ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias to meet with chairman of Cyprus’s Movement for Social Democracy (EDEK) Yiannakis Omirou. Panhellenic Association of Sports Journalists (PSAT) holds an educational seminar focusing on soccer referee issues, starting 11 a.m. at its premises (17 Polytechneiou, Thessaloniki). www.psat.gr The future of agriculture and young farmers is one of the topics to be discussed during the meeting organized today at 11.30 a.m. in downtown Athens by the Panhellenic Federation of Young Farmers’ Organizations. TUESDAY The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce is hosting a conference on «Intellectual Property: Rights, Protection and Legal Framework» starting at 3.30 p.m. at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. Minister of Finance Giorgos Papaconstantinou will speak. www.amcham.gr The Greek office of the European Commission will present the results of the New Europe Barometer for Greece. At noon at its premises (2 Vassilissis Sofias). Negotiations begin at OTE telecom on the new collective labor agreement. WEDNESDAY Consular section of the US Embassy in Athens will remain closed today for internal administrative reasons. Athens Bar Association in collaboration with Athens University will hold a conference on «Judicial Police» starting at 6.30 p.m. at the association’s premises (60 Academias). www.dsa.gr The 3rd Athens International Forum on Security begins at 9 a.m. at the Hellenic-American Union (22 Massalias). Organized by HAU in collaboration with the European Network and Information Security Agency, the conference addresses challenges and opportunities for the new decade. To Thursday. Tel. 210.368.0056, www.hau.gr Communist Party General Secretary Aleka Papariga to address the party’s public sector unions at 6.30 p.m. THURSDAY The Institute of Energy for Southeast Europe is hosting a meeting titled«Copenhagen: What is Next?» to take place 6 to 9 p.m. at the City of Athens cultural center, (50 Academias). www.iene.gr FRIDAY The Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) is hosting a conference titled «Greek Railways: Recent Developments and Perspectives» to take place at the Divani Caravel Hotel. Tel. 210.329.1252, www.tee.gr The second Panhellenic Conference on General Medicine opens at the National Hellenic Research Foundation. To Saturday. Tel. 210.985.4313 The Hellenic Physical Society (EEF) holds an educational conference focusing on «Changes in the Educational System and Schools» to take place at the Negreponte Hotel in Eretria, Evia. To Sunday. Tel. 210.363.5701, www.eef.gr