I have been espousing the idea that various conferences could choose a tag up front then implore their attendees to use that tag for their blog entries about the conference. This is a simple way to enable information aggregation from a virtual organization.
EDUCAUSE has just announced a tag for their upcoming conference. It looks like the will aggregate the various RSS feeds into a single page.
connect.educause.edu | Technology In Academia — Connect @ EDUCAUSE
Tagging the Annual Conference
If you’re blogging the conference or uploading photos from the show to a site that supports tagging (ala Flickr), please use EDUCAUSE_ANNUAL to classify your entries. We’ll be displaying aggregate information in the right-hand column at the url below: