The AbSciCon 2017 will be held on April 24-28, 2017 in Mesa, Arizona. The theme this time around is "Diverse Life and its Detection on Different Worlds" with several sessions focusing on geobiology and geochemistry for life detection on Mars, Europa, exoplanets, others.
The session topics can be found here: http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/abscicon2017/program-abstracts/topics/
The main page is here: http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/abscicon2017/
The abstract is due JANUARY 18.
There are student travel awards (due the same day as the abstract: Jan 18th) that any undergrad or grad can fill out.