Special Events

Partner Track Sessions

The Appian partner ecosystem is made up of organizations with deep expertise leveraging the power and speed of the Appian platform and industry insight into how low-code applications transform businesses and support innovation. In these partner sessions, hear success stories directly from our partners and their customers showcasing the power of the Appian low-code platform.

Product Expert Meetings

At Appian World, you have the opportunity to meet with an Appian Product Manager or Appian Architect for 30 minutes. To maximize productivity during these sessions, these meetings are intended for current Appian customers.

Click here and sign into Community to register to meet with a product expert.

Each 30-minute session is your time with an Appian Product Manager. This time is meant for you to:

  • Talk in depth about the future of your favorite features
  • Ask specific product questions
  • Share your organizational needs
  • Learn best practices
  • Get even more out of your Appian investment

Appian Community Hub

The Appian Community Hub is a drop-by practitioner lounge – think Genius Bar meets subReddit happy hour. Stop by anytime to get feedback from Appian engineers, brainstorm with other Community super users, get hands-on with Appian, pick up exclusive swag, AND get a coupon to take your next online Appian Certification exam for free (valued at $200).

Sign up for Community to receive additional updates on this one of a kind experience at Appian World.

Appian Certified Reception

Are you Appian Certified? Start your Appian World experience by celebrating your achievements at our certified reception on Monday, April 25th. This special event is an opportunity to connect with other certified practitioners and the Appian team, and receive a special gift.

Live Build Challenge

Returning from last year and reimaged for an in-person format is the Live Build Challenge! Six Appian developers will compete head-to-head, showing off their app building speed and skill, to try and claim the $10,000 cash prize. Senior Developer Advocate April Schuppel will be joined by Senior Solutions Consultants Jenny Durina and Val Rader to guide viewers through the action! 

Interested in competing? Apply by March 25.


Malala Yousafzai

Co-Founder of Malala Fund and Nobel Laureate

"Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow. Education is neither Eastern nor Western, it is human."

Wednesday, April 27, 1:45pm - 2:45pm

As a recent Oxford graduate, and author of 3 bestselling books, Malala continues to be a catalyzing force that aims to ensure every girl in the world will have the opportunity to learn and lead. Her immediate focus is providing access to 130 million girls who have been denied the right to education.

Innovation Showcase

Discover, Design, Automate in the Innovation Showcase

Our sponsoring partners feature extensive offerings including business and process consulting, implementation services, and complete packaged solutions. Appian Partners provide deep industry knowledge and domain expertise to help drive your business forward. Visit our sponsors and the Appian Community Hub in the Innovation Showcase.

Appian World 5k

Tuesday, April 26th at 6:30 am

Appian will be hosting a 5k to encourage networking and a healthy lifestyle. There is a $25 fee to participate in the race. All proceeds will be donated to the ITWomen Charitable Foundation.

Please sign up during the main conference registration process. 


Sarah Thomas

First full-time female official in NFL history

Wednesday, April 27, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for lunch and a fireside chat between Appian CMO Denise Broady and Sarah Thomas, the first full-time female official in NFL history and one of Sports Illustrated’s 100 Most Influential NFL Figures of All Time.

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Conference Party

On Tuesday, April 26th, join us for an awesome night at an exciting venue! You won’t want to miss the special live entertainment, exploration, fun, and surprises we have planned! Stay tuned for more details. 

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