ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis attends an EU finance ministers’ (Ecofin) meeting. Agriculture Minister Evangelos Bassiakos attends an EU agriculture ministers’ meeting in Brussels. Italian Minister for Economic Development Pierluigi Bersani and Greek Development Minister Dimitris Sioufas sign a cooperation protocol in Athens regarding the Burgas-Alexandroupolis pipeline project. Plastic pipe manufacturer Petzetakis holds EGM. TUESDAY The bank workers’ federation (OTOE) meets with Governor of the Bank of Greece Nicholas Garganas to discuss recent developments regarding mergers and acquisitions in the banking sector. The Center for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) holds a conference on «Saving Energy in Industry,» at 10 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Hotel. Tel. 210.660.3212 or log on to www.cres.gr. The ALBA Graduate Business School holds a lecture on «Multiculturalism and its Limits,» at 6 p.m. at the Ionic Center in Plaka. Tel. 210.896.4531. The 20th annual European finance convention on «Southeastern Europe, Mediterranean and the Western Balkans – Financial Services and Banking: On the Road to Integration,» begins at 9 a.m. at the King George Hotel in Thessaloniki. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis and European Central Bank Vice President Lucas Papademos will speak. To Wednesday. For details, log on to www.euroconvention.com. The Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (SVVE) and the FAOS non-profit organization for the safety and health of students present a cooperation memorandum. The Federation of Limited Liability Companies (SAEEPE) holds a press conference on the setting up of a mediation center, at noon at 16 Panepistimiou. The Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT) holds a conference on «Mobile-Phone Antennas and Electromagnetic Radiation,» at 9 a.m. at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. Tel. 210.615.1011 or log on to www.eett.gr. WEDNESDAY The bank workers’ federation (OTOE) and Piraeus Bank President Michalis Sallas meet to discuss recent developments in the banking sector. The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) meets to decide on strike action. FRIDAY Phone accessories retailer Germanos holds EGM on application to Capital Market Commission to delist shares from the Athens bourse, at head office in Aghios Stephanos, at noon.