ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Development Minister Christos Folias to attend the sixth convention of the Monitoring Committee of the Pindos program for sustainable development, at the Avaris Hotel in Karpenisi. Education Minister Evripidis Stylianidis to chair the Culture Ministry’s Personnel Management Committee, at 11 a.m. at the ministry. The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki hosts a conference on the environmental impact of transport, at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. For details, log on to www.auth.gr. The Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts a conference on the reformed bankruptcy code, starting at 6.30 p.m. at its premises. For details, log on to www.ebeth.gr. Livanis Publications to present a book titled «The End of the Welfare State: The Left and the Unions before the Disorganization,» by Alexis Mitropoulos. Former leader of the Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) Alekos Alavanos will speak. At 7 p.m. at the War Museum. For details, call 210.366.1212. TUESDAY Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to attend Ecofin meeting in Brussels. The General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) meets to discuss social security. At 10.30 a.m. at the Imperial Hotel. National Bank of Greece to release 2007 annual results. The Greek-Arab Chamber of Commerce hosts a conference titled «Doing Business in Saudi Arabia,» starting at 10 a.m. at the NJV Athens Plaza Hotel. Tel. 210.671.1210 or log on to www.ebeth.gr. The University of Patras is hosting a conference titled «Force and Matter: From the Metaphysics in Secularism,» at 5 p.m. at the conference and cultural center of the University. To Wednesday. Tel. 2610.997.120 or log on to www.upatras.gr. WEDNESDAY The General Secretariat of Communication and the Journalists’ Union of Macedonia and Thrace hold a conference titled «People with Disabilities and the Mass Media,» starting at 5 p.m. at the Ioannis Vellidis conference center in Thessaloniki. For further details, log on to www.ameamedia.gr. Cosmote holds a press conference to present the first results of the ergometric program «Join Us in Sports,» at 11 a.m. at the Zappeion’s Aigli. THURSDAY The Experience Development Partnership hosts a conference titled «Active Aging» starting at 9 a.m. at the Old Parliament. Labor Minister Fani Palli-Petralia will make the opening address. For further details, call 210.924.9510 or log on to www.empeiria-dp.gr. The Greek Private-Public Partnership (PPP) Market Forum on «Bringing Together International & Greek Companies to Win Business Across Europe,» begins at the Royal Olympic Hotel. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis will be the keynote speaker. For further information, log on to www.bhcc.gr. Q-training hosts a conference titled «Organization and Management of Compatible, Electronic Microform Archives and Digitalization of Documents,» at 9.30 a.m. at the Novotel Hotel. For details, call 210.924.4468 or log on to www.q-training.gr. FRIDAY Municipal workers stage a 24-hour strike on the social security issue.