Cannabis Innovation Lab Immersive Week 2

Various Dates and Time Virtual

1 hour

  • Corporate
  • Early Stage
  • Growth Stage

1871 & Grown In’s Cannabis Innovation Lab brings together startups, growth-stage companies, corporate innovators, investors, and industry experts to solve the biggest challenges the Cannabis Industry faces.

Event Start Date:
February 12, 2024
Event End Date:
February 16, 2024
Event Venue:

1871 & Grown In’s Cannabis Innovation Lab meets for four immersive weeks once per month in Jan, Feb, March and April 2024. Each immersive week, the Lab opens several events for the public.

Join us for Immersive Week 2’s schedule of events!


Monday February 12th, 1:30-2:30pm CST 

Cannabis in 2030: Future of Consumption

What do you believe cannabis consumption will look like a year from now? How about 5-6 years from now? Join in for this fascinating panel to hear about how cannabis consumption may change (or stay the same) over the coming years, and how cannabis technology has the power to impact this greatly.

Featuring:  Maddie Scanlon, Scott Weiner + Felix Vogele 

Tuesday February 13th 3:00-4:00pm CST

Alternate Psychedelics

An overview on commercialization and innovation trends in the legal psychedelics industry in the United States and beyond.
Featuring: Thea Durfee Polancic, Daniel Goldberg + Lisa Evia
Tuesday, February 13th, 4:30-5:30pm CST
Career Connect: Cannabis and Web3 Networking

Prepare to network and explore a career in these cutting-edge fields. Whether you’re passionate about Cannabis or fascinated by Web3, this event connects you with companies who are part of the 1871 Cannabis and Web3 Innovation Labs.

Wednesday February 14th, 11:00-12:00 pm CST

CannaTech Innovations w/ Betsy Ziegler

Hosted by 1871 CEO Betsy Ziegler, this Founder Fireside chat will take a deep dive into the evolving world of Cannabis and financial technologies.

Featuring: Tim Schmitt + Allison Dries

Thursday February 15th, 9:00-10:00am CST

Cannabis Lightning Talks

Meet our 2024 CannaTech Cohort! Come hear startups from our Cannabis Innovation Lab pitch their innovative solutions and learn how they are disrupting the Cannabis industry.
Featuring: 2024 Cannabis Cohort

Friday February 16th, 9:00-10:00am CST

Cannabis in Chicago: The Commercial Capital

Chicago continues to grow as one of the largest commercial capitals for cannabis. Join us for this engaging panel about Chicago’s involvement in the cannabis industry and its continued growth for years to come.

During the week of February 12th -16th 2024, we have a series of events open to the public. Feel free to register below!