RTAS’17, the 23rd in a series of annual conferences sponsored by the IEEE, will be held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, as part of the Cyber-Physical Systems Week (CPSWeek) in April, 2017. CPS Week 2017 will bring together leading conferences, including the International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN’16), the International Conference on Hybrid Systems (HSCC’17), the International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS’17)  and RTAS’17. The scope of RTAS’17 will consist of three tracks: (1) Applications, RTOSs, Run-Time Software and Tools, (2) Applied Methodologies and Foundations, and (3) Embedded Systems Design for Real-Time Applications.