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Welcome Speeches and Political Keynotes


Björn Böhning (Senatskanzlei Berlin)
Brigitte Zypries (Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie)
Elmar Giglinger (Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg)
Michael Liebe (International Games Week Berlin)
Stephan Reichart (Aruba Events GmbH)
Thorsten S. Wiedemann (A MAZE. GmbH)
Andreas Lange (Computerspielemuseum)
Heiko Klinge (Webedia Gaming)
Andrea Peters ( berlinbrandenburg e.V.)
Fumiko Lipp (PULS / Bayerischer Rundfunk)

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At the first part of the Opening Summit Björn Böhning, the Senate Chancellery of Berlin, will welcome the guests of the International Games Week Berlin and talks about Berlin as the business location for Games in Germany. Followed by Brigitte Zypries the Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry For Economic and Energy. She will give an outlook on the Digital Agenda of the Deutsche Bundestag and what the outcomes are for Game Developers in Germany. The political welcome and keynote is followed by an overview of the International Games Week Berlin, presented by Elmar Giglinger, Michael Liebe and Stephan Reichart, who also introduce all organizers of the individual events.

Session Moderator

Fumiko Lipp
Audience adressed: 
Games Industry, Journalists, Executives, Politicians, Public Institutions, Networks, Associations, Publishers, Developers, Service Providers,

Get up to date with the latest political strategies in Berlin and Germany. Meet all the organizers of the International Games Week Berlin and get insights on the whole program.

Session Type: 
Biz Development
Experience level adressed: 
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