[LPI-News] Linux Professional Institute Offers Certification Testing at LinuxWorld and NetworkWorld Canada, April 24-26, 2006.

Scott Lamberton scottl at lpi.org
Wed Apr 19 14:20:05 EDT 2006

LPI Offers Certification Testing at LinuxWorld and NetworkWorld Canada,
April 24-26, 2006.

(Toronto, Ontario, April 19, 2006) – The Linux Professional Institute
(LPI), (http://www.lpi.org), the world's premier Linux certification
organization will provide certification testing during the LinuxWorld
and NetworkWorld Canada Conference & Expo, April 24-26, 2006 at the
Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North Building), Toronto, Canada.  Paid
conference delegates will receive their certification testing free as
part of their conference fee (a $150 US value) while those attending the
trade show will be able to take the exams at a discounted fee of $50 CDN.

LPI exams will be offered on Tuesday, April 25th at 12:15 pm to 2:15 pm
and Wednesday, April 26th at 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Both LPIC-1 exams will
be offered so that candidates will have the opportunity of earning their
first LPI Professional certification.

Exam 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.

LPI will also host an information booth in the exhibition area during
LinuxWorld and NetworkWorld Canada. Conference delegates and trade show
attendees are invited to meet with LPI representatives at Booth # 706.
LPI alumni who wish to receive a 25% discount on all conference packages
should contact events_at_lpi.org to obtain a registration code for
online registration until April 23, 2006.  Similarily those wishing to
attend the trade show only have until April 23, 2006 to receive free
trade show admission at https://www.exporeg.com/lwnw/.

LPI will also host a volunteer information meeting for all those
interested in assisting with the development of LPI certification exams
on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 from 4:15 pm. to 9 p.m. in Room 250D of the
North Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

LinuxWorld & NetworkWorld Canada Conference & Expo 2006
(http://www.lwnwexpo.plumcom.ca/) features the latest in strategic
technology and this year's event will draw a host of key figures in the
IT community, from forward-thinking users to decision-making executives.

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 100,000 LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams and
30,000 certifications, globally, since the program’s inception.

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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, Linux Journal, Linux Magazine,
Novell, SGI, and TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsors, Hewlett-Packard
and IDG.

Media contact:

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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