. To Saturday. Applications by Monday, January 19. (Info: 210.660.3341, [email protected])

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its October-December 2014 data on new house construction costs and project category prices. It will also issue its December 2014 figures on new house construction material prices.

The 2nd Biscotto Innovation Meeting takes place at the Mediterranean Cosmos in Thessaloniki at 9 p.m. (Info: 2310.253878, [email protected])


Schools to stay closed for the general elections on Sunday. They will reopen on Tuesday, January 27.

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to address the central election rally of New Democracy in Athens.

The Sales Management Forum 2015, titled “From Sales to Value Creation,” takes place at OTEAcademy auditorium, Pelika and 1 Spartis, Maroussi, Athens. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

The Hellenic Health Foundation and Dr Antonia Trichopoulou organize a dissemination workshop of the European research project CHANCES, titled: “Healthy Ageing: Definition, risk factors and implications for public health.” At the Athens Concert Hall, 1 Kokkali and Vassilissis Sofias, from 9-5.30 p.m. (Info: [email protected],

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its July-September 2014 data on the non-credit accounts of institutional sectors.


Polling centers to open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. across the country.