Schroeder, A.D. and Bradburn, I. Presentation: Invited speakers at the annual National Child Care Policy Research Consortium in Washington, D.C. Drs. Schroeder and Bradburn presented for the panel “The Role of Data System Integration in Policy, Practice, and Research”. The HANDS team was specifically asked to discuss some of the ways that integrated data systems like HANDS can be used to answer research questions, analyze policies, and inform practice.