Research in alternative fuels is rapidly becoming interdisciplinary. The goal of the conference is to bring together people from a variety of disciplines in order to promote modern technology to reduce harmful air pollution and the dependence on mineral diesel market. The experts, researchers, and practitioners who want to share their knowledge as well as theoretical and practical experience, related to alternative fuels, are invited to join us in Maribor. In addition to fostering research collaboration, this conference aims to enhance technology transfer to industry. Topics - Global fuels overview - Pollutant emission control - Renewable energy sources - Fuel preparation - Handling/storage/analysis of alternative fuels - Conveying/Firing/Combustion optimization - Combustion efficiency - Fuel cell and hydrogen energy - Alternative drive vehicles - Hybrid vehicles.