Monday The Digital Economy Forum and «e-skills Week 2010» start at 9 a.m. at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel. Prime Minister George Papandreou, Economy Minister Louka Katseli and other politicians will speak. National Confederation of Greek Commerce (ESEE) and the General Confederation of Greek Small Businesses and Traders (GSEVEE) will hold a press conference on government austerity measures. Tuesday Civil servants’ union ADEDY begins a 48-hour strike in protest against government’s austerity measures. The Primary School Teachers’ Federation (DOE) and the Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OLME) will hold a 48-hour strike to protest new social security measures. Transport Minister Dimitris Reppas to attend extraordinary meeting of EU Transport Ministers in Brussels. Wednesday Greek General Confederation of Labor (GSEE) will hold a 24-hour strike in protest against government’s austerity measures. Athens Journalists’ Union (ESIEA) to participate. The Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications together with the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society are holding a conference on Artificial Intelligence at the Eugenides Foundation, which runs to Friday. Tel. 210.674.7189, IST College will hold a conference on «The International Economic Crisis and Recovery Prospects at National and International Level,» starting at 6.30 p.m. at the IST (72 Pireos, Moschato). Athens University Professor Theodoros Kouloubis and President of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises Dimitris Daskalopoulos will speak. Tel. 210.482.2222 Thursday The Athens Laboratory of Business Administration (ALBA) is holding a conference on «Human Resource Metrics» starting at 10.30 a.m. at the King George Hotel (3 Vas. Georgiou). Friday The Constructions 2010 exhibition featuring contemporary constructions and green building technologies opens its doors at the Helexpo Palace in Maroussi and will run through Monday, May 10. The fourth conference on «Information Technology in Education – Digital School» begins at the Elpida Resort and Spa in Serres. To May 9. Saturday The 32nd Furnidec international furniture exhibition opens at the Helexpo fairgrounds in Thessaloniki. Organized by Helexpo, the exhibition runs through May 16.

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