ECONOMY

AGENDA

TUESDAY – Business consultants KPMG hold management conference on «Managing Thoughtfully» at the Atheneum Inter-Continental Hotel. Management guru Henry Mintzberg will participate in a panel discussion. Starts at 8.30 a.m. WEDNESDAY – The Athens and Cyprus chambers of Commerce and Industry hold a conference on «Cyprus as an International Center of Business Activities and Services.» Cypriot Minister for Commerce, Industry and Tourism George Lilikas will attend. At the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 7 Academias St. – Hellenic Petroleum due to release nine-month results. – ETBA Leasing and Piraeus Leasing shareholders hold general meetings to discuss merger of the two entities. – Mobile operator Telestet and Eurobank hold a press conference at Zappeion’s Aigli restaurant, at 12.30 p.m. THURSDAY – As part of European Quality Week, Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) holds a conference on «Hellascert and its Role in the National System for Quality Infrastructure.» Development Minister Akis Tsochadzopoulos will attend. At the EEDE amphitheater. For further information, tel 210.211.2000. – Finance, Transport and Interior ministries hold the 5th Greek Information and Communication Technology forum at the Divani Caravel Hotel. Interior Minister Costas Skandalidis will speak. For further information, tel 210.422.5585. – SAP Hellas in cooperation with the Athens Laboratory for Business Administration (ALBA) hold the first Strategic Enterprise Management Forum at the Athenaeum Inter-Continental Hotel. Management authority David P. Norton will attend. For further information, tel 210.896.4531-8 or access www.sap.com/greece/sem03/en/. FRIDAY – «Electronica 2003» fair opens at the European Specification Exhibition Center (EKEP). Through November 17. – International Society of Logistics holds a two-day logistics conference «From Theory to Practice.» At the exhibition center of the National Bank. – Greek Aluminum Association holds a conference on «Aluminum – Constructions and Products,» at the Divani Apollon Palace Hotel, Vouliagmeni. To Sunday. For further information, tel 210.698.0327, 210.411.5595. SATURDAY – Foreign Ministry in cooperation with Exporters’ Association of Northern Greece and the Council of Hellenes Abroad holds a two-day meeting with businessmen of the Greek diaspora in view of the 2004 Olympic Games. At the Helexpo fairground in Thessaloniki. To Sunday.