IWAP is a biennial series of conferences with the aim of fostering exchange and cross-fertilization of ideas on applied probability. It has been held in four continents and attracted a good number of participants (over 300) and distinct plenary speakers on the field of applied probability and applications. The supervision of the conferences has the IWAP International Board chaired by Prof. Joseph Glaz at the University of Connecticut, USA. In June 2020, the IWAP conference will be hosted in Thessaloniki, Greece, and organized by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and chaired by Prof. George Tsaklidis. For further information please visit the conference homepage: http://iwap2020.web.auth.gr