The objective of the conference is to provide a forum to discuss advances and applications for fusion technologies. The conference will feature keynote speeches, special sessions on topics of current interest, a tutorials program to assist new researchers in the field, and a student paper award. Consistent with the quality standards for Fusion 2006, all papers for both regular and special sessions will undergo the same review process. The conference will be held in Florence, Italy, at the "Convitto della Calza" conference centre. Additional activities will include a welcoming cocktail, a conference banquet, and a social program for family members.