Palestine Technical College (PTC) – Deir El-Balah is a leading governmental college that specializes in technical university education and it was established in 1993. Currently there are more than 1800 student enrolled in the college in 20 diploma programs and 8 B.Sc. programs. The main college campus is located at the city of Deir El-Balah and it serves students from all over the Gaza Strip due to its central location in the strip. Recently, the college has opened a new branch campus in the north of Gaza City to realize its expansion plans. In the academic year 2015/2016, PTC employs around 200 full time employees of which 120 are academic staff and most of them hold either PhD or master degrees. Around 60% of newly enrolled students are females.

ICPET 2017 attracts researchers, scientists and technologists from some of the top companies, universities, research firms and government agencies from around the world. It will host researchers and technologists from industry and academia in Palestine and all over the world to present their latest research results in fields where computer, electronic and electrical engineering can be applied. The audience of the conference and the participants will be university professors, graduate students, professional engineers who are interested in learning about trends of technology in research. The conference is concerned with applied electrical, electronic and computer engineering research topics which can be promising technologies for end users. The proceedings will be a reference material and will be published with papers’ contents.