LPI Certification Exams at PHP Quebec Conference

Posted by dave on Mar 31, 2005 6:19 AM EDT
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PHP Quebec is one of the largest conferences dedicated to PHP in North America, and this is its third annual event.

Toronto, Mar. 30, 2005 - The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), ([HYPERLINK@www.lpi.org]), the premier professional certification program for the Linux community, worldwide, announced today that it is an official sponsor and will be offering certification testing at the PHP Quebec Conference, to be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Montreal from March 30th through to April 1st, 2005.

PHP Quebec is one of the largest conferences dedicated to PHP in North America, and this is its third annual event.

LPI 101 and 201 exams will be offered at the conference, in both French and English, for a fee of $80.00 (Cdn). All candidates must pre-register on the LPI website at [HYPERLINK@www.lpi.org] (French) or [HYPERLINK@www.lpi.org] (English) to receive an identification number. Exam candidates should bring valid photo identification and their LPI ID number to the exam lab.

"LPI exam labs offer an excellent opportunity for those who want to begin the certification process," says LPI's President, Evan Leibovitch. He added, "The offering of exams at events such as PHP Quebec continues to demonstrate LPI's commitment to the Linux community to provide accessible, high-quality certification."

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is an internationally recognized, vendor-independent organization advocating and assisting the professional use of Linux, Open Source and Free Software, and actively promoting distribution-neutral certification of Linux professionals, globally. Established as a non-profit organization in 1999, LPI is community based and supported.

Globally, LPI's certification program has delivered over 75,000 certification exams since the program's inception in 1999. LPI supports affiliate networks on all five continents, worldwide, including Brazil, Bulgaria, Jamaica, United States, Japan, Canada, Germany, Australia, and China, as well as France, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

For additional information, contact: The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) ([HYPERLINK@www.lpi.org]) or PHP Quebec at [HYPERLINK@conf.phpquebec.org] - 30 -

About Linux Professional Institute: The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) develops professional certification for the Linux operating system, independent of software vendors or training providers. Established as an international non-profit organization in 1999 by the Linux community, LPI develops accessible, internationally-recognized certification programs which have earned the respect of vendors, employers and administrators. LPI's activities involve hundreds of volunteers and professionals throughout the world in many different capacities, and the group encourages active public involvement through mailing lists and its website at [HYPERLINK@www.lpi.org.] LPI's multi-level program of exams is administered globally through Pearson VUE and Prometric testing centers. LPI's major financial sponsors are Platinum Sponsors IBM (NYSE:IBM), Linuxcare, Linux Magazine, Maxspeed, Novell (Nasdaq: NOVL), SGI (NYSE:SGI), and TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsors, Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HWP) and Wave Technologies.

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