NEWS

This Week

Monday Parliament Speaker Anna Psarouda-Benaki to attend the second Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly in Brussels. The 3rd Maintenance Symposium on «Modern Trends and Developments in the Field of Predictive Maintenance» to begin at 9.30 a.m. at the Technological Park of Thessaloniki. Call 2310.233.266 or log on to www.maintenance.com.gr. The consular section of the US Embassy in Athens remains closed today for internal administrative reasons. Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) to host a two-day dialogue on education, starting at noon at its premises, 4 Karageorgi Servias. To tomorrow. Call 210.329.1621 or log on to www.tee.gr. Tuesday Deputy Foreign Minister Evripidis Stylianidis begins a three-day visit to Erevan, Armenia. The first Panhellenic congress on «Health and the Protection of Personal Data» to start at 9 a.m. at the National Research Foundation. Call 210.810.4770-4 or log on to www.md5sa.com. Wednesday Hellenic Research Foundation to host a conference on «Systems Biology» at 7 p.m. at the foundation’s premises, 48 Vassileos Constantinou Ave. Call 210.727.3501 or log on to www.eie.gr. Andreas Papandreou Institute for Strategic and Development Studies (ISTAME) to hold a conference on «The Present and the Future of Cities» at 7 p.m. in the amphitheatre of the French Institute. Call 210.363.1745 or log on to www.istame.gr. Thursday Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to attend European People’s Party congress in Rome. Greek Physicists’ Association (EEF) to hold a conference on «The New Horizons of the Natural Sciences in the 21st century in Research, Technology and in Education» at the Divani Palace Hotel in Larissa. To Sunday. Call 210.363.5701 or log on to www.eef.gr. Kokkalis Foundation to hold a conference-lecture on «The European Union and Its Role in the World» at 6 p.m. at the Hellenic American Union, 22 Massalias, Kolonaki. Call 210.668.2827. Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) to host a conference on «Postgraduate Studies at Technical Schools: Experiences and Perspectives» at the university campus in Zografou. Call 210.329.1621 or log on to www.tee.gr. Gas station owners to begin a 48-hour strike. Sunday President Karolos Papoulias to visit Alexandria, Egypt.