ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY – Bank of Greece governor Nicholas Garganas hands annual report on monetary policy to Parliament. – World Bank and the International Monetary Fund hold the second Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRS) Forum for Balkan Countries at the Capsis Hotel in Thessaloniki. To Wednesday. – Franklin Covey Hellas and Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) open a two-day productivity workshop on «Aligning Goals & XQ Survey Overview.» At the Stratos Vassilikos Hotel, 114 Michalakopoulou, Athens. For further information, tel 210.771.2400. – EEDE opens a three-day seminar on «New Development Law and Competitiveness in the Greek Economy.» For further information, tel 210.211.2000 or visit www.eede.gr. – National Confederation of Greek Commerce to present the annual report on Greek Commerce for 2003. At the new headquarters of the National Bank of Greece, 82-84 Aiolou, Athens. TUESDAY – Alpha Bank holds shareholders’ general meeting at Hilton Hotel, 12 noon. – MIS Training Institute opens three-day seminar on «Power IT Auditing.» At the Hellenic American Union, 22 Massalias, Athens. To April 2. For further information, tel 210.368.0907. – Microsoft Business Solutions holds a conference on «Flexible Solutions for Business Success.» At the Athenaeum Inter-Continental Hotel. For further information, tel 210.615.1200. – Ethniki General Insurance holds annual general meeting at head office, 8 Karagiorgi Servias, Athens. – Federation of Hellenic Information Technology and Communications Enterprises (SEPE) holds a press briefing on the 14th World Congress on Information Technology «WCIT 2004,» scheduled for May 19-21. At Zappeion’s Aigli restaurant, at 12.30 p.m. WEDNESDAY – EEDE presents the «Manager of the Year 2003» award, at the Athens Concert Hall. For further information, tel 210.211.2000. – Microsoft Business Solutions holds a conference on «Longhorn Developer Preview,» at the Inter-Continental Hotel, Athens. For further information, tel 210.949.9100. – Euromoney institutional investor affiliate Capital Link holds a presentation of Greek listed companies at the Athens Stock Exchange, 10 Sophocleous. For further information, www.capitallinkforum.gr. – General Bank holds a press briefing on its public offer to shareholders. At head office, 109-111 Mesogeion Ave. THURSDAY – Sixth educational services fair «Education 2004» opens at the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP). France is the honored country. To Sunday. For further information, tel 210.339.8600. – The European Network for Information and Communications (EURONEM) holds an international conference on «Social Entrepreneurship for the European Social Model.» At the European Parliament bureau in Athens, 8 Amalias. To Friday. For further information, call 210.672.4562. – Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Environment and Cultural Heritage in cooperation with Athens University organizes a conference on «Sustainability, Energy and Transport.» To Friday. At the Athens University’s amphitheatre, 76 Patission. For further details, tel 210.322.5245. FRIDAY – Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis attends informal Ecofin meeting in Dublin.