The Columbia Religion Department Graduate Students Association has held annual graduate student conferences since 2005.
Information for the current conference is available here.
Past conferences included:
2012's Pray, Kill, Eat: Relating to Animals across Religious Traditions
2011's Humble Body, Humble Mind: Selflessness, Lowliness, and the Religious
2010's Divining the Message, Mediating the Divine
2009's Belief Matters: Reconceptualizing Belief and Its Use
2008's Instituting Religion: Investigating the Trajectories of the Study of Religion in Institutions of Higher Education
2007's Pop Goes Religion: Exploring the Relationship Between Religion and Popular/Consumer Culture
2006's ReStating Religion: A Conference Reconsidering the Rules
2005's Under Construction: History, Identities, and Narrative in the Studies of Religion