ODA Inspiration Day 2023 Highlights

Thank you to all participants, speakers, partners and volunteers for making ODA Inspiration Day 2023 a success!

We hope you had an amazing time and were able to connect, learn, and be inspired. Your presence and engagement made all the difference, and we are grateful to have you as part of our ODA-Nettverk community.

ODA Inspiration Day is the annual conference for everyone interested in tech and diversity. On May 4, national and international experts met at Oslo Concert Hall to discuss the future of the metaverse and how diversity can play a key role in shaping it for the better.

Check out this year’s highlights in the video below.

Theme: Metaverse Mania
The theme of 2023 was Metaverse Mania, where we focused on the hype and realities of the metaverse – a digital world that took the world by storm. We delved into the positive and negative aspects of this new world, where people could connect, create, and explore interactive virtual worlds, digital universes, and new realities.

Read more: Theme >

Hosts: Matt C. Smith and Oda the Avatar

Elin Hauge ‘The Raw Reality of The Metaverse Mania’
Jeremy White ‘Beyond Gaming: Charting Virtual Business in Metaverses’
Sophia Adampour ‘Web3 and NFTs: Transforming the Metaverse Landscape’
Marit Strømøy ‘From Dream to Reality’

See the full program >

ODA Awards
A huge shout out of congratulations to the ODA Awards finalists and winners! You are the role models our industry deserves, and we thank you for you active role in contributing to a more inclusive workspace. Keep inspiring us!

ODA Awards Woman 2023: Åshild Hanne Larsen
ODA Awards Man 2023: Christian Pedersen
ODA Awards Organization 2023: EY

Read more: The winners of ODA Awards 2023 >

The Inspiration Day 2023 is created and built on voluntary work by a fantastic group of ambitious people. Meet the team behind this year’s event.

Guro Sandersen (Google), Agnes Heyerdahl (EVRY), Kristine Kjenes (Waken), Nina Stolpestad (Domos), Tone Dahl (Fotoware), Trude Nyhus (Cegal), Silja Haddal Mork (Graphic Designer & Digital Marketer), Nina Grøsvik Ådnanes (Formue), Darina Nygard (Google) and Ekaterina Yurchenko (Startup Norway), Thea Alice Wøien (NHO, ODA-Nettverk).

Press and images
Check out the full album on our Facebook page >

Image credit: Henrik Utne

Big thanks to all ODA volunteers for you hard work and effort. Without you, non of this would have been possible. Foto: Henrik Utne

ODA Inspiration Day 2023 >


ODA-Nettverk er Nordens ledende nettverk for mangfold i teknologi. Vi har mer enn 9500 medlemmer med aktiviteter i Oslo, Bergen, Innlandet, Sør-Vest og Trondheim, og 80 partnere. ODA-Nettverk har siden 2005 inspirert og bidratt gjennom større mangfold til bedre beslutninger og løsninger for virksomheter og samfunn.

Har du spørsmål, ta kontakt med oss på info@odanettverk.no