ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY President Karolos Papoulias to meet with General Secretary of the Cypriot Communist Party (AKEL) Andros Kyprianou at 1 p.m. At 2 p.m. he will hold talks with Interior Minister Yiannis Ragousis. Communist Party (KKE) General Secretary Aleka Papariga to meet with her AKEL counterpart, Andros Kyprianou, who is visiting Athens. Alternate Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas will hold a press conference to present foreign policy perspectives at 10.30 a.m. He will also meet with Bulgarian Deputy Foreign Minister Marin Raykov to sign a bilateral agreement on the new Zlatograd-Termes border crossing. Main opposition New Democracy president Antonis Samaras to chair party’s coordinating committee at noon. Environment Minister Tina Birbili holds a press conference on «Energy Efficiency of Buildings» at noon. TUESDAY The National Research Foundation is hosting a lecture on «Mental Health: Modern Approaches & Concerns» starting at 7.30 p.m. at its Leonidas Zervas amphitheater. Lectures on the same issue will be held every Tuesday at 7.30 p.m. through February 23. Tel. 210.727.3501, www.eie.gr WEDNESDAY The Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) is hosting a conference on «Mineral Wealth and Local Communities» starting at 9.30 a.m. at the Acropol Hotel (1 Pireos). Tel. 210.329.1252, www.tee.gr The Greek-French Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event featuring Economy Minister Louka Katseli, who will speak on «2010: Cooperation and Development Perspectives» at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel. Tel. 210.363.7013 The Hellenic Institute of Architecture, in collaboration with the Benaki Museum, is hosting a lecture on «Hyperborean Refractions of European Architecture» by Finnish Architect Pekka Helin. The lecture starts at 7.30 p.m. www.benaki.gr A lecture on «The Trial of the Six» by former Supreme Court prosecutor Giorgos Zorbas starts at 6.30 p.m. at the Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center (254 Pireos, Tavros). Admission is free. Tel. 212.254.0350, www.hellenic-cosmos.gr FRIDAY The second International Strategic People Management workshop is to take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the amphitheater of the City College (2 Kalapothaki, Thessaloniki). Tel. 2310.725.575, www.city.academic.gr SATURDAY Erasmus Conferences is hosting the second international symposium on «Renal Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease 2010,» which will be held at the Eugenides Foundation. www.eugenfound.edu.gr The European Parliament office in Athens will hold a conference on «Biodiversity, Regional and Tourism Development,» to take place at 9.30 a.m. at the Leventis Art Suites in Pella prefecture. Tel. 210.327.8911