MONDAY Deputy Finance Minister Petros Doukas speaks at the General Accounting Office’s conference on «Control of Public Spending: Cooperation with Local Authorities,» at the Titania Hotel, Omonia. Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) holds a conference on «Information Technology Systems,» at 5.30 p.m. at EEDE’s premises, 200 Ionias & 61 Iakovaton. Tel. 210.211.12000 or log on to www.eede.gr. Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds a conference on «Greece-Australia: Potential in Business Cooperation,» at 11 a.m. at EBEA premises, 7 Academias. Tel. 210.338.2256 or log on to www.acci.gr. TUESDAY Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis attends EU finance ministers’ meeting in Brussels. Bank workers’ federation (OTOE) stages a 24-hour strike in support of Emporiki bank employees’ social security demands. WEDNESDAY Piraeus Chamber of Small Industries and the Development Ministry hold a conference on «Consumer Protection and Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises,» at 6 p.m. at its premises, 111 Karaiskou. Tel. 210.411.0443 or log on to www.bep.gr. THURSDAY Greek Association of Advertising Companies (EDEE) holds a communication conference on «Homo Consumerus,» at the Grand Resort Hotel in Lagonissi. Tel. 210.324.6215-6 or log on to www.edee.gr. DIO Organization for the Inspection and Certification of Organic Products hosts Organic Products Exhibition «Ecofestival 2005» at Helexpo exhibition center in Maroussi. To Sunday. Tel. 210.822.4384 or log on to www.dionet.gr. Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) holds a conference on «National Economy and Competitiveness Quality,» at 5.30 p.m. at EEDE’s premises (see above). Development Minister Dimitris Sioufas to attend. Tel. 210.211.2000 or log on to www.eede.gr. FRIDAY Xanthi Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds conference on «Economic Development & the Stock Market,» at 7 p.m. at the Natassa Hotel in Xanthi. Tel. 25410.25105. The Greek Computer Society (EPY) and the University of Thessaly are holding the 10th Panhellenic conference on «Informatics PCI 2005» in Volos. To Sunday. Tel. 24210.74933 or log on to www.pci10.inf.uth.gr. Aryan Hellas and the European Commission hold the International Business Research conference 2005 at the Park Hotel in Athens. To Sunday. Tel. 210.646.5029 or log on to www.aryanhellas.com.