LPI announces full program of activities at CeBIT 2010: presentations and discounted LPI exams

(Kassel, Germany: February 11, 2010) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced that its affiliate, LPI Central Europe will host a full program of activities at CeBIT 2010 in Hanover, Germany. Open Source will be a top theme at this years edition of one of the world's leading trade fairs for the ICT industry.

LPI-Central Europe has a number of presentations planned during CeBIT 2010 with such partner organizations as Linuxhotel (http://www.linuxhotel.de), Univention (http://www.univention.de) and RadioTux (http://www.radiotux.de). LPI activities during CeBIT 2010 are outlined at cebit-2010.lpice.eu and will include sessions with long time LPI supporters such as Ingo Wichmann, Peer Heinlein, Anselm Lingnau, Ralph Dehner and Michael Gisbers.

LPI-Central Europe will also provide networking service for both LPI alumni and prospective employers. Companies seeking Linux professionals and LPI alumni interested in new employment prospects can connect at the LPI booth in Hall 2, Floor D39 of the Hanover Exhibition and Convention Center, Hanover, Germany. Applications for participation in this networking opportunity can provide their contact information at this webform.

In addition LPI-Central Europe will host exam labs during CeBIT 2010 with their partner "Multi-Media Berufsbildende Schule Hanover", Expo Plaza 3, 30539 Hanover, Germany. Exams will be on Thursday, March 4 at 14:00 and 16:00 hrs. and Saturday, March 6 at 14:00 and 16:00 hrs.

For further information on the location of the exam labs please see this website.

Exams offered during the exam labs include: LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 (101, 102, 201, 202) - in German and English; LPIC-3 (301, 302, 303) - in English; and the Univention Certified Professional exam (LPI 198) - in German.

Candidates must bring valid photo identification and their LPI ID number to the exam labs. LPI ID numbers can be obtained at on the LPI website. Exams must be paid for in cash only prior to exam times at the exam location. For available exam discounts please see the LPI-Central Europe website for details.

Pre-registration for exams is advised due to limited seating--please register in advance at: lpievent.lpice.eu

All candidates who register for the exam labs no later than Thursday, February 25 will receive a complimentary day e-ticket for CeBIT 2010.

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 in more than 7,000 testing locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 230,000 exams and 75,000 LPIC certifications around the world.


About the 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.