MONDAY Employees at the National Bank of Greece stage a 24-hour strike demanding higher salaries and for recruitment to be carried out via the process of public competition. The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts a conference on «Reinforcing Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Trade and Service Provision,» at 6 p.m. Deputy Development Minister Yiannis Papathanassiou to speak. Tel. 210.360.4815 or log on to www.acci.gr. TUESDAY The Federation of Greek Industries (SEV) hosts a conference on «Innovation-Globalization: The Future of Greek Businesses,» at 4 p.m. at the King George Palace Hotel in Athens. Former Prime Minister of Finland Esko Aho to speak. Tel. 211.500.6120 or log on to www.fgi.gr. The Technical Chamber and Development Ministry host a conference on «Greece: Center of Research, Technology and Innovation in Southeastern Europe,» at 11 a.m. at its premises. Deputy Development Minister Yiannis Papathanassiou to speak. Tel. 210.329.1306 or log on to www.tee.gr. WEDNESDAY The Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) will hold a conference on «Information in the National Development Plan 2007-2013,» at 5 p.m. at its premises. Tel. 210.211.2000 or log on to www.eede.gr. The Macedonian Branch of the Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) will hold a workshop on «Management and Business Relations: Problems, Legislation and Reality,» at 6 p.m. at its premises in Thessaloniki. Tel. 2310.553.318 or log on to www.eede.gr. THURSDAY The «Southeast Europe Energy Dialogue» begins at 9 a.m. at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki, hosted by the Institute of Energy of Southeast Europe (IENE). Top government officials from SE European countries will attend. To Friday. For details, log on to www.iene.gr. Alba Graduate Business School will hold a conference on «Corporate Responsibility and Ethics,» at 6.30 p.m. at the Gennadeios Library in Kolonaki. Former US Senator Paul S. Sarbanes will be the keynote speaker. Tel. 210.896.4531 or log on to www.alba.edu.gr. FRIDAY The Athens University of Economics and Business will host a conference on «Broadband Internet and its Importance in Greece,» at 10.30 a.m. at the university. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis is expected to attend. Tel. 210.820.3216 or log on to www.aueb.gr. The Finance Ministry and the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a conference on «Promotional Program of Trade and Investments in the Black Sea,» at 9.30 a.m. at the chamber’s premises. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to speak. Tel. 210.338.2242.