NEWS

This Week

Monday Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis visits Brussels for meetings with the heads of the European People’s Party and the Eurogroup. The Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) is hosting a five-day conference titled «Earthquake Protection Engineering and Technical Seismology,» starting at 9.30 a.m. at the Divani Caravel Hotel. To Friday. For further information, call 210.772.4076 or log on to www.tee.gr. Tuesday The International School of Athens will be holding a lecture called «Raising Children with Love, but also with Limits and Boundaries,» starting at 2.15 p.m., as the second in a series of monthly lectures. All parents of grade school children are welcome to attend. The lecture will take place at the ISA campus (Xenias & Artemidos, Kefalari, Kifissia). For further information, call 210.623.3888. Wednesday The Teloglion Foundation of Art in Thessaloniki is scheduled to hold a conference for the press at noon to present its annual program. Thursday The Fourth Regional Electronic Security Forum on «Telecommunications Networks and Systems Security» will be held at 9.30 a.m. at the Science Center and Technology Museum of Thessaloniki. To Friday. For further information, call 2310.489.386 or log on to www.esecurityforum.org. Giorgos Koumoutsakos, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will hold an off-the-record briefing at 10.30 a.m. at the Foreign Press Association’s offices in central Athens. The Organization for the Certification and Inspection of Organic Products (DIO) hosts the 11th fair on «Organic Products and Services,» at the Helexpo Palace exhibition center in Maroussi. To Sunday. For further information on the program and times, call 210.822.4384 or log on to www.dionet.gr. Friday The University of Ioannina holds a conference on «Natural Sciences in Early Childhood,» starting at 3 p.m. at its campus. To Sunday. For further information, call 26510.95771 or log on to www.uoi.gr. The fourth international congress of the Greek Society of Nuclear Medicine begins at the Grand Hotel Palace in Thessaloniki. To Sunday. For further information, log on to www.triaenatours.gr.