ECONOMY

Agenda

Monday Agriculture Minister Costas Skandalidis to attend the EU Agriculture Ministers’ meeting in Brussels. The Second International Symposium on «Green Chemistry and Environmental Health» is set to take place at the Royal Myconian Hotel on the Cycladic island of Myconos. To Wednesday. For details, visit www.greenchem2.prd.uth.gr. Tuesday The Center for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) is holding a conference titled «Saving Energy in Electric Power Consumption» at 9 a.m. at the Amalia Hotel in Athens. Call 210.660.3225 or visit www.cres.gr for more. Wednesday The Banking Money Conference 2010 begins at the Athenaeum Intercontinental hotel. The banking system in Greece in the post-International Monetary Fund era and the Greek economy today will top the agenda. Local and foreign senior executives as well banking analysts and experts will be speaking. For more, call 210.998.4909 or visit www.moneyconferences.com. Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association annual congress on «Achieving Sustainability, Paving the Way to Shipping Excellence» starts at the Divani Apollon Palace hotel. To Friday. For details, log on to www.wistaconference.org. Participating in the Day of Action organized by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), in protest against austerity measures being taken across the continent, the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) and the ADEDY civil servants’ union will be holding a protest rally at 1 p.m. at the European Union’s offices in Athens (2 Vassilissis Sophias), before staging a demonstration at Klafthmonos Square at 6 p.m. The Third International Conference on «Passive and Low Energy Cooling for the Built Environment» will be taking place at the Rodos Palace hotel on the Dodecanese island of Rhodes. To Friday. For further information, call 210.973.0697 or log on to palenc2010.conferences.gr. The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) is hosting a discussion focusing on «The Future of Kosovo after Hague,» set to take place at 12.30 p.m. at the Yiannos Kranidiotis amphitheater of the Foreign Ministry (1 Academias). The discussion will be conducted in English. For details, call 210.725.7124 or log on to www.eliamep.gr. The Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) is holding a conference on the «Supervision of the Building Materials Market» starting at 5.30 p.m. at the TEE premises (4 Nikis, Athens). For further information, call 210.322.5094 or log on to www.tee.gr. Thursday The Institute of International Economic Relations is holding a conference on «Greek-Bulgarian-FYROM Relations,» set to take place at 5.30 p.m. at its premises (16 Panepistimiou). For further information, call 210.362.0274 or log on to www.idec.gr/iier. The 17th Panhellenic Feast of Green Farming and Craftsmanship is taking place at the Tritsis Park in Ilion and runs to Sunday. For further information, log on to www.oikogiorti.gr. The ninth «Crete 2010» Panhellenic exhibition opens its doors at the Gournes Exhibition Center in the city of Iraklio. Running through Sunday, the fair will be open Thursday-Friday from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday-Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call 2310.291.164 or e-mail [email protected]if.gr for more. International conference on «Ottoman Past in the Balkan Present: Music and Mediation» starts at 9 a.m. at the University of Athens’s Ioannis Drakopoulos amphitheater and is set to run to Saturday. Visit www.uoa.gr for more.