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The gamescom congress 2022

Whether education, industry, healthcare or social coexistence - all economic and cultural areas benefit from games and games technologies. The gamescom congress shows you that there is much more to games than entertainment.

With a broad spectrum of topics and top speakers from Germany and abroad, the gamescom congress is in demand far beyond the games industry. The gamescom congress took place as part of gamescom 2022 on 25 August 2022. Selected sessions are available on YouTube .

gamescom congress Streams
  • Debatt(l)e Royale
  • Development, War and Solidarity: Game Creation in Ukraine, the 2022 Edition
  • How Gaming Supports ESA Space Exploration
  • Can Games Really Make a Difference in Sustainability?
  • The Role of Video Game R&D in the Global Innovation Economy


Teaser Programme


More than 90 experts from Germany and abroad were speaking at Europe's leading conference on the potential of computer games. The talks and panels focused on the social, economic and technological opportunities that games offer for the world of tomorrow. After two digital editions, the gamescom congress 2022 was back on site at Koelnmesse's Congress-Centrum Nord.

Click here for the program overview.

Speaker 2022

Click here for an overview of the speakers at this year's congress.

gamescom congress

The gamescom congress is Europe’s leading conference on the potential of computer games. Covering a broad spectrum of topics, the congress shows that game technologies help to inspire innovations and master digitalization in nearly all economic and social spheres.

The gamescom congress addresses guests far beyond the games industry. They include experts from the fields of culture, education, pedagogy, politics, science, media and business representatives from all sectors.

The gamescom congress took place for the 14th time in 2022 as part of gamescom, the world's largest event for computer and video games and Europe's leading business platform for the games industry. The gamescom congress was organised by Koelnmesse GmbH and game - Association of the German Games Industry. The conference was sponsored by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.