Nancy: I grabbed all the articles on this topic so far, let's get an outline rolling ... Beth Kanter

I've set up this wiki page for a collaborative document on the topic:

Learning, Capturing and Sharing Conference Artifacts

How to on live blogging at conferences

Capturing and Collaborative Knowledge Sharing

Nancy's expansion on these thoughts - with grand synthesis

My response

Chris Brogan write a riff on the piece, slighly different direction

John Smith


More from Rob Cunningham

David Wilcox

Amy Gahran weighs in

I've been involved in similar work in the higher education community: using online technologies to support events , reflecting on what works and what doesn't and providing advice on best practices.
Some examples, papers, etc.:
Using Networked Technologies To Support Conferences
Kelly, B., Tonkin, E. and Shabajee, P. EUNIS 2005 Conference Proceedings (CD ROM)
Documents (with Creative Commons licence):
Guidelines For Exploiting WiFi Networks At Events, (briefing 107)
Exploiting Networked Applications At Events, (briefing 106)
Use Of Social Tagging Services At Events, (briefing 105)
Guide To The Use Of Wikis At Events, (briefing 104)
Enough Talking - Let's Use The Next Generation Technologies!
Workshop session on "Enough Talking - Let's Use The Next Generation Technologies!" at the "ALT-C 2006 Conference" at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh on 6th September 2006.
Institutional Web Management Workshop 2006:
Emerging Technologies and the 'Net Generation'
Initiatives & Innovation: Managing Disruptive Technologies:
Joint UCISA/UKOLN/CETIS workshop on Initiatives & Innovation: Managing Disruptive Technologies. University of Warwick on Friday 24th February 2006.
Supporting Technology-Facilitated Learning In The Conference Environment:
Workshop at EUNIS 2005 conference at Manchester University, on 21st June 2005.
Beyond Email: Strategies For Collaborative Working In The 21st Century:
Workshop with UCISA on 22nd November 2004 at Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds.
Forthcoming Workshop:
Exploiting The Potential Of Wikis
Brian Kelly is the co-chair and a speaker at a workshop on "Exploiting The Potential Of Wikis" to be held at Austin Court, Birmingham on 3rd November 2006.

Blogs that are talking about this subject
David Gurteen talks about good conference practice, which touches briefly on capture

Examples of Conference Capture

Conference tag feeds