Westat experts will be attending the latest Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management conference on March 27-29, 2022, in Austin, Texas, and virtually. The fall 2021 conference was postponed, and that is the conference that is now being hosted here in March 2022. The theme is The Power of Inclusion: Incorporating Diverse Voices in Public Policy Analysis and Management.
We are proud to be a sponsor of the conference and a co-sponsor of the Equity and Inclusion Fellowship Luncheon.
Westat staff will present on the following topics.
Sunday, March 27, 2022
Panel: SNAP and Time Limits: Examining Abawds and the Implications of Time Limit Reinstatement on SNAP, Employment, and Education Outcomes; 9:30 am (ET)
Tracy Vericker. Examining the Impact of Abawd Time Limit Reinstatement on SNAP and Employment Outcomes in Nine States.
Panel: Machine Learning for Leveraging Rich Data Sources; 4:30 pm (ET)
Eric Rolfhus. (Discussant).
Monday, March 28, 2022
Panel: The Forgotten Hungry: Food Insecurity Among the Most Vulnerable Groups; 4:30 pm (ET)
Tracy Vericker, Melissa Rothstein, Mary Gabay, Hyunshik Lee, Vivian Gabori, Sujata Dixit-Joshi, Bibi Gollapudi, Kevin Baier, Laurie May, and Alice Ann Golla. USDA Summer Meals Programs: Program Coverage, Food Security, and Characteristics of Participant and Nonparticipant Households.
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Panel: Health Behaviors and the Pandemic; 2:45 pm (ET)
Carol Bruce and Maeve Gearing. The Role of Threat Perception in the Adoption of Risk Mitigating Behaviors during the COVID-19 Pandemic.