ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY The British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce hosts a lecture on «Can and Should Greece become the Florida of Europe?» by Easygroup Chairman Stelios Haji-Ioannou, at 8 p.m. at the Grande Bretagne. Log on to www.bhcc.gr. The Association of Insurance Companies – Greece is hosting a conference on «Supervision of the Financial Market: Protection of the Consumer,» at noon at the Athens Concert Hall. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis will speak. Tel. 210.333.4100 or log on to www.eaee.gr. TUESDAY The Health Fund of the National Bank of Greece Personnel (TYPET) and the Center of European Constitutional Law host a conference on «Health Insurance in Greece,» starting at 5.30 p.m. at the National Bank of Greece. Tel. 210.334.9234 or log on to www.cecl2.gr. WEDNESDAY The General Secretariat for Research and Technology hosts a lecture on «European Research Council: European Excellence Initiative, Reinforcing National Initiatives,» by the president of the science council of the ERC, Fotis Kafatos. At 7 p.m. at the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies. Development Minister Christos Folias will also speak. Tel. 210.745.8092 or log on to www.gsrt.gr. The third customer service conference on «Driving Performance through Customer Loyalty,» begins at 9 a.m. at the Athens Hilton. Tel. 210.809.9409 or log on to www.customerservice.gr. THURSDAY The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers holds a conference on «Environment, Cooperation and Crisis Management in Conference Tourism,» at 9 a.m. at the Megaron International Conference Center in Athens. To Friday. Tel. 210.725.6541-3 or visit www.hapco.gr. The National Documentation Center hosts a conference on «Advanced Broadband Services for the Citizens of Athens,» at 9 a.m. at the National Research Foundation. Admission is free. For details, log on to www.ekt.gr. The Institute of Communication holds a press conference to present its new campaign for the protection of the environment. At noon at offices of the General Secretariat of Communication in Kallithea. Tel. 210.331.8065 or log on to www.instofcom.gr. FRIDAY The 10th «Franchising KEM 2008» international exhibition opens its doors at the Helexpo Palace in Maroussi. To Monday. Tel. 210.608.4550 or log on to www.kemexpo.gr. SATURDAY The Robotic Surgery Symposium begins at 8.30 a.m. at the at the Megaron International Conference Center in Athens. Tel. 210.749.9300 or log on to www.roboticsurgery/2008.gr.