ECONOMY

In Brief

Monday The Immigration Union of Greece holds a press conference to present 2010-2011 action plan as well as legislative proposals on migration policy at 11 a.m. at its premises, 155 Acharnon, Athens. Tel. 213.042.5424 Marfin Popular Bank is holding a conference on «Commodity Market – Environment – Change of Climate» starting at 9 a.m. at the Grande Bretagne Hotel, Athens. Tel 210.817.0889 The Center for European Constitutional Law – Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation holds conference on «Greece and Europe in the Year of Crisis» at 1.30 p.m. at the Stoa tou Vivliou, 5 Pesmatzoglou. Tel. 210.362.3506 Tuesday The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) holds a 24-hour strike demanding a new collective labor agreement. Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce holds conference on «New Legislation on Social Government Issues» at 4 p.m. at the King George Hotel, central Athens. For information, log on to www.amcham.gr Derivatives.gr is organizing the third Fund Strategies Forum titled «Investment Ideas & Strategies in the Post-Crisis Environment» at 9 a.m. at the B&M Theocharakis Foundation, 9 Vas. Sophias & Merlin. Info: http://fund-strategies.eu The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) is organizing a public discussion on «Crisis: The Mother of Change – For a Different Greece» at 7 p.m. at the Theodoros Karatzas Amphitheater, National Bank of Greece, 82-84 Aeolou. Tel. 210.725.7110 or log on to www. eliamep.gr Wednesday The Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, in collaboration with eight world-class academic institutions, organizes a four-day conference titled «Athens Dialogues» on Greek culture and civilization at the Onassis Cultural Center (107-109 Syngrou). Info: www.athensdialogues.org Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks holds a conference on «The Use of Cloud Computing in Europe» at 9.40 a.m. at the ministry, 2 Anastasseos. Info: www.enisa.europa.eu The International Center for Black Sea Studies is hosting the lecture «Opportunities for a Transition to a Green Economy in the Wider Black Sea Region» by Executive Director of the UN Environment Program Achim Steiner at 6 p.m. at the King George Palace Hotel. Tel 210.324.2321. The Institute of Energy of Southeast Europe is hosting a conference on «Energy and Development» at the Ethniki Asfalistiki Conference Center (103-105 Sygrou). The conference has been organized as part of the 4th Energy Week, from November 22 to 27. For information, log on to www.iene.gr Thursday Info Best Practices is organizing a conference on «Saving, Utilizing and Being Productive amid the Crisis: Efficient Strategies and Practices in Modern Business» starting at 9.15 a.m. at the Technopolis complex in Gazi. www.infobestpractices.gr Friday University of Athens holds a conference on «Social Sciences, Educational Action and Political Intervention» starting at 9.30 p.m. at its campus, 30 Panepistimiou. www.uoa.gr The European Parliament Bureau is holding a conference on «Natural Gas and Safety of Energy Supply in Europe,» at 6.30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Thessaloniki. Tel. 210.327.8911. The Federation of Industries of Northern Greece hosts the Black Sea Business Forum «The New Era in Green Entrepreneurship,» starting at 9 a.m. at the Grand Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. Tel 24610.24022 or log on www.anko-eunet.gr The Hellenic Wind Energy Association in collaboration with the Institute of Energy of Southeast Europe holds a workshop on «Wind Energy» from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Ethniki Asfalistiki Conference Center (103-105 Sygrou). www.iene.gr