This weekend, March 27&28, 2015, will see the Spring Meeting of the Ohio-Region Section of the American Physical Society (OSAPS) at Kent State University. The focus will be on “The Physics of the QCD Phase Diagram”. All information is online at: http://cnr2.kent.edu/OSAPS/.
The conference is a Friday afternoon/Saturday morning event, and free for students. Although there is a set of plenary talks on the main theme of the meetings, many short talks with topics from all areas of physics are scheduled in the parallel sessions.
The OSAPS conferences (one in spring plus one in fall every year) are a great opportunity for undergrads to go a first professional conference.