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Appendix C Workshop Agenda DEFINING THE ADEQUACY OF SNAP ALLOTMENTS A Workshop for the Committee on Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments House of Sweden 2900 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20007 March 28, 2012 8:00-8:45 a.m. Registration INTRODUCTION 8:50 Welcome Julie Caswell, Chair, Committee on Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments SESSION 1: APPROACHES TO DETERMINING NUTRITIONAL ADEQUACY AMONG SNAP PARTICIPANTS Moderated by James Ziliak, Committee on Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments 195

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196 SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 9:00 Defining Nutritional Adequacy in Food Assistance Programs: Food-Based vs. Nutrient-Based Assessment Suzanne Murphy, Emeritus, University of Hawaii Cancer Center 9:20 Food Insecurity, SNAP Participation, and Alleviation of Hunger Craig Gundersen, University of Illinois 9:40 Food Insecurity Measures and Assessment of Nutritional Adequacy Ed Frongillo, University of South Carolina 10:00 Q&A 10:30 Break SESSION 2: FOOD PURCHASE AND CONSUMPTION BEHAVIOR IN LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS Moderated by Sara Bleich, Committee on Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments 11:00  Influence of Special Needs on Purchase Decisions of Low-Income Households Hilary Seligman, University of California, San Francisco 11:20  Tracking Purchase Behavior of Low-Income Households: Assessment of Data Needs Ephraim Leibtag, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS) 11:40 Q&A 12:00 p.m. Break for Lunch SESSION 3: DESIGN OF THE SNAP BENEFIT Moderated by Barbara Laraia, Committee on Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments 1:00  The SNAP Benefit Formula: Overview and Policy Perspectives Parke Wilde, Tufts University 1:20  Geographic Differences in SNAP Benefit Formula: Lessons from the Supplemental Poverty Measure Trudi Renwick, U.S. Census Bureau 1:40 Q&A

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APPENDIX C 197 SESSION 4: CHALLENGES TO ACHIEVING NUTRITIONAL ADEQUACY FOR SNAP PARTICIPANTS Moderated by Sheila Mammen, Committee on Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments 2:00 Choices Consumers Make to Stretch Food Dollars Elaine Waxman, Feeding America, Chicago, Illinois 2:20  Ways SNAP Participants Supplement Their Benefits: Challenges Faced by Seniors Enid Borden, Meals On Wheels, Alexandria, Virginia 2:40 Q&A 3:00 Break SESSION 5: CHALLENGES TO DEFINING THE ADEQUACY OF SNAP ALLOTMENTS Moderated by Jamie Dollahite, Committee on Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments 3:30  Food Prices and Selection Options in Food Stores and Markets Serving Low-Income Households Helen Jensen, Iowa State University 3:50 Time Challenges: Food Preparation George Davis, Virginia Tech 4:10 Administrative Challenges: Accessing SNAP Benefits Stacy Dean, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities 4:30 Q&A 5:00 Public Comments 5:30 Final Comments and Adjourn Julie Caswell, Chair, Committee on Examination of the Adequacy of Food Resources and SNAP Allotments

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