ECONOMY

AGENDA

MONDAY Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts a painting exhibition on works inspired by the Olympic Games. The exhibition will run through October 6. For further information, call 2310.370.132. Deputy Foreign Minister Evripidis Stylianidis meets board of Helexpo in Thessaloniki, on the subject of the city’s candidacy for Expo 2008. Agriculture Minister Savvas Tsitouridis attends informal meeting of EU agriculture ministers in Noordwijk, Netherlands. Eurostat team comes to check on Greece’s fiscal deficit. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis meets board of the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (SVVE) in Athens. TUESDAY President of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Stavros Andreadis, holds a press conference on post-Olympic strategies for the Greek tourism sector. At 12.30 p.m., Grande Bretagne Hotel. WEDNESDAY Eighth conference on «Environmental Science and Technology,» organized by the University of the Aegean, is held at Porto Myrina Palace Hotel on Lemnos island. To September 10. For further information, tel 210.649.2100, 210.649.2120 or visit www.gnest.org/cest. First international conference on «From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering,» organized by the Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics and Energy (LFME) in cooperation with University of Patras, to be held at the Attica Cultural Center, Glyfada. To Friday. For further information, tel 210.891.4000 or visit www.fenix.gr. FRIDAY Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis attends informal Ecofin meeting in the Hague. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis inaugurates Thessaloniki International Fair at 8 p.m. SATURDAY Thessaloniki International Fair opens at the Helexpo fairground. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis delivers keynote economic policy speech.