In the ever changing word of technology a few things remain the same. Education, education, education.
As a Producers Guild member who is part of the PGA East Advisory Board, the single most important event I will attend yearly is the Produced By Conference. It is for production people at any level in their career discussing trends and navigation of the current climate.
This year a brilliant panel made up of top industry Producers called All Things Producing: Ask the Pros is summarized by MovieMaker.com brilliantly.