ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY Transport Minister Evripidis Stylianidis visits Thessaloniki to inaugurate a new KTEL intercity bus station. PASOK, in collaboration with Dodecanese prefecture, will hold a round-table discussion titled «Tele-education on Remote Islands,» at 11.30 a.m. at the Chamber of the Dodecanese in Kalymnos. TUESDAY International conference on Renewable Energy Sources at the Center of Mediterranean Architecture in Hania. The two-day conference starts at 9 p.m. For further details, log on to www.kam-arsenali.gr. WEDNESDAY The board of Helexpo and the Thessaloniki International Fair are holding a press conference at 1.30 p.m. ahead of the 74th Thessaloniki International Fair. THURSDAY The 74th International Thessaloniki Fair opens its doors at the Helexpo fairground in Thessaloniki. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis will make the opening address. Through September 13. Cypriot Foreign Minister Markos Kyprianou visits Athens. He will hold talks with his Greek counterpart, Dora Bakoyannis. The third annual congress of the Global Hellenic Medical & Biosciences Network starts at 5 p.m. at the Grand Resort Lagonissi. President Karolos Papoulias will make the opening speech. Speakers include Health Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos. To Saturday. The European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) holds its annual seminar on «A Resilient European Food Industry and Food Chain in a Challenging World,» starting at 7 p.m. at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Hania. To Sunday. For details, visit http://eaae.maich.gr. The Professional Chamber of Thessaloniki hosts the International Development Conference on «Professionals Do Business and Argue for Development in Thessaloniki,» starting at 7 p.m. at the Macedonia Palace Hotel. To September 9. For further details, call 2310.227.390 or log on to www.eeth.gr. FRIDAY An international seminar titled «Ecomining, Europe in the 21st Century: Let’s Give Earth its Balance Back» will take place at the Milos Conference Center on the island of Milos. To Friday. For further details, call 210.976.7208 or log on to http://milos.conferences.gr. SATURDAY The two-day International Publishers’ Exhibition 2009 opens at the Divani Caravel Hotel. Parallel events include workshops, seminars and presentations by well-known authors and teacher trainers. For further information, call 210.941.3936 or log on to www.ip-exhibitions.eu. Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) will be staging a demonstration at 6 p.m. at the Venizelos Statue in Thessaloniki to coincide with Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis’s speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair.