ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Agriculture Minister Sotiris Hatzigakis to meet with the heads of agriculture cooperative unions of the Imathia and Pella prefectures. The Southeast European Research Center is hosting the third international conference on «Experiments, Process, System, Modeling, Simulation and Optimization» (EpsMsO), starting at 1 p.m. at the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens. To July 11. For details, log on to www.ceerc.org. The third international soccer tournament of young athletes of Southeast Europe 2009 is being held from July 4 to 10 in Thessaloniki. The new Ambassador of Spain in Athens, Miguel Fuertes Suarez, to meet with Thessaloniki Prefect Panayiotis Psomiadis. Super-Prefect of Athens Dina Bei holds a press conference within the context of the opening of the third Athens Festival at Attiko Park, to present the newly renovated theater and other works. At noon at the park, in the presence of Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis. Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds a conference on the regional program in support of small and extremely small enterprises, at 6 p.m. at its premises in Thessaloniki. For details, log on to www.beth.gr. TUESDAY Youth wing of the Synaspismos left coalition hosts a two-day Alternative Students’ Festival at Eleftherias Park near the Athens Concert Hall. Starting at 7.30 p.m., the program includes conferences on schools and education in Greece as well as concerts featuring Athens school bands. To Wednesday. WEDNESDAY The fourth international conference on «Social Sciences» begins at the University of Athens and will run through July 11. For details, call 210.328.0405 or log on to http://thesocialsciences.com. Hellenic Federation of Enterprises is hosting the Euro-Mediterranean Business Forum «Bridging the Mediterranean,» at the Divani Apollon Hotel in Kavouri, southern Athens. To Friday. For further details, call 211.500.6144 or log on to www.athensmedforum.gr. Nongovernmental organization Praksis holds a press conference to present its summer awareness-raising campaign titled «Prota Rota» (Ask First). THURSDAY International conference on «Information Communication Technologies in Education» begins on the island of Corfu. To July 11. For details, log on to www.icicte.org. FRIDAY The British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce hosts a lecture by Stephen Dunbar-Johnson, the publisher of the International Herald Tribune, who will speak on the topic «Reading the Newspaper Business» at 9 a.m. at the Grand Bretagne Hotel. For further information or registration, call 210.373.7013.