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April 24, 2020

Penguicon 2020 - CANCELLED

April 24 - 26, 2020

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is excited to be participating and supporting Penguicon 2020 taking place from April 24 - 26, 2020 Southfield, Michigan. 

Over 1,600 nerds, geeks, and fans attend Penguicon every year to celebrate and share in what we all love. This all-volunteer, not-for-profit convention brings together every kind of geek – software developers, moviemakers, authors and their fans, hackers, foodies – for a weekend of sharing in panels, workshops, and parties. Dozens of people work on the convention throughout the year, for no more than a pat on the back as people come ‘home’ to Penguicon each year. Penguicon has helped people collaborate on new art projects, meet life-long friends and change careers.

Check us out!

LPI is attending to connect with open source users and businesses in order to answer questions about LPI certifications and Partnerships. As well, we are always interested in discussing how to help encourage the adoption of open source technology. 

Why Linux is Essential

A workshop will be led by G. Matthew Rice, Executive Director at Linux Professional Institute (LPI). LPI will provide you with an understanding of;

  • the importance of the Linux community
  • why certification is right for your career path
  • finding your way through a Linux system
  • Linux Professional Institute Linux Essentials certificate

Linux creates the basis in 100/100 technologies that are key for mankind in development to come: IoT, wearables, infotainment, mobile and pervasive Internet, “The Cloud” and all of the Internet/5G infrastructure runs on top of Linux. Anyone who wants to have free transit in the new technology world needs to get versed on the basics of Linux and Open Source. So let’s start at the beginning!

Come prepared with questions! Check out the topics we will be walking through during the workshop.