LPI at LinuxTag 2010 in Berlin, Germany, with Jobcorner, conferences, reduced exams, and more

(Kassel, Germany: May 17, 2010) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's leading Linux certification organization (http://www.lpi.org), will  again participate as an official certification partner at the congress „LinuxTag 2010“ (http://www.linuxtag.org) in Berlin, Germany.

The LPI carries out the following activities at the LinuxTag:

– LPI JOBCORNER:

Qualified persons who are looking for a job can send a job search to LPI Central Europe which will be posted at the LPI booth at the Linuxtag 2010 in Hall 7.2a, Stand No. 212. Only precondition is that candidates must have a LPI certification. The web form for the job search can be found under the following address: http://www.lpice.eu/Jobs.150.0.html?L=4

Job searches can be submitted until Thursday, June 1, 2010.

At the same time, LPI's partners can submit vacancies for the LPI Jobcorner. Candidates who are interested can arrange an appointment with co-exhibitors at the booth at the LinuxTag. One of the co- exhibitors will be the company B1 Systems which is also a LPI Approved Gold Partner.

Another activity at the LPI booth is, each LPI certified person will receive a free LPIC-pin with the logo of his or her LPIC level (LPIC-1,-2,-3) after validating the LPIC certification.

 – LPI EXAMS:

LPI exams are offered at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, June 10, 2010: 10:00, 13:00 and 16:00
  • Friday, June 11, 2010: 16:00
  • Saturday, June, 12 2010: 10:00 and 13:00

More than 130 reservations have been received for exams during the LinuxTag. Only a few seats have been left available. All LPI exams are carried out in Hall 4.1, at the Messe Berlin, Messedamm 22, 14055 Berlin. A map for the room, which will be signposted, can be found under the following URL.

Meeting for all participants is in the exam room 15 minutes in advance of the start date. All information about LPI exams on the LinuxTag 2010 can be found under the following URL: http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/de/program/zertifizierungen.html

– LPI CONFERENCES:

The project group "Personalzertifizierung" (personnel certification) at the Open Source Business Foundation which was founded by LPI will meet in Berlin on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 11:30-17:00. There will be a program with presentations by participants from the fields of IT certification, quality management and training. The project group will develop and work out definite target agreements where those responsible for the project will use their resources.

As during the last two years, there will be a conference for LPI Approved Academic Partner, LPI AAP, at the LinuxTag on Friday, June 11, 2010. Focus of this conference will be the exchange between partners, innovations, and developments in the AAP program. Further information can be found under the following link: http://www.lpice.eu/LPI-AAP-Partnertagung.149.0.html?&L=4

– LPI CLASSROOM LECTURES:

In the Open Source Arena, the open stage at the LinuxTag 2010 in hall 7.2b, there will be daily LPI classroom lectures. The LPI lectures will be on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 12:00 and on Friday at 13:00. Further information about the Open Source Arena can be found under the following link: http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/de/program/open-source-arena.html

– LPIC-1 WORKSHOPS

Right before the exam, in this workshop it is possible to clarify questions and to test and improve knowledge. The LPIC workshops on June 9, 2010 at the LinuxTag in Berlin provide an opportunity to meet with other candidates and a trainer from the Linuxhotel. The application form and all further information can be found here: http://www.linuxtag.org/2010/de/program/tutorien.html

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 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. LPI's certification program is supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is distributed worldwide in multiple languages in more than 7,000 testing locations.  LPI has delivered over 250,000 exams and 83,000 LPIC certifications around the world.