|| ||Scott Lamberton <scottl-AT-lpi.org>|
|| ||lpi-discuss-AT-lpi.org, lpi-announce-AT-lpi.org, lpi-board-AT-lpi.org,
|| ||[LPI] [NEWS] LPI Offers Discounted Certification Exams at Ohio
|| ||Thu, 20 Sep 2007 19:53:49 -0400|
Linux Professional Institute Offers Discounted Certification Exams at
Ohio LinuxFest 2007
(Toronto, Canada: September 20, 2007) The Linux Professional Institute
(LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization
(http://www.lpi.org), will offer discounted LPIC-1, LPIC-2 and the
Ubuntu Certified Professional exams to attendees of the Ohio LinuxFest
2007 (Columbus, Ohio) on Sunday, September 30, 2007.
Exam labs will be at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on September 30th at the Drury
Inn & Suites Columbus Convention Center (88 East Nationwide Boulevard,
Columbus, Ohio) in the lobby ballroom. "All Conference Pass" attendees
of the Ohio Linux Fest will be able to take any exam for $85 each.
Other discounts are available for free registered attendees and those
not participating in the Ohio LinuxFest--please see details on discounts
and other information on the exam labs at: http://www.ohiolinux.org/lpi.html
All exam candidates are asked to obtain an LPI ID at
http://www.lpi.org/en/lpi/english/certification/register_now and bring
valid photo identification and their LPI-ID number to the exam labs.
Payment for exams can be made by cash or cheque.
During the Ohio LinuxFest, Don Corbet (long time LPI volunter and LPI
Advisory Council member) will provide LPIC-1 exam cram sessions to
prepare for this exam lab. Exam Cram sessions will be from 9 - 12 noon
(LPI Exam 101) and again from 1 - 5 p.m. (LPI Exam 102), at the Greater
Columbus Convention Center C-Pods. These exam cram sessions are part of
the Ohio LinuxFest University program. For more information on the Ohio
LinuxFest University program please see: http://www.ohiolinux.org/olfu.html
Linux professionals, exam candidates, and IT trainers are also invited
to visit LPI representatives at booth #27 during the Ohio LinuxFest.
For those interested in attending Ohio LinuxFest please know that the
the "All Conference Pass" registration has been extended to September
23rd. Free conference passes are also available for a limited number of
events. For more information please see:
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is globally supported by the IT
industry, enterprise and professionals and within government and the
educational community. 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. Since the
programs inception, LPI has delivered over 155,000 exams and 47,000+
LPIC certifications around the world.
About 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 1999 by the Linux community,
the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate recognized
global leadership in the certification of Linux professionals while
advancing 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,
Hewlett-Packard and IDG.
About the Ohio LinuxFest:
The fifth annual Ohio LinuxFest will be held on September 29, 2007 at
the Greater Columbus Convention Center in downtown Columbus, Ohio.
Hosting authoritative speakers and a large expo, the Ohio LinuxFest
welcomes Free and Open Source Software professionals, enthusiasts, and
anyone who wants to take part in the event. The Ohio LinuxFest is a
free, grassroots conference for the Linux/Open Source Software/Free
Software community that started in 2003 as a large inter-LUG meeting and
has grown steadily since. It is a place for the community to gather and
share information about Linux and Open Source Software. A large expo
area adjacent to the conference rooms will feature exhibits from our
sponsors as well as a large .org section from non-profit Open
Source/Free Software projects.
Director of Communications
Linux Professional Institute
Beth Lynn Eicher
Ohio Linux Fest 2007
Linux Professional Institute
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