LPI Central Europe Organized Successful Partner Meeting In Munich

(Kassel, Germany: October 24, 2013) On Thursday, October 17, 3013, the Linux Professional Institute's Master Affiliate for Central Europe organized a meeting for its partners at the vocational school “Städtischen Berufsschule für Informationstechnik” in Munich (http://www.bsinfo.musin.de). For the first time, this annual meeting was organized in cooperation with a LPI partner. The “Städtische Berufsschule für Informationstechnik” in Munich successfully integrates LPI training courses and LPI exams for many years into their curriculum. During the meeting Harald Immer, Headmaster, and Michael Niedermair, Director of Studies, reported about the successful model of integrating LPI training courses and LPI exams as extracurricular activities.

Felix Pfefferkorn, Training Manager at 1&1 Internet AG, gave a keynote speech titled “Help Yourself! - Education for Personal Responsibility” where he explained how apprentices at 1&1 are guided to independent learning. Klaus Suthe from the LPI partner school “Hans-Böckler-Berufskolleg” in Münster reported about the project and the website http://le-easy.de, created in cooperation with the Fachhochschule Münster.

John Meaney, Vice President LPI Inc., presented important global news about LPI, such as updates for LPIC-2 exams and about the new exam LPI 300. LPI Central Europe's responsible persons reported about new developments and tools regarding the web platform for official LPI Training Partners (LPI ATP), and about new services for the Linux Essentials Program.

Current presentations about new and established solutions based on Open Source software were also part of the meeting's program. The agenda, presentation files, and photos of the LPI Central Europe Partner Meeting 2013 in Munich can be found under the following URL:


The Linux Professional Institute is globally supported by the IT industry, enterprise customers, community professionals, government entities and the educational community. LPI's certification program is supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is distributed worldwide in multiple languages at more than 5,000 testing locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 350,000+ exams and 125,000+ LPIC certifications around the world.

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About 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.
Further information can be found under http://www.lpice.eu

Media Contact LPI Central Europe:

Klaus Behrla
Tel.: +49 561 80700-50
E-Mail: behrla_at_lpice.eu