ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Piraeus and Thessaloniki bar associations begin three-day strikes until Wednesday, opposing social security reforms. TUESDAY A Harvard seminar, titled «Strategic Management for Leaders of Non-Governmental Organization,» begins at the Athens Information Technology Institute (AIT). To Saturday. The program begins each day at 9 a.m. For details, log on to www.amcham.gr. WEDNESDAY OTE telecom unions begin rolling 24-hour strikes until Friday, opposing the entry of any foreign investor in the organization. The University of Patras hosts the ninth international conference on «Medical Chemistry: Drug Discovery and Design,» starting at noon at the university’s cultural center. To Friday. For details, tel 2147.483.647 or log on to www.upatras.gr. THURSDAY The Technical Chamber of Greece hosts a conference titled «Greek-Arab Technical Cooperation,» starting at 9.30 a.m. at the Divani Caravel Hotel. To Saturday. Development Minister Christos Folias and Deputy Foreign Minister Petros Doukas will speak. Tel. 210.329.1362 or log on to ww.tee.gr. SAP Hellas is hosting the SAP Forum 2008, titled «Driving Operational Excellence,» starting at 9 a.m. at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel. For further details, log on to www.sap.com/greece. FRIDAY The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) holds its annual meeting at 11 a.m. at the Electra Palace Hotel. The ninth international wine trade show, Oenorama 2008, opens at 10 a.m. at the Mediterranean Exhibition Center (MEC) in Paeania. To Sunday. For details, log on to www.oenorama.com. Marketing Week is hosting the «Sponsorship Marketing» conference starting at 9 a.m. at the King George Palace Hotel in Syntagma, Athens. Tel. 210.322.2210 or log on to www.sponsorshipmarketing.gr. The 14th International Glaucoma congress begins at the Ledra Marriott Hotel. To Saturday. Tel. 210.360.0812 or log on to www.glaucomanet.org. SATURDAY The Sports Entrepreneurship Institute hosts the second conference on «Encouraging Sports Organization Activities of Municipalities,» starting at 9 a.m. at the Athens Imperial Hotel. To Sunday. For details, call 210.689.6980. SUNDAY The Organization for the Certification & Inspection of Organic Products (DIO) hosts a conference titled «From Organic Viticulture to Organic Wine,» at 3 p.m. at the MEC conference center in Paeania. For details, call 210.822.4384 or log on to www.dionet.gr.