[lpi-discuss] LPI offers free certification testing at LinuxWorld Frankfurt

Scott Lamberton scottl at lpi.org
Tue Oct 18 14:04:50 EDT 2005


Linux Professional Institute offers free certification testing at
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Frankfurt, Germany

(Kassel, Germany: October 18, 2005) – The Linux Professional Institute
(LPI), (http://www.lpi.org), the world's premier Linux certification
organization will offer free certification testing for registered
conference delegates during LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in Frankfurt,
Germany November 15-17, 2005. Trade show attendees will pay a reduced
fee of 40 Euros.

“The relationship between LPI and the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in
Frankfurt has grown - now we are proud to be their official
certification partner. Following the LinuxTag event in June 2005 we have
been encouraged by the high interest and the number of registrations for
LPI certification exams we have received,” said Klaus Behrla, Director
of Communications, LPI German e.V.

The three-day exhibition takes place at the Hall 4, Frankfurt
Fairgrounds, Frankfurt, Germany from November 15-17, 2005. The sixth
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in Frankfurt is part of the worldwide
LinuxWorld series. At the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Frankfurt IT
decision-makers and Linux specialists can find out everything they need
to know about the latest trends and developments within the Linux
community and learn more about current Linux and Open Source solutions
for businesses and government agencies.

Representatives from LPI e.V.German will offer LPI 101/102 exams in
German and English and 201 exams in English only on November 15, 2005 at
14:30 p.m. and November 16 - 17 at 11:00 a.m. and 14:30 p.m. Candidates
are requested to meet 15 minutes prior to exam times at the LPI booth
H15 in the exhibition Hall 4.

Candidates must pre-register on the LPI website at
https://www.lpi.org/en/register.html to receive a LPI identification
number and must bring valid photo identification and their LPI ID number
to the exam events.

Registration for the certification testing is available online on the
web site of the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo at
http://www.linuxworldexpo.de/lpi_zertifizierzung.php?ID=99.

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 UK and South Africa.

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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 Sponsors, Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HWP), IDG and
Wave Technologies.

For more information:

Klaus Behrla
Director of Communications
LPI e.V. German
Leipziger Str. 242
34123 Kassel
behrla at lpi-german.de
http://www.lpi-german.de
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Scott Lamberton
Director of Community Relations
Linux Professional Institute
Email: scottl at lpi.org
Web: http://www.lpi.org
Telephone: +1-416-666-1574
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Scott Lamberton
Director of Community Relations
Linux Professional Institute
Email: scottl at lpi.org
Web: http://www.lpi.org
Telephone: +1-416-666-1574



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