NEWS

This Week

Monday Economy and Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis presents the draft 2007 budget to Parliament. The State High Schools Federation (OLME) launches a 48-hour strike to coincide with ongoing action by primary school and pre-school teachers. Tuesday Members of The State High Schools Federation (OLME) organize a protest rally outside Athens University on Panepistimiou Street demanding salary increases. The Hellenic Association of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology organizes the 62nd National Orthopedics Congress in Athens. To Saturday. The Institute of Communication holds a seminar-workshop on «Stress Management.» The seminar can be subsidized by the Office of Employment and Manpower (OAED). For further information log on to www.instofcom.gr. The 8th International Telecommunications Info-Com conference is held in Athens. This year’s conference is titled «Investments Drive the Market.» It is organized under the auspices of the ministries of Development and Transport, the institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Global Mobile Suppliers Association. Wednesday The management of Eleftherios Venizelos – Athens International Airport call a press conference at Zappeion Hall at noon to announce the results of the summer tourist season. Thursday Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis inaugurates a new exhibition at the Benaki Museum titled «Aristotle Onassis: Beyond his Myth.» To November 12. The General Surgery University Hospital of Iraklion Medical School, University of Crete, hosts the 2nd international symposium «Colorectal Games» in Crete. For further information log on to www.colorectalgames.com. To Saturday. Singer George Dalaras is appointed Goodwill Ambassador to the UNHCR at the Old Parliament building. President Karolos Papoulias is due to attend the ceremony. The 14th Annual Eurochambers Congress takes place in Thessaloniki. The theme this year is «Communicating Europe, Sharing the Vision, Delivering the Results.» To Friday. The 3rd International Biotechnology Forum is being held in Athens under the auspices of the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Development and Health, the National Organization for Medicines and the European Association for Biotechnology EuropaBio. To Sunday. The Greek Scientific Association of Information and Communications Technologies in Education organizes a conference titled «Information and Communication Technologies in Education» in Thessaloniki. To Sunday. Friday An IT Directors Forum titled «How Much Does IT Matter?» is organized by Boussias Communications and Netweek magazine in Maroussi. Saturday A congress on the integration of the Southeastern European Energy Networks takes place in Thessaloniki, organized by the Panhellenic Federation of Employees in Petroleum Refineries & Chemical Industry. A forum titled «Career Days» is held at the Olympic Stadium. The aim is to bring together businesses and future employees. To Sunday. Sunday The 4th international conference on Pathways, Networks and Systems is held on Myconos. For further information contact [email protected] To Friday. The Annual Card Manufacturing Expo is held in Athens. This year’s theme is «2006 -Lighting the Torch for Global Card Growth.» For further information log onto www.icma.com. To Wednesday.