[lpi-discuss] [LPI-News] LPI Offers Reduced Pricing on Exams at LinuxWorld Utrecht

Scott Lamberton scottl at lpi.org
Fri Oct 7 13:00:54 EDT 2005


Linux Professional Institute offers reduced pricing on Certification
Exams at the LinuxWorld Utrecht, Netherlands

(Toronto, Canada: October 7, 2005) – The Linux Professional Institute
(LPI), (http://www.lpi.org), the world's premier Linux certification
organization will offer certification testing at reduced pricing during
LinuxWorld Conference and Expo on Wednesday, November 9th and Thursday,
October 10th October at Jaabeurs Utrecht, Netherlands. Those attending
the conference will pay a reduced fee of 35 euros to write the exams
during the conference, rather than the regular price of 110 euros.

“Following the initial success of LinuxWorld Utrecht in 2004, the Linux
Professional Institute is pleased to be participating in this year's
follow-up event. Europe has long been a significant region for LPI
certification and we have noted a growing trend for our exams in the
Netherlands” said Jim Lacey, Chairman of LPI's Board of Directors and
the Office of the CEO. Mr. Lacey added that “LPI exam labs at LinuxWorld
provide an excellent opportunity for us to demonstrate our commitment to
provide accessible, high-quality certification to the Linux community.”

Representatives from LPI-German will offer LPI 101 and 102 exams in
English only at 11:00 – 12:30 p.m. and 14:00 and 15:30 p.m. on both
days. Candidates are requested to meet 15 minutes prior to exam times at
the LPI booth 4B045 in the exhibition hall. Candidates must pre-register
on the LPI website at https://www.lpi.org/en/register.html to receive an
identification number and must bring valid photo identification and
their LPI ID number to the exam events. Candidates seeking more
information on the exams and the LPI booth should email
lpievent_at_lpi-german.de.

LPI is an official sponsor of LinuxWorld, internationally, and members
of LPI-German will be staffing the LPI booth at LinuxWorld Utrecht. LPI
Certification team member, Machtelt Garrels, will also be speaking at
the conference on November 10th at 12:10 p.m. on the value of Linux
certification for both employees and employers.

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is an internationally recognized,
vendor-independent organization advocating and assisting the
professional use of Linux, Open Source and Free Software, through the
certification of Linux professionals. Established as a non-profit
organization in 1999, LPI is community based and supported.

LPI’s certification program is delivered worldwide in seven languages.
The organization has delivered over 90,000 Level One and Level Two
certification exams, globally, since the program’s inception.

LPI supports affiliates on five continents, including Brazil, Bulgaria,
Jamaica, United States, Japan, Canada, Germany, Australia, China,
France, the United Kingdom and South Africa.

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About Linux Professional Institute:

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) develops professional
certification for the Linux operating system, independent of software
vendors or training providers. Established as an international
non-profit organization in 1999 by the Linux community, LPI develops
accessible, internationally-recognized certification programs which have
earned the respect of vendors, employers and administrators. LPI's
activities involve hundreds of volunteers and professionals throughout
the world in many different capacities, and the group encourages active
public involvement through mailing lists and its website at www.lpi.org.
LPI's multi-level program of exams is administered globally through
Pearson VUE and Prometric testing centers. LPI's major financial
sponsors are Platinum Sponsors IBM (NYSE:IBM), Linux Journal, Linux
Magazine, Maxspeed, Novell (Nasdaq: NOVL), SGI (NYSE:SGI), and
TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsor Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HWP).

For more information:

Klaus Behrla
Director of communication LPI German e.V.
E-Mail: behrla at lpi-german.de
Tel: +49 2156 951680
Mobil: 0151 12163998


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