CIHR Workshop 2017

Considering the role of time pressure and geography in food shopping and dietary behaviours

Organizers: Michael Widener (Toronto), Leia Minaker (Waterloo), Steven Farber (Toronto)

Photo Credit: Montreal Gazette

Date: Thursday, October 26 8:30am – 5:00pm & Friday, October 27 8:30am – 1:00pm.
Event location: Regis College, University of Toronto, 100 Wellesley St W, Toronto, ON M5S 2Z5 (map)
Dinner Location: 11 Charlotte St, Toronto, ON M5V 0M6 (map)
Airport Transportation: UP Express – train from Pearson International Airport to Downtown Toronto

Workshop Schedule                         

Thursday, October 26th
08:30-09:45 Coffee and Breakfast (provided)
08:45-09:30 Introduction to Workshop, Breakfast cont.
09:30-09:50 “How many days of GPS tracking do we need for activity space measurement?” – Shannon Zenk (University of Illinois – Chicago)
09:50-10:10 “Temporal variation of accessibility of food stores in Helsinki – a multimodal approach” – Tuuli Toivonen & Henrikki Tenkanen (University of Helsinki)
10:10-10:30 Travel and time poverty among Canadian single parent households?” – Antonio Paez (McMaster University)
10:30-10:50 “Food insecurity in populations with disabilities” – Naomi Schwartz (University of Toronto)
10:50-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 “Determinants of household food insecurity in Canada” – Valerie Tarasuk (University of Toronto)
11:45-12:00 Discussion
12:00-13:30 Lunch (provided)
13:30-13:50 “Working Family Food Choices in Time-Scarce Environments” – Carol Devine (Cornell University)
13:50-14:10 “Understanding the role of food environment among youth and young adults in Canada” – David Hammond (University of Waterloo)
14:10-14:30 “Using travel time to explore the heterogenous restrictiveness of the local food environment in rural communities” – Catherine Mah (Dalhousie University)
14:30-14:45 Break
14:45-15:45 When do time and space matter for research on food and health?: Workshop Session
15:45-16:00 Break
16:00-16:45 “People and Places: What (Space-Time) Paths to Healthy Cities?” – Yan Kestens (CRCHUM – Université de Montréal)
18:30-22:00 Dinner and Drinks (provided)
Friday, October 27th
08:30-08:45 Coffee and Breakfast (provided)
08:45-09:30 TBA – Jason Gilliland (Western University), Breakfast cont.
09:30-09:45 Break
09:45-12:00 Incorporating time pressure and geography into research on food and health: Workshop Session
12:00-13:00 Lunch (provided)

This workshop is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).