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Bitcoin for Beginners (1st Tuesdays) – Portland, Oregon Meetup
July 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free to attend, all are welcome!
6:30 – 7:00pm Get some food/drink, chat, and download a mobile device bitcoin wallet to see some transactions!
7:00 – 8:00pm Presentation with time for Q & A
8:00 – 8:30pm Special Topic Discussion: Bitcoin Energy Usage
8:30 – 9:00pm Dedicated Q & A time
This meetup is focused on explaining bitcoin to beginners and people just starting their bitcoin journey. The presentation will answer questions such as: What is Bitcoin? What is the blockchain? How is bitcoin different from other cryptocurrencies? How do you buy bitcoin? How should you custody bitcoin? Why does bitcoin have value? What does it mean when one says bitcoin is decentralized? Peer-to-Peer? Immutable? Unconfiscatable? We’ll answer all of these questions and more!
In addition, each Bitcoin for Beginners meetup includes a 30 minute special topic discussion whose topic changes from month to month. This month the special topic discussion is: ***Bitcoin Energy Usage***
Please RSVP for this free in-person event through Meetup.[ ](https://www.meetup.com/Portland-Bitcoin-Group/events/285068611/)[https://www.meetup.com/portland-bitcoin-group/events/286142688/](https://www.meetup.com/portland-bitcoin-group/events/286142688/)
or through Eventbrite:
This event is taking place at Primal Burger located in SE Portland. Primal Burger serves serves great locally-sourced food and drinks, vegan/vegetarian options available as well.[ https://dicksprimalburger.com/](https://dicksprimalburger.com/)
We hope to see you there!