A two-day international TIEMS Workshop in Croatia 2008 entitled ''Dealing with Disasters – any Improvements?'' was held in Zagreb, Panorama Hotel, on 28 and 29 October 2008. A number of international experts (from Norway, France, Slovenia, Check Republic, Belgium, Denmark, Portugal and Croatia) from various fields, scientists and institutions representatives engaged in rescue and protection actively participated in the Workshop through numerous presentations and discussions.

The full report and workshop conclusions are found Here.

The photographs to the left show a group picture (top) of the participants and Workshop Chair Stiven Vladislavic with presenter Teuta Derek from RCADR (bottom), presenting the paper "Caulerpa Taxifolia - The Biological Invasion of the Adriatic Sea".