Speaker

BAS21 | Speaker: Hubertus Heil
Hubertus Heil
Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

Hubertus Heil has been Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs in the fourth Merkel cabinet since 2018. As a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), he served as Secretary-General between 2005 and 2009 and between June and December 2017. From 1995 to 1997, he was the Executive Director of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Arbeitnehmerfragen, the workers' wing of the party. He studied political science and sociology at the University of Potsdam and at Fernuniversität Hagen.

 

10:10—10:20

Opening keynote (German)

  • Hubertus Heil, Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs