Welcome to ICUMT 2013 - the 5th International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems. It is our great pleasure to invite you to ICUMT 2013 which will be held this time in Almaty, Kazakhstan on September 10-13, 2013. The event will be organized by JSC "Kazakhtelecom". ICUMT is an annual international congress providing an open forum for researchers, engineers, network planners and service providers targeted on newly emerging algorithms, systems, standards, services, and applications, bringing together leading international players in telecommunications, control systems, automation and robotics. The event is positioned as a major international annual congress for the presentation of original and fundamental research and engineering results. Following the success of the previous events that took place in St. Petersburg (2009, 2012), Moscow (2010), and Budapest (2011), each time attracting 200-300 participants from both academia and industry, ICUMT 2013 is planned as a four-days event offering a number of plenary sessions, technical sessions, and specialized workshops. Paper submission will be done via EDAS system. Congress proceedings, including all papers accepted to ICUMT 2013 as well as all related workshops will be published in IEEE Xplore (approved). ICUMT 2013 will consist of two tracks: Telecommunications Track (ICUMT-T) and Control Systems, Automation and Robotics Track (ICUMT-CS).