Surf’s up. The hard trends of regulations and standards, exponential technologies, and demographics continue to drive major disruption and changes across the Profession. This interactive session will explore the latest changes and developments that CPAs should know now. This latest edition will cover our research from our Business Learning Institute on the critical competencies and skills needed in an age of A.I., Big Data, Blockchain, and Cloud. We will also cover the legislative and regulatory landscape in preparation for the 2018 Maryland General Assembly. Participants will leave with a personal learning plan to help stay ahead of these big waves of change.