Linux Professional Institute News - March 20th 2001Mar 20, 2001, 21:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Wilma Silbermann)
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 15:15:35 -0500
Welcome to another LPI-News for the month of March 2001.
Topics covered this month:
1: New resource - http://www.lpicert.com
1: NEW RESOURCE:
We would like to show you a new resource that is available on
the following website;
2: NEC Bulk Purchases:
This month has seen the purchase in bulk of vouchers for our
exams. NEC in Japan was interested in buying in bulk for their
employees, and we are happy to accomodate. If you are interested in
having your team certified, please contact email@example.com
3: Sydney Australia - Linux Expo:
Greg Wright (our international committee chairman) attended the Sydney show. He says although the show was a little slower than last year, there was more quality. He would like to thank Jonathon Coombes and the Sydney LUG for all their help and support! Thank-you Sydney for getting the word out, down-under.
4: Chicago Illinois - Linux Business Expo
We will be represented in Chicago by Julie Thornton, our
marketing director and me - Wilma Silbermann. If you are going to
be at the show, and can spare some time to help out at the booth,
please let us know. firstname.lastname@example.org
5: Chicago Contest:
When you come to the LPI booth in Chicago, please bring a business card - and drop it in our fishbowl.....we are doing a drawing to attract some attention to our booth - and create a little excitement. We have exam vouchers to give away, certification books, Elpics (little fluffy graduating penguins) and other prizes. Hope to see you there!
6: JASS Thank-you:
Our exam director, Kara Pritchard, would like to take this
opportunity to thank all those who helped with the JASS for our
Level 2 exams. The JASS is now completed - thanks to all who
participated. Kara says it was wonderful to see how many people
were interested in
We are proud to tell you that as of February 2001, we have 331
LPIC-1 graduates. Congratulations to all of you. You have indeed
made the LPI certification the worldwide standard. Should you wish
to purchase a graduating gift - a small fluffy Elpic (graduating
penguin) - some of the proceeds are returned to LPI to build the
next level of exams.
8: Internationally Speaking:
The FAQs have been posted and the International documents to
help bring LPI to various other countries. Should you be interested
9: CeBit - Hannover, Germany.
Once again, thanks to all our friends, volunteers and sponsors out there who are helping to make LPI grow and become the world standard for certification in Linux.