ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Synaspismos Left Coalition holds a conference on «Policies and Actions against Climate Change, at 6 p. m. at the Athens Imperial Hotel. SYRIZA leader Alekos Alavanos will make an address. For details, log on to www. syriza. gr. The Athens Bar Association hosts a conference on «The New Bank and Stock Market Law,» starting at 6 p. m. at 60 Academias. For details, log on to www. dsa. gr. The Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET) presents GRNET3 – The Next Generation Research Network in Greece at 6 p. m. at the Eugenides Foundation. Parliament Speaker Dimitris Sioufas and Transport Minister Costis Hatzidakis will attend. For details, log on to www. edet. gr. The Athens-Piraeus State Doctors’ Union, the Greek Bar Association, the Greek Pharmaceutical Union and the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) hold a joint press conference on the 24-hour strike scheduled for December 19. At 2.30 p. m. at the Athens Bar Association. The Hellenic Property Federation (POMIDA), and the Greek Federation of Real Estate Agents (OMASE) hold a joint press conference on changes in property transfer tax and the objective values of real estate. At 11 a. m. at 15 Sophocleous & Aeolou. TUESDAY The Central Union of Municipalities and Communities of Greece (KEDKE) launches a series of contacts with party leaders in the view of the discussion of the 2008 state budget in Parliament, starting with Giorgos Karatzaferis of the Popular Orthodox Rally (LAOS) and Alekos Alavanos of the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA). The Greek Institute of Insurance Studies (EIAS) is hosting a conference on «Green Entrepreneurship (Eco-preneurship) and Sustainable Development,» beginning at 9 a. m. at the Athenaeum Inter-Continental Hotel. Environment Minister Giorgos Souflias is expected to attend. Tel. 210.921.9660 or log on to www. eias. gr. The University of Thessaly is hosting an international conference on «Mathematics and Technology in the Body of Education: The Gender Perspective,» starting at 9 a. m. at the University in Volos. To Wednesday. Tel. 24210.74000 or log on to http: //gmt. ece. uth. gr. WEDNESDAY Lawyers and journalists across the country hold a 48-hour strike over social security. To Thursday.