Steve McConnell is one of the most influential people in the software industry. He is the author of some of the best books in the field including Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art (2006), Code Complete (1993, 2004), Rapid Development (1996) and many more.
Steve will be speaking on "The Legacy of Agile Software Development" at the Project Management Institute (PMI) breakfast meeting in Bellevue, WA on Sept 21. Steve will discuss practices that have worked well and the Agile practices that have tended to fail. He will also make a few predictions about Agile's lasting contributions to the software field.
Please see the PMI breakfast meeting site to sign up to hear a great speaker, get 1 PDU, and have breakfast while networking with your peers: http://www.pugetsoundpmi.org/annual/07-08/breakfast_070921/index.shtml