LPI Hosts Exam Lab at EuroPython 2013

(Sacramento, CA, USA: June 11, 2013) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced a promotional exam lab for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at EuroPython 2013. LPI's affiliate, LPI-Italy is hosting the exam lab and is a certification sponsor of EuroPython 2013.

EuroPython is the official European conference on Python programming and the event takes place this year in Florence, Italy from July 1 - 7th. LPI exam labs will be held on July 5th at 15:00 in the Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, 44 Lungarno del Tempio, Firenze, Italy.

"We are thrilled to welcome LPI amongst our conference sponsors. In today's challenging and ever-evolving job environment, certifications are increasingly important to fully assess one's competencies. By introducing a full LPI exam session in our official conference schedule, at a special promotional price, we are taking one more step in offering EuroPython's attendees a unique, diversified set of professional growth opportunities--which are core to our mission," said Giovanni Bajo, EuroPython conference chair and co-founder of Python Italia.

All three levels of LPI's professional certification program (LPIC-1, LPIC-2, LPIC-3) and the Linux Essentials exam will be offered at the exam lab (English language only). Special exam discounts are available to EuroPython conference attendees. Promotional pricing, advanced registration, location and other exam lab information is available at: http://lpi-europython-2013-intern.eventbrite.com

A full description of LPI's Linux certification program and the Linux Essentials "Certificate of Achievement" may be found at: http://www.lpi.org/linux-certifications

Each exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete with the exception of the Linux Essentials exam in which 60 minutes is allocated to complete the exam. To participate in the exam lab, candidates must bring government issued photo identification and their LPI ID to the exam lab. An LPI ID may be obtained at: https://cs.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register

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 the Linux Professional Institute:

The Linux Professional Institute provides a global framework, industry leadership and other services to enhance, develop and further lifelong professional careers in Linux and Open Source technologies. Established as an international non-profit organization in September 1999 by the Linux community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate recognized global leadership, direction and skill standards for those who pursue a career in Linux and Open Source technology. 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.

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