NEWS

This Week

Monday Jewish Community of Thessaloniki, in collaboration with the Cervantes Institute, hosts the fourth international conference on «Spanish-Jewish Studies» starting at 10 a.m. at its premises (26 Vas. Irakliou). To tomorrow. For details, call 210.363.4117 or log on to http://atenas.cervantes.es («proximas actividades»). The Day Center IASIS is hosting a conference on «Psychosomatic Medicine,» at 6 p.m. at its premises (68 Patission & 2 Kotsika). Attendance is free. For information, call 210.821.0520. Tuesday The 58th anniversary of «Ochi» (No) Day, marking Greece’s entry into World War II, is celebrated. Student parade in Athens, military parade in Thessaloniki. Wednesday City of Athens’s refurbished Eleftherios Venizelos Museum opens today. Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts a two-day seminar on «Successful Negotiations» from 4.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at its premises (7 Academias). To tomorrow. For information, call 210.338.2234 or log on to www.acci.gr. Thursday The 24th international tourism exhibition «Philoxenia» opens its doors at the Helexpo fairground in Thessaloniki. To Sunday. For further information, call 2310.291293 or log on to www.helexpo.gr. The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) hosts a conference on «2008 US Elections: World Crisis and the Consequences on Greece, Europe and the Whole World,» at 5.30 p.m. at the European Parliament Bureau in Athens (8 Amalias). For further information, call 210.675.3918. The first European Tourism Congress, «Quality in Tourism and Developmental Prospects,» begins at the Ioannis Velidis Congress Center, Helexpo, Thessaloniki. The conference is organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization in collaboration with the Tourism Ministry and the Union of European Journalists (EED). To tomorrow. For further information, call 2310.291293 or log on to www.helexpo.gr. The Women in Business committee of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce is hosting a luncheon featuring Georgette Lalis, director of the European Commission’s Directorate General of Enterprises and Industry. She will speak on «Women in the European Commission & Trends in Consumer Products,» at 2 p.m. at the Grande Bretagne Hotel. For details, log on to www.amcham.gr. The 13th International Anti-Corruption Conference on «Global Transparency: Fighting Corruption for a Sustainable Future,» begins at 9 a.m. at the Athens Concert Hall International Conference Center (1 Kokkali & Vas. Sofias). Justice Minister Sotiris Hatzigakis will be the keynote speaker. To Sunday. For further details, log on to www.13iacc.org. Friday Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) is hosting the «Enterpreneurship and Career Panorama» starting at 3 p.m. at Zappeion Hall. To Sunday. For further information, log on to www.pan-orama.org. Agricultural University of Athens holds a conference on «Occupation and Incorporation of Migrants into Local Societies,» starting at 9.30 a.m. at the Titania Hotel (52 Panepistimiou). For further details, log on to www.aua.gr.