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The City of Long Beach is a national leader in civic, social, and government innovation. The Civic Innovation Summit highlights current innovation efforts among different sectors, and brings together the ingenuity of skilled leaders and actors that work towards developing urban solutions to improve the lives of residents. Everyone from designers and entrepreneurs to policymakers and activists are welcome to join and celebrate outstanding efforts around the use of open data, local government support, and facilitated design processes.

Who Should Attend

Government Employees

Local government professionals, managers, and City staff

City Officials

City commissioners, City Council members and staff


University faculty and students interested in public administration, public policy, design thinking, government technology, business administration, and innovation


Community based organizations, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, business owners, and all community members interested in civic and social innovation