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This Week in Greece > conferences and shows November 12, 2007

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Monday >

The Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) and the Economic Chamber of Greece host a conference on «Modern Leadership & Development of Human Resources» starting at 6.30 p.m. at the Pancretan Cooperative Bank, 5 Ikarou Street, Iraklion, Crete. For information call 2810 263351.

The Greek Bank Association is hosting an exhibition titled «Consumer Loans – Cards» at the Athens Syntagma metro station. The exhibition will be open to the public from 2 to 9 p.m. on Monday and from 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. For details visit > www.hba.gr.

The seventh Bank Management Conference on «Transformation for Innovation, Shaping Next Practices» begins at the Athinaida Conference Center, Athens. For information call 210 6617777 or visit > www.bankmanagement.gr.

Tuesday >

The Express Kalofolias Group hosts the first Ecofinance Forum, starting at 9.30 a.m. at Zappeion’s Aigli Conference Centre, Athens. Development Minister Christos Folias will make the opening address. For details call 210 6172809.

The Hellenic Migration Policy Institute (IMEPO) and the British Council host an exhibition titled «City Streets» opening at 8 p.m. at the Evnardou Megaron, 20 Aghiou Constantinou Street, Athens. For information call 210 2711721.

Wednesday >

The Greek-American Chamber of Commerce and the Greek Association of Branded Products Manufacturers (ESVEP) host a conference on «Branding: Branded Goods, Adding Value for the Consumer» starting at 4 p.m. at the Ethniki Insurance Conference Center, 101-103 Syngrou Avenue, Athens. Development Minister Christos Folias will speak. For information call 210 6993559 or visit > www.amcham.gr.

The Technical Chamber of Greece hosts a conference on «The Protection of Natural Sources» starting at 6.30 p.m. at National Bank of Greece’s Theodoros Karatzas Amphitheater, Athens. For information call 210 3291252-4 or visit > www.tee.gr.

The German Embassy in Athens and Athens International Airport present the exhibition «Renewables in Germany» strarting at 11 a.m. at the Athens Airport. The exhibition will run through November 25. For information call 210 7285222.

Thursday >

The Educational Research Center and the Education Ministry host a conference titled «The Quality of Educational Work: System & Interventions» at 10 a.m. at the Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens. To Friday. For information call 210 3312406 or visit > www.kee.gr.

The Greek Logistics Association hosts the 11th «Logistics» congress, starting at 9 a.m. at Zappeion Hall, Athens. To Friday. For information call 210 3216014 or visit > www.eel.gr.

The IDC Business Intelligence conference 2007 begins at 9 a.m. at the Ledra Marriott Hotel, Athens. For details visit > www.idc-cema.com.

The Greek-Swedish Chamber of Commerce hosts a conference titled «The Athens Stock Exchange: Development, Modernization and Globalization. The Challenges of the Next Day» at 7.30 p.m. at the Ledra Marriott Hotel, Athens. The head of the Athens bourse, Spyros Kapralos, will be the keynote speaker. For information call 210 6084399 or visit > www.hellenic-swedishcc.gr.

Friday >

The University of Patras hosts the fifth Diabetes Congress, titled «Diabetes: Past-Present-Future» at 3 p.m. on its Campus in Patras. To Sunday. For details visit > www.upatras.gr.

The eighth aluminium congress, titled «Aluminium, Constructions and Products» opens at the Creta Maris – Terra Maris Hotel in Iraklion, Crete. To Sunday. For details visit > www.alunet.gr.

The seventh sales congress, titled «Conditions and Changes in the Greek Market» begins at 9 a.m. at the Goulandris Museum in Kifissia, Athens. For information call 210 6202083 or visit > www.bthere.gr.

This Week in Greece > Business Agenda October 30, 2007

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Monday >

  • The ninth annual conference on Information Technology and Communications ICT 2007, titled “The Road to Digital Greece,” begins at 11 a.m. at the Inter-Continental Hotel in Athens. To tomorrow. For information call 210 4225585 or visit > www.ictplus.gr
  • The Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises (SETE) hosts the sixth conference on “Tourism and Development,” starting at 8 p.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos will be the keynote speaker. To tomorrow. For information call 210 3217165 or visit > www.seteconferences.gr

Wednesday >

  • The University of Athens is hosting a conference on “Research into the Economy,” starting at 6.30 p.m. at the Titania Hotel in Athens. For information call 210 3689358 or visit > www.cc.uoa.gr
  • The Pedagogical Institute hosts a conference on “Marine and Shipping Jobs” starting at 9 a.m. at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens. For information call 210 6013883 or visit > www.pi-schools.gr
  • The CEO and CSR conference on “Mainstreaming Corporate Social Responsibility in Business Strategy,” begins at 9 a.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis is expected to attend. The conference will be attended by invitation. For information call 210 9967152 or visit > www.eurocharity.org

Thursday >

  • Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to inaugurate the new building of the Athens Stock Exchange at 11 Athinon Avenue, Athens, at 8 p.m.
  • The 23rd International Tourism exhibition “Philoxenia 2007” opens its doors at 11 a.m. at Helexpo in Thessaloniki and will run through Sunday. For information call 2310 291293 or visit > www.helexpo.gr
  • The second International Hotel Equipment Exhibition “Hotelia 2007” opens at Helexpo along with the “Philoxenia 2007” exhibition. Info details as above.
  • The second international symposium on tourism, titled “Gastronomy and Wine Tourism,” begins at Helexpo in Thessaloniki. The event is part of the Philoxenia exhibition. Info details as above.

This Week in Greece > Conferences and Shows October 30, 2007

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Monday >

  • A three-day event of presentations and discussion about photojournalism begins at 8.30 p.m. at the French Institute. The event will feature works by photographers Yannis Behrakis of Reuters, Nikos Pilos of Zuma Press and Lefteris Pitarakis of The Associated Press. To Wednesday. For information call 210 9210545 or visit > www.hcp.gr
  • IEEE Computer Society hosts its annual international conference, titled “Tools with Artificial Intelligence,” starting at 9.30 a.m. at the cultural center of the University of Patras. To Wednesday. For details visit > http://ictai07.ceid.upatras.gr
  • The Union of Greek Criminologists hosts a scientific conference on “Current Criminal Law,” starting at 7 p.m. at the Athens Bar Association. For details visit > www.dsa.gr

Tuesday >

  • The Institute of Communication hosts a two-day workshop on “Communication and Negotiation Skills,” starting at 9.30 a.m. at the Central Hotel in Plaka. To Wednesday. For information call 210 3318065 or visit > www.instofcom.gr

Wednesday >

  • The Center for Environmental Education in Paranesti, Drama, hosts a three-day seminar on “The Forest Ecosystem and Human Intervention,” in cooperation with the Education Ministry, starting at 4 p.m. at its premises in Drama. To Friday. For information call 25240 21005.

Thursday >

  • The first Panhellenic conference on “Cognitive-behavioral Psychotherapy,” begins at the University of Patras. To Sunday. For information call 2610 338658 or visit > www.mhc.gr
  • The Center of International and European Economic Law (CIEEL) is hosting a conference on “Public Procurement in the European Union – Recent Developments,” starting at 2 p.m. at the National Research Foundation. For information call 210 3611390 or visit > www.cieel.gr
  • The Greek Society for Terminology hosts the sixth conference on “Greek Language and Terminology,” starting at 6 p.m. at the University of Athens. Friday’s session will take place at the French Institute, 31 Sina Street, Athens. To Saturday. For information call 210 9323243 or visit > www.eleto.gr
  • The University of Crete is hosting its third congress on pathology, titled “New Trends in Pathology,” at the Candia Maris Hotel in Iraklion, Crete. To Saturday. For information call 210 9311004 or visit > www.eventmakers.gr

Friday >

  • The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) hosts a conference on “Organized Tours and the Protection of Tourists,” starting at 12.30 p.m. at Helexpo in Thessaloniki. For information call 210 9223522 or visit > www.hatta.gr
  • The Center for the Greek Language is hosting a conference on “Translated Modern Greek Literature,” at 9 a.m. at the Ionic Center in Plaka. For information call 210 3636549 or visit > www.greek-language.gr
  • Rectors of public Universities to meet in Tripolis. Education Minister Evripidis Stylianidis will attend. To Saturday.
  • The first Panhellenic Biomedical congress begins at the Egnatia Grand Hotel in Alexanroupolis. To Sunday. For details visit > www.bio-medical.gr
  • The University of Ioannina hosts an international conference on “The Marshall Plan: Reconstruction and Polarization of Europe,” at the University campus in Ioannina. To Saturday. For information visit > www.uoi.gr
  • Eco-Q magazine hosts a conference on “Environmental Management and Health Care,” at the Stratos Vassilikos Hotel in Athens. For information call 210 6026454.

This week in Greece > business agenda October 22, 2007

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Monday >

  • The British-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts a conference titled «Climate Change and Energy: The Corporate Responsibility Dimension,» at 9.30 a.m. at the Ledra Marriott Hotel in Athens. Development Minister Christos Folias is the keynote speaker. For information visit > www.bhcc.gr
  • Energy Week begins with a series of conferences and workshop in Athens.

Tuesday >

  • The 8th Prodexpo Real Estate and Development conference and exhibition opens its doors at 9.30 a.m. at the Divani Caravel Hotel. Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos and Deputy Finance Minister Yiannis Papathanassiou are expected to attend. To tomorrow. For information call 210 7289000 or visit > www.tsomokos.gr
  • The «Energy Technologies» exhibition and conference begins at 9 a.m. at the Eugenides Foundation. To Friday. For information call 210 3628457 or visit >  www.iene.gr

Wednesday >

  • «Fighting Racist Attitudes in the Business World» is the title of a conference that will be hosted within the framework of the Horizons project for «action toward labor and social integration,» at 10 a.m. at the Titania Hotel in Athens. To tomorrow. For information call 210 8224074.
  • The Institute of Energy for Southeast Europe (IENE) hosts the 12th national conference on «Energy and Development 2007: The New Energy Challenge,» at 6 p.m. at the Eugenides Foundation on Syngrou Avenue. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis is expected to speak. To tomorrow. For information call 210 3628457 or visit > www.iene.gr

Thursday >

  • The SAS Greece Forum 2007 on business software and artificial intelligence begins at 9.30 a.m. at the Athenaeum Inter-Continental Hotel. For information visit > www.sas.com/greece
  • The Technical Chamber of Greece hosts a symposium on «Greek-Arab Technical Cooperation,» at the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens. To Saturday. For information call 210 32913692 or visit > www.tee.gr
  • The Alexander S. Onassis Foundation hosts a lecture on «The Geostrategy of Oil: Rising Prices and the Protection of the Environment,» at 8 p.m. at the Museum of the Cycladic Art in Kolonaki. For information call 210 3713000 or visit > www.onassis.gr
  • The Institute of International Economic Relations (IDOS) hosts a conference on «Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation,» at the University of Crete in Rethymnon. To Saturday. For information call 210 3626610 or visit > www.idec.gr/iier

Friday >

  • The Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Companies hosts a workshop on «Photovoltaic Systems and Development,» at 9 a.m. at the Eugenides Foundation. For information call 210 3628457 or visit > www.iene.gr
  • The Chamber of Cephalonia and Ithaca hosts a conference on «The Promotion and Diffusion of Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Saving on European Islands,» at 9.30 a.m. at its premises. For information visit > www.cres.gr
  • Grimaldi Group hosts the 11th conference on «The Development of European Short Sea Shipping Needs,» at 9 a.m. at the Grande Bretagne Hotel. Merchant Marine Minister Giorgos Voulgarakis is expected to speak. For information call 210 2113557.

This week in Greece > conferences and shows October 22, 2007

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 Monday >

  • Athens Prefecture hosts a conference on “The Disabled and Employment,” at the Novotel Athens Hotel. Athens Prefect Yiannis Sgouros to make the opening address.To tomorrow. For information call 210 6993404.
  • Hellenic American Union launches a series of seminars on “Humanism: Inhumanity and Humanity.” Seminars will take place every Monday at 9 a.m. at its premises in Kolonaki and will run through February 25. For information call 210 3680052 or visit > www.hau.gr
  • The Athens Medical School in collaboration with the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology hosts an international workshop on fungal infections and oncology patients at the University of Athens. To tomorrow. For information call 210 7462146 or visit > www.uoa.gr
  • Piraeus Traders Association hosts a conference on “Crime and Infringements relating to Businesses in Piraeus,” at 5 p.m. at the Apollon conference hall of the Piraeus Prefecture. For information call 210 4176318 or visit > www.espireas.gr

Wednesday >

  • World United Nations Day.
  • First Mediterranean Coast Day. A screening of a group of international acclaimed documentaries focusing on life will take place at 7 p.m. at the premises of the Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Environment and the Cultural Heritage, in Plaka, in Athens.
  • The Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) hosts a lecture on “The European Union’s Soft Power: A Power of Change,” by Foreign Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt at 3 p.m. at the Foreign Ministry. For information call  210 7257124 or visit > www.eliamep.gr
  • Hellenic Audiovisual Institute (IOM) hosts a conference on “Teaching the Alphabet of Media,” at the press center of Secretariat General of Communication in Kallithea. For information call 210 9098690 or visit > www.iom.gr
  • 6th annual Fashion Week begins at Zappeion Hall through to Sunday.

Thursday >

  • Livanis Publications to present the new book by Agriculture Minister Alexandros Kontos at noon at the Stoa tou Vivliou. State Minister Theodoros Roussopoulos to speak. For information call 210 3661212 or visit > www.livanis.gr
  • Eugenides Foundation in cooperation with the British Council hosts a public discussion on “A Geological View of World Climate Change,” at 8 p.m. at the Eugenides Foundation on Syngrou Avenue. For information call 210 9469615 or visit > www.eugenfound.edu.gr

Friday >

  • A two-day symposium on “Breast Screening,” begins at 1 p.m. at the Titania Hotel in Athens. To Sunday. For information call 210 5238777 or visit > www.xrayonline.gr
  • The fourth international symposium on “Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders in the Middle East,” begins 6 p.m. at the Athens Imperial Hotel. To Sunday. For information visit > www.worldeventsforum.com/alzsymposium/2007.htm

Sunday >

  • International Water Association in conjunction with the National Foundation of Agricultural Research host the first international conference on “Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civilizations,” at the Atlantis Hotel in Iraklion, Crete. To Tuesday. For information call 28210 229103 or visit > www.nagref.gr

This Week in Greece > Conferences October 8, 2007

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Monday

  • The US Embassy in Athens and its consular section will be closed today in observance of Columbus Day, a US national holiday.
  • The National Observatory of Athens in cooperation with the Eugenides Foundation hosts a conference on “Communicating Astronomy to the Public 2007,” at 9 a.m. at the premises of the Eugenides Foundation on Syngrou Avenue. To Friday. For information call 210 6597511 or visit > www.communicatingastronomy.org

Thursday

  • The University of Athens in co-operation with the Greek Institute of Administrative Sciences hosts the second conference of Greek Administrative Scientists on “New Directions in Administrative Science: New Public Management, Corporate Social Responsibility and Citizens’ Society,” at the Department of Business Administration, University of the Aegean on Chios. To Saturday. For information call 22710 35120 or visit > www.ba.aegean.gr
  • The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki hosts the “Aristotle Vascular Experts’ Meeting,” at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. To Saturday. For details, visit > www.avem-meeting.gr
  • The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in collaboration with the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography hosts an exhibition titled “The Image of the Scientist in Greece, 1900-1980,” at the Museum of Byzantine Culture in Thessaloniki. The exhibition will run through November 18. For information call 2310 566716 or visit > www.thmphoto.gr
  • The Ionian University is hosting the second international conference on “Metadata and Semantics Research,” at its facilities on Corfu island. To tomorrow. For information call 26610 87422 or visit > www.mtsr.ionio.gr
  • The Fulbright Foundation hosts the 13th US University Fair starting at 2 p.m. at the Athens Holiday Inn Hotel. For information call 210 7241811 or visit > www.fulbright.gr
  • The Embassy of Canada in Athens hosts a conference on “Studies in Canada,” at 7 p.m. at the Athenaeum Hilton Hotel. For information call 210 7273206 or visit > www.athns.qc.ca

Saturday

  • Aglaia Kyriakou Children’s Hospital hosts a conference on “Current Developments and Opposing Opinions in Paediatrics,” at 9 a.m. at the King George Palace Hotel. For information call 210 7210001 or visit > www.congressworld.gr

This week in Greece > Show and Conferences October 8, 2007

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Monday

  • The first Panhellenic congress on Tourism Quality begins at 10 a.m. in Siatista, Kozani prefecture. To Wednesday. For information call 2310 282682.

Tuesday

  • The Greek-German Chamber of Commerce hosts a conference on «The Greek Banking System as a Lever of Economic Development,» with keynote speaker EFG Eurobank head Nikos Nanopoulos. At 8 p.m. at the Grande Bretagne Hotel. For information call 210 6419000 or visit > www.german-chamber.gr

Thursday

  • The Hellenic Chamber’s Transport Association (EESYM) hosts a conference on «Island and Offshore Transport: Perspectives and Challenges,» at the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry. For details visit > www.eesym.gr
  • The fourth international conference on «Non-Destructive Testing: Skills-Applications-Innovations-Industrial Manufacturing-Aerospace-Marine,» begins at the Center of Mediterranean Architecture (CAM) in Hania, Crete. To Sunday. For details visit > www.hsnt.gr
  • The third Regional Electronic Security Forum on «Telecommunications Networks & Systems Security,» begins at the Nikopolis Hotel in Thessaloniki. The forum is hosted by the Southeastern Europe Telecommunication and Informatics Research Institute (INA). To tomorrow. For information call 2310 489386 or visit > www.esecurityforum.org

Friday

  • The second international exhibition of factory equipment FETEC 2007 opens its doors at the Mediterranean Exhibition Center (M.E.C.) in Peania. To Monday. For details visit > www.fetec.gr
  • The Nuclear Marketing conference begins at 9 a.m. at the Dais cultural center in Maroussi. For information call 210 8002866 or visit > www.emigroup.gr