MONDAY Apogevmatini newspaper holds a conference on «Banks and Economy: The Next Step» starting at 9 a.m. at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. Minister of Economy Louka Katseli and Bank of Greece Governor Giorgos Provopoulos to speak. Tel. 210.691.2183 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on a two-day visit to Cyprus until Tuesday. The Municipality of Kifissia hosts a conference on new methods of waste management, starting at 6 p.m. at its premises, 29 Viltanioti, Kifissia. TUESDAY City of Athens holds press conference at noon to present the program for Athens Carnival 2010. WEDNESDAY On the eve of World Cancer Day, the City of Piraeus is to hold series of lectures and presentations on cancer-related issues at the Municipal Gallery of Piraeus (29 Filonos). The event will be held in cooperation with patient rights advocacy group Agaliazo, starting at 6.30 p.m. Tel. 210.410.1930-1 The 23rd Agrotica farm equipment fair opens its doors at the International Exhibition Center in Thessaloniki. Running through Sunday. www.helexpo.gr THURSDAY The Center for Renewable Energy Sources hosts a conference on «Biogas: A Secure and Viable Energy Source» starting at 3.30 p.m. at the Helexpo grounds in Thessaloniki. www.cres.gr The 14th annual convention of the National Union of Prefectural Administrations of Greece (ENAE) starts at the Divani Caravel Hotel. Through Saturday. www.enae.gr The 11th Greek-Turkish conference starts in Athens hosted by the Greek-Turkish Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Greek-Turkish Business Cooperation Council. Along with talks and round-table discussions on economic and business issues, there will be an exhibition featuring products from both countries. Tel. 210.322.2093, 211.740.5075 FRIDAY A conference on «Digitalization of Libraries, Museums and Art Archives» starts at 10 a.m. at the Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street annex (138 Pireos). To tomorrow. Tel. 210.345.3338, http://3osynedrio-vivliothikwntexnis.wikidot.com Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios visits Athens. At 7.45 p.m., he will address a special event hosted by the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, to take place in the banquet hall of the Athens Concert Hall. SATURDAY The Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) hosts conference on «Preconditions for Sustainable Development in Oinofyta-Schimatari Region» starting at 10 a.m. at the Thebes Conference Hall. Tel. 210.329.1252-4, www.tee.gr Farmers and livestock farmers hold protest rally in Aristotelous Sq, Thessaloniki, at noon.