ECONOMY

Agenda

Monday The Center for Missing and Exploited Children of Southeastern Europe, run by the Smile of the Child (Hamogelo tou Paidiou) volunteering organization, will be inaugurated at 6 p.m. in the northern suburb of Maroussi. A conference titled «2010: World Biodiversity Year» will take place at Thessaloniki’s Aristotle University, starting at 6.30 p.m. (Info: www.auth.gr) Tuesday The 2010 Sustainable Retail conference, titled «The Green Course of the Supermarket and FMCG,» starts at the Park Hotel in Athens. (Info: http://sellingfmcg.boussiasconferences.gr) The energy ministers of member states of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (OSEP) are to meet in Nafplio. Talks are expected to focus on Green development. The Foreign Ministry in Athens will hold a conference titled «Integrating the EU Perspective on Prevention of Trafficking in Human Beings, Prosecution of Traffickers and Protection of Victims,» starting at 9 a.m. Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas will speak. Wednesday The 12th Marine Money Greek Ship Finance Forum is set to take place at the Ledra Marriott in Athens. (Info: www.marinemoney.com) The Greek-American Chamber of Commerce, the Greek International Business Association and the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo will hold a conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Thessaloniki. (Info: www.amcham.gr) Thursday Greece’s first oncology hospital for children, funded by a donation from the ELPIDA Association of Friends of Children with Cancer, is be inaugurated at noon by President Karolos Papoulias. The Panhellenic Federation of Railway Workers (POS) will stage a 24-hour strike in opposition to a new government bill to streamline the company. The University of Athens holds a conference titled «Research and Innovation: The Role of Scientific Magazines in Greece,» starting at 11.30 a.m. at the university’s new amphitheater at 30 Panepistimiou Street. (Info: www.uoa.gr) The University of Manchester and the Eugenides Foundation are to hold an international conference on «Greening Humanity: Science, Innovation, Ethics and the Green Economy.» Running through Saturday, the conference will take place at the Eugenides Foundation’s premises in Athens while keynote speakers include Greek and foreign university professors. (Info: www.isei.manchester.ac.uk) An international symposium on health information management research titled «Innovations in e-Health and Health Informatics» starts at the Electra Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki, running to Friday. (Info: www.city.academic.gr / www.ishimr.co.uk) Friday A Panhellenic congress focusing on the science of philosophy will take place at the University of Athens and run through Sunday. (Info: www.uoa.gr) The University of Patra is hosting a conference titled «The Impact of Electromagnetic Radiation on People and the Environment» at the university’s Museum of Science and Technology, starting at 9 p.m. (Info: www.upatras.gr) The ninth Greek-German conference focusing on issues of criminal law starts at 9.30 a.m. at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Justice Minister Haris Kastanidis will speak. (Info: www.dsth.gr) Saturday World Food Day…………………………………………………… The newly constructed Australian Athletics Center of Oleni in Karatoula in the prefecture of Ileia is to be inaugurated at 12.30 p.m.