ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis is scheduled to attend EU Council of General Affairs and External Relations in Brussels. To tomorrow. Transport and Communications Minister Evripidis Stylianidis and Tourism Minister Costas Markopoulos at 1 p.m. will attend the delivery of a helicopter from the Tourism Ministry to the Civil Aviation Authority at the premises of the latter. The Department of History and Archaeology at the University of Ioannina in collaboration with the Border Crossing network of academics are hosting the fourth summer school in «Anthropology, Ethnography and Comparative Folklore of the Balkans,» to take place from July 29 to August 13 in Konitsa, northwestern Greece. Anyone wishing to attend should complete an application form and forward it to [email protected] For further information, log on to www.uoi.gr. Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) deputy Panayiotis Lafazanis and SYRIZA labor policy director Dimitris Stratoulis will visit the Pensions Department of the Social Security Foundation (IKA) at 14-16 Nikiforou, Athens. Visit is set to start at 11 a.m. TUESDAY Deputy Minister for Sports Yiannis Ioannidis will hold a press conference in Athens regarding the electronic ticket for sports events. Representatives from soccer and basketball authorities will also be present. WEDNESDAY As is customary on the last Wednesday of each month, the US Consulate section in Athens will be closed for internal administrative reasons. THURSDAY Greek New York-listed shipping company DryShips will announce its quarterly results for the April-June 2009 period. FRIDAY The municipality of Siteia and the Prefectural Authority of Lasithi in eastern Crete are hosting a three-day, international scientific conference on world-renowned Siteia poet Vitsentzos Kornaros. The conference is titled «The World of Erotokritos: Erotokritos in the World» and speakers include University of Cambridge professor David Holton and Boston College professor Dia Philippides. To Sunday. For more information, call 28343.40500 or log on to www.sitia.gr. SUNDAY The fourth Advanced Summer School in Economics and Econometrics begins at the Rethymno’s university campus in Crete. Hosted by the University of Crete, the summer school focuses on «Behavioral Finance» and will run through August 9. For further details, call 28310.77414 or 28310.77405 or log on to http://assee.soc.uoc.gr.