|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The act of comparing two or more things together; comparison.
2. (n.) The act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views.
3. (n.) A meeting for consultation, discussion, or an interchange of opinions.
4. (n.) A meeting of the two branches of a legislature, by their committees, to adjust between them.
5. (n.) A stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters.
6. (n.) A voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
kon'-fer, kon'-ferens: The equivalent of three Greek words of different shades of meaning. In Galatians 1:16, prosanatithemi, had been used in classical writers for resorting to oracles (Lightfoot on Galatians 2:6; Ellicott on Galatians 1:16); hence, "to take counsel with," "to consult." In Acts 4:15, sumballo, "to compare views," "discuss"; and in Acts 25:12, sullaleo, "to talk together." Compare the single passage in the Old Testament (1 Kings 1:7).
Conference (2 Occurrences)
Matthew 28:12 So the latter held a conference with the Elders, and after consultation with them they heavily bribed the soldiers, (WEY)
Galatians 2:6 But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatsoever they were, it maketh no matter to me: God accepteth no man's person:) for they who seemed to be somewhat in conference added nothing to me: (KJV WBS)