MONDAY The Posidonia international shipping exhibition opens its doors at the Hellenikon Exhibition Center. To June 11. Tel 210.428.3608 or log on to Lawyers across the country to abstain from their duties from today through Friday, June 11, in opposition to taxation and social security measures. Lawyers in Athens will stage a two-day strike to tomorrow and again on June 16 & 17. Deputy Foreign Minister Spyros Kouvelis visits Moscow to co-chair Greece-Russia joint interministerial committee on economic, industrial, technological and scientific cooperation. To Wednesday. TUESDAY National Technical University of Athens holds a conference on «Assessing the University’s Research Activities in the Period 2006-2009: Potential and Perspectives» starting at 11 a.m. at the university’s central amphitheater in Zografou. WEDNESDAY Prime Minister George Papandreou begins a visit to Libya. The first INCO international scientific cooperation conference, focusing on «Supporting Research Integration,» starts at 9 a.m. at the Royal Olympic Hotel, central Athens. The two-day conference is organized by the Praxis Help-Forward Network in collaboration with the EU Directorate-General for Research. Tel. 210.360.7690. The Greek Interoperability Center holds an «Interoperability Day for the Private and Public Sector» to focus on «’Future Internet’ Digital Services,» starting at 9 a.m. at the central amphitheater of the National Technical University of Athens. Deputy Interior Minister Theodora Tzagri will speak. Tel. 210.817.4418, The Athens University of Economics and Business holds the first panhellenic sales conference to focus on «The Role of Sales in a Time of Crisis» at 10 a.m. at the Club Hotel Casino Loutraki. Tel. 210.820.3911 or log on to THURSDAY Employees at the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) begin strike action opposing government plans to streamline OSE operations. Stavros Niarchos Foundation holds a press conference to present its new grants in health, medicine and social welfare starting at noon at the foundation premises, 86 Vas. Sophias. Tel. 210.877.8360. Boussias Communications in collaboration with the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (SEVE) organize the Thessaloniki Business Conference for businessmen and executives in management at 8 a.m. at the Met Hotel. Tel. 2310.288.220, The University of Ioannina hosts the third Ioannina Meeting on «Applied Economics and Finance» starting at 9 a.m. at its campus. FRIDAY Betting group OPAP’s gambling and lottery outlets will remain closed on Friday and Saturday, as their owners oppose new taxation measures while also demanding that their commission on takings rise from the current 8 to 12 percent. The CEO & CSR Money Conference 2010 on «CSR 2.0: The Era of Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility» starts at 9 a.m. at Zappeion Hall. Tel. 210.998.4909, The Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) holds a roundtable discussion in English on «Europe in Crisis?» at 6.30 p.m. at the Foreign Ministry’s Yiannis Kranidiotis Amphitheater, 1 Academias. Tel 210.725.7124, SUNDAY Athens University of Economics and Business holds the 9th International Conference on Mobile Business and 9th Global Mobility Roundtable to take place at 9 a.m. at the Park Hotel. To Tuesday. Tel. 210.820.3682.