ECONOMY

Agenda

Monday The seventh International ICST conference on broadband communications, networks and systems starts at 9 a.m. at the Esperia Palace Hotel in Athens. To tomorrow. (Info: http://broadnets.org/2010/hotel.shtml) The Interior Ministry is to hold a press conference on the subject of collecting and transmitting the results of the 2010 municipal and prefectural elections» at 11 a.m. at Zappeio Hall. The Mitera Paediatrics Clinic in Athens will inaugurate its new wing at 1 p.m. The Institution of Economic and Industrial Research will hold a conference titled «Mobile Communications as a Catalyst to the New Development Model of the Greek Economy,» starting at noon at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (7 Academias). (Info: www.iobe.gr) The 11th Prodexpo real estate conference focusing on «Greece’s Economic Growth Through Real Estate Development – The Role of Public Real Estate Development in confronting the Financial Crisis» starts at 9 a.m. at the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens. (Info: www.tsomokos.gr) Tuesday Celebrating Diversity Day 2010, the European Union’s office in Greece will hold a press conference as part of the campaign «For Diversity – Against Discrimination,» aiming to promote individuality. Press conference takes place at 12.30 p.m. at its Athens offices (2 Vas. Sofias). Wind Telecom will hold a press conference at 12.30 p.m. at the NJV Athens Plaza Hotel. The Private Equity Forum 2010, titled «Turning Crisis into Business Opportunities for Greece,» starts at 9.30 a.m. at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens (9 Anapiron Polemou). (Info: www.private-equity.gr) The ICAP Group hosts the 3rd Credit Risk Management Conference at the Ledra Marriott Hotel in Athens. (Info: tel 210.720.0137, to www.icap.gr) A conference titled «Women Choosing ICT Careers: Influencing Policy from Practice» starts at 9.30 a.m. at the Hellenic American Union (22 Massalias, Kolonaki). Carlos Martin Ruiz De Gordejuela, head of Press and Media of the European Commission Representation in Greece will speak. (Info: www.hau.gr) The Labor Ministry will hold a conference titled «Safety in Maintenance Work» from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Athens Imperial Hotel. (Info: tel 210.321.4310, www.ypakp.gr) Wednesday The 18th International Conference on Cooperative Information Systems begins at the Knossos Royal Village Hotel in Hersonissos, Crete. To Friday. (Info: www.ourglocal.com) A conference titled «The Contribution of Defense Industry in Greek Economy & Security» starts at noon at the Helexpo fair gound in Thessaloniki. (Info: tel 210.728.9000) Thursday Public holiday commemorating October 28, 1940, when Greece entered World War II. The Eurasian Business and Economics Society (EBES) 2010 Conference starts at 8 p.m. at the Park Hotel in Athens and will run through Sunday. (Info: www.ebesweb.org/athenspdf/Athens-Program.pdf) Defensys 2010, the Thessaloniki International Defense and Security Fair, starts at the Helexpo fairground in Thessaloniki. (Info: www.helexpo.gr) Saturday Diversity Day 2010 in Greece is celebrated. A number of cultural activities will take place at Technopolis in Gazi, including music and dance performances. (Info: http://ec.europa.eu/employment-social/fdad/cms/stopdiscrimination/news-events/news/news026.html?langid=en) Sunday Clocks go back one hour at 4 a.m. to 3 a.m., as European Summer Time ends and Greece enters winter time.