[lpi-discuss] [LPI-News] LPI Offers Discounted Certification Exams at LinuxWorld Utrecht (October, 11-12)

Scott Lamberton scottl at lpi.org
Thu Sep 28 22:58:08 EDT 2006


Linux Professional Institute Offers Discounted Certification Exams at LinuxWorld Utrecht (October
11-12)

(Kassel, Germany and Toronto, Canada: September 29, 2006) The Linux
Professional Institute (LPI), (http://www.lpi.org), will offer
discounted certification exams to attendees of LinuxWorld Expo Utrecht
at 11:00 and 15:00 on October 11-12, 2006. Exams will be in the English
language and include all LPIC-1 (101 and 102) and LPIC-2 (201 and 202)
exams, both MySQL 5.0 certification exams (administrator and developer)
and the Ubuntu Professional exam.  This will be the first time that the
Ubuntu Professional exam will be offered at a LinuxWorld event in Europe.

"Compu'Train", a leading knowledge provider for technical IT personnel
and end users in the Netherlands (http://www.computrain.nl/) is
supporting LPI's participation at LinuxWorld Expo Utrecht by offering
prizes for those candidates who obtain the three highest test scores on
their LPI exams: first prize will be a TUX-family (see
http://www.linux-discount.de/Store/bdme/BDME-002-INT/de), second prize a
TUX-case (see http://www.linux-discount.de/Store/hw99/HW99-T00-INT/de)
and third prize will be a DVD of the film "March of the Penguins".

All exams will be offered in Room "Claus foyer" at the "Jaarbeurs
Utrecht" conference facility on both days of the exposition. Conference
attendees will pay 60,- EUR for the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams--a 50%
discount off the regular price. The Ubuntu Professional exam will be
available at a discounted fee of 75,- EUR for UBUNTU community members
and 85,- EUR to all other LinuxWorld participants.  The MySQL exams are
offered at a 50% discount to all conference participants at 85,- EUR. As
with LPI exams, all candidates can pay for their exams at the exam room
by cash. 

All LPI and Ubuntu Professional candidates must pre-register at the LPI
website for an LPI ID number at
http://www.lpi.org/en/lpi/english/certification/register_now. Exam
candidates must bring valid photo identification and their LPI ID number
to the exam lab. Exam candidates for MySQL exams must also obtain a
MySQL certification ID from the MySQL website at
http://www.mysql.com/certification/signup and must also bring valid
photo identification and their MySQL certification ID number to the exam
events.  Due to limited seating at the event candidates for all exams
are advised to pre-register at http://lpievent.lpi-german.de

LPI will also host an information booth at LinuxWorld Expo Utrecht at
Booth #A032 in Hall 4 of the "Jaarbeurs Utrecht" conference facility. 
For further information on LPI's participation at LinuxWorld Expo
Utrecht please contact LPI e.V., E-Mail: lpievent at lpi-german.de.

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 multiple languages at
over 7,000 testing locations and is supported by an affiliate network
spanning five continents. The organization has delivered over 120,000+
LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams and 35,000+ certifications, globally, since the
program’s inception.

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About LinuxWorld Conference & Expo:

LinuxWorld Conference & Expo is the premier event exclusively focused on
Linux and Open Source solutions. As the world's most comprehensive
marketplace for Open Source products and services, LinuxWorld provides
business decision-makers with information and resources to implement
Linux and Open Source solutions into business infrastructure and
enterprise networks. For more information or to register for the event,
visit the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Web site at www.linuxworldexpo.com.

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 IT professionals. LPI's
activities involve hundreds of volunteers and dedicated Linux
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, Linux Journal,
Linux Magazine, Novell, SGI, and TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsors,
Hewlett-Packard and IDG.

Media Contact:

Klaus Behrla
Director of Communications
LPI e.V.
Email: behrla at lpi-german.de
Telephone: +49 (0)2156 951680
 
Scott Lamberton
Director of Communications
Linux Professional Institute
Email: scottl at lpi.org
Web: http://www.lpi.org
Telephone: +1-416-666-1574

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