ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY An executive seminar on «Marketing Management: Competitive Differentiation Strategies» begins at 9 a.m. at the Ledra Marriott Hotel. For further details, log on to www.marketingmanagement.gr. The National Confederation of Greek Commerce (ESEE) presents its annual report at 6.30 p.m. at the King George Hotel, Syntagma Sq. Development Minister Christos Folias to award the «Best Workplaces» prizes at 10 p.m. at the Athens Concert Hall. A conference on «Local Authorities: A Step Closer to Equal Opportunities» takes place in Larissa. For further information, tel 210.746.8700. TUESDAY The Embassy of Hungary is hosting a conference titled «Hungary: Ideal Country for Investing and Doing Business,» starting at 6 p.m. at the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry (29 Tsimiski). Tel. 210.725.6800. The Hellenic Management Association’s (EEDE) Foundation of Financial Management (IOD) hosts a conference on International Financial Reporting Standards at 5 p.m. in the Theodoros Karatzas Amphitheater of the National Bank of Greece. Log on to www.eede.gr or call 210.211.2000. A conference titled «Prevention and Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer,» starts at 1 p.m. at the Peace and Friendship Stadium. For details, log on to www.mastologia.gr. EFG Eurobank holds an extraordinary general meeting at 10 a.m. at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. PricewaterhouseCoopers hosts an annual conference on «The Power of the Mind – Taking you to Another Dimension,» at the Badminton Theater in Goudi. For further details, log on to www.pwc.com. The Economist’s 12th round-table discussion with the government of Greece, titled «Driving the Global Agenda through 2020: Brainstorming with World Leaders for Political & Economic Prosperity,» begins at 3 p.m. at the Divani Apollon Palace in Vouliagmeni. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis, Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis and other Greek and foreign officials will attend. To Thursday. For details, log on to www.hazliseconomist.com. WEDNESDAY The Open Forum 2008, titled «Mass Media: Ethics, Profit and Leadership,» begins at 4 p.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. The forum is hosted by the Federation of Greek Industries (SEV). Log on to www.anoiktoforum.gr. The 10th «Executive Cars 2008» exhibition opens at the Helexpo center in Maroussi. To Monday. Tel. 210.728.9000 or log on to www.tsomokos.gr. The ALARA European Network is hosing a conference titled «ALARA in Radioactive Waste Management,» at the Demokritos National Scientific Research Center. Tel. 210.650.6731 or log on to www.eeae.gr. The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is hosting a conference on «The World Energy Reserves of Non-Renewable Energy Sources: Demand and Production,» starting at 9.30 a.m. at the Old School of Philosophy in Thessaloniki. Tel. 2310.997.158 or log on to www.auth.gr. The Customer Service Excellence Forum 2008 begins at 9 a.m. at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. Tel. 210.618.0104. THURSDAY Ecoweek is hosting a conference titled «Athens: Ecology, Environment and Architecture,» in collaboration with the American Institute of Architects’ European chapter at Zappeion Hall. Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis will make the opening speech. To Monday. For details, log on to www.ecoweek.gr. The second international exhibition «Energy Res 2008» opens at 5 p.m. at the Old Athens Airport in Hellenikon. To Monday. For details, call 210.995.2884 or log on to www.htexpo.gr. The Institute of International Relations (IDIS) is hosting a conference on «Global Environmental Governance: Challenges and Prospects,» starting at 7.30 p.m. at its premises in Plaka. Tel. 210.331.2325-7 or log on to www.idis.gr. The Best Value Yachting 2008 exhibition begins at Lavrion port. To Monday. For details, log on to www.europartners.gr. The third «Customer Relationship Management Forum 2008» begins at 9 a.m. at the Novotel Hotel, Athens. For further information, log on to www.crmforum.gr. The Greek Personnel Management Association (GPMA) hosts the Human Resources Forum 2008, titled «Beyond HR: Engaged Employees – Engaged Customers,» beginning at 9.30 a.m. at Athens International Airport’s Sofitel Hotel. For further info, log on to www.gpma.gr. FRIDAY Athens Information Technology hosts a workshop on «Next Generation Access: FTTX Architectures, Technologies, Business and Economic Aspects,» at its premises in Paeania. For further details, tel 210.668.2700 or log on to www.ait.gr/fttx-event. The 12th state-of-the-art interdisciplinary review course on «Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine and Nursing Care» begins at 8.30 a.m. at the Athens Concert Hall. To Sunday. Tel. 210.749.9304 or log on to www.triaenatours.gr.