ALT'2014 is the 5th international conference concerned with the latest scientific results and applications in reliability testing and analysis. The aim of the conference is to bring researchers and practitioners from universities, institutions and industries, together to present and discuss innovative methodologies and practical applications in the reliability field: assessment, modeling, testing, analysis, design and optimization. Theoretical issues and applied case studies will range from academic considerations to industrial, medical, and social applications. There will be invited talks, plenary and parallel sessions. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.