ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY The British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce holds a conference on «Football in Greece: Steps for Improvement,» starting at 9 a.m. at the Ledra Marriott Hotel. Deputy Development Minister Stavros Kalafatis will speak. For details, log on to www.bhcc.gr. The Greek-American Chamber of Commerce is hosting a conference on «Greece and the New Challenges of Europe,» at 8.30 p.m. at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. New Democracy MP Antonis Samaras will be the keynote speaker. Tel. 2310.-286.453 or log on to www.amcham.gr. The European Parliament Bureau in Athens holds a conference on «Bad Management in the European and Greek Public Sector,» starting at 6.15 p.m. at its premises (8 Amalias). Tel. 210.327.8911. The Athens Institute for Education and Research holds an international conference on education at the Metropolitan Hotel (385 Syngrou). Tel. 210.363.4210. Athens University holds a lecture on «Means of Communication in China Today,» by Dr Qing Luo, professor at the Communication University of China, at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the University of Athens in Plaka. For details, log on to www.uoa.gr. TUESDAY The Development Ministry and the General Secretariat for Consumers host a conference on «Banks and Consumers,» at 6 p.m. at the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Tel. 2310.233.333 or log on to www.kepka.org. The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting a conference on «Possibilities for Business Cooperation with Egypt,» at 9 a.m. at its offices. For details, log on to www.acci.gr. Alpha Bank announces its first-quarter financial results. The Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Environment and Cultural Heritage holds a press conference on «The Environment Ministry: A Major Change in Greek Public Management,» at noon at its premises in Plaka. The National Center for Research and Technological Development (EKETA) and the National Technical University host the fourth international conference on «Transportation Research in Greece,» at 9 a.m. at the Divani Caravel Hotel. To Friday. Tel. 2310.498.457. WEDNESDAY The Athena Research and Innovation Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies holds an event on «Digital Innovation for the Society of Knowledge» starting at 10 a.m. at the Eugenides Foundation. The event includes presentations, workshops, lectures and conferences. For further information, log on to www.athena-innovation.gr. THURSDAY The second summer vacation exhibition «Summer Holidays Expo 2008,» begins at the Helexpo fair grounds in Thessaloniki and will run through Sunday. Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos will open the exhibition. Tel. 2310.291.293. The Exporters’ Association of Northern Greece (SEBE) holds its regular general meeting at 10 a.m. at its premises in Thessaloniki. The Athens Institute for Education and Research holds an international conference on «Sports: Economic, Management, Marketing and Social Aspects,» in collaboration with the Panhellenic Association for Sports Economists and Managers. The conference will be held at Kaningos 21 Hotel. Tel. 210.363.4210. FRIDAY The Athens University of Economics and Business is hosting the fourth international conference on «Human Resources Management in Europe: Trends and Challenges,» starting at 9 a.m. at the Athens Park Hotel. For further details, log on to www.aueb.gr. The Technical College of Athens hosts an international congress on «Computer Graphics and Artificial Intelligence,» at 9 a.m. at the Athens Imperial Hotel. To Saturday. For details, log on to http://3ia.teiath.gr. The Center for Mediterranean and Island Culture is hosting the first Mediterranean symposium on «New Technologies: Telecommunications-Environment,» on the island of Santorini. To Saturday. Tel. 210.361.6302.