ECONOMY

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MONDAY OTE Telecom board of directors meets. Chairman and CEO Lefteris Antonakopoulos expected to resign and Panayis Vourloumis to be elected to replace him. Mobile operator Vodafone-Panafon holds a press conference at Hilton Hotel to present its sponsorship of the National Soccer Team. Thessaloniki Chamber of Industry & Commerce in cooperation with Consumers Institute (INKA) organize a conference on «Illegal Competition.» At head office, 29 Tsimiski, Thessaloniki. For further information, tel 2310.370132. Chrima (Money) magazine organizes an investment conference at the Astir Hotel in Patras. For further information, tel 210.998.4900. Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) launches an open seminar on «Comprehensive Training in Taxation.» To May 17. At EDDE, 200 Ionias & 60 Iakovaton, Athens. For further information, tel 210.211.2000. Investment fund Alpha Trust Andromeda and TV firm Teletypos hold repeat extraordinary general assemblies. WEDNESDAY International Economist Conferences organize the eighth round-table discussion with the Greek government on «Leadership Strategies for Security and Prosperity in an Era of Uncertainty.» Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis, PM Costas Karamanlis, Athens Mayor Dora Bakoyiannis and other top government officials expected to attend. To May 7. At the Divani Apollon Palace & Spa, Kavouri, Athens. For further details, tel 210.940.8750-2 or visit www.hazliseconomist.com. Greek Federation of Bank Employees’ Union (OTOE) and bank employers to resume talks on national collective labor agreement. Panhellenic Trade Fair Thrace 2004 opens at the International Exhibition Center of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace. To May 9. The Association of Senior Business Officers (EASE) holds the 15th Leadership Congress on «Facing Chaos – The New Business Environment: The Management of Complexity, Uncertainty and High Perspectives.» Civil rights leader and former candidate for the USA presidency Jesse Jackson will be the keynote speaker. At the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel. For further details, tel 210.689.4323. Hellenic American Union in collaboration with Euromoney Training Group holds a four-day seminar on «Financial Restructuring and Corporate Recovery.» To May 8. At the HAU, 22 Massalias. For further information, tel 210.368.0907. THURSDAY Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) organizes the Ninth Banking Forum on «Information Technology and Banks: Contribution to Business Growth.» Deputy Finance Minister Petros Doukas to attend. At the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel. To tomorrow. For further information, tel 210.211.2000. Food & Beverage exhibition Foodexpo opens at the exhibition center in Neapoli, Larissa. The exhibition is organized by Euro Expo Kapa Ltd. To May 10. For further information, tel 2410.671.903. FRIDAY European Organization of Strategic Planning in collaboration with EU local authority organizations hold the second International Conference for Environment, Public Health and Employment. At the Royal Olympic Palace Hotel, Athens. To May 9. For further information, tel 210.339.2460.