Workers at the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) hold work stoppages from 5-8 a.m., 1-4 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight, affecting national rail services, the Proastiakos suburban rail and the Doukissis Plakentias-Athens Airport section of the Athens metro. The same work stoppages will be repeated on Tuesday and Thursday.

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos begins a two-day official visit to The Netherlands.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other cabinet members continue their official visit to China. To Wednesday.

The Data Center Conference on “Optimizing IT Operations” takes place at the Radisson Blu Park Hotel, 10 Alexandras Avenue, Athens. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

Summer Expo 2016 opens at the exhibition hall of the Syntagma metro station in central Athens. It features cosmetics, costume jewelry, kiosks advertising travel destinations, food, seasonal products, clothing, etc. To Wednesday. (Info:

Non-profit organization Desmos presents its program “Desmos for the Youth” at noon at New Hotel, 16 Filellinon, Athens. Attending the event is Thom Feeney, founder of the online campaign Greek Crowdfund. (Info: 216.900.1320)

A meeting on the General Secretariat for Research and Technology’s platform “Environment and Sustainable Development” is held in the context of the Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialization in the 2014-2020 funding period. At the National Research Foundation, 48 Vassileos Constantinou, Athens, from 10.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. (Info:

The US Embassy in Athens and its consular section, the US Consulate General in Thessaloniki and all US government offices in Greece will be closed in observance of the US Independence Day.


Civil Servants’ Union ADEDY holds a rally at Syntagma Square in central Athens at 7 p.m. on the anniversary of the 2015 referendum, in protest against the government’s policies.

Kokotou Vineyard hosts an event on “The Wines of Athens,” showcasing a group of five small Attica wineries and under the auspices of the British-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. Admission costs 20 euros per person. At 7 p.m. in Dionysos, north of Athens. (Info: 210.721.0361, [email protected])


Workers at the Hellenic Railways’ Organization (OSE) hold a 24-hour strike, affecting national rail services, the Proastiakos suburban rail and the Doukissis Plakentias-Athens Airport section of the Athens metro.

The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) hosts a press conference for the presentation of its second report on “The Greek Economy,” at the B&M Theoharakis Foundation (9 Vassilissis Sofias, Kolonaki, Athens) at 1 p.m. (Info:


The European Commissioner or Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides visits Thessaloniki to take part in Portugal’s Braga SC campaign for food aid to refugees. To Friday.

The Linkage Greece event takes place at the Theatron venue of the Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center with the keynote speaker, innovation guru Stephen Shapiro, talking on “Creating High Potential Innovation Teams.” Starts at 6 p.m., under the support of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. (Info: 210.802.1334,

The international Android programers conference “Droidcon Greece 2016,” opens at the Noesis center in Thermi, Thessaloniki. To Saturday. (Info:

Athens-listed company Allatini Ceramics will hold an extraordinary general meeting.


Listed firms Astir Palace and Dias Aquacultures hold general meetings of their shareholders.


The opening ceremony of the World Philosophy Congress on “The Philosophy of Aristotle” takes place at the Herod Atticus Theater beneath the Acropolis, with lectures starting on Sunday at Athens University’s School of Philosophy. To July 15. (Info:, 210.727.7502)

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