ECONOMY

Agenda

Tuesday Tenth international Venture Capital Forum begins at 9.30 a.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. Among the keynote speakers is Economy and Finance Minister Yiannis Papathanassiou. To tomorrow. For further details, call 210.338.7113 or log on to www.vcforum.gr. The Center for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) is hosting a workshop titled «Energy for a Change: Energy Use and Behavioral Change,» to be held at the Titania Hotel. For further details, call 210.660.7430 or log on to www.cres.gr. Swedish Trade Council in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden and the Road Safety Institute are holding a conference on «Road Safety: Experiences from Sweden,» starting at 9 a.m. at the Divani Caravel Hotel. For further information, call 210.724.6373. Wednesday The City of Athens is launching an awareness campaign titled «Let’s Shed Light on Hepatitis B» from June 17 to June 20. Doctors will provide related information at Korai Square from June 17 to 20 while a mobile unit will visit central Athens spots promoting awareness on the disease. For further details, log on to www.cityofathens.gr. Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Economy and Finance Ministry is holding a conference on «Supporting Small Businesses within the Framework of the European Union-funded National Strategic Reference Framework (ESPA)» at 6 p.m. at its premises, 111 Karaiskou in Piraeus. For details, call 210.417.4765. The Center for European Constitutional Law is hosting a conference on «Institutional, European and Political Thoughts of Dimitris Tsatsos,» to start at 6.30 p.m. at the Old Parliament building. Development Minister Costis Hatzidakis and PASOK MP Evangelos Venizelos will speak. For further details, call 210.362.3506 or log on to www.cecl.gr. The Association of Russian and Russian-speaking Migrants will host a conference on «The Economy of Russia and its Impact on Greek-Russian Relations,» to take place at 7 p.m. at the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry (29 Tsimiski). For further details, call 2310.265.398. Kokkalis Foundation presents study on «Innovation in Greece: Comparative Evaluation with International Indicators, Policies, Strategy, Recommendations,» at 8 p.m. at the Gennadius Library, Cotsen Hall (9 Anapiron Polemou, Kolonaki). For invitations, call 213.000.4901. Friday Aegean University hosts the second panhellenic conference on Environmental Policy and Management titled «Beyond the State: The Role of Businesses and Organizations of the Society of Citizens as well as of International Organizations in Environmental Policy and Management,» at the university’s Geography Department on the island of Mytilene. To June 21. For details, log on to www.aegean.gr. Saturday The Infrapedia 2009 exhibition on infrastructure products for educational centers opens at Zappeion’s Aigli. Organized by Vertical Communication, the exhibition will run from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow. For further information, call 210.924.5464.