ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Agriculture Minister Savvas Tsitouridis attends two-day informal EU agriculture ministers meeting at Killarney, Ireland. Review of the Common Agriculture Policy tops the agenda. First European Semantic Web Symposium ESWS 2004, organized by the SDK Project, opens at the Knossos Royal Village Hotel in Iraklion, Crete. To Wednesday. For further details, tel 28970.23150 or visit www.esws2004.org. Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds a forum on «Women Entrepreneurs: Exchanging Views and Solving Problems.» At 1 Loudovikou Street, Piraeus. For further information, tel 210.417.7241-5. Deadline for applications for the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration’s (ALBA) two-day seminar in English on «Corporate Valuation,» to be held on May 20 and 21 with the participation of New York University’s professor of finance Aswath Damoradan. For more details, tel 210.896.4531-8, e-mail: [email protected] TUESDAY Consumer Protection Center (KEPKA) organizes a forum on «Knowledge is Power: Consumer Credit Products.» At Thessaloniki’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 29 Tsimiski. For further information, tel 2310.233.333 or visit www.kepka.gr. Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) organizes a forum on «Modern Forms of Corporate Funding» at the Athenaeum Inter-Continental Hotel. Deputy Finance Minister Petros Doukas will speak. For further details, tel 210.211.2000 or visit www.eede.gr. EEDE also opens a four-day program on «Measuring Marketing Metrics,» mainly for professional marketers. Details, as above. Mobile operator Vodafone-Panafon holds extraordinary general meeting at its head office in Maroussi. Alfa-Beta Vassilopoulos holds AGM in the Zappeion’s Aigli restaurant, 11.30 a.m. WEDNESDAY Information technology companies AST and Exodus hold a conference on «Software for Effective Business Solutions.» At the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Thessaloniki. For further information, tel 210.689.8488. The seamen’s union (PNO) and the Association of Passenger Ferry Owners (EEEP) meet to discuss their annual collective labor agreement. Parliament holds special debate on the economy. Emporiki Bank announces Q1 results. At the old building of the Athens Stock Exchange, 1 Pezmazoglou. THURSDAY Delta Singular holds AGM. General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) resumes talks with employers over national collective labor agreement. Hellenic Center for Product Labeling is organizing a conference on «EANoUCC Labeling System.» At the OPE training center, 86-88 Marinou Antypa Avenue, Ilioupolis. For further details, tel 210.808.3931. Hellenic Retail Business Association (SELPE) opens the two-day Second International Retail Conference on «The Retail Business in the 21st Century: Focus on the Customer» and «The Retailers in the Olympics.» At Pentelikon Estate, 112 Dekeleias, Varibobi. A number of ministers are expected to attend. For further information, tel 210.672.7385 or visit www.scicom.gr. FRIDAY Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) organizes a two-day seminar on «How to Improve Team Effectiveness in Practice.» At EEDE, 200 Ionias Avenue & 60 Iakovaton, Athens. To tomorrow. For further information, tel 210.211.2000 or visit www.eede.gr. SATURDAY Hellenic-American Union (HAU) holds a five-hour workshop in English on goal-setting in business. For details, contact Georgia Dede at 210.368.0006, e-mail: [email protected] SUNDAY Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (POET) organizes a conference on «Difficulties and Problems of Greek Tourism,» at the Olympic Palace Hotel, Rhodes. Aegean and Island Policy Minister Aristotelis Pavlidis and Deputy Tourism Minister Anastassios Liaskos will attend. For further information, tel 210.924.5574 or visit www.poet.gr.