ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY President Karolos Papoulias to be declared honorary president of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts during a ceremony to take place at 2.30 p.m. at the Presidential Mansion. The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research holds a conference on «The Economic Policy Memorandum and Perspectives on the Greek Economy» starting at 6 p.m. at the National Bank of Greece’s Theodoros Karatzas Amphitheater. Representatives of the civil servants’ union ADEDY to meet to discuss further strike action in July. Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) holds a conference at noon at Parliament focusing on the new social security reforms. TUESDAY The Euro-American Women’s Council is holding its 14th world congress in Athens. Running through July 14, the opening ceremony will take place at 8 p.m. at Zappeion Hall. Deputy Environment Minister Thanos Moraitis and Deputy Tourism Minister Giorgos Nikitiadis will address the congress. Tel 210.682.3150. Communist-affiliated PAME trade union holds a series of protest actions starting at 6.30 p.m. in Omonia Square, the Temple of Zeus and the Evangelismos metro station, as well as a concert at 7 p.m. in Syntagma Square. Foreign Press Association is hosting a press conference at noon featuring Economy Minister Louka Katseli who will speak on the new measures for the economy and tourism. WEDNESDAY Patras Science Park in collaboration with the regional authority of Western Greece holds a conference on «Technologies of Sustainable Management, Processing and Utilization of Water and Fluid Waste.» The three-day conference will be conducted in English and will run through Friday. Info: www.psp.org.gr The fourth international conference titled «From Scientific Computing to Computational Engineering» starts at the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens and will run through Saturday. Info: www.scce.gr. Deputy Foreign Minister Spyros Kouvelis leaves on a three-day visit to the USA. On the visit, he is expected to have bilateral contacts with representatives of the diaspora in the fields of commerce and investment. THURSDAY EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton to visit Athens. The Greek-American Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a dinner featuring Finance Minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou as the keynote speaker, starting at 8.30 p.m. at the Grande Bretagne Hotel in central Athens. An international conference on «Information Communication Technologies in Education» is to start at 4 p.m. at the Corfu Holiday Palace Hotel in Corfu. To Saturday. Info: www.icicte.org The General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) and civil servants’ union ADEDY will hold a 24-hour strike against the new austerity measures and social security reforms expected to be voted on today in Parliament. They will be staging a rally at 10 a.m. in Klafthmonos Square in central Athens. Communist-affiliated PAME trade union holds a protest rally at 11 a.m. in Omonia Square. FRIDAY EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton to meet with Alternate Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas. The western Balkans, Euro-Turkey relations and Cyprus issue to top the agenda. Alternate Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas to visit Dubrovnik, Croatia, to attend the fifth annual Croatia Summit 2010. The seventh international conference on «Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies» begins at the Alexandra Palace Hotel in Halkidiki. Organized by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, it will run through Wednesday. Info: www.auth.gr