The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at FOSSCOMM 2013 Greek Open Source Communities Summit in Athens, Greece, on April 21, 2013. FOSSCOMM 2013 is sponsored and organized by the Department of Informatics and Telematics of Harokopio University of Athens.
"Events such as FOSSCOMM are an important part of the work that our local LPI affiliates undertake to promote Linux professionals and IT workforce development within their respective regions. We welcome the support of the volunteer team behind FOSSCOMM and appreciate the opportunity to work with the FOSS community of Greece in making such an event successful," said Jim Lacey, president and CEO of LPI. Mr.Lacey added that LPI-Greece (http://www.lpi.org.gr) is a regular contributor and participant in the FOSS community of Greece.
"LPI certification is considered a significant qualification for our graduates of the Department of Informatics and Telematics, Harokopio University of Athens, as well as all IT professionals in Greece who wish to establish their knowledge in this area through a highly recognized certification program. We are very happy to organize an exam lab in cooperation with LPI as part of the FOSSCOMM 2013 conference," said Dr.
Ourania Hatzi, Adjunct Lecturer and Research Associate of the Department of Informatics and Telematics, Harokopio University of Athens and member of the organizing committee of FOSSCOMM 2013.
The exam lab at the FOSSCOMM 2013 conference in Athens, Greece will take place on Sunday, April 21, 2013. Further information concerning time and room will be announced on the FOSSCOMM 2013 website. The following exams will be available at the promotional price of 90 €: LPI-101, 102, 201, 202, 302 and 303. The LPIC-3 exam (LPI-301) will be available at 150 €.
Due to the limited amount of seats available for the LPI exams candidates are asked to register in advance at http://www.lpi.org.gr.
Each exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. Participants are advised to arrive at the exam lab 15 minutes before the beginning of the exam. Candidates must bring their LPI ID and a government issued photo identification to the exam lab. To participate in the exam labs you must obtain an LPI ID at LPI's registration area:
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 120,000+ LPIC certifications around the world.