The 1st Conference on Control and Optimization with Industrial Applications- COIA’05 was held in 2005 in Botanic Park, Baku, Azerbaijan. As it was noted by specialists this event was the most representative conference on these topics. A number of specialists from over the world participated in COIA’05. Plenary talks were presented by T.Rockafellar (USA), B.Mordukhovich (USA), P.Pardalos (USA), Ch.Floudas (USA), Yearwood (Australia), V.Larin (Ukraine), A.Nachaoui (France), Yevtushenko (Russia), F.Chernousko (Russia), F.Kirillova (Belarus), V.Demyanov (Russia), M.Asadzadeh (Sweeden). The 2nd conference of this series COIA’08 was held in 2008 also in Baku and was also attractive for the specialists from over the world. Considering the interest of the scientists and to attract new countries and institutions, it was decided to organize the 3rd one in the abroad. COIA’2011 was held in Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey in 2011. There the purpose of the group of mathematicians from Bulgaria was accepted and the 4th Conference on Control and Optimization with Industrial Applications-COIA’2013 was organized in Borovets, Bulgaria in 2013. By the decision of the organizers the 5th COIA was held in Baku State University, Baku, Azerbaijan in 2015.The organizing Committee of COIA-2018 is happy to host such a prestigious event in the beautiful city of Baku again. The 6th Conference on Control and Optimization with Industrial Applications-COIA’2018 will take place on July 11-13, 2018 in Baku, Azerbaijan. This conference will offer an excellent forum of discussion and exchange of ideas for researchers and practitioners in the field of control and optimization from all over the world.