Ana Cristina Amoroso das Neves
Ana Cristina Amoroso das Neves is the Head of International Affairs at UMIC-Knowledge Society Agency in Portugal, a public agency coordinating policies for the Information Society. Ms.Neves represents Portugal on ICANN's GAC, and in a number of other international organizations, such as; the EU, OECD, and UN.
She has been involved in a number of negotiations at the inernational level; including those which established the EIT (The European Institute of Innovation and Technology), “ARTEMIS”, “ENIAC”, “IMI” and “Clean Sky” Joint Technology Initiatives, the Decision on “Ambient Assisted Living”, and "Eurostars". Ms.Neves has also chaired a number of important committees, such as; the Research Working Party (WP), the Joint Atomics Questions-Research WP, the Ad-hoc WP on EIT, the Education Committee, and the Telecom/Information Society WP.
Ms.Neves was an Advisor on International Affairs to the Portuguese Minister of Science and Technology from 1997 to 2002.