Mining company TVX Hellas, a subsidiary of TVX Gold, has warned it will suspend its operation as of today unless it is allowed to expand its operation at its base-metal mine in Stratoni, in Halkidiki. -State OTE Telecom holds a press conference in Aigli, Zappeion to present the new telecard collection. WEDNESDAY -The European Cultural Center of Delphi and Commercial Bank hold a press conference on Socrates Year: Panhellenic Students’ Debating Competition, to be held on December 15-16 as part of the events dedicated to the philosopher Socrates. Tel. 331.2781. -The Hellenic Marketing Foundation (EIM) in cooperation with the Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) organizes a three-day congress on Business to Customer – Business to Business – Services, within the framework of Marketing Week. At the conference center of EEDE. To Friday. For further details call tel 211.2000. -The Exporters’ Association of Northern Greece (SEVE) is organizing the 3rd National Conference on Export Development titled Developing A Long-Term Export Strategy 2002-2010. At the Helexpo Conference Center, Athens. For further details call 031-535.333. To Friday. THURSDAY Finance Minister Nikos Christodoulakis attends a meeting of EU economy and finance ministers (ECOFIN) in Brussels. It is also seeking alliances with major European electricity companies to trade electricity and distribute it in neighboring Balkan and Eastern European countries.