The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is organizing the Second International Conference on “Groups, Group Rings, and Related Topics - 2017“ (GGRRT 2017) which will be held at the Oceanic Hotel, Khorfakkan, UAE in the period of November 19-22, 2017. The conference will include talks given by well-known speakers as well as a poster session. This conference is a continuation of the previous meeting GGRRT which was held at UAEU in 2013. The goal of the meeting is to promote interaction and collaboration within experts in the field of groups, group rings, cryptography, coding theory and related topic. In addition, selected papers will be published in a special edition of a peer reviewed International Journal of Group Theory.