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Welcome to the gamescom congress 2020

The gamescom congress will take place exclusively online for the first time on 28 August 2020. All talks, panels and workshops can be followed free of charge here and on gamescom now.

In more than 20 program points, our speakers will highlight the innovative power of games. This year's focus is on the topic of "digital learning" and how games can enrich everyday school life. You can find all information about the programme here .

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gamescom congress Streams
  • Debatt(l)e Royale
  • Political Opening
  • Welcome reception
  • Protecting the environment with games
  • Video games, EU Policy Priorities and the Impact of Covid-19
gamescom congress workshops


Our online workshops highlight the practical use of games in everyday school life and show, for example, how games can enrich German, history or social studies lessons.

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gamescom congress q&a

Q&A Sessions

In our Q&A sessions the session contents can be deepened. Our speakers will be available to answer questions after the respective workshops.

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The gamescom congress is Europe's leading conference for the potential of computer and video games in society and economy.

This year's congress will take place exclusively online due to the restrictions imposed by the Corona pandemic.

The gamescom congress convinces with a wide range of topics and showed that games technologies help to master digitalization in almost all economic and social areas. In 2020, the congress will take place for the twelfth time as part of gamescom, the world's largest event for computer and video games.

The gamescom congress functions as a think tank for digitization far beyond the games industry. The conference is aimed at cultural creators, educators, politicians, scientists, journalists and business representatives from all industries.How can games impart knowledge? Where can the industry benefit from games? How do games influence our living together? These and many other questions will be the focus of the gamescom congress 2020.

The congress is organized by Koelnmesse GmbH and game e.V.

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