For the first time this year, the General Secretary and the Federal Executive Directors of the CDU, SPD, Die Linke (Left Party), Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (The Green Party) and the FDP are attending the opening of the gamescom congress on 23 August.
Around four weeks before the parliamentary elections, the top politicians Dr. Peter Tauber (CDU), Hubertus Heil (SPD), Matthias Höhn (Die Linke), Michael Kellner (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) and Nicola Beer (FDP) are going to voice their opinions on games and current political topics. The Political Arena is going to be hosted by some of Germany’s most successful YouTubers: Florian Mundt, alias LeFloid, Peter Smits from PietSmiets and Daniel Budimann from Rocket Beans TV.
The Political Arena starts at 10:30 a.m. on the gamescom Wednesday and will also be transmitted via livestream by gamescom TV. The viewers will also be able to pose questions that can be submitted via social networks. In addition to the current election campaign 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.
The following will be taking part in the Political Arena:
Dr. Peter Tauber
Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
The Election Campaign Arena will be hosted by: