Plenary recordings:
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Plenary Schedule – Times in Eastern Time (ET)

Thursday November 17, 2016

9:00 – 10:20 Opening Plenary – Advancing Food Insecurity Research in Canada
Presenters: Herb Emery (University of New Brunswick), Craig Gundersen (University of Illinois), Catherine Mah (Memorial University), Lynn McIntyre (University of Calgary), Valerie Tarasuk (University of Toronto)
3:30 – 5:00 Plenary – Insights from Other Countries
Presenters: Colleen Heflin (University of Missouri), Rachel Loopstra (University of Oxford), James Ziliak (University of Kentucky)
Chair: Craig Gundersen (University of Illinois)

Friday November 18, 2016

8:30 – 10:00 Plenary – The Social Construction of Food Insecurity
Presenters: Elizabeth Dowler (University of Warwick), Elaine Power (Queen’s University), Janet Poppendieck (City University of New York)
Chair: Lynn McIntyre (University of Calgary)
12:50 – 1:50 Plenary – Using Research to Inform Advocacy
Presenters: Diana Bronson (Food Secure Canada), Mary Ellen Prange (Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health (OSNPPH)), Lauren Goodman (Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK))
Chair: Valerie Tarasuk (University of Toronto)
3:50 – 5:00 Closing Plenary – Future Research Directions
Presentation by Hasan Hutchinson, Director General of the Office of Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Discussion with Lynn McInytre (University of Calgary), Elaine Power (Queen’s University), Valerie Tarasuk (University of Toronto)
Chair: Catherine Mah (Memorial University)


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