ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY The General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) makes its decision on future strike action. The Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises (SETE) holds its seventh conference on tourism and development, titled «Challenges for Tourism Policies: The Government’s Efficiency and the New Role for the Private Sector,» at 7.30 p.m. at the Divani Apollon Palace in Athens. Tourism Development Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos will speak. To tomorrow. For further details, log on to www.sete.gr. TUESDAY The 10th international telecommunications Info-com World conference, titled «Broadband Everywhere,» begins at the Intercontinental Hotel. The conference is organized by Smartpress SA along with the magazines Mobile Telephony and Telecommunications & Info-Com. For details, log on to www.info-com.gr. The University Rectors Association is hosting a conference titled «25 Years of Research and Contribution of Greek Universities to Education and the Country’s Development,» starting at 7.30 p.m. at the Athens Concert Hall. Education Minister Evripidis Stylianidis will make the opening speech. For further details, log on to www.synodos-aei.gr. WEDNESDAY The International Black Sea Energy Policy conference on «Energy Investments and Trade Opportunities» of the Promitheas Network starts at 9 a.m. at the University of Athens. Development Minister Christos Folias and Albanian Finance Minister Genc Ruli will speak. To Thursday. For further details, call 210.727.5732 THURSDAY The 10th annual Marine Money Greek Ship Finance Forum begins at the Ledra Marriott Hotel. For further information, call 6972.210.069. The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce is hosting the fifth taxation conference on «Tax Competition and Proposed Reform Policies in the Corporate Taxation Field,» at 9 a.m. at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. Deputy Finance Minister Antonis Bezas will speak. For further details, call 210.699.3559 or log on to www.amcham.gr. The Financial Times World Shipping Congress titled «Charting the Course of World Shipping, Trade and Finance» begins at 9.30 a.m. at Zappeion Hall. Merchant Marine Minister Anastassis Papaligouras will make the opening address. For details, call 210.724.0160 or log on to www.ftconferences.com. The National Competitiveness Committee convenes to discuss coastal shipping transport. The Aegean University and the National Network for Research and Technology of the Development Ministry are hosting the third seminar on electronic tourism (e-tourism) of the interactive forum they have set up. The consultation of the work group begins at 6 p.m. at the Titania Hotel, central Athens. For more information call 6932.619.528 or log on to www.ebusinessforum.gr.