ECONOMY

In Brief

Monday The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce in Thessaloniki is hosting a dinner with guest speaker Deputy Mayor for Finance, Sofia Municipality, Minko Gerdjikov, on «Investment Possibilities in the City of Sofia» at 8.30 p.m. at the Macedonia Palace Hotel. For further details or reservations, call 2310.286.453 or log on to www.amcham.gr. British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce hosts a conference on «Greece’s Structural Economic Reforms: A Faster Pace toward Stabilization and Development» at the Grande Bretagne Hotel. Development Minister Christos Folias and Labor Minister Fani Palli-Petralia will be the keynote speakers.For further information, log on to www.bhcc.gr. The National Statistics Service is scheduled to announce the July unemployment figure. More information available at www.statistics.gr. Tuesday The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in collaboration with the Development Ministry host a conference on «Retail Sales and the Habits of Greek Consumers» at 2 p.m. at its premises (7-9 Academias). Deputy Development Minister Giorgos Vlachos will make the opening speech. For further information, log on to www.acci.gr. International NGO Ecoweek is holding a conference on «Leadership in a Changing World,» with keynote speaker former US Vice President Al Gore. The conference is scheduled to take place at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel. Wednesday Euroconsultants SA holds a company presentation at the Institutional Investors Association at 9.30 a.m. Information technology company Rainbow is scheduled to hold its annual general meeting at 10 a.m. Technical University of Crete holds a seminar in Hania, Crete, regarding energy gains from olive harvests using different technologies. Thursday The Institute of Consumer Protection (INKA) hosts conference on «The Taste of Knowledge,» at 12.30 p.m. at the Ianos bookstore (24 Stadiou). For further details, log on to www.ianos.gr. Friday The second CSR congress 2008 titled «Private and NGO Partnership on Social and Environmental Responsibility» takes place at the Stratos Vassilikos Hotel in Athens. To tomorrow. For more information, call 210.602.6412 or log on to www.eurocharity.org. A seven-day international exhibition-workshop titled «Strategy of Development of Large-Scale Research Infrastructures of the Russian Federation & Cooperation with the European Union» will be held at the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Athens. The exhibition is hosted by the Russian NCP «Research Infrastructures» in collaboration with the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Greece. To October 24. For further details, call +7 (495) 236.99.53 or log on to www.fp7-infra.ru. Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) announces amount to be sold in 10-year government bond auction.