2024 Mission Focus Events

Save the date and join us for this networking event and engage with thought leaders and practitioners from the GEOINT community on a topic crucial to the GEOINT enterprise and national security.

MF Object Based Custody Master

Mission Focus: Object Custody — Providing Timely Decision Advantage

September 19, 2024

BAE Systems
2941 Fairview Park Drive, 10th Floor
Falls Church, Virginia 22042

Free to Attend, Registration is Required.

Join us for our next Mission Focus event, “Object Custody: Providing Timely Decision Advantage," a dynamic event exploring the transformative power of object-based custody (OBC) in optimizing geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) delivery for military and intelligence missions.  

The event will open with a keynote address by RDML Josh Himes, USN, Vice Director for Intelligence, Joint Staff (Invited), who will be followed by a captivating panel discussion bringing together key stakeholders from the intelligence community and industry. 

Through this event, attendees will gain valuable insights into:  

  • The fundamentals of object-based custody and its key benefits for military and intelligence missions.  
  • Practical implementation considerations and best practices for leveraging OBC effectively.  
  • The transformative impact of OBC on the future of intelligence analysis and decision-making.  

Don't miss this opportunity to understand a revolutionary approach that is transforming how GEOINT data is managed, accessed, and exploited to support critical intelligence needs across the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. 

Agenda 3:00 - 6:00 PM ET


3:00-4:00 | Arrival/Networking/BAE Demos 

4:00-4:45 | Keynote:  RDML Josh Himes, USN, Vice Director for Intelligence, Joint Staff (Pending Organization Approval)

4:45-5:30 | Panel: Leveraging Object Custody -- Providing Warfighters with Timely Decision Advantage


  • Tim Grayson, Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force
  • Jason Kucsan, Senior GEOINT Officer for Asia/Pacific, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (Invited)
  • Other Panelists TBA   

5:30-6:00 | Networking, Ice Cream Social, and Demos  

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