Waves of Change 2023



19:00 – 10 Women to Watch Awards Ceremony at Lektern

The ‘10 Women to Watch in Shipping 2023‘ will be announced during this event.Come join us for a very special evening alongside the Oslofjord.

(Joint with YoungShip @Aker Brygge – no sign up needed)




13:00 – VIP Tour of the EXPO

Joint with YoungShip – Sign up and Access pass to the Expo needed. WISTA Norway members: Check you email for registration link.


16:30 – WISTA Norway’s 35th Anniversary Reception and LeaderShip Award Ceremony at NSA


WISTA Norway was officially founded in 1988, which makes 2023 the year we celebrate our 35 year anniversary. This we will celebrate during Nor-Shipping and we are excited to welcome WISTA members from around the world together with friends of WISTA to celebrate.

We will also be handing out the WISTA Norway LeaderShip Award 2023.
This year is the 17th time the award is handed out!

(by invitation only)



(access pass to the Expo needed, no signup needed)

(access pass to the Expo needed, no signup needed)



(access pass to the Expo needed, no signup needed)


15:10 – Panel “Unlocking locked talent

with Captians without Borders (access pass to the Expo needed, no signup needed)

15:45- Inclusion drinks powered by #GameChangers

at the Kongsberg Digital Booth, Hall C – C04-10a

Celebrate diversity and inclusion at the Kongsberg Digital Booth with Inclusion Drinks powered by #GameChangers. Be part of the action as industry leaders sign the bold 40by30 Pledge, targeting 40% female representation in leadership by 2030. Join us for lively conversations, networking, and a united commitment to a diverse and inclusive maritime sector.

(access pass to the Expo needed, no signup needed)



Extend your stay  *Exclusive opportunity* – “OSLO UNPACKED” INVITATION

Calling all women change-leaders in maritime industries!

In collaboration with Oslo Business Region, WISTA is excited to extend an exclusive invitation to apply to Oslo Unpacked! After an action-packed week at Nor-Shipping, come experience Oslo like a local while you detox with a small group of industry experts from around the world. Walk through beautiful neighborhoods, breathe in nature, visit architectural landmarks, hit the sauna, eat amazing food, and connect with inspiring people who are leading the way to a sustainable future.



We look forward to hosting you in our beautiful city!


WISTA Norway members: Check you email for registration link.

email us on mail@wistanorway.no to request invitation if you’re coming from another National WISTA Association.

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