Wednesday, August 22 • 10:30 - 11:30
gamescom congress Opening: Debatt(l)e Royale

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Debatt(l)e Royale, the Political Arena with General Secretaries and Federal Executive Directors of the German political parties CDU, SPD, FDP, Die Linke und Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, starts at 10:30 a.m. on the gamescom Wednesday and will be live broadcasted via www.gamescom.de. In addition to the current political themes, questions regarding digital policy, the implementation of digital media in education as well as the improvement of the framework conditions of the games industry and of eSports in Germany will be discussed.

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Nicola Beer

General Secretary, FDP
Nicola Beer has been General Secretary of the FDP since December 2013. She is also a member of the German parliament and the political speaker of the FDP faction of the German parliament for education. Her primary themes are education, research, technology, media, Internet, digital... Read More →
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Michael Kellner

General Secretary, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
Michael Kellner has been the general secretary of the political party BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN (the Greens) since 2013. His primary themes are foreign and European policy.
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Lars Klingbeil

General Secretary, SPD
Lars Klingbeil has been General Secretary of the SPD since December 2017. He is also a member of the German parliament and a member of the executive committee of the SPD in Lower Saxony. One of his areas of content focus is on digitalisation.
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Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

General Secretary, CDU
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been General Secretary of the CDU since February 2018. She was previously Minister-President of the Saarland and a minister with various portfolios, such as internal affairs, education and social matters.
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Lisa Sophie Laurent

Host, Lisa Sophie Laurent
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Jörg Schindler

General Secretary, Die Linke
Jörg Schindler has been general secretary of DIE LINKE since June 2018. He is also the deputy federal state chairman in Saxony-Anhalt. His areas of content focus are on labour and social policy.
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Peter Smits

Host, PietSmiet

Wednesday August 22, 2018 10:30 - 11:30
Konrad-Adenauer-Saal Congress-Centrum Nord, 51063 Köln, Deutschland