Spread over the four theme tracks "Learning with Games", "Living with Games", "Future with Games" and "Law and Games", the gamescom congress will discuss how digital games, games technologies and game developers can provide important catalysts for business and society. The start of the multifaceted congress day will be marked by the political discussion "Debatt(l)e Royale" with the general secretaries and federal directors of the political parties CDU, SPD, FDP, Die Linke and Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. Paul Ziemiak (CDU), Lars Klingbeil (SPD), Linda Teuteberg (FDP), Jörg Schindler (Die Linke) and Michael Kellner (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) have all confirmed their participation. The talk will be moderated by journalist Melek Balgün and YouTube star Peter Smits (PietSmiets). The debate will be broadcast on 21 August 2019 from 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on www.gamescom.de, Rocket Beans TV and the Twitch channel of PietSmiets.
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