Established in 1987, the Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PacRim) is the premier IEEE biennial event in the Pacific Northwest. In 2017, it will be held at the Engineering Computer Science building at the University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada, from August 21 to August 23. PacRim17 features regular papers, special sessions, and keynote speakers. Several Gold Paper Awards will be given to the best papers at the conference. Extended version of selected papers will be considered for publication in international journals.