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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