Conference Presenters

Yuri Balashov

Yuri Balashov

Yuri Balashov is a professor of philosophy and a faculty fellow in the Institute for Artificial Intelligence at the University of Georgia, USA. He is also a certified ATA member. He is currently working on a new project exploring 


Gloria Rivera

Gloria M. Rivera an English/Spanish certified CA court and medical (CMI and CHI) interpreter, conference interpreter, translator, and instructor. She started as a physician/surgeon in Lima, Peru, and after achieving a Professional Certificate of Translation and Interpretation from UCSD Extension she became a freelance translator and interpreter. Gloria loves sharing her passion for translation, interpreting, and medicine and has done so in conferences in the US and abroad. Also, she is Core Faculty of the NCI at the University of Arizona. She is the recipient of 2018 CHIA’s Instructor of the Year Award.