ECONOMY

Agenda

Monday National Economy and Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis meets with Hellenic Banks’ Association. E-Business Forum holds a conference on «Information Systems and Health,» to be held at the National Technical University of Athens. For further details, tel 210.772.3926. Thessaloniki Stock Exchange Center holds its sixth «Investment Forum 2004,» to be held at the Chamber of Pieria prefecture. Tuesday Kalofolias Group, with Express financial newspaper, holds the ninth Real Estate Forum at the Divani Caravel Hotel. Deputy Finance Minister Christos Folias will speak. For further details, tel 210.617.2700. Wednesday Economist conferences organize an international banking conference on «Retail and IT Banking: Competition and the Customer,» at the Athenaeum Inter-Continental Hotel. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis will speak. Tel 210.940.8750-2. Thursday Balkan Quality Forum 2004 opens at the Electra Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. The forum is under the auspices of the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece. To tomorrow. For further details, tel 210.662.7981. Friday Erasmus congresses and Naftemboriki daily holds conference on «Public Sector: Development and Competitiveness in a Globalized Environment,» at the Inter-Continental Hotel. Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz, Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis and National Bank Chairman Takis Arapoglou will speak. Tel. 210.519. 8148-9 or visit www.erasmus.gr. Institute of Communication seminar on «Advertising Psychology.» Central Hotel in Plaka. Tel 210.331.8065.