ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY The Athens Institute for Education and Research hosts the 5th international «Finance» conference at 8.30 a.m. at the National Bank of Greece (30 Omirou). To Thursday. Tel. 210.363.4210 or log on to www.atiner.gr. TUESDAY The Observatory for the Greek Information Society hosts a conference titled «Digital Technologies in Greece,» at 5 p.m. at the Intercontinental Hotel. Interior Minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos to speak. Tel. 210.331.3080 or log on to www.observatory.gr. The Hellenic Center for Investment (ELKE) and the New Economy Development Fund (TANEO) host the 8th Venture Capital Forum, starting at 9.30 a.m. at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to speak. To Wednesday. Tel. 210.388.7113 or log on to www.vcforum.gr. WEDNESDAY The ALBA Graduate Business School and the International Association of Maritime Economists host a conference titled «Challenges and Trends in Shipping: Markets, Investments and Policies,» at 10 a.m. at the Metropolitan Hotel. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis will make the opening address. To Friday. Log on to www.iame2007.org. THURSDAY The Athens Institute for Education and Research hosts a conference on tourism at 9 a.m. at the St George Lycabettus Hotel. To Friday. Tel. 210.363.4210 or log on to www.atiner.gr. The Eastern Aegean Research and Training Institute and Greek Health Informatics host the international «Information Communication Technologies in Health» conference on Samos. To Saturday. Tel. 210.645.9812 or log on to www.ineag.gr. SATURDAY The Athens University of Economics and Business and the City University, London, host the second annual summer school and conference titled «Competition and Regulation: Competitive Strategy, Competition Policy and Law and the Regulation of Markets,» at the Marbella Corfu Hotel on the island of Corfu. For details, go to www.cresse.info. SUNDAY Central bankers of countries in which Greek commercial banks operate in will meet at the Astir Hotel in Vouliagmeni. The meeting is hosted by Governor of the Bank of Greece Nicholas Garganas.