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Save the date! Census Open Innovation Summit is scheduled for January 17 - 19, 2024.

Join us virtually to view new digital products and many more innovations from the TOP community.

More information is coming soon.

Past Events

2022 TOP Summit (February 2023)

Featured more than 25 new technology products created through 2022 TOP sprints focused on national and Puerto Rico-specific challenges.

2021 TOP Summit: Open Innovation for All

Featured digital products envisioning the world post-COVID 19 and announced $260,000 in awards to the winners of the Open Data for Good Grand Challenge.

2020 TOP Demo Week: A Virtual Tech, Data, and Community Conference

Showcased 35+ new digital tools focused on challenges impacting the natural and built environment.

2019 December Census Demo Day + TOP Summit at Georgetown University

Featured 20+ digital tools that tackled a number of challenges — such as disaster response, local address data collection, and more.

2018 TOP Demo Day (March 2019)

Showcased 20+ digital tools that addressed issues like connecting veterans to jobs, student access to STEM fields, the opioid crisis, and more.

2017 TOP Demo Day at the Census Bureau

Featured 10 new tools that took on problems such as youth and veteran homelessness, engaging hard-to-count populations in the decennial census, and making federal grant data user-friendly.

2016 TOP Demo Day at the White House (October 2016)

Featured digital tools that promoted emotional wellbeing, connected people with job opportunities, improved transit accessibility, and helped families find affordable housing.

2016 White House Launch of The Opportunity Project (March 2016)

Featuring tools from the first-ever TOP sprint, and officially launching The Opportunity Project as an ongoing innovation program.