ECONOMY

MONDAY

Alpha Trust Andromeda holds repeat extraordinary general meeting to discuss company’s merger with Alpha Trust Asset Manager Fund. Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (SVVE), in cooperation with Euro Info Center (EIC) Thessaloniki organizes the second business symposium on «Doing Business Without Borders.» At the Helexpo fairground in Thessaloniki. To Tuesday. For further details, tel 2310.250.937 or www.eu-border.net. The University of Patras, in cooperation with the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers, is organizing the First International Conference on «Traffic Signals – Recent Developments in Transport Telematics. Applications for Special Events (Olympic Games.)» At the University of Patras’s cultural center. To Tuesday. For further details, tel 2610.430.730 or visit www.spoudmet.civil.upatras.gr. The Hellenic American Union organizes a two-day seminar on «The Art of Project Management.» At the HAU, 22 Massalias, Athens. For further information, tel 210.368.0907 TUESDAY Deputy Tourism Minister Anastassios Liaskos and the new president of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), Haris Kokossis, hold a press briefing at 12 noon, GNTO offices, 7 Tsocha St, Athens. Piraeus Marine Club’s board holds its annual general meeting, at its premises, 51 Akti Miaouli. National Bank of Greece general meeting to discuss bank’s share capital increase. WEDNESDAY Euromoney institutional investor affiliate Capital Link holds a presentation of Greek listed companies at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. For further information, tel 210.610.9800 or visit www.capitallinkforum.gr. The Hellenic Federation for Information Technology and Communication is organizing the 14th World Congress on Information Technology, «WCIT 2004.» Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis, Transport Minister Michalis Liapis and other top officials from Greece and abroad will attend. At the Athens Concert Hall. To Friday. For details, tel 210.688.9200. or www.worldcongress2004.org. THURSDAY The Hellenic American Union organizes a three-day seminar on «The Art of Project Management for IT/IS Projects.» To Saturday. At the HAU, 22 Massalias, Athens. For further information, tel 210.368.0907. iForce Communications organizes a conference on «National Strategy on Recycling.» At the National Research Foundation, 48 Vassileos Constantinou, Athens. The conference is under the auspices of the Ministry of the Environment. For further details, tel 210.339.2500 or visit www.iforce.gr. EFG Eurobank Ergasias President Nikolaos Nanopoulos holds a press conference on education. Education Minister Marietta Giannakou will make the opening speech. At Grande Bretagne Hotel. Commemorating World Communication Day, the Transport Ministry is organizing a conference on «Perspectives for e-Telecommunications through New Technologies.» Deputy Transport Minister Anastassios Nerantzis and Transport Minister Michalis Liapis will speak. At the ministry’s amphitheater, 2 Anastasseos & Tsigante, Papagou. Greek soccer pools and lottery organization (OPAP) shareholders hold general meeting. Institute for International Economic Relations (IDOS) organizes a conference on «World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Doha Round: Quo Vadis?» Carlos A. Primo Braga, senior adviser of the International Trade Department of the World Bank, Geneva, will be the keynote speaker. At the IDOS’s conference hall, 16 Panepistimiou, Athens. For details, tel 210.362.0274 or www.idec.gr/iier. FRIDAY Third Panhellenic Forum on Metal Construction opens at EKEP exhibition center, Metamorfossis. To Monday. Tel. 210.976.4118 or www.newgenesis.gr. SATURDAY The City of Athens, in cooperation with the French Embassy, is organizing the Second Open Forum for Employment and Entrepreneurship, at Technopolis, 100 Pireos, Gazi. To tomorrow. For information, tel 210.324.5129 or www.athens.gr.