ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Economy Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to attend EU finance ministers (Ecofin) meeting in Brussels. Development Minister Christos Folias to address a conference of the Association of Greek Entrepreneurs at the Cycladic Art Museum. Eurobank to release 2007 results. TUESDAY On the occasion of the fifth celebration of «Safer Internet Day 2008,» the Education Ministry is organizing a conference on «Safer Internet,» at 1 p.m. at the Education Ministry in Maroussi. For further details, log on to www.saferinternet.org. WEDNESDAY The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) participates in the 24-hour strike called by the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE). Economy Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to address a luncheon on «Shipping and the International Orientation of Greek Economy,» hosted by the Propeller Club of the US at 1.30 p.m. at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel. For details, call 210.429.0976 or log on to www.propellerclub.gr. Piraeus Bank to to release 2007 results. «Climatherm 2008» exhibition opens at the old airport in Hellenikon. To Sunday. For details, log on to www.climatherm.gr. The sixth conference on «Pharmaceutical Marketing» begins at 4.30 p.m. at the Athens Concert Hall. To Friday. Tel. 210.675.3159 or log on to www.eefam.gr. THURSDAY The Economist conference on «Social Security Reform in Greece: Reality – Obstacles – Decisions» begins at 8.30 a.m. at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel. Minister of Employment and Social Security Fani Palli-Petralia and Dutch Labor Minister Jan Piet Hein Donner will be among the keynote speakers. For details, call 210.940.8750 or log on to www.hazliseconomist.com. Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company to release 2007 results. The Center of Renewable Energy hosts a conference titled «From Interreg to European Territorial Cooperation: Experience and Perspectives in Energy and Environment» at 9 a.m. at the Athens Imperial Hotel. To Friday. Tel. 210.660.7425 or log on to www.cres.gr. FRIDAY Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis Valinakis to meet with EU Commissioner for Consumer Protection Meglena Kuneva. The Kalofolias Express Group and the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece host the Leaders of the New Economy Forum starting at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Thessaloniki. Tel. 2310.238970 or log on to www.sbbe.gr. The Hellenic Wind Energy Association (ELETAEN) is hosting a conference on «Wind Energy and Economic Growth» at 9 a.m. at National Technical University of Athens. Development Minister Christos Folias and PASOK MP Anna Diamantopoulou will speak. For details, log on to www.eletaen.gr. Unions to stage a protest rally outside Parliament opposing social security reforms. Eco-Q magazine and the Greek Quality Forum of Northern Greece host a conference on «Quality and Food Safety» at 8.30 a.m. at the Porto Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. Tel. 2310.504.504. SATURDAY The Hellas Pharm 2008 pharmaceutical congress and exhibition opens at the Helexpo Palace in Maroussi. To Sunday. An international conference on «The Pharmacist’s Social Role in Modern Greece» will be held within the framework of the exhibition. For further details, tel 210.522.1163 or visit www.fsa.gr.