MONDAY – The Development Ministry and the major Dutch networking and communications company Web De AG present a new portal on Greece titled «Olympic Year 2004» at the ministry. – Microsoft Hellas holds conference on «Microsoft for Partners,» at the Kempinski Hotel in Thessaloniki. – Financial daily Kerdos holds a conference in Patras on «Regional Development of the Country after 2004 – Achaia Prefecture.» At the Patras Palace Hotel. For further information, tel 210.674.7881 or visit www.kerdos.gr. TUESDAY – Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) in cooperation with the European Commission holds a conference on «Managing the Aging of the Work Force.» Deputy Labor Minister Rovertos Spyropoulos, GSEE President Christos Polyzogopoulos and European Commissioner Anna Diamandopoulou will be the keynote speakers. At 200 Ionias Ave & 60 Iakovaton. For further information, tel 210.211.2000 or visit www.eede.gr. – Micromedia Britannia holds a general meeting of shareholders on the splitting of the firm’s textile branch; at 11.30 a.m., Fokaias-Aiginis and M. Asias, Piraeus. – ALTE holds general meeting of shareholders on the splitting of the firm’s holdings branch; at 3 p.m., 92 Kifissou Ave, Rendi. WEDNESDAY – Prime Minister Simitis to meet with representatives of the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) to discuss demands. International Fair Agrotica 2004 opens at the Helexpo fairground in Thessaloniki. To February 1. – Prime Minister Simitis to speak in Parliament on growth and employment. THURSDAY – Center for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES), in cooperation with Thessaloniki’s Aristotle University, is holding conference on «Discovering and Developing New Urban Open Spaces.» At the facilities of the magazine KTIRIO, 2 Venizelou, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki. For further information, tel 2310.995.665 or visit www.cres.gr. – National Documentation Centre (EKT) and the National Secretariat for Research and Technology hold a conference on «New and Emerging Science and Technology.» European Commission Research Director General Dr Gianpietro van de Goor will be the keynote speaker. At the National Research Foundation, 48 Vas. Constantinou Ave. For further information, tel 210.727.3917 or visit www.ekt.gr. SATURDAY – Hellenic American Union holds seminar on «Human Resources Planning.» At the HAU, 22 Massalias, Kolonaki. For further information, tel 210.368.0056.