The annual NII-Lero-OU workshop (http://ra.crema.unimi.it/CPSS2017/index.htm) was held this year at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, between 7-8th April 2017. This year's workshop theme was "Software Engineering for Cyber-Physical-Social Systems". Bashar Nuseibeh from Lero co-chaired the workshop, together with Professor Ernesto Damiani, Director of the Information Security Centre at Khalifa University. Professor Nobukazu Yoshioka, an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan, and is currently visiting Lero at the University of Limerick on sabbatical, served as workshop programme co-chair. NII is an international strategic research partner of Lero, with a formal joint Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that has facilitated collaborations in software research and education for many years.