Will the Robots Take Care of Grandma? Technology, Elder Care, and Improving the Quality of Jobs for the Elder Care Workforce

Location: Gompers Room, AFL-CIO 815 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Time: 6/14/18, 8:30am - 10:00am

Thursday, June 14, 2018

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM EDT

AFL-CIO, Gompers Room

815 16th Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20005

In the coming years, developments in artificial intelligence, computerization, and automation are likely to impact most jobs. Join us to hear Professor Jerry Jacobs, Sarita Gupta, and Morgan Higgins discuss how AI and computerization may change jobs in elder care and how public policy can improve the quality of care jobs.


  • Morgan Higgins, Executive Director, Middle Market Banking, Washington, DC, Area, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Professor Jerry Jacobs, University of Pennsylvania
  • Sarita Gupta, Caring Across Generations and Jobs with Justice
  • Ariane Hegewisch, Program Director, Employment and Earnings, Institute for Women’s Policy Research
  • Heidi Hartmann, President, Institute for Women’s Policy Research (moderator)

See Ariane Hegewisch’s presentation

See Jerry Jacobs’ presentation

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