[LPI-News] Linux Professional Institute Hosts Exam Labs at SCALE and Indiana Linux Fest

Scott Lamberton slamberton at lpi.org
Thu Jan 27 13:30:32 EST 2011


LPI Hosts Exam Labs at SCALE and Indiana Linux Fest

(Sacramento, CA, USA: January 27, 2011) - The Linux Professional
Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization
(http://www.lpi.org), announced promotional exam labs for their Linux
Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at SCALE 9x (Los Angeles,
California: February 27, 2011) and Indiana Linux Fest (Indianapolis,
Indiana: March 27, 2011).

Registration for LPI exams at SCALE 9x
(http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale9x/) and Indiana Linux Fest
(http://www.indianalinux.org/) is available by emailing LPI at
events_at_lpi.org.

Please indicate preferred exam(s) and time slot(s) when registering for
exam events. To participate in the exam labs you must obtain an LPI ID
at LPI's registration area: https://www.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register

On the day of the exam, candidates may make payment for their exams
onsite 15 minutes prior to the exam lab by cheque. Exams
may also be paid for in advance by PayPal or credit card with LPI.  Each
exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

In addition, along with their exam payment, candidates should bring
their LPI ID and a government issued photo identification to the exam lab.

All three levels of LPI certification (LPIC-1, LPIC-2 and LPIC-3) will
be offered at these events.  The promotional price for all exams will be
$99 US (regularly $173), except for LPI-301 (the LPIC-3  certification
exam) which will be $219 US (regularly $260).

LPI exams will be proctored by Dru Lavigne of The BSD Certification
Group. Ms.Lavinge will be offering BSD Certification exams at these
events.  For more information on their program please visit their
website at: http://www.bsdcertification.org/

SCALE 9x: Southern California Linux Expo

This is the 9th consecutive year of the Southern California Linux Expo
and will be held on February 25 - 27, 2011 at the Hilton Los Angeles
Airport, 5711 West Century Blvd., Lost Angeles, California.  Location
and times of LPI exam labs T.B.A.

The event features over 80 exhibitors, 60 speakers and six special
events including Open Source Software In Education, FOSS Mentoring,
DevOps Day Los Angeles, Los Angeles PostgreSQL Day, SCALE University and
Fedora Activity Day. Registration for the event is available at:
https://www.socallinuxexpo.org/reg7/

Indiana Linux Fest: March 25-27, 2011

This is the inaugural Indiana Linux Fest and is organized by The Indiana
F/oss Society.  LPI exam labs will held on March 27 at 11:00 a.m. and
13:00 p.m. at the Wyndam Indianapolis West Hotel (room # T.B.A.).

Conference keynotes include Tarus Balog of OpenNMS.org and Bradley M.
Kuhn, Executive Director, Software Freedom Conservancy. Registration for
the conference is free and is available at:
http://www.indianalinux.org/cms/catalog/3

The Linux Professional Institute is globally supported by the IT
industry, enterprise customers, community professionals, government
entities and the educational community. LPI's certification program is
supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is
distributed worldwide in multiple languages in more than 7,000 testing
locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 270,000 exams and 90,000
LPIC certifications around the world.

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About the Linux Professional Institute:

The Linux Professional Institute promotes and certifies essential skills
on Linux and Open Source technologies through the global delivery of
comprehensive, top-quality, vendor-independent exams. Established as an
international non-profit organization in September 1999 by the Linux
community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate
recognized global leadership in the certification of Linux
professionals. LPI advances the Linux and Open Source movement through
strategic partners, sponsorships, innovative programs and community
development activities. LPI's major financial sponsors are Platinum
Sponsors IBM, Linux Journal, Linux Magazine, Novell, SGI, and TurboLinux
as well as Gold Sponsors, HP and IDG.

Media Contacts:

Scott Lamberton
Director of Communications
Linux Professional Institute
http://www.lpi.org
slamberton at lpi.org
+1-905-269-0862

Orv Beach and Larry Cafiero
Public Relations
Southern California Linux Expo
press at socallinuxexpo.org
831-335-7303
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