Constant technology innovations, an evolving workforce, and a changing global marketplace were already dramatically impacting the face of the workplace. Then COVID-19 arrived and the script got flipped upside-down. The ways we connect, share, and learn with each other changed overnight, disrupting how our organizations work and how we approach supporting the training and development needs of a hybrid workforce. In this inspiring keynote, technology strategist and futurist Crystal Washington shows learning professionals how we can thrive in today’s uncertain times while keeping an eye on the horizon to be ready to ride future waves of change. We will explore the significant ways in which technology is changing how we interact and learn with one another, and discover unique ways to embrace technology trends, fortifying your future for the long run. Expect to uncover tips and tactics for riding the waves of change while avoiding wipeouts.