ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Deputy Agriculture Minister Costas Kiltidis to inaugurate the Center of Agricultural Development in Corinth. Hellenic-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting a conference on «Land Transport: Railway and Motorways,» starting at 9.30 a.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. Transport Minister Costis Hatzigakis will make the opening address. For details call 210.362.5545 or log on to www.ccifhel.org.gr. The Press Attache Union is hosting a discussion on «Greek Studies: International Trends and Perspectives,» starting at 2 p.m. at the press center of the General Secretariat of Communication. The discussion is being held on the occasion of the first world congress on «Modern Greek Studies» to be held July 3-5 at the Athens Concert Hall. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis meets with union group the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) at 10 a.m. and then industrialists’ union group SEV at midday. The finance minister is then scheduled to meet with Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos at 2 p.m. Bank of Cyprus holds press conference on the bank’s prospects after acquisition of Russia’s Uniastrum Bank at 12.30 p.m. at Athens Plaza Hotel. TUESDAY Entersoft is hosting the «Entersoft Enterprise Solutions 2008» conference at 3 p.m. at the Eugenides Foundation. For further details, log on to www.entersoft.gr or call 210.952.5001. WEDNESDAY Interbalkan Center for the Development of Human Resources (DIKEAD) hosts a conference on «Women Entrepreneurs in Greece: Difficulties and Perspectives,» in Thessaloniki. For details, e-mail www.ebeth.gr or log on to [email protected] THURSDAY Athens Institute of Education and Research is hosting the fourth international conference on «Tourism» at the St George Lycabettus Hotel. To Sunday. For details, call 210.363.4210 or log on to www.atiner.gr. The Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens hosts the first international hands-on course in «Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery» at its premises. To tomorrow. For details, call 210.363.4944 or log on to www.era.gr. The fifth international conference on «Advances in Applied Economics» is taking place on the island of Samos. To Saturday. For details, log on to www.ineag.gr. SATURDAY A conference on «Bariatric Metabolic Surgery» begins at 9 a.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. For further information, tel 210.363.4944 or log on to www.era.gr.