This Week

Monday Synaspismos Left Coalition President Alekos Alavanos to meet with Eurobank employees at the former Athens 2004 facilities in Nea Ionia at noon. Tuesday May Day. Public holiday. Public transport staff to stage work stoppages today to mark Labor Day. Bus and trolley employees will stage a work stoppage from the beginning of their shift to 8 a.m. and from 10.30 p.m. to the end of their shift. Employees on the Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway to hold a 24-hour strike. Metro staff will stage a three-hour work stoppage from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. The sixth Historic Acropolis Rally begins at 6 p.m. To Saturday. Wednesday Health Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos will hold a press conference to announce the national action plan for the protection of children and sign a cooperation memorandum between the Health Ministry and the The Smile of the Child association at Zappeion Hall at noon. Judicial employees at the Athens Court of Appeal will stage a 24-hour strike to press demands for more staff. The Academy of Athens and Unesco begin the second international symposium on «Universal Values II: Science, Technology and Human Values,» at 9 a.m. at the building of the Academy. To Friday. Tel. 210.360.0207 or log on to The Greek Medical Network will host the 33rd annual Panhellenic medical congress, starting at 9 a.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. To Saturday. For details, The Association of Psychology & Psychiatry for Adults & Children will open the 12th international conference titled «Psychological Interventions and Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Children, Adults and the Elderly,» at the Athens Hilton Hotel. To Friday. Tel. 210.684.2663 or log on to Thursday The Psychological Society of Northern Greece and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will launch the second international conference on «psychological assessment,» at the university at 8 p.m. To Sunday. For details, log on to The Law Research Students’ Group will hold a conference on «Issues of Responsibility in Electronic Networks,» starting at 11 a.m. at the Hellenic American Union (22 Massalias, Kolonaki). For details, log on to The QualityNet Foundation will hold a press conference on the subject «Principles for the Development of Social Responsibility,» at 1 p.m. at the Benaki Museum. Friday The second conference of the Greek Society of Biomechanics begins at 1 p.m. at the facilities of the Greek Olympic Committee at Ancient Olympia. To Sunday. Tel. 210.727.6090 or log on to The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will start the 18th international symposium on «Theoretical & Applied Linguistics,» at the Capsis Hotel in Thessaloniki. To Sunday. Tel. 2310.997.432 or log on to Cryo-Save, the largest private stem cell bank in Europe, will hold a press conference on «Storage of Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells,» at noon at the Athens Plaza Hotel. For details, log on to The RE/MAX Hellas real estate company holds its fifth annual convention at the Club Hotel Casino Loutraki. To Sunday. The American College of Greece will host a conference on «Eleftherios Venizelos: Unknown Aspects of the Man,» at 10 a.m. on its premises at 6 Gravias in Aghia Paraskevi. Tel. 210.600.9800 or log on to

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