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Saturday
Jan 20
Understanding Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
Free Geek

What is blockchain? What is cryptocurrency? How and why are these technologies used for privacy and anonymity? How do you get involved? Join us for a special workshop to answer these questions and more!

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Bitcoin and Blockchain
TVF&R Station 67

Join us for a presentation and discussion on the technology behind Bitcoin called Blockchain. You can tell us if it's a fraud or the future of global currency.

We'll have a thirty-minute talk and at the end of our session, we'll brainstorm and vote for a new interesting topic for ideas on upcoming presentations. The winning idea will get the innovator of the week.

Join the fun!

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Saturday
Jun 10, 2017
VanWaCrypto meetup
1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663

The aim of this group is to provide the fundamentals of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. It is also intended to be the start of an ongoing community meet up of like-minded people who are enthusiastic about cryptocurrency.

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Monday
Jun 19, 2017
Blockchain PDX
US Bank Tower, Big Pink

Join us for NewTech PDX on the 3rd Monday of every month. Portland has one of the most vibrant tech communities in the country, and the more we support our tech ecosystem, the more we'll all experience and create together!

Join us to learn about the cool and amazing technologies being developed by Portland companies. Event volunteers are welcome! Let us know if you'd like to volunteer.

Entry to the event is $10 - $20 online, or $25 at the door.

Agenda 5:30pm - Doors Open / Buffet / Drinks / Get to know your community 7:00pm - Event Begins!

  • Community Announcements: Events, Jobs, etc. (20 seconds/ea)

  • Pres. #1: George K. Van Hoomissen of Vega Fund

  • Pres. #2: Ryan Casey of Dapp Hub​
  • Pres. #3: Kenny Rowe of Maker DAO​
  • Pres. #4: Matthew Goldenberg of Verity
  • Pres. #5: Jon Underwood of cPay

8:30pm - After-Party in the bar at Portland City Grill

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Thursday
Sep 21, 2017
Blockchain and Beers
Henry's 12th Street Tavern 10 NW 12th Ave, Portland, OR

Please join us for Beer and Blockchain!!

Smart contracts have the potential to change the way in which applications are built within the enterprise. From their ability to securely execute business logic, to the automation of business transactions across a blockchain network, smart contracts represent a huge opportunity for organizations deploying this technology.

Join this session to learn more about smart contracts, and their use within an enterprise/permissioned blockchain deployment

Agenda

5:30pm - 6:00pm - Registration/Networking

6:00pm - 6:45pm - Presentation

6:45pm - 7:30pm - Live Demo - Q & A

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Wednesday
Oct 11, 2017
UX Using Blockchain
FINE

Doors open at 5:30pm, talk starts at 6:00pm.

Blockchain technology surfaced with Bitcoin and was first conceptualized by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. Bitcoin’s underlying technology is blockchain, one does not exist without the other. However, many individuals soon realized the true power and seemingly unlimited potential of blockchain technology. Over the last 8.5 years, we have seen innovation paving the way for what many deem the second generation of the internet. To many this is still the early days of blockchain technology, even though it has been 8, going on 9 years since introduction. Our understanding of a blockchain, possible applications, and the world of possibilities associated is rapidly evolving and changing.

This talk will discuss the basics of blockchain and touch on the concept of public, private, and hybrid blockchain; specifically, Dragonchain.

Our Presenter, Eileen Quenin

Eileen Quenin is a UX Strategist and tech evangelist for Dragonchain, an open source platform. It’s is best described as a distributed crypto ledger framework protocol that makes it easy to create cost-efficient business networks where virtually anything of value can be tracked and traded.

Eileen is active in the Seattle start up ecosystem. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design and a Master of Science degree in Engineering with a focus on Human Computer Interaction.

Prior to joining working on Dragonchain, she spent 3 years in Amazon Global Payments guiding product development for gift cards, AmazonPay and Amazon PayPhrase. She holds a patent on techniques for intelligent selection of a currency preference conversion.

Prior to that, Eileen worked at LexisNexis on fraud prevention, background checks, public records, and identity management solutions was instrumental in bringing to market visualization and drawing tools designed for creating link analysis charts—visual relationships between individuals, addresses, vehicles, corporations, and other items.

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Tuesday
Dec 5, 2017
Blockchain: From Crypto Currency to the Enterprise
Tektronix Bldg 38

Abstract Do you speak blockchain? Bitcoin, Ethereum, Sawtooth, ICO, Smart contracts, Miners, Oracles...etc. Can you keep all of these straight? In this talk, Cian will take you on a journey through the origins of blockchain technology, delve into the current state of the cryptocurrency market and examine opportunities for leveraging blockchains in the enterprise. He will help you make sense of the intriguing, but sometimes bewildering world of blockchains.

Biography Cian Montgomery is a 23-year software development veteran. For the past 13 years, he has worked at Intel Corporation on a wide variety of projects and technologies including compute kernels, embedded graphics, and computational photography. In his current role, Cian serves as software architect in Intel’s Blockchain Program Office & maintainer of the Hyperledger Sawtooth Blockchain project

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Tuesday
Dec 19, 2017
Portland Enterprise Blockchain Meetup - Enterprise Blockchain Meetup for December
NedSpace

We have scheduled our next gathering on December 19th! Please RSVP and add us to your calendar.

We'll have folks heading up technology for Cover US, a project that recently won the health category at the Blockchain for Social Impact Hackathon in mid-November. In a nutshell, CoverUS is a tool and an incentive system to help people navigate getting access to healthcare, and making lasting changes that improve their health.

https://www.coverus.io/

https://www.blockchainforsocialimpact.com/hackathon/

Preso's and Q&A from the hackathon demo day on 11/17: CoverUS is at about 0:49
https://www.facebook.com/ethereum4impact/videos/1451155681669160/

Information for our Meet-up on December 19th:

• Doors open at 6PM; Speakers start at 6:30PM

• Located at NedSpace office (707 Southwest Washington Street, Portland, OR)

• Refreshments will be provided

• We will have more details about presentations shortly; there will also be meet & greet and informal evening discussions

Looking forward to seeing everyone!

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Wednesday
Dec 20, 2017
Blockstack Portland - Blockstack Holiday Meetup
Nedspace

• What we'll do
We'll do a quick intro to Blockstack, and then use the rest of the time socialization, food, fun, swag. Tell us what you're working on!

• What to bring
A laptop, if you want to install Blockstack.

• Important to know

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