Workshops on the development of LPI exam questions in Brussels, Munich and Esslingen

(Kassel, Germany, February 1, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (, conducts several public workshops for developing exam questions for its new basic exam "Linux Essentials" in Brussels, Munich and Esslingen. LPI invites all qualified interested persons to participate in these workshops. LPI continuously integrates Linux and Open Source communities to support the development processes of LPI exams. The aim of the new Linux Essentials Program is to test basic knowledge, which is necessary for working on a Linux system and for a better understanding of the general environment of Linux and Open Source. Further information about the Linux Essentials Program can be found under:

 The workshops take place in Brussels, during FOSDEM conference on February 5, 2012, at LPI AAP partner "Landesakademie Esslingen" on March 2, 2012, and in Munich at LPI AAP partner "Städtische Berufsschule für Informationstechnik" on March 3, 2012. Those who are interested in participating in one of the workshops please write an e-mail to stating for which workshop they would like to register.

 Here detailed information about the workshops:

  1. Brussels, during FOSDEM conference on February 5, 2012:

    G. Matthew Rice, Director of Product Development at LPI, will conduct this workshop during the FOSDEM conference at "Université libre de Bruxelles" in room number UA2.114 from 11:00 till 17:00. The workshop will be announced on the event website under and further information can be found under  


  1. LPI AAP partner "Landesakademie Esslingen" on March 2, 2012:

     This workshop will be conducted by Michael Peichl and Dr. Walter Kicherer at Landesakademie für Fortbildung und Personalentwicklung an Schulen in Esslingen. Directions can be found under: 
    The number of participants will be limited to 25 persons.


  1. LPI AAP partner "Städtische Berufsschule für Informationstechnik" in Munich on March 3, 2012:

     This workshop will be conducted by Dimitrios Bogiatzoules, Michael Niedermair, Axel Stiegelbauer, and Joachim Wolf at Städtischen Berufsschule für Informationstechnik from 8:30 till 17:00 in Building 1, Room 1.3.13.
    Detailed information about the workshop can be found under:

    Directions can be found under:

Aboout LPI Central Europe:
LPI Central Europe represents the Linux Professional Institute as a Master Affiliate in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, and Switzerland. 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 September 1999 by the Linux community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate recognized global leadership in the certification of Linux professionals. LPI advances 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, HP and IDG.
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