ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY The Institute of Port Development hosts a first world «Triton» Blue Water World Economy workshop at the conference center of the Piraeus Port Authority. To tomorrow. Tel. 210.452.5568 or log on to www.olp.gr. Athens Prefecture in collaboration with the Athens Labor Center hosts a conference on «The Contribution and the Role of New Technologies and Lifelong Learning in Food Services,» at 9.30 p.m. at the amphitheater of Athens Prefecture. Athens Prefect Yiannis Sgouros will speak. Tel. 210.699.3404. TUESDAY The Transport Ministry is hosting the Satforum 2008 conference «Satellite Telecommunications and Navigation in the Service of the Citizen» at 9 a.m. in the ministry’s amphitheater. Transport Minister Costis Hatzidakis will make the opening address. To tomorrow. Tel. 210.999.1804 or log on to www.yme.gr. The first Greek leasing conference on «The Future of Leasing in Greece,» begins at 9 a.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel, hosted by the Association of Greek Leasing Companies. For details call 211.100.1780 or log on to www.aglc.gr. WEDNESDAY ALBA graduate business school hosts a conference on «Jihad and the Conflict Between Islam and Christianity,» at 6 p.m. at the Gennadius Library in Kolonaki. Indian author and chief editor of the Asian Age daily Mobashar Jawed Akbar will be the keynote speaker. Tel. 210.896.4531 or log on to www.alba.edu.gr. Technical Chamber of Greece hosts a lecture on «Protecting the Environment and Health,» starting at 6 p.m. at its premises in Athens. For details, call 210.329.1252 or log on to www.tee.gr. THURSDAY Athens School of Fine Arts is hosting the second conference on «Art Libraries,» at its premises, 256 Pireos St. To tomorrow. For details log on to www.asfa.gr. Prefecture of Athens is hosting a conference on «Water Resources,» at 10.30 a.m. at the Zappeion’s Aigli venue. Athens Prefect Yiannis Sgouros to speak. A panhellenic heart disease conference begins at the Divani Caravel Hotel. To Sunday. Tel. 210.931.1004 or log on to www.eventmakers.gr. FRIDAY Derivatives Forum on «New Trends, Opportunities and Potential in Derivatives Market,» begins at Zappeion Hall, as part of the Money Show 2008. For details log on to www.derivatives-forum.eu. The Institute for International Economic Relations in collaboration with the Greek Mediation and Arbitration Center hold a round-table discussion on «Mediation as a Means of Solving Business Disputes in Greece and Abroad,» starting at noon at Zappeion’s Aigli. The Center of European Constitutional Law is hosting a conference on «The Image of the ‘Other’ and the Incorporation of Migrants,» starting at noon at Zappeion’s Aigli. Tel. 210.362.3506 or log on to www.cecl.g