(Sacramento, CA, USA – Tirana, Albania: April 28, 2014) – The Linux Professional Institute, the world’s premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at Open Source Conference Albania (OSCAL) in Tirana, Albania (http://oscal.openlabs.cc) on May 3, 2014.
“At LPI we are proud to offer an LPI Exam Lab for the first time in Albania, as part of the Open Source Conference Albania. It is our hope that this exam lab will help open up new opportunities for Linux and Open Source professionals in the region,” said Jim Lacey, president and CEO of LPI.
The LPI Exam Lab at the OSCAL in Tirana, Albania will take place on Saturday, May 03, 2014. For more information on the LPI exam lab at OSCAL see the following:
“After the first step of collaboration with Linux Professional Institute (LPI) and signing the agreement for representing LPI in Albania, we are happy to announce that the first exam in our country will be held during the first international open source conference in Tirana.”
“At Open Labs we have the vision of creating an ecosystem of free open source technologies. These exams are one of the means that help Linux professionals get recognized for their skills. Naturally, this could not be possible without the support of LPI International and LPI Greece, and I’d like to take the opportunity to thank our partners for their support. LPI certification is an industry standard and we are proud to partner and work with LPI.” said Redon Skikuli, on behalf of the Open Labs Board of Directors.
The following exams will be available at the promotional price of 90 €: LPI-101, 102, 201, 202. Due to the limited amount of seats available for the LPI exams candidates are asked to register in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with notion “OSCAL LPI Exam Lab”.
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: https://www.lpi.org/register
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About the Linux Professional Institute:
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is dedicated to providing a global framework, industry leadership and other services to enhance, develop and further lifelong professional careers in Linux and Open Source technologies. LPI’s leading vendor-independent Linux certification program is supported by a global affiliate network that has helped deliver over 350,000 certification exams worldwide. Established as a non-profit in 1999, LPI is supported by the IT and educational communities, enterprise customers, and government entities.
About the Open Source Conference Albania:
OSCAL 2014 (Open Source Conference Albania) is the first edition of the annual international conference in Albania organized to promote software freedom, open source software, free culture and open knowledge, a global movement that originally started more than 25 years ago.
The Conference will take place at 3 May 2014 & 4 May 2014 in Tirana and will gather free libre open source technology users, developers, academics, governmental agencies and people who share the idea that software should be free and open for the local community and governments to develop and customize to its needs; that knowledge is a communal property and free and open to everyone. Its mission is educating Albanian youth, and not only, on Free and Open Source Software, its ideology and the great community behind it.